Assistant Professor of Music in Music Education

  • Central Michigan University, School of Music
  • Mount Pleasant, MI, USA
  • Jan 08, 2020
Full time   Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education) Music

Job Description


The School of Music at Central Michigan University is seeking a dynamic and forward-thinking Assistant Professor of Music in Music Education, who will become a leading voice in our music education curriculum. This is an opportunity for an outstanding pedagogue with expertise in developing a curriculum that embraces the ever-changing face of music education in the 21st century. Full-time, 10-month, tenure-track position.  Duties include: teach undergraduate and graduate courses in music education; supervise student teachers and pre-student teaching clinical experiences; maintain an active program of K-12 outreach and assist with School of Music student recruitment and diversity initiatives; teach in related areas subject to the candidate’s expertise and the needs of the School of Music; maintain an active research and service agenda.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required: Doctorate in Music Education (ABD considered but the degree must be completed by date of hire), minimum 3 years successful K-12 teaching experience. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation. Preferred: Evidence of successful college/university teaching. Expertise in curriculum design and development. Experience in successful interaction with university departments/colleges of education. Certification or competency in traditional and/or innovative pedagogical methodologies. History of publication in music education journals and/or presentations at music education conferences.

Application Details

You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position. See

The Search committee will begin reviewing applications on February 15, 2020 and will accept applications until finalists are selected. Online applications must include a letter of application that specifically addresses position qualifications and duties, current vita, copies of transcripts and a list of three references. Should an on-campus interview be offered, three current letters of recommendation may be requested, as well.

Andrew Spencer, Chair

Music Education Search Committee

Music Building 162

Central Michigan University

Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859


Phone: (989) 774-3281

Fax: (989) 774 3766


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Application Deadline

The Search committee will begin reviewing applications on February 15, 2020 and will accept applications until finalists are selected.