Washington, DC: Professor in Sacred Music
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    Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art
    Assistant, Associate or Ordinary Professor in Sacred Music, Program Area Head,
    and Director of Choral Studies

    The Department of Music Performance in the Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art at The Catholic
    University of America seeks an experienced Choral Conductor as a tenure-track Professor to head the
    Sacred Music area in the Department of Music Performance. We seek candidates who understand, are
    enthusiastic about, and will make a significant contribution to the mission of the University, which can be
    found here: https://www.cua.edu/about-cua/mission-statement.cfm.

    Responsibilities: As a research institution, Catholic University expects its faculty to be productive in
    teaching, research, and service. The primary responsibility of the position involves managing all aspects
    of the undergraduate and graduate degrees that reside in the sacred music program, advising
    undergraduate & graduate majors, teaching courses in the sacred music curriculum including graduate
    conducting courses, functioning as the director of the CUA choirs, and working with the department chair
    & staff to recruit students into the Sacred Music degrees. As a pontifical University established by the
    Bishops of the Catholic Church, the head of Sacred Music at Catholic University is expected to maintain
    preeminent programs in Sacred Music that engender attention at the national and international level.

    Qualifications: Qualified candidates will possess a Ph.D/D.M.A. in music; a minimum of three years
    collegiate teaching required; experience as a choral conductor, expertise in the music of the Catholic
    Liturgy, and demonstrated administrative abilities. Preferred qualifications include experience
    playing/teaching the Organ and experience leading a professional or collegiate choral program.

    Appointment: Full-time tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Ordinary
    Professor begins August 2023.

    Application: To apply, please send the following to Dean Leary Warsaw, learywarsaw@cua.edu
    ● Cover Letter
    ● A Curriculum Vitae
    ● A Statement of Teaching Philosophy
    ● A one- to two-page personal statement indicating how your research, teaching, and service will
    make a distinctive contribution to our University’s mission and to the vision of Catholic education
    outlined in the Apostolic Constitution on Catholic Universities Ex Corde Ecclesiae.
    ● A Statement of Diversity
    ● Incomplete applications will not be considered.
    ● 3 letters of recommendation will be requested of applicants after an invitation to interview

    Application Deadline to submit is January 16, 2023.

    The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making the final offer of
    employment. The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church and was
    founded as a center of research and scholarship.

    The Catholic University of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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