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The Music Research Nexus

The University of Georgia, Hugh Hodgson School of Music

Position Vacancy
Southern Methodist University
Assistant Professor of Music Education-Choral; Tenure Track
  • Ph.D. in Music Education completed by 1 August 2020
  • Minimum of three years of successful experience as a choral director in public schools at the secondary level
  • Evidence and potential of scholarly research activity
  • Presentations at state, national, and/or international conferences on topics related to choral music leading to articles in appropriate publications
  • Demonstrated successful teaching at the collegiate level preferred
  • Working knowledge of approaches to choral music education practice, theory and research
  • Record of professional/service activities in music education, such as board or committee service
  • Current professional memberships in organizations related to the field of choral music education
  • Aptitude for embracing diversity in individuals, perspectives, and musical styles
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Position Expectations:
The candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate music education classes; supervise field experiences and student teaching; pursue an agenda of research, scholarship, and creative work consistent with the candidate’s expertise and interests in choral music education; and possibly, conduct a choir. Additional responsibilities may include advising undergraduate and graduate students; serving as adviser or committee member for graduate theses; collaborating with faculty and staff colleagues in recruiting undergraduate and graduate students; engaging in professional and university service; and building and maintaining professional relationships with choral directors in area schools.
Applications Must Include:
Submit Cover Letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation via the Interfolio link:
URL to Complete Application:
Application Deadline:
Applications must be postmarked by October 15, 2019, but the committee will accept applications until the position is filled
Applications Will Be Reviewed Starting:
October 15, 2019
Inquiries About the Position Should Be Directed to:
David Mancini, Director, Division of Music
Institutional Information:
SMU is an inclusive and intellectually vibrant community of teachers and scholars that values diverse research and creative agendas. SMU offers excellent benefits including full same-sex domestic partner benefits. Explore SMU at Our beautifully shaded campus of Georgian-Revival-inspired architecture is situated in the heart of Dallas. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, a culturally rich arts and global business center, is home to many universities, arts organizations, and world-class performing arts centers, as well as Fortune 500 and over 100 corporations.
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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