The Department of Music is a rapidly growing entity on the campus of Louisiana College and is seeking a qualified music theorist and pedagogue to be appointed as Assistant Professor of Music Theory for the 2019-2020 academic year.
The qualified candidate will need to demonstrate exceptional musicianship, a strong piano skill set, quality leadership, and a Christ-centered educational mindset that permeates the duties the applicant will be responsible for.
The position will require teaching Fundamentals of Music Theory, Harmony I-IV, Ear-Training/Sight-Singing I-IV, Form in Music, Orchestration, and some piano courses to be determined by the qualifications of the candidate. The preferred candidate will have a strong piano background with the ability to teach private and group piano courses. Accompaniment skills will also be an important quality for the search committee to review.
The candidate will also be responsible for assisting with all college and departmental recruiting efforts which include but are not limited to Preview Day, Front of the Line, school recruitment visits, Department of Music SHOWCASE, Department of Music Audition Days, and other creative recruitment opportunities as needed.
The successful candidate will acknowledge a life calling to liberal arts education at a Christ-Centered College with a mission that seeks “to provide a liberal arts education characterized by devotion to the preeminence of the Lord Jesus, allegiance to the authority of the Holy Scriptures, dedication to academic excellence for the glory of God, and commitment to change the world for Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit.”
Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs, located in Pineville, Louisiana. The College was founded in 1906 and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Louisiana Baptist Convention. It has an enrollment of about 1,200 students and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Ph.D or D.M.A. in Music Theory and/or Piano is preferred. The successful applicant is required to hold a Masters degree, preferably in Music Theory. A degree in Piano Performance or Piano Pedagogy will also be acceptable based on the music theory background of the candidate as displayed in the application materials.
To apply for this position, please submit:
A cover letter
Undergraduate and graduate transcripts
Candidates should submit three letters of recommendation.
Complete both the LC application and Christian Worldview forms and submit them via email, found in the attached link.
Founded in 1906, Louisiana College is a private, Baptist, coeducation college of liberal arts and sciences with selected professional programs, located in Pineville, LA. Louisiana College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, governed by a Board of Trustees, affiliated with the Louisiana Baptist Convention, and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of background screening checks.