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18 Jan 2018

Full-Time Assistant Professor of Music Education, Tenure Track

Western Michigan University  Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

Western Michigan University

Job Description

Assistant Professor, Instrumental Music Education, Tenure Track, Western Michigan University

Teach courses in instrumental music education
Oversee instrumental music education internships
Supervise and teach instrument methods courses
Further responsibilities may include conducting a concert band and/or assisting with band program administration
Collaborate with other faculty; engage in service and recruitment activities
Other teaching and non-teaching assignments determined by departmental needs and applicant qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctorate in music education (PhD or EdD) completed or anticipated by time of appointment
Three years K-12 music teaching experience
Demonstrated record of professional activities and research involving music education
Strong interpersonal, communication, and collaborative skills

Desired Qualifications:
Five or more years K-12 music teaching experience
Previous teaching experience at the collegiate level as the instructor of record
Substantial experience as the director of a high school or collegiate instrumental ensemble
Evidence of active engagement in research activities within the last three years.

Position URL:

Required Applicant Documents:
Cover letter highlighting qualifications
Curriculum Vitae
A list of references, including phone numbers
Three letters of recommendation

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please send 3 current letters of recommendation to:
Electronically (Interfolio preferred):
OR by mail:
Brad Wong, Director
WMU School of Music
1903 W Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5434

Additional Position Information:
Review of applications will begin on 2.01.18

External Closing Date:
Open Until Filled

Job Categories: Music. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts education, assistant professor, music, music education, teaching, and university. Salaries: Michigan.

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