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The University of Georgia, Hugh Hodgson School of Music

Position Vacancy
Purdue University Fort Wayne, School of Music
Clinical Assistant Professor of Music Education
Potential for promotion
This position is eligible for full benefits
Criteria for evaluating candidates will include a terminal degree in Music Education or a closely related field (ABD considered with a degree earned before start) with 2 or more years K-12 teaching experience in the instrumental, vocal, or general music classroom.
Position Expectations:
Duties will include teaching courses in an area of expertise within music education and may include coordinating music education student teachers, supervising field experience evaluations, supervising the collegiate chapter for the National Association for Music Education, student advising, and other teaching and service responsibilities as assigned by the Director of the School of Music.
Applications Must Include:
  1. Application letter of interest
  2. Curriculum vitae or professional resume
  3. 1-2 page teaching philosophy
  4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (examples include syllabi, student evaluations of courses, peer evaluations of teaching, or teaching portfolio)
  5. Names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three current references
Please combine items 2-5 as one pdf file (labeled as your cv or resume) and upload along with your letter of interest
URL to Complete Application:
Application Deadline:
February 7th, 2022
Applications Will Be Reviewed Starting:
February 8th, 2022
Inquiries About the Position Should Be Directed to:
John Egger -
Institutional Information:
The School of Music is staffed by 20 full-time and 45 part-time faculty members. It enrolls 280 students in curricula leading to the Bachelor of Science in Popular Music, Bachelor of Science in Music Industry, Bachelor of Science in Music Therapy, Bachelor of Science in Music in an Outside Field, Bachelor of Music Education, Bachelor of Music in Music Technology, Bachelor of Music in Performance, and Master of Music Therapy degrees. The school is housed in the Rhinehart Music Center featuring state-of-the-art performance and rehearsal facilities. The school also offers the Sweetwater Music Center for its popular music and music industry degrees that features the latest in music industry technology and state-of-the-art studio. Faculty members enjoy collaborative relationships with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Fort Wayne Children's Choir, Fort Wayne Community Band, Voices of Unity, and other community partners in campus residence. The school and its degrees have been fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and the American Music Therapy Association.

The College of Visual and Performing Arts is composed of three departments: Art and Design, Theatre, as well as the School of Music. More than 600 students majoring in the visual and performing arts receive instruction from a professional and academic staff that includes 32 full-time faculty, numerous associate faculty, and visiting artists. The faculty of the College of Visual and Performing Arts are professionally active, recognized nationally and internationally within their fields, and frequently receive grant awards for their research and creative endeavors. The students of the College of Visual and Performing Arts are regular award winners in regional and national competitions. Internship programs are fostered for students as well as an active association with community business leaders and local projects. The college is located in three buildings on the Purdue Fort Wayne campus and one facility at Sweetwater. The Visual Arts Building (1991) houses the Department of Art and Design, and the Visual Arts Gallery where exhibitions include student shows and works by select visiting artists. The Department of Theatre maintains the Ernest E. Williams Theatre (1993) and a recently renovated black box, Studio Theatre. The John and Ruth Rhinehart Music Center (2007) includes a 1,500-seat auditorium for concerts and university events. The Rhinehart Music Center is located next to Williams Theatre and the Visual Arts Building as part of an arts complex on the north side of campus. The Sweetwater Music Center is located on the campus of this music industry leader and includes teaching, rehearsal, and collaborative spaces as well as a recording studio.

Purdue University Fort Wayne (PFW) is the largest university in northeast Indiana, offering 25 graduate and over 100 prestigious Purdue University undergraduate degrees and certificates. More than 10,000 students of diverse ages, races and nationalities belong to the PFW family. seek to develop and nurture that diversity by maintaining an inclusive community that recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person, fostering tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect. The 594‐acre campus in Fort Wayne is home to over 7,000 degree‐seeking undergraduate and graduate students. Through PFW’s partnerships with area high schools, almost 3,000 high school students take dual‐credit courses, simultaneously earning both high school and college credits. PFW is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Learn more about us at
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