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The University of Georgia, Hugh Hodgson School of Music

Position Vacancy
The University of Georgia, Hugh Hodgson School of Music
Tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Music Education (Instrumental)

Doctorate in music education (degree conferred no later than July 1, 2017), with emphasis in secondary instrumental music (orchestra or band). Applicants must show clear evidence of and potential for significant scholarly contributions to the field, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and a desire to contribute to a dynamic, holistic music program located in a city known for its music and arts culture. 

Position Expectations:
  • Teach music education methods & literature courses, instrumental methods; graduate courses and seminars
  • Assist with supervising student teachers and graduate research
  • Assist in student recruitment
  • Pursue active research, publications, professional activities and community outreach
  • Other duties as assigned 
Applications Must Include:

Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15, 2016, and until the position is filled. Apply online at, providing a cover letter, vita, three references, and an unofficial transcript. References will be solicited (by the School of Music) via the online application or from a third-party credentialing service like Interfolio. Optionally, candidates can upload these letters into the application system.  

URL to Complete Application:

Inquiries About the Position Should Be Directed to:

Questions about the application process can be directed to Ms. Edith Hollander,

Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Roy Legette, Search Committee Chair,

Institutional Information:

The University of Georgia is the first state-chartered university in America. It is a comprehensive land/sea grant university located in Athens, Georgia, 75 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta, the state capital (, Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities (

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music ( is home to over 500 students and a faculty of 70. The Hodgson School is part of the Performing and Visual Arts Complex that includes the five-story music building and the Performing Arts Center. Undergraduate programs include the Bachelor of Arts degree and Bachelor of Music degrees in composition, education, therapy, theory, and performance. Graduate offerings include MA, MM, MMEd, Doctor of Education, DMA and PhD degrees, with majors in performance, conducting, composition, musicology/ethnomusicology, and education.

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. The University is an EEO/AA institution and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. 

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