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The University of Georgia, Hugh Hodgson School of Music

Position Vacancy
University of South Florida, School of Music
Assistant Professor of Innovation in the Arts and Entrepreneurism
Minimum Qualifications: Terminal degree (PhD, DMA, etc.) in music or ABD or professional experience equivalent. An established record as an innovator and entrepreneur in music industries. Demonstrate a broad knowledge of the music industry including contemporary commercial trends.

Preferred Qualifications: Professional experience engaging the community and/or the schools. Demonstrated experience working professionally with artists from other art forms (dancers, actors and/or visual artists). An established record of research in artistic areas of interest curriculum design, and leveraging social media and technology.
Position Expectations:
The School of Music at the University of South Florida is searching for a creative and collaborative musician who has an established record as an innovator in music and the arts, and as an entrepreneur in music industries. The Assistant Professor of Innovation in the Arts and Entrepreneurism is a 9-month, full-time, tenure track position which contributes to the teaching, research and service missions of the University of South Florida. Anticipated start date is August 8, 2023 or earlier depending on the availability of the successful candidate and the needs of the school. The successful candidate will create and maintain an active research agenda involving any aspect of innovation in music and the arts and offer entrepreneurism courses for undergraduate and graduate students in all areas of the arts, as well as music courses in their specialty and as needed by the school. They will be expected to organize workshops, symposia, convocations, etc., covering a wide range of innovation and entrepreneurism topics and areas in the arts. They will also liaise with faculty from other areas in the School of Music, across the University, and with entities in the community. In addition, they will participate in shared governance within the institution.
Applications Must Include:
Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above.

To receive full consideration, submit your curriculum vitae, a cover letter addressing items from both minimum and preferred qualifications, a statement articulating your teaching philosophy and approach to fostering an inclusive learning environment, and contact information for three individuals familiar with your professional experience as it relates to this position.

Only online applications are accepted for this position.
URL to Complete Application:
Application Deadline:
Open until filled
Applications Will Be Reviewed Starting:
Inquiries About the Position Should Be Directed to:
Amy Fletcher,
Institutional Information:
Equal Employment Opportunity USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace.

The University of South Florida does not discriminate on the basis of sex and prohibits sexual harassment. Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment (whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute sex discrimination or sexual harassment), in person, by mail, by telephone, or by electronic mail, using the contact information listed for the Title IX Coordinator. Reports may be made at any time either online or directly to the University's Title IX Coordinator.

About USF The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report's national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state's 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

Working at USF With more than 16,000 employees at USF, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first-class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.
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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