Assistant Professor of Music History and Riemenschneider Bach Institute Scholar-in-Residence – Tenure Track


The Conservatory of Music at Baldwin Wallace University announces a full-time, tenure track position as Professor of Music History (75%) and RBI Scholar-in-Residence (25%).


The Riemenschneider Bach Institute (RBI) opened in 1969 within the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music.  Rare materials collected by BW Conservatory founder and former director Dr. Albert Riemenschneider and his wife Selma formed the basis of the original collection. 


The successful candidate will teach music history and literature courses (specifically Renaissance & Baroque, but also one or more of the following: World & Medieval, Classical & Romantic, and Music Since 1900) in an innovative, all-undergraduate conservatory environment. 


In addition, the successful candidate will assist in the implementation of the Riemenschneiders’ vision of the RBI as a research institution supporting the undergraduate programs in music.  This includes establishing a model for and continually developing a program supporting undergraduate student scholarship (including the RBI Undergraduate Bach Scholar program) and understanding its value in terms of student engagement; collaborating with faculty, administrative staff, and the artistic director of the annual Bach Festival to enhance the presence of RBI-inspired scholarship within the activities of the Festival; and innovating new opportunities for faculty to introduce students to Bach and connect learning to the RBI.




  • Doctorate in musicology

Complete posting available at Https://  Please send a professional resume and CV, cover letter and list of three professional references in one (1) Word document or one (1) PDF and submit via the To Apply link on HR’s Current Job Openings web page at  Review of materials will begin October 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.


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