Assitant Professor of Music

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Assistant Professor of Music

Expected Start Date: As soon as a suitable candidate is found.

Date Posted: 08/06/2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled.

General Summary:

The Department of Humanities in the School of Arts and Sciences at Paine college located in Augusta, Georgia invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Music.


Paine College is a private institution steeped in the tenets of Methodism that provides a liberal arts education of the highest quality.  The College emphasizes academic excellence, ethical and spiritual values, social responsibility, and personal development to prepare spiritually-centered men and women for positions of leadership and service.


Faculty in the Department of Humanities are expected to teach undergraduate courses, which may include evening, weekend, hybrid, and/or on-line courses; advise students; conduct socially significant research, engage in teaching practices with an acute focus on documenting student learning; serve on faculty committees; attend departmental, faculty, and other meetings; attend College convocations; and pursue professional service opportunities at the local, regional, and national levels.



The Department of Humanities is seeking qualified candidates for a tenure-tract position at the rant of Assistant Professor of Music. Currently, this position supports the Common (i.e., general education) Curriculum.



Full-time teaching (15 semester credits) of undergraduate courses which may include evening, weekend, hybrid, and/or on-line courses.  The courses include Music Appreciation, African-American Music, Music Fundamentals, Applied Voice I and II.  The candidate should have teaching experience at the college level.  Other responsibilities include advising students, mentoring students, serving on college committees, supervising undergraduate student research projects, and performing other duties as assigned.



The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in music (D.M.A. or Ph.D.) in music or performance/pedagogy from a regionally accredited institution.

  • Previous collegiate teaching experience is desired.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with students, faculty, and administrators.



Salary is competitive and commensurate with Professional experiences; nine-month position with potential for summer employment.



Nine-month appointment to begin fall semester 2021 (August 2, 2021).


To Apply


Complete an application for employment online.

Submit the following materials to apply for the position(s):

Letter of interest that details the applicant's expertise and outlines the applicant's qualifications for the position; curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and all unofficial transcripts from institution of higher education attended by the applicant.   If hired, official transcripts must be submitted within one month of hire.


For specific questions regarding this posting contact:


Interim Chair, Department of Humanities

Professor Nancy Bookhart



Expected Start Date

August 16, 2021.  Review of application will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Note:  If hired, the successful candidate will be asked to sign a Certification Statement indicating that they have read, understand, and will respect the Biblical Foundation Statement and the Christian Philosophy of Education Statement of Paine College.


To Apply

Complete an Application for Employment online. Faculty positions may still require applicants to mail transcripts and other documents. See application for details.


For questions regarding this posting contact:
Paine College
Office of Human Resources

Paine College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Educational Opportunity Institution.


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