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The School of Music at Lee University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position in music theory to begin in August of 2018. To be considered for a position at the level of Assistant Professor or higher, candidates must have an earned doctorate in music theory or related area. Candidates holding an appropriate master’s degree may be considered for a position in our non-tenure, lecturer track. Individuals from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.
Duties will include teaching courses in music theory and aural skills, as well as other courses reflecting the successful candidate’s expertise and needs of the School, such as applied lessons or coaching of chamber music. Additional responsibilities include scholarly activities appropriate to teaching faculty, mentoring and advising students as assigned, university and/or community service, curriculum development, reporting to Department Chair, and working cooperatively with other members of the faculty.
Lee University is a private, comprehensive, Christian university that is recognized as an emerging leader in higher education in the southeastern region. The School of Music, a fully accredited member of NASM, serves some 275 majors in a variety of graduate and undergraduate curricula. More information can be found at www.music.leeuniversity.edu.
Qualifications of the ideal candidate include the following: a completed doctoral degree in music theory, a record of successful teaching of music theory to undergraduate music students, evidence of or potential to develop significant scholarship in the field, an interest in working with students of varying backgrounds and interests, and a commitment to Christian higher education and the integration of faith with teaching/learning. Graduate-level work in an applied area is desirable but not required.
To help us evaluate your potential as a member of our faculty, please send the following to Dr. Phillip Thomas (email@example.com), Chair, Department of Musicianship Studies:
Current curriculum vita
Statement of Christian faith regarding your religious conversion and Christian commitment
Statement about the integration of your faith with your academic discipline
Unofficial copies of all transcripts
Names and contact information for three references
Student evaluations (if applicable).
An application form will be sent to promising candidates. Review of application materials will continue until the position is filled.
About Lee University
Lee University is a private, comprehensive university located in Cleveland, Tennessee, in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Lee is emerging as a leader in higher education in the southeastern region, and is consistently ranked in the "Top Tier" in the South by U.S. News & World Report (Comprehensive Medium-Size Universities). Lee is also ranked by Princeton Review's "Best Colleges," and is one of the 141 colleges named Best in the Southeast.
Over the past two decades, Lee has become one of the largest Christ-centered private institutions in Tennessee, and the largest in the Appalachian College Association. During that period, the university has seen a remarkable transformation that has included significant growth in its academic programs, student enrollment, faculty expertise, and diversity, as well as an expanded sense of mission and vision.
Lee is a Christian institution which offers liberal arts and professional education on both the baccalaureate and graduate levels through residential and distance programs. We seek to provide education that integrates biblical truth as revealed in the Holy Scriptures with truth discovered through the study of arts ...and sciences and in the practice of various professions. A personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior is the controlling perspective from which our educational enterprise is carried out. The foundational purpose of all educational programs at Lee is to develop within the students knowledge, appreciation, understanding, ability, and skills which will prepare them for responsible Christian living in a complex world.