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Director of Choral Activities/Assistant Professor of Music

Date Posted: 10/27/2011
Salary: $41,000 – $43,000
Status: Full Time


Northland College is currently conducting a tenure-track search for a faculty position in Music that will begin in August 2012. Located in Ashland, Wisconsin, on the shore of Lake Superior, Northland College has pursued an environmental liberal arts mission since 1971, and recently revised its general education curriculum to emphasize integrated learning across disciplines.

Position Description

Duties of the successful candidate will include conducting Northland Singers, the Northland College Chamber Choir, and the Lumberjack Chorus (college/community men’s chorus), as well as teaching studio voice and piano. In addition, the individual will be responsible for contributing courses to the College’s unique general education Connections program and its Humanities major.


By the time of appointment, candidates must possess a DMA, or Ph.D., and demonstrate skill and effectiveness as a vocal and choral educator and conductor. Candidates should posses the interpersonal skills required to maintain and further develop the College’s strong choral ensembles. Experience with interdisciplinary, team-taught, or integrated teaching, and a documented ability to work in cooperation with fellow faculty, staff, and administrators in a number of contexts are also desired.

How to Apply

Attach a letter of interest that describes your interest in Northland College, the extent to which your experiences and qualification match the College’s priorities, a curriculum vitae and contact information for four professional references (in PDF format).

Review of applications will immediately and continue until the position is filled.

See position announcement at Northland.edu for full information and application instructions >>