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The Music Research Nexus

The University of Georgia, Hugh Hodgson School of Music

Position Vacancy
Institution: 
Saint Mary's College
Position:
Assistant Professor of Music Education, Tenure-Track
Qualifications:
Doctorate in Music Education preferred; ABD considered. Elementary/Secondary teaching experience required.
Position Expectations:
The department seeks a committed, enthusiastic, active faculty member to support our music curriculum and lead our Bachelor of Music Education degree program. An instrumentalist is preferred to prepare future educators for teaching music in the elementary and secondary schools in today’s environment. This position does not include leadership of a performing ensemble. The faculty member will use innovative and inclusive pedagogy to teach courses in elementary and secondary music methods and at least two of the following: woodwind techniques, brass techniques, string techniques, percussion techniques. They will work with the Education Department to coordinate the student teaching experience in Music. In addition, the faculty member must have an interest in and ability to teach in one or more secondary areas that support the Bachelor of Arts degree in music. These can include music theory, digital media in music, global music, popular music, music history/appreciation or other areas depending on the candidate’s interest and experience. The faculty member will be expected to participate fully in departmental and college activities. Creative work and/or research and publication required. The department is excited to welcome a colleague to support the building and maintenance of productive relationships with area music educators. Strong recruiting skills are desired.
Applications Must Include:
  • A letter of interest with a description of your experience in the field of Music Education and a discussion of how you could support the wider Music program
     
  • A statement of your understanding of the importance of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in academia, with evidence of your current contributions and plans for advancing that work at Saint Mary’s College
     
  • A curriculum vitae, complete transcripts, and contact information for 3 references
URL to Complete Application:
Email all materials to:
Dr. Nancy Menk, Chair, Department of Music at SMCMusicPositions@gmail.com
Application Deadline:
January 30
Applications Will Be Reviewed Starting:
January 30
Inquiries About the Position Should Be Directed to:
Dr. Nancy Menk, nmenk@saintmarys.edu
Institutional Information:
Saint Mary’s is a competitive, private undergraduate Catholic women’s college with an emphasis on quality teaching and student-faculty research collaborations. Saint Mary’s College is located in Notre Dame, IN and is adjacent to South Bend, an ethnically diverse city of 120,000 people, in Northern Indiana, approximately 90 miles east of Chicago. Saint Mary’s College and the University of Notre Dame, within walking distance of each other, enjoy the academic and cultural advantages of a co-exchange program.

Saint Mary’s College has a mission-driven responsibility to be diverse, inclusive, and equitable. Saint Mary’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing its diversity at all levels--students, faculty, and staff-- and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.
 
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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