This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: College/University
The Department of Music in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences invites nominations and applications for the position of assistant professor of choral music education/assistant director of choral activities.
Reporting to the chair of the department, the assistant professor of choral music education/assistant director of choral activities position requires teaching, service, and research responsibilities as well as a terminal degree. We seek an effective, enthusiastic instructor of choral music education whose primary duties will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses related to K-12 teacher preparation in music education and choral conducting, directing the University Singers, and supervising student teaching. Additional duties include recruiting, participating in outreach and service responsibilities, and maintaining an active agenda of research and creative activity. The position is a 9-month tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
• Earned doctorate by August 1, 2014
• Minimum of 3 years of full-time K-12 music teaching
• Demonstrated ability to direct choral ensembles
• Demonstrated knowledge of current methodology and research in music education
• Demonstrated knowledge of voice pedagogy and its effective application in a variety of settings
• Demonstrated potential to establish a scholarly research agenda
• Full-time college level teaching experience
Screening of applications begins October 15, 2013, and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2014. Candidates must submit electronically: letter of application which specifically addresses the Required and Preferred Qualifications; detailed curriculum vita including a list of courses or subject areas previously taught or within the candidate's ability to teach; links to online video of a recent performance and rehearsal (front view of conductor preferred); video or audio sample of informal or formal solo vocal performance (recent preferred); scholarly writing sample; list of five references with complete contact information; and graduate transcripts verifying academic qualifications (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for initial screening). Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications and applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications should be sent to:
Dr. Allen Henderson, Search Chair, Search #67099
Department of Music
Georgia Southern University
Electronic mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or www.georgiasouthern.edu/music. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. Georgia is an Open Records state. Georgia Southern University is an AA/EO institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Associate Provost.