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The Music Research Nexus

The University of Georgia, Hugh Hodgson School of Music

Position Vacancy
University of Kansas School of Music
Associate Professor of the Practice - Music Education (Band), non-tenure track
Required Qualifications:
  1. Master’s degree in Music Education
  2. Significant professional experience in contemporary music education practices and/or instruction as reflected in work history, interview, and references.
  3. Three years of successful experience teaching instrumental music in Pre-K, elementary, or secondary schools.
Preferred Qualifications:
  1. Doctorate or ABD in Music Education to be completed no later than May 15, 2023.
  2. Successful college teaching of instrumental coursework
  3. Published research in refereed journals, and experience working with music educators.
  4. Strong interpersonal skills
Position Expectations:
Teaching (75%):
  • Teach seven courses in instrumental (band) music education and related fields over the academic year period. Teaching load will not exceed four courses for a one-semester period.
  • Advise undergraduate students; supervise student teachers; participate in graduate committees.
Service (25%):
  • Work cooperatively in support of the School of Music and the University, including service on graduate and faculty committees.
  • Collaborate with other members of the faculty.
  • Participate actively in the cultural and intellectual life of the School and the University.
Applications Must Include:
  1. cover letter describing your teaching experience and philosophy, professional experience, and research/creative work, and a URL to a brief video demonstrating your teaching skills,
  2. Curriculum Vita,
  3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness,
  4. List of three professional references, and
  5. Answer to the diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging question as noted below.
In addition to the materials listed above, learning about each applicant's contribution and engagement in areas of diversity is an important part of KU's mission. As such, applicants will be presented the following question at the time of application, each response must be within 4,000 characters or less: Describe your experiences working with people from diverse backgrounds and explain how those experiences reflect your commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion.
URL to Complete Application:
Application Deadline:
Priority Deadline: December 22, 2021
Applications Will Be Reviewed Starting:
January 3, 2022
Inquiries About the Position Should Be Directed to:
Jacob Dakon,
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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