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Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art Assistant Professor in Sacred Music Choral Head
The Catholic University of America
Location: Washington, D.C.
Type: Full Time
The Department of Music Performance in the Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art at The Catholic University of America seeks a Choral Conductor as a tenure-track Professor to head the Sacred Music area in the Department of Music Performance. We seek candidates who understand, are enthusiastic about, and will make a significant contribution to the mission of the University, which can be found here: https://www.cua.edu/about-cua/mission-statement.cfm.
Responsibilities: As a research institution, Catholic University expects its faculty to be productive in teaching, research, and service. The primary responsibility of the position involves managing all aspects of the undergraduate and graduate degrees that reside in the sacred music program, advising undergraduate & graduate majors, teaching courses in the sacred music curriculum including graduate conducting courses, functioning as the director of the CUA choirs, and working with the department chair & staff to recruit students into the Sacred Music degrees. As a pontifical University established by the Bishops of the Catholic Church, the head of Sacred Music at Catholic University is expected to maintain preeminent programs in Sacred Music that engender attention at the national and international level.
Appointment: Full-time tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor rank begins August 2024.
Application: To apply, please send the following to Dean Leary-Warsaw: (firstname.lastname@example.org)
A Curriculum Vitae
A Statement of Teaching Philosophy
A one- to two-page personal statement indicating how your research, teaching, and service will make a distinctive contribution to our University’s mission and to the vision of Catholic education outlined in the Apostolic Constitution on Catholic Universities Ex Corde Ecclesiae.
A Statement of Diversity
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
3 letters of recommendation will be requested of applicants after an invitation to interview Application Deadline to submit is January 16, 2024
Qualifications: Qualified candidates will possess a Ph.D/D.M.A. in music; experience as a choral conductor, expertise in the music of the Catholic Liturgy, and demonstrated administrative abilities. Preferred qualifications include experience in teaching at the collegiate level, familiarity playing/teaching the Organ, and involvement with choral program leadership.
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