Faculty - Kent State University in Kent Ohio

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Kent State University

Kent, Ohio 44242

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Opportunity: Kent State University invites applications for a Assistant/Associate Professor, tenure-track – 9 months with summer responsibilities beginning Fall Semester 2016. The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music seeks a dynamic teacher and creative researcher with administrative capabilities to collaboratively lead our music education area and instrumental music education for the state, region and nation.

Primary responsibilities will include coordinating the music education area, teaching undergraduate and graduate instrumental music education courses, and coordinating field experiences/student teaching.

Duties also include coordinating teaching loads of music education faculty and overseeing curriculum. Preference for instrumental background, music technology skills, quantitative research, and wind band conducting experience. Areas of research and praxis may include cognitive research in music education, learning theories and pedagogical research, and creative musicianship. In addition, the successful candidate will advise all levels, including graduate research. Additional duties include committee service at various levels; recruitment activities; serving as the music education representative to the College of Education, Health and Human Services; grant writing; and participating in the ongoing work of the music education are and the College of the Arts.

QualificationsAn earned doctorate or equivalent in music education is required. Three or more years of successful K-12 experience and additional experience with college teaching. An emerging or established track record of scholarship, including publications, conference presentations, and other appropriate activity. Especially sought are candidates possessing versatility, energy, a commitment to work with diverse populations, and who are enthusiastic about participating in ongoing curricular transformation in order to address music education issues of the twenty-first century.

Special Instructions: 
Review of applications will begin on November 23, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. To apply for this position, please complete and online application and then attach a letter of application that describes applicant’s experience and strengths in meeting required skills and duties, current curriculum vitae, and a reference documents that lists 3 to 5 references names with contact information. Additional materials may be requested at a later date.

Department Phone Number: 330-672-4545
Department Fax Number: 330-672-7837

Keyword Phrases

  • music education
  • instrumental music
  • music technology
  • wind band experience
  • cognitive music research
  • creative musicianship
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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