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Lecturer, Music

Apply now Posting Number: 492853
Type of Position: Full-time
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
Categories: Faculty

Position Title:

Lecturer, Music


International Programs

Job Summary:

Marist College is searching for a Lecturer in Music to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as maintain a high level of professional activity through research and service.

Minimum Qualifications:

The position requires a Ph.D. in Music or a related field. The successful candidate must have significant experience, including:

  • Teaching at the post-secondary level;
  • Providing administrative direction for academic operations and international program development; and
  • A strong network of professional affiliations and networks in both ethnomusicology and international education.

Essential Functions:

The incumbent is expected to engage in scholarly activity and participate in institutional programs and activities. Courses to be taught include but are not limited to MUS 226: Music Cultures of the World and MUS 393ST: Northern Lights - Norway. Additional courses and co-curricular programming in African, Asian, and Latin American ethnomusicology as well as African drumming ensemble may be required.  

In addition, teaching and research obligations in music, the incumbent will assume administrative responsibility to work with the Dean of International Programs to develop Marist’s international programs and affiliations; enhance Marist’s international presence through curricular and programmatic review; and support the International Programs Office through review of policy and procedure to ensure international standards. 

Required Application Documents:

Resume, Cover Letter, Three Professional References

About Marist College:

Marist College is an independent and comprehensive Master’s granting institution grounded in the liberal arts located in New York's historic Hudson River Valley.  It enrolls over 5,000 traditional undergraduate, over 900 full and part-time graduate, and over 300 continuing education students. The College also has a branch campus in Florence, Italy, site locations in Dublin, Paris, and other locations, and an Executive Center in New York City for corporate, graduate, working professional, and undergraduate education.  Marist has been recognized for excellence by U.S. News & World Report, TIME Magazine, The Princeton Review's The Best 376 Colleges, and Barron's Best Buys in College Education and is noted for being a pioneer in the area of online degree programs. Marist is dedicated to helping students develop the intellect and character required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st Century. The College fulfills its mission by pursuing three ideals: excellence in education, the importance of community, and the principle of service.  Please see for more information.

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Time as required for teaching, office hours, departmental/school activities and other activities as needed.


Marist College main campus, Poughkeepsie, NY

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Equal Employment Statement:

Marist College is committed to creating a diverse workforce on our campus by ensuring that barriers to equal employment opportunity and upward mobility do not exist here. To this end, the College will strive to achieve the full and fair participation of minorities, women, people with disabilities, and any other protected groups found to be under represented.

Equal opportunity means employment, development, and promotion of individuals without consideration of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status unless there is a bona fide occupational requirement which excludes persons in one of these protected groups. The College will review its employment policies and procedures to ensure that barriers which may unnecessarily exclude protected groups are identified and eliminated. The College will also explore alternative approaches if any policy or practice is found to have a negative impact on protected groups.

Marist's policy of non-discrimination includes not only employment practices but also extends to all services and programs provided by the College. It shall be considered a violation of College policy for any member of the community to discriminate against any individual or group with respect to employment or attendance at Marist College on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other condition established by law.




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