Assistant Professor of Music Education/Choral Music

  • Indiana University Southeast
  • New Albany, IN
  • Apr 29, 2021
Full time Music

Job Description

Appointment Status: Tenure Track

Department: IU Southeast School of Arts and Letters

Position Summary

This position is a full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music Education/ Choral Music, beginning August 2021. Teaching responsibility is 12 credit hours per semester (3 of those credits are traditionally credited towards research). Primary duties include directing the Concert Choir and Community Chorus, teaching music education courses and co-supervising Music Education Majors in student teaching and field experience placements within our BS in Music: Music Education degree. Duties include teaching courses related to choral music and music education studies such as Methods and Materials for Conducting Choral Music, as well as other music education methods and conducting classes. Other subjects taught, including possible applied studio instruction, will be based on expertise. Advising students and engaging in other administrative duties related to further developing the Music Education program (e.g. attending recruiting events, giving recommendations to program coordinator and Director of Music Education regarding part-time instructors for music education courses, and assistance with assessment and licenses) will be important components for this position.

Indiana University Southeast is one of eight campuses in the Indiana University system. We are dedicated to providing high-quality education and lifetime growth opportunities for the people of Southern Indiana and the Greater Louisville region. Currently more than 6,000 students are enrolled in six master's degree programs and 38 bachelor's degree programs. For more information on our campus and the Music Program, please visit

Indiana University is committed to a learning environment that actively seeks to support students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. Consistent with the university's commitment to diversity, persons from traditionally under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services. If you require reasonable accommodations due to a disability, please contact Human Resources. Indiana University Southeast is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer.

Basic Qualifications

Required: earned Doctorate degree (or ABD with degree completed by August 10, 2021) in Music Education with a focus in choral music from an accredited university, three to five years of teaching experience in the schools (k-12) within the last 10 years, and experience conducting at the collegiate, community chorus or professional levels. Also required is evidence of leadership potential (e.g. positions held, experience with coordinating programs, directing student projects, and/or grant development). Preferred/Desired Qualifications: Two years of college teaching experience (graduate teaching assistantships with substantial teaching responsibility acceptable). The successful candidate will provide evidence of administrative experience in addition to excellence in teaching and choral conducting; any experience in elementary music would be a plus.

Department Contact for Questions

For any questions regarding the position, please contact: Dr. Joanna Goldstein, Search Committee Chair: Phone: (812) 941-2345, email:

Salary and Rank
Assistant Professor of Music Education/Choral Music

Special Instructions

Please include most recent transcript.

Application deadline: The committee will begin reviewing applications on May 10, 2021 and continue until the position has been filled.

Please upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, names, telephone numbers and email addresses of three references.

Expected Start Date: 08/01/2021

OAA #: SE-21-03

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