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The Music Research Nexus

The University of Georgia, Hugh Hodgson School of Music

Position Vacancy
The Pennsylvania State University, School of Music
Director, School of Music, Associate or Full Professor (tenured)
Candidates must have the academic background to be tenured within the School of Music and administrative experience aligned with the position.
Position Expectations:
The School of Music Director oversees the academic and administrative functions of a comprehensive School of Music, working with students, staff, faculty, and college leadership to develop and sustain strategic alliances, partnerships, and collaborations to broaden impact and promote a culture of research and creative activity. The ideal candidate will be able to sustain a culture of anti-racism and anti-oppression while using an inquiry-based and collaborative-based approach to leadership, research, creative practice, strategic planning, team building, and implementation.
Applications Must Include:
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for four references. Address in your cover letter how equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging relate to your leadership experience.
URL to Complete Application:
Applications Will Be Reviewed Starting:
December 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position will be July 1, 2023.
Inquiries About the Position Should Be Directed to:
Darrin Thornton,
Institutional Information:
The School of Music takes pride in its student-centered philosophy and the quality of the individualized instruction provided by its 54 full-time faculty, 11 part-time/online instructors, guest artists, and scholars. Enrolling approximately 325 students, the school offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in a wide range of programs, guiding students to become performers, teachers, and scholars. Among undergraduate students, the majority are music education majors, and the school serves an additional 1,000 students annually in academic courses designed to fulfill general education arts requirements for the University. The School of Music enrolls approximately 75 graduate students in master’s and doctoral programs.

The College of Arts and Architecture believes diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are essential to our professional, leadership, and public service efforts and encourages applications from women, underrepresented minorities, and individuals who have been historically marginalized within higher education and the arts.
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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