Human Resources

Assistant Professor - Music, Music Technology and Production (Tenure-Track)




The Music Department at Ursinus College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Music Technology beginning August 2022.


We seek a collaborative faculty member who can teach dynamic courses and mentor independent research students in music technology and production. Responsibilities will include departmental service related to managing the department’s MIDI lab and technology equipment, and/or advising the student electronic music club, as well as the college’s first-year liberal arts seminar, the Common Intellectual Experience.

Other responsibilities could include teaching courses in (but not limited to) composition, ethnomusicology, musicianship, film or game music, or ensemble direction (existing ensembles or a new ensemble related to candidate expertise), in complement to the other faculty in the department. Candidates are also expected to maintain an active research agenda in their area of scholarly and/or artistic expertise as well as regular college and departmental service.

Successful applicants will be deeply invested in working in a small department with a focus on student-centered learning, mentorship, inclusive pedagogy, and interdisciplinary collaboration across the college.

Requirements and Qualifications

A doctoral-level degree in music (Ph.D., D.M.A., or D.A.) required by August 2022. Teaching experience within the liberal arts framework is strongly preferred.

Anticipated Start Date

August 2022


Applicants should submit 1) cover letter 2) curriculum vitae 3) a statement explaining how your teaching and research integrate into a liberal arts setting 4) statement covering their experience in and/or commitment to supporting an inclusive community 5) list of three references with contact information to Interfolio. Please direct any additional questions Full consideration will be given to applications received by January 14th, 2022.

Ursinus College is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, residential liberal arts college of approximately 1500 students located about 25 miles northwest of center city Philadelphia. With a diverse community of students, it is an expectation of all faculty to contribute to the inclusion, engagement, and success of all students.

Ursinus is an EO/AA employer. Ursinus College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law in the administration of any of its educational programs or activities or with respect to employment.