Warren Wilson College seeks applicants for a full-time, entry-level faculty position in the Department of Music. The faculty member will teach curricula connected with the College’s major in music, which includes a distinctive concentration in Traditional Music in addition to a General Music concentration. This will include applied and ensemble instruction in addition to relevant courses in music theory, history, and culture, all of which will depend upon the faculty member’s expertise and departmental needs.

It is a basic expectation that all Warren Wilson College faculty exhibit excellence in teaching, maintain an active research and/or performance agenda, and contribute to the life of the College. A completed doctorate degree in a music field (Ph.D., D.M.A., D.M.E., or equivalent) is required except in cases where the faculty possesses significant experience as a national and international performing artist, which may be acceptable in lieu of a terminal degree in music. The faculty member must develop a strong teaching record that contributes to the College’s innovative General Education, First-Year Seminar, and Community Engagement programs.


  • Regular teaching load is 24 credit hours per year.
  • Provide academic and career advising to students within Music.
  • Participate in and contribute to the business of the Music Department.
  • Contribute to the college’s General Education Program, as appropriate.
  • Service to the college, and ongoing professional development and scholarly activity.


  • PhD, DME or DMA earned by July 1, 2019, or significant equivalent experience required.
  • Successful undergraduate teaching experience.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional growth and scholarship
  • Commitment to experiential and applied learning pedagogy
  • Past work in diverse or multicultural environments; strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and ability to work with a diverse groups of students and colleagues

Interested candidates should apply electronically and should include in their application a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional reference. Cover letter should describe how the position aligns with the candidate's expertise and interests and explain how, as a teacher, scholar, mentor, or community member, the candidate would contribute to Warren Wilson College's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Electronic submission is required. Review of applications will begin on November 1 and will continue until the search concludes.


Warren Wilson College is an independent liberal arts college located on a beautiful 1135-acre campus in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the edge of Asheville, North Carolina. The college’s educational model integrates academics, campus work, and community engagement for a rich, challenging student experience. We seek individuals with a genuine interest in our unique approach to education, and a willingness to fully participate in the life of the college.

We desire a diverse faculty and a community that reflects a global outlook. WWC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, marital status, or disability.