Adventist Education

A Journey to Excellence
Walla Walla University
Oct. 7, 2020
Resumes Due:
Mar. 31, 2021

Description: The Department of Music at Walla Walla University invites applications for a full-time faculty/chair position in music to begin on July 1, 2021. Duties of the chair include leading the Department of Music in its academic program and performance activities, including curriculum development, recruitment activities, financial oversight, and community outreach. The ideal candidate will have administrative experience and a commitment to building the music program in collaboration with colleagues inside the department as well as across the campus and in the wider community. The position also includes a teaching load. Teaching load may include classes in music theory, music history or ear training as well as studio teaching in a performance area (such as woodwinds, voice, or strings). Expertise in composition, music technology, improvisation, music education, or ethnomusicology are also desirable. The music program of Walla Walla University offers a Bachelor of Arts in music and a Bachelor of Music degree in performance or music education. The department also offers a Music Minor, and the ensembles include substantial participation by student musicians majoring in other disciplines. The department is actively involved in providing for and teaching about the role of music in the church. The successful candidate will be a Seventh-day Adventist dedicated to integrating faith with teaching, performance and scholarship.

Experience: An earned doctorate is preferred with an exceptional record of excellence in teaching and performance.