Requisition #: A-65235-1
Status: Full Time
School: Peabody Institute
Location City: Baltimore
Location State: MD
Location Zip Code: 21202
Closing Date: Open until filled
To apply: apply.interfolio.com/65235
The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University seeks a passionate educator and an extraordinary musician to be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor of Music Theory beginning July 1, 2020. The appointed faculty member will be a member of Peabody's Department of Music Theory, Ear Training, and Keyboard Skills. Familiarity with a range of pedagogical approaches is required.
Job responsibilities include:
Located in the heart of Baltimore's Mount Vernon Cultural District, Peabody 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.
The faculty in the Department of Music Theory is comprised of scholars, composers, and performers following in the tradition of such distinguished Peabody music theory faculty as Danish composer Asger Hamerick, first director of the Conservatory (1871) and professor of music theory; Otto Ortmann, pioneer in the psychology of music and director of Peabody; the renowned pedagogue and composer Nadia Boulanger (music theory faculty, 1942-43); and composers Elliott Carter (music theory faculty, 1946-47) and Henry Cowell (1951-56). The department offers a master's degree in music theory pedagogy, as well as an undergraduate minor in music theory; mentorship opportunities are available to members of the department. The Music Theory faculty is supported by 13 full-time graduate assistants.
A doctorate (preferred)
Successful teaching experience at the collegiate level (required)
An active profile of scholarship and/or artistic activities (required)
Applicants should submit three documents by October 15, 2019:
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