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Position Vacancy
DePauw University School of Music
Hampton and Esther Boswell Distinguished University Professor of Music Education
The School of Music at DePauw University invites applications for the Hampton and Esther Boswell Distinguished University Professor of Music Education for the 2021-2022 academic year, with possibility of renewal for a second year, to begin in August 2021. We are seeking a mid-to-late career faculty colleague in instrumental music education with an outstanding record of sustained scholarship and teaching excellence to occupy the professorship. Graduate degree(s) in music education and public school teaching experience in instrumental music required.
Position Expectations:
Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates using inclusive pedagogies in a liberal arts setting and should be prepared to teach the equivalent of a 3:2 course load/12:8 credit hours, introductory to upper-level courses such as Foundations of Music Education, Instrumental Methods and Materials, Senior Seminar for Music Educators, Music Education Lab, Woodwind and/or String Techniques, including a topics course in the candidate’s area of expertise, with a one-time 1-course/6-hour course release and funding to plan a series of workshops or symposium for in-service music educators in the region.
Applications Must Include:
Applications should be submitted through Interfolio ( Review of applications begins immediately. For full consideration, please apply by March 29, 2021. Complete applications must include: cover letter summarizing qualifications, teaching philosophy, and research interests; CV; evidence of teaching effectiveness; and, three confidential letters of reference. Application materials should provide evidence of a commitment to successfully fostering and engaging with a diversity of ideas and experiences to create an inclusive, anti-racist environment in the classroom and at the University. Please contact Caroline Jetton, Associate Dean of the School of Music, at with any questions.
URL to Complete Application:
Application Deadline:
March 29, 2021
Applications Will Be Reviewed Starting:
March 29, 2021
Inquiries About the Position Should Be Directed to:
Caroline Jetton,
Institutional Information:
DePauw is a leading, nationally-recognized liberal arts university dedicated to educating just over 1,700 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe. Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation’s first Schools of Music. For more than 175 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. Located in Greencastle, Indiana, about a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis, DePauw is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association. DePauw has an ongoing commitment to diversity and seeks to strengthen our institution through equitable and inclusive practices.

In support of DePauw University's mission and values, we welcome applications from members of underrepresented groups. DePauw University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status or any other federal, state, or local protected class.
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