The Calvin College Music Department invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Theory and Musicianship. Our ideal candidate is a generalist with broad musical expertise who can teach our theory and musicianship sequence, including keyboard harmony, as well one or more of the following areas (listed in order of need): music technology (teaching Sibelius and ProTools basics, maintaining our lab and composition studio), composition, piano, strings, and/or voice. The opening is at the rank of Assistant Professor and the position begins August 2019.



Education and Experience

Faculty members are expected to demonstrate excellent teaching ability and a track record of (or strong potential for) scholarly or creative work. Successful candidates will have a PhD or DMA in one of the teaching areas listed above.


Faith and Educational Commitment

  1. Commitment to the Christian faith.
  2. Commitment to the integration of one’s faith with learning, particularly in one’s area of expertise as well as in student development.
  3. Commitment to the educational mission of Calvin College as a Christian liberal arts college in the Reformed tradition, affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church.  See Educating for Shalom.


Diversity Commitment

Demonstrated awareness of and commitment to establishing relationships and positive communication across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to, race, gender, physical limitations, class, or religious perspectives.



Please submit your full curriculum vitae, names of three or more references, and a letter of application that addresses the requirements and responsibilities of the position, including your interest in teaching and scholarship at a Reformed Christian college.  Send these documents to the chair of the Music Department, Benita Wolters-Fredlund (bw24 -at- Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


For more information see the official posting here.


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