Assistant Professor/Music Education/Instrumental Music

  • Indiana University Southeast
  • New Albany, IN, USA
  • Feb 25, 2020
Full time   Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education) Humanities: Other Music

Job Description

This position is a new full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music Education/ Instrumental Music, beginning as soon as August 2020.Teaching responsibility is 12 credit hours per semester (3 of those credits are traditionally credited towards research).

Primary duties include teaching music education courses and working in collaboration with the Director of Music Education to supervise Instrumental Music Education Majors in student teaching and field experience placements within our BS in Music: Music Education degree, and directing the Orchestra (initially co-directing).Duties include teaching courses related to instrumental music and music education studies such as Methods and Materials for Teaching Instrumental 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 instrumental music education courses, and assistance with assessment and licenses) will be important components for this position.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

 Required: earned Doctorate degree (or ABD with degree completed by August 10, 2020) in Music Education with a focus in instrumental 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 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 orchestral conducting; any experience in elementary music would be desirable, but not required.

Application Details

Start Date: As soon as August 2020

Application deadline: The committee will begin reviewing applications on March 2, 2020, and continue until the position has been filled. Letter of application, curriculum vitae, names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references required. Applications must be submitted electronically.

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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. If you require reasonable accommodations due to a disability, please contact Human Resources. Indiana University Southeast is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Application Deadline

Open until filled.