Professor, Humanities & Sciences
Job Type

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music seeks a full-time professor in our Humanities & Sciences department. The position will require teaching an array of courses. The incumbent’s role is to ensure that students who come from diverse cultural backgrounds acquire skills needed to support their academic work and artistic endeavors. The incumbent will participate in departmental and institutional leadership and service as needed. In addition, the incumbent will contribute to curriculum development by bringing creative, collaborative, and forward-thinking approaches to a thriving department. This position will begin in Fall 2023. 


Candidates should have a Master’s, PhD, or higher degree in any, or any combination, of the following History, English, Literature, Film, Foreign Languages, Classics, Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Economic, Art, or Political Science and demonstrated excellence in teaching at the college level. We seek candidates who have experience engaging students whose primary interests are not necessarily rooted in the subject matter the incumbent will be teaching. Promising candidates from any area of specialization will be considered. Candidates will have a strong portfolio and ongoing work in scholarly and creative activities.

How to Apply

We prefer to receive applications through our website.  For full consideration, please upload your curriculum vitae (under "Select Resume to Upload" in the application system), a letter of application (under "Upload Cover Letter"), samples of your writing (under "Upload Additional Materials"), and the names and contact information of three professional references (under "References").  Candidates may be asked to submit additional materials upon request. Applications will be reviewed after August 15, 2022.  This position will be open until filled.

About Us
SFCM’s mission is to transform our students: artistically, intellectually, professionally and individually. Through the study of music at the highest level, our students learn to seek achievement in every endeavor, to convert challenges into opportunities, to understand the nature of excellence, and to pursue their dreams with vigor and determination. We believe that inspiring the imagination, cultivating the artist, honing the intellect, and developing the professional are the keys to launching innovative graduates who excel in any field. SFCM is located in the heart of one of the world’s most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields.

Equal Opportunity Employer

SFCM is a fully committed equal employment opportunity institution and welcomes applications from all qualified persons, including those who consider themselves to be of a race, national origin or ancestry that is not fully represented in musical arts programs in the United States.  Personnel decisions regarding applicants for employment are made without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), status as a Vietnam-era veteran or special disabled veteran, age, citizenship, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.