Assistant Professor in Music Education

Position Announcement:

Music Education (General)

The University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Music Education (General) to begin 1 July 2022. The Department of Music Teaching and Learning offers general, instrumental, and vocal undergraduate majors in music education; Master of Music and Master of Arts degrees (which may be combined with initial certification coursework); a summers-only option for master’s degrees; and two doctoral degrees, DMA and PhD. The department values intellectual rigor and practical musicianship skills.

We seek a candidate who will actively pursue research and creative activities to achieve national and international prominence in music education, and who will add to the strengths of our current faculty. The department welcomes applications from a broad range of scholars who demonstrate a forward-thinking approach to research and practice. Areas of interest/experience may include urban education; equity, access, and inclusion; technology and music production; and community engagement, with research experience/expertise in qualitative or mixed methods.

Responsibilities: Teach general music methods (including secondary general), supervise student teachers, advise undergraduate and graduate students in music education, teach graduate courses, advise graduate research.

Requirements: Completed doctorate preferred (ABD considered); record of pre-collegiate and collegiate teaching, record of scholarship and creative work relative to career stage, and commitment to excellence in teaching.

Review of applications begins on 18 October 2021. To receive full consideration, please submit: a letter of application, and curriculum vitae via attachments, with the subject Music Education Search followed by Your Name to Please also arrange for three current confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to the same address.

The Eastman School of Music seeks to create a musical community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. We encourage applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and demonstrates a commitment to issues of diversity, inclusion, access, and equity in higher education. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourage applications from groups who have been historically underrepresented in higher education.