The Music Program at Bard College invites application for a full-time, tenure-track position. Candidates from the fields of jazz performance, composition, and scholarship are encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate for this position is dedicated to designing and articulating innovative curricular approaches to the field of Jazz education and will join the faculty in guiding the future of the Jazz area within the larger music program. We seek a creative artist with a substantial body of work who can lead ensembles on campus, teach academic courses in their field, and offer private lessons within their expertise. Candidates will be expected to advise students on moderation, senior projects, and academic matters.
Preferred candidates will be ready to take advantage of Bard's interdisciplinary matrix and liberal arts tradition in order to form alliances with areas such as the Human Rights Program, the Experimental Humanities concentration, and the emerging Open Society University Network (OSUN).
To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, sample course syllabus, and three letters of recommendation on Interfolio: Deadline for applications is November, 15, 2021. Recordings do not need to be sent at this time
Bard College is a highly selective college of liberal arts and sciences with 2000 students and is located in the Hudson valley, 90 miles north of NYC. For more information on Bard visit www.bard.edu.
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.
Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.
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About Bard College
Building on a 150-year history as a competitive and innovative undergraduate institution, Bard College's mission has expanded across the country, around the world, and to meet broader student needs.Now, approximately 2,000 undergraduates study in Annandale and more than 200 graduate students study in Bard programs, plus nearly 1,000 students in our early colleges. Total enrollment for Bard College and its global affiliates is approximately 5,000 students. The undergraduate program at our main campus in the Hudson River Valley of upstate New York retains a reputation for scholarly excellence and civic engagement. We are committed to enriching culture, public life, and democratic discourse by training tomorrow's thought leaders.