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Assistant Professor (or higher rank) of Choral Music
American University of Sharjah

  • Sep. 25, 2017
  • Assistant Professor (or higher rank) of Choral Music
  • Performing Arts Program
  • American University of Sharjah
    United Arab Emirates
  • Open until filled
  • Fall 2018
  • Assistant Professor
  • Music - Piano/Organ/Keyboard
    Music - Conducting
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The American University of Sharjah Performing Arts Program invites applications for a position in Choral Music with a Piano emphasis.

Responsibilities include: Conducting the mixed choral ensemble, teaching class piano, and one other class per semester for undergraduate students (which may include music appreciation and/or sight-singing), carry out scholarly and applied research, and engage in service-related activities. Other teaching responsibilities will be assigned based on background and departmental needs, but could include courses in music history.

Required: Established reputation as a performer through performance and/or publication, record of successful teaching at the university level, and a demonstrated commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. An earned doctorate (D.M.A., Ph.D. or equivalent) in music/choral conducting from an accredited institution is required.

Applicants must be committed to undergraduate education and demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship with undergraduates. The new faculty member will contribute to the sustainability, growth, and development of the Performing Arts Program’s (Music, Theatre, and Dance) artistic goals, and serve on college and/or university-wide committees.

Search open until position filled. To apply, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references via

The American University of Sharjah (AUS) is a liberal arts university of approximately 6000 students located in the Emirate of Sharjah, approximately 15 km from Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. The language of instruction is English. Benefits include on-campus housing for faculty. Please, visit for information regarding the American University of Sharjah.

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  • Anthony Tassa
    Performing Arts Program
    American University of Sharjah
    United Arab Emirates


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