Human Resources

Assistant Professor of Music (Tenure Track Faculty)

Hendrix College Department of Music invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position to begin in August 2014. Responsibilities includ one-third each of choral ensemble directing, course instruction, and applied vocal instruction. The responsibilities in regard to course instruction would involve a two-semester Music History sequence, general music courses, and for topics courses in the applicant's individual area of expertise. Doctorate is required for appointment at the assistant professor level; ABD's will be considered for appointment as instructor. Salary is competitive.

Application should include a letter addressing the candidate's interest in teaching in a demanding liberal arts environment, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation (including phone numbers and e-mail addresses of the referees), transcripts of all graduate and undergraduate work, and an e-mail link to videos of a recent choral rehearsal and performance. Applications from candidates with an interest in participating in the common freshman course and other interdisciplinary programs, and in using instructional technology where appropriate, will be particularly welcome. 

Application materials should be sent to: 

Dr. Karen Fannin, Chair, Department of Music, Hendrix College, 1600 Washington Ave., Conway, AR 72032. 

Video links should be mailed to

Review of applications will begin January 20, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

Hendrix is a distinguished liberal arts college with an endowment of $181 million, sheltering a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, located in Conway, Arkansas, thirty miles from Little Rock at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. The College, related to the United Methodist Church, has a strong commitment to the teaching of the liberal arts, and seeks to extend its tradition of excellence in teaching and scholarship by attracting faculty with broad intellectual interests and a commitment to the aims of a liberal arts degree. Hendrix College adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin. Further, the College is committed to the maintenance of an atmosphere of civility and respect for all students.