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The Music Research Nexus

The University of Georgia, Hugh Hodgson School of Music

Position Vacancy
Institution: 
Louisiana State University College of Music and Dramatic Arts
Position:
Haymon Endowed Chair of Music Therapy & Associate or Full Professor of Music
Qualifications:
Required qualifications include:
  • An earned doctorate in music therapy or related area, with a minimum of 12 semester hours of graduate credits in music therapy beyond the undergraduate equivalency requirements;
  • Appropriate professional credential or designation in music therapy;
  • A minimum of five years (10 years for full professor rank) of full-time clinical experience in music therapy or the equivalent in part-time work;
  • Evidence of continuing education relevant to teaching responsibilities;
  • Evidence of mastery of all professional level and applicable advanced competencies in music therapy;
  • Effectiveness as a music therapy clinician in at least one area of practice;
  • The ability to teach and clinically supervise undergraduate and graduate students;
  • Ability to guide graduate research; and the ability to organize and administer an undergraduate and graduate music therapy program;
  • A sustained national and international record of scholarly publication.
Preferred qualifications:
  • Demonstrated leadership in local, regional, national, and/or international music therapy or related professional organizations;
  • Previous experience as an academic program director.
Position Expectations:
With the generous gift from the Haymons and a vision for a music therapy program among the faculty and administration of the College of Music and Dramatic Arts, LSU is committed to establishing, supporting, and growing a program that will grant bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music therapy. The individual hired into this position will continue the degree proposal process (which has been started by a consultant and faculty committee) and finalize the proposal with application to the Louisiana Board of Regents and the American Music Therapy Association. In addition, the individual will collaborate with local agencies to set up clinical practicum sites and university-affiliated internship sites. Although opportunities to teach exist during the 2022-2023 academic year, it is anticipated that the first freshman cohort of music therapy students will be accepted and enrolled in fall of 2023.
Applications Must Include:
Application materials should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference. All application materials must be submitted electronically in Microsoft Word or PDF format through the LSU Careers website. The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. Candidates are encouraged to have complete applications submitted by January 10, 2022. The target start date for this position is August 2022. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
URL to Complete Application:
https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU/job/Music--Dramatic-Arts-Building/Haymon-Endowed-Chair-of-Music-Therapy---Associate-or-Full-Professor-of-Music_R00062256
Application Deadline:
January 10, 2022
Applications Will Be Reviewed Starting:
January 11, 2022
Inquiries About the Position Should Be Directed to:
Tim Love, Executive Assistant to the Dean, cmdadeansoffice@lsu.edu
Institutional Information:
The College of Music and Dramatic Arts is a performing arts community that trains, cultivates, prepares, and rewards excellent artists, educators, scholars, and performers. The LSU School of Music offers a comprehensive music program with over 450 majors. It has over 50 faculty members, 12 professional staff, and 90 graduate assistants. It sponsors over 300 recitals, concerts, operas, and lectures each academic year. Degrees currently offered include the PhD (with concentrations in composition, music education, musicology, and music theory), DMA (concentrations in choral conducting, performance, orchestral conducting, and wind conducting), MM, BM, BME, and BA.
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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