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Assistant/Associate Professor of Music
Job Type Full-time
Job Status Interviewing
Date Posted Tuesday, 15 July 2014
Location New Orleans
Company Information Dillard University
2601 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70122
Website: http://
Job Description

Dillard University, classified by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education as a balanced arts and sciences/professions institution located in the culturally rich and diverse city of New Orleans, Louisiana, invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Music.

The position is a tenure-track position as an Assistant/Associate Professor of Music which requires teaching, performance and service.  The appointment is effective Fall 2014.  The position reports to the Chair of the School of Humanities.


Accompany vocal and instrumental music majors for music juries, performance classes, applied studio lessons (if requested by studio instructor), junior and senior recitals and applied music auditions.

Accompany the Concert Choir for daily rehearsals (if requested by the director) and performances.  Accompany the Concert Choir on the Annual Spring Tour and special performances on and off campus including weekend performances when necessary.

Render instrumental music for all university programs.

Instruct undergraduate students in piano courses as well as teach other courses potentially needed each semester according to the needs of the music department.  Teach the required repertoire to music majors for studio lessons.

Perform as solo pianist of the Dillard University Music Program when needed.

Accompany music faculty members in solo performances as well as participating in professional musical venues outside the university.

Recruit qualified music students.
Advise students.

Participate in student auditions.

Serve on committees.

Qualifications DMA in performance preferred. Ph.D. in music required. Evidence of strong artistic ability with professional performing experience. Broad accompanying experience at the professional level required. Sight reading ability required. Comprehensive knowledge of vocal, instrumental and choral repertoire. Evidence of strong classroom and studio teaching skills at all undergraduate levels.

How to Apply Applicants should submit an application form, cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended (official transcripts will be required later of all finalists), and three letters of recommendation describing the applicants teaching and research skills to:

Dillard University
Office of Human Resources
2601 Gentilly Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 816-4187 (fax)

Dillard University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Individuals who require reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to participate in the search process should notify the Office of Human Resources.

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