Professor of Church Music, Virginia Theological Seminary

Alexandria, VA
Type: Clergy, Lay
Posted Nov 7, 2019
Job Title
Professor of Church Music
Name of church or organization
Virginia Theological Seminary
Job Location
Alexandria, VA
Job Description
Open rank, full-time, tenured or tenure-track appointment, beginning July 1, 2020.

Virginia Theological Seminary invites applications for a full-time tenure or tenure-track faculty position in Church Music, with responsibility to teach and to oversee the music program in Immanuel Chapel. The person appointed would begin work in the summer of 2020.

The Professor of Church Music will teach the required and elective courses in Church Music in the M.Div. and MA degree programs. She/he will also lead VTS in determining whether we should design a program in music leadership at the Doctoral level In addition, the Professor of Church Music will also conduct the Seminary Choir and work with the Associate Dean of the Chapel to support daily worship, worship planning, and special musical events. Finally, the Professor of Church Music will work with the Associate Dean of Lifelong Learning to support the work of Music, Liturgy, and the Arts in VTS’s Continuing Education programming.

As a member of the faculty, the successful applicant would also participate in the residential educational program at VTS, including participating in daily worship and advising students.

Qualifications include:

– A commitment to Christ and God’s mission in the world, and to theological education and formation.
-A Doctoral degree in music preferred
-First-hand experience in teaching church music at the Masters level to beginning and experienced students
-First-hand experience in supporting music in Anglican worship that represents the global breadth of the tradition
-Expertise in one or more of the following fields of study: choral conducting, liturgical leadership, musical performance and/or composition
-Openness to teaching in online and face-to-face contexts

Women, couples, and persons from underrepresented ethnic and racial minorities are encouraged to apply. All full-time faculty members must live in faculty housing on campus. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and email addresses of three references to www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=25176&clientkey=9D0C356EF28896A7850373AA24879CC0 by December 31, 2019.

Type of commitment
Full Time
Does this job pay?
Yes
Application Process
Women, couples, and persons from underrepresented ethnic and racial minorities are encouraged to apply. All full-time faculty members must live in faculty housing on campus. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and email addresses of three references to www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=25176&clientkey=9D0C356EF28896A7850373AA24879CC0 by December 31, 2019.
Application Deadline
12/31/2019
Link to the job posting or application
www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=25176&clientkey=9D0C356EF28896A7850373AA24879CC0
Website
www.vts.edu