Human Resources

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

The Department of Music at Muskingum University invites applications for a one-year, full-time appointment in music theory or musicology, with expertise in applied music or music education, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning the fall semester of 2019.

We seek an enthusiastic pedagogue with a passion for undergraduate education in a liberal arts environment. Primary teaching responsibilities will include courses in music theory or music history within the core undergraduate music curriculum; additional teaching duties will be determined commensurate with experience. 

Terminal degree in music preferred.  Prior teaching experience is highly desirable.  

Appointment to this position is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check through the University's background check agency.

Muskingum University, a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts tradition, is located just seventy miles east of Columbus, Ohio, in the village of New Concord.  Founded in 1837, the university's total undergraduate, graduate, and adult-learner student population is approximately 3,000.  The university actively seeks-out and welcomes faculty and staff committed to excellence in teaching and student learning, inclusion and diversity, professional growth and active participation in the life of the campus community. 

The Muskingum University Department of Music offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in in music and music education, and minors in music and musical theatre. With its six full-time and fourteen adjunct faculty, the department is large enough to offer a variety of study and performance opportunities, yet small enough to ensure that the needs of individual students are consistently addressed.  An accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music since 1935, the department is also accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the Ohio Department of Education. 

An equal opportunity employer, Muskingum University strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, including members of populations traditionally underserved by higher education.

To apply, send:

  • Letter of application addressing the above-stated qualities and qualifications sought by the university
  • A current curriculum vitae
  • Contact information for three professional references

Further materials may be requested at a later date.

Dr. David Turrill
Chair, Department of Music
Muskingum University
163 Stormont Street 
New Concord, Ohio 43762
Electronic applications to (Subject: MUSC faculty search) are appreciated and encouraged.
The position is open until filled. Priority will be given to applications received by April 30, 2019. Examination of application materials will begin immediately.

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