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Assistant Professor (Westminister Choir College)

WESTMINSTER COLLEGE OF THE ARTS OF RIDER UNIVERSITY, through its Westminster Choir College (WCC), announces an opening for a full-time, tenure track appointment in Music Education at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 1, 2021 on the University’s Lawrenceville campus. Music Education is the largest WCC undergraduate major. Masters programs include the M.M. in Music Education and the M.M.E. Upon invitation from the Department, well-qualified undergraduates may enroll in the 4+1 B.M. + M.M.E. program.

The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate level courses in their area of expertise; advise students; supervise student teachers; supervise graduate-level research projects and theses; and contribute to scholarly research and professional leadership in the field.

Westminster Choir College of Rider University has an international reputation for excellence in choral performance and music education, including a strong commitment to critical pedagogy and social justice.

For full description, qualifications, and to apply, please visit

Westminster Choir College is one of four units of the Westminster College of the Arts, comprised additionally of the School of Fine and Performing Arts, Westminster Conservatory, and Westminster Continuing Education. The College of the Arts values diversity among its faculty and remains committed to building a culturally competent and diverse intellectual and artistic community.

WCC offers undergraduate B.M. degrees in music education, organ, piano, sacred music, theory/composition, and voice; as well as the B.A.Music degree. At the graduate level WCC offers the M.M. in American and public musicology, choral conducting, composition, music education, organ, piano, sacred music, theory/composition, and voice; in addition we offer the M.M.E and the Master of Voice Pedagogy (MVP). WCC collaborates with other departments and colleges of Rider University in support of the curriculum, performances, and productions. Lawrenceville is located within easy driving distance of Philadelphia and New York City.

To learn more about Westminster Choir College, please visit our website at

To learn more about Westminster College of the Arts, please visit our website at

Rider University is a private university with a primary campus located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. Over 4,100 undergraduate and 950 graduate students are enrolled in 67 undergraduate programs and 35 graduate programs in business administration, education, liberal arts, sciences, fine and performing arts, counseling, and leadership. There are 248 full-time faculty supporting a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. U.S. News & World Report ranks Rider in the top tier of northern regional universities offering master’s degrees. Rider is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.


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