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 (www.visitathensga.com, www.uga.edu). Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities (www.georgia.gov).
The Hugh Hodgson School of Music (www.music.uga.edu) 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.