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Auxiliary Adjunct Assistant Professor/Music History

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1460 University Drive, Winchester, Virginia

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Shenandoah Conservatory at Shenandoah University seeks an exceptional pedagogue to teach Music History. This auxiliary adjunct appointment will begin August 29, 2022 through May 19, 2023.


The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in music history with the option to advise lecture recital documents. Preferred area of expertise is American popular or vernacular musics, but experience teaching repertories from beyond the Western world will be useful. There is flexibility for the successful candidate to develop new courses in their area(s) of expertise. Minimum 8 credits of teaching per semester. 

Required Skills


The applicant should hold a Ph.D. (ABD accepted) in either musicology or ethnomusicology and have a successful record of undergraduate teaching.

How to Apply: 

The complete application will include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified candidate is selected.

Shenandoah University is committed to enriching its educational experience and culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. All candidates are strongly encouraged to include a statement in their cover letters addressing ways in which they may be able to contribute to that commitment.

**Note: A pre-employment background check, fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or on a University approved medical or religious exemption, as well as a satisfactory driving record will be required as a condition of hire. 

Shenandoah University values the unique and diverse perspectives of individuals and communities locally and globally and seeks to foster mutual understanding in an inviting community where individuals are welcome and respected. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or on any other basis protected under applicable law.

Shenandoah Conservatory was founded in 1875 and has an extraordinary legacy of shaping music and the performing arts in Virginia and beyond. Located at the head of the historic Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, VA, 70 miles west of Washington, DC, the Conservatory is now home to over 640 award-winning students from across the nation and globe enrolled in baccalaureate, masters and doctoral curricula in the areas of music, theater, and dance, and includes a distinguished faculty of over 125, half of whom are full-time.  

Shenandoah University is a diverse institution of approximately 3,800 students enrolled in baccalaureate, masters and doctoral curricula in business, arts and sciences, health professions and performing arts. Shenandoah University is an independent, coeducational institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Please visit for more information.  


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