Instructor or Assistant Professor - Temporary Position (One Year)
Department of Music


The Department of Music at Hobart and William Smith Colleges invites applications for a one-year non-renewable position to direct choral ensembles at the rank of instructor or assistant professor, beginning Fall 2014. The Department seeks candidates with primary expertise in choral conducting as well as secondary background in instrumental conducting for conducting the departmental woodwind ensemble. Additional responsibilities include the teaching of conducting, plus another course, to be determined.

Candidates are sought who have completed or are nearing completion of the doctoral degree (ABD required) in Choral Conducting and who have at least one year of experience choral directing at the undergraduate level. Preference will be given to candidates having experience and affinity with a small liberal arts academic environment.


Application must be received by March 17. Please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to:

Professor Robert Cowles, Search Committee Chair
Department of Music
Hobart & William Smith Colleges
300 Pulteney Street
Geneva, New York 14456

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution located in a small, diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.  With an enrollment of approximately 2,200, the Colleges offer 62 majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program.  Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.




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Geneva, NY 14456
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