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[SA-MU] - Music Department: Assistant Professor (#52435)

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Instructional Faculty


Job Description

Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, emergency one-year appointment as an Assistant Professor (academic year 2018-2019) in the Department of Music. The person inthis position will teach courses in music history for music majors and non-majors. The successful applicant will be an active participant in the Department of Music and will carry out a scholarly agenda with publications and presentations; participate in academic governance at both the departmental and university level, and perform department and university service. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Ph.D. in Music History or Musicology from an accredited institution. ABD candidates will be considered.
  • Record of excellence in teaching at the university/college level as the instructor of record. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience in teaching music history (full sequence).
  • Active in performance and studio teaching (preference given to piano). 

The University: CCSU is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system.  Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose.  CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates.  CCSU is richly diverse: more than 30 percent of students are from communities of color.  Visit our web site at 

The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city with a population of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital of culture-rich Hartford.  CCSU is currently in a large-scale community engagement initiative, designed to more effectively embrace our communities as the “steward of central Connecticut.”  Pursuing a range of partnership arrangements with area businesses, schools, agencies, and more, this initiative will create significant new opportunities for student internships, faculty research, as well as an expanding array of cultural collaborations with the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, city theatres, the world-renowned New Britain Museum of American Art, and other area attractions. 

SPECIAL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Please submit the following via email to

  • Letter of interest addressing qualifications for the position
  • Current curriculum vita
  • Three letters of professional recommendation including contact information 

Please redact any personally identifiable information (i.e., SSN, DOB, marital status, country of origin) from any documents submitted.  Please do NOT submit applications through the CCSU web site. 

Central Connecticut State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer