Liberal Arts (Critical Writing) - Peabody Conservatory

Requisition #: A-65223-1

Status: Full Time

Type: Faculty

School: Peabody Institute

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Location Zip Code: 21202

Closing Date: Open until filled

General Description

The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the liberal arts with a multi-year renewable contract in a non-tenure institution beginning July 1, 2020.

The Liberal Arts Department develops critical thinking, writing, and oral communication skills, including English as a Second Language, while fostering social awareness and responsibility in the community of exceptional undergraduate artists. Additional information about the department may be found at http://peabody.jhu.edu/academics/instruments-areas-of-study/liberalarts/.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Teaching core undergraduate liberal arts classes in accordance with department need and individual specialty
  • Serving on departmental, school, and university committees
  • Participating in departmental reviews and curriculum development
  • Maintaining an active profile of scholarship

Located in the heart of Baltimore's Mount Vernon Cultural District, the Peabody Institute was founded in 1857 as America's first academy of music. Today, through its degree-granting Conservatory and its community-based Preparatory music and dance school, Peabody trains musicians and dancers of every age and at every level. Each year Peabody stages nearly 1000 major public concerts and performances. Peabody is one of the nine divisions of the Johns Hopkins University.

Qualifications

A passionate teacher and scholar, the successful candidate must be inventive, adaptable, and a proven team-builder. The candidate's area of specialization may be in a wide range of disciplines including the humanities, the social sciences or the natural sciences. The successful candidate will hold a terminal degree in their field and a strong record of collegiate teaching experience. Candidates with proven effectiveness in community college, professional school, or non-conventional undergraduate settings are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

Please submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for three to five recommenders, and a statement of teaching philosophy, including evidence of teaching effectiveness. In your cover letter please address how you use the Liberal Arts to engage with wider audiences in your teaching and/or your research. After initial review of applications, more materials may be requested.

Deadline for submission has been extended until December 1, 2019.

To apply for this position, visit: apply.interfolio.com/65223

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