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The Music Research Nexus

The University of Georgia, Hugh Hodgson School of Music

Position Vacancy
Augsburg University
Leland B. Sateren (’35) Endowed Professor and Chair of Music, tenure-track
The successful candidate will be an accomplished Music teacher-scholar with a demonstrated and recognized record of success and achievement as a collaborative and strategic leader. Higher education leadership experience in honoring both the nuances of tradition and the possibilities of the present and future within a Music program at a mission-based institution is preferred. They will have demonstrated strengths in articulating and developing evolving models of music career and liberal arts music education in the twenty-first century. Candidates must have credentials sufficient for appointment with indefinite tenure at Augsburg University and candidates previously granted indefinite tenure at a comparative institution are strongly preferred. Disciplinary expertise is open though candidates who complement current faculty strengths and expertise in music are preferred.
Position Expectations:
The University seeks a creative and visionary leader who will advance music's curricular alignment with university-wide priorities of social justice, urban education, diversity, and inclusion. The successful candidate will be a strategic partner for other stakeholders within the University in advancing our Augsburg mission. Advocating and advancing a curricular model that honors Augsburg's legacy of engaging music majors and students from across campus, the successful candidate will proactively engage with the wider music community in collaborations and partnerships, and will participate enthusiastically in the department's goals of recruiting and nurturing diverse student participation throughout the department. The responsibilities of the Sateren Chair in the Augsburg Music Department will be in accordance with the Augsburg University Faculty Handbook.
Applications Must Include:
To apply for the position, go to and upload a cover letter and CV. As part of the online application process, you will be required to provide the names of three to five current professional references. Those who advance in the search will be notified before any references are contacted.

This position is open until filled. The search committee’s review of applications will begin March 1, 2023, with priority consideration given to applications received by this date. The position will remain open until filled. Further information is available at and Please do not send supplementary materials unless invited to do so.
URL to Complete Application:
Application Deadline:
Applications Will Be Reviewed Starting:
Inquiries About the Position Should Be Directed to:
Annie Heiderscheit, Director of Music Therapy and Associate Professor, via email ( or by phone (612-741-1182).
Institutional Information:
Augsburg University, centrally located in Minneapolis MN, offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and eleven graduate degree programs to approximately 3,500 students of diverse backgrounds. With a student/faculty ratio of 12:1, the university focuses on close personal interaction among students and faculty as well as experiential education on campus and in the community. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, and shaped by the university’s urban and global settings.
A Note from Brian Wesolowski:

The mission of the Music Research Nexus is to connect those involved in music education/music therapy research at higher education institutions. 

1. Music education/music therapy position vacancies
2. Calls for international, national, and state music education conferences
3. Calls for nominations for service-related activities
4. Calls for papers
5. Research funding/award opportunities

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