Assistant/Associate Professor of Organ


Website Baylor University

Baylor University seeks an Assistant/Associate Professor of Organ to start August 1, 2023. Details for this position can be found at


  • Direct the organ program at both the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Recruit and maintain an outstanding studio of organ majors
  • Teach applied organ and related classroom courses
  • Maintain an active performance profile on and off campus
  • Contribute to the artistic and intellectual life of Baylor University and the School of Music
  • Perform other duties, as assigned, commensurate with qualifications and departmental needs


  • DMA or equivalent professional experience required
  • National and/or international reputation as a performer and organ teacher
  • High-level church service playing skills and experience
  • A proven track record for recruiting talented students
  • Demonstrated record of excellence in teaching organ at the university level preferred
  • Ability to teach harpsichord preferred


– Full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor

– Rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications


Screening of applicants will begin on September 16, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit electronically a signed letter of application, curriculum vitae, repertoire list, contact information for three references from whom letters of recommendation may be requested and who may be contacted, and links to the following videos: 30 minutes of an applied organ lesson and performance/s of at least 20 minutes of a variety of repertoire. Inclusion of recent live performances is preferred. Additional materials may be requested at a future date.

Please direct inquiries to:

Dr. Lesley McAllister

Chair of the Organ Search Committee


Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of around 21,000 students, Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation, having just been named an R1 institution by the Carnegie Classification in 2022. Baylor is also on the honor roll of the “Great Colleges to Work For” from The Chronicle of Higher Education, Baylor offers competitive salaries and benefits while giving faculty and staff the chance to live in one of the fastest-growing parts of the state. Our strategic plan, Illuminate, guides the University as we continue to live up to Baylor’s mission of educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

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