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The Music Research Nexus

The University of Georgia, Hugh Hodgson School of Music

Position Vacancy
Northern Kentucky University School of the Arts
Assistant Professor of Music Education (Choral)
Doctorate in Music Education (ABD Considered)
Position Expectations:
The School of the Arts at Northern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Music Education – Choral, beginning Fall 2020. Faculty responsibilities include teaching; research/creative activity; program, school, and university level service; and academic mentoring/advising. As a NASM accredited program, teaching responsibilities adhere to loads as prescribed by NASM.

Primary Responsibilities:

Teach undergraduate courses in choral music education; recruit for the music program through teaching and creative activity; supervise choral music education student teachers; oversee choral music education field experience placements at the elementary, middle school and high school level; serve on program, school, and university level committees; and other courses as assigned based on areas of expertise (e.g., general and vocal music/elementary methods, conducting, ensembles, applied teaching, ensemble accompanying, etc.). Continued research/creative activity in the field of Music Education is expected. The music program is open to innovative and broad skill sets that may benefit our program in unexpected ways.

  1. Doctorate in Music Education (ABD considered).
  2. A minimum of 3 years successful teaching and recruiting experience at the secondary level.
  3. Collegiate level teaching experience (preferred)
  4. Record of scholarship that includes an established or emerging record of publications and/or presentations at state/national conferences.
  5. Knowledge regarding multiple pedagogical methods, curriculum, and assessment.
Additionally, the candidate is expected to develop partnerships with local P-12 schools and must remain current within the music discipline and apply continued knowledge towards course instruction, provide mentorship along with fellow faculty to music students, maintain office hours to be accessible to students and staff, maintain grades and submit mid-term and/or final grades through myNKU by established University deadlines, and work cooperatively with faculty in the SOTA and NKU education department.
Applications Must Include:
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Philosophy
Diversity Statement

Please do not send transcripts or audio/video materials at this time. Further materials may be requested at a later date.

Candidates should submit materials electronically through Northern Kentucky University’s website portal

Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law
URL to Complete Application:
Application Deadline:
December 1, 2019
Applications Will Be Reviewed Starting:
October 21, 2019
Inquiries About the Position Should Be Directed to:
Dr. Danielle Todd;
Institutional Information:
The School of the Arts at Northern Kentucky University offers a wide array of degree programs in the visual and performing arts. The music program within the School of the Arts offers the B.M.E. in Music Education, the B.M in Performance, Jazz Studies, and Composition, and the B.A. in Music with tracks in audio production and music technology. The music program is a fully accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. See the music web site at for additional information.

Located seven miles from downtown Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky University is a 14,000-student nationally recognized metropolitan university committed to active engagement with the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati region of nearly two million people. Greater Cincinnati has one of the most vibrant and multifaceted cultural scenes in the Midwest, with The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops, The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati Ballet, a large community of working artists, musicians and designers and a variety of theaters. It offers an outstanding quality of life and an affordable cost of living. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, but especially from individuals who contribute to the diversity of our academic community.
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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