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Visiting Assistant Professor of Music – Choral Music Education - Coe College

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Cedar Rapids, IA
Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Music – Choral Music Education
Deadline: April 1, 2019
Posted: March 6, 2019

Job Description / Duties

POSITION: Visiting Assistant Professor of Music – Choral Music Education. This is a one-year appointment with the possibility for renewal. The position begins August 1, 2019. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will oversee the Choral area of the department and the Choral Music Education program. Teaching duties will include directing the top, mixed choral ensemble (the Coe Concert Choir) and teaching Music Education courses. Expectations also include actively recruiting students for the Music Education program, building and developing the Choral area of the department, and establishing positive relationships with area school music educators. Additional responsibilities may include teaching Applied Voice, Voice-related courses, or other Music or music-related General Education courses dependent upon the candidate’s experience, interests, and departmental needs.

QUALIFICATIONS: A master’s degree in music is required and an earned doctorate or ABD is preferred. Candidates must have at least one degree in Music Education and have three or more years of successful Pre-K to 12 public school teaching experience. College-level teaching experience is desirable. Successful candidates will provide experience and proven excellence as a choral conductor and a strong commitment to music education at all levels.

THE COLLEGE: Coe College is a private liberal arts college located in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. It is ranked among the top 20 percent of all colleges and universities in the United States. Because of the superb networking and internship opportunities we provide, The Princeton Review recently named Coe on the nation’s Top 15 Best Schools for Internships. In fact, 100% of students are guaranteed an internship, research project, or off-campus study experience. Our low student-to-faculty ratio means students have access to accomplished, knowledgeable professors who are interested in their success.

THE DEPARTMENT: The Music Department is a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). The department offers several degree options for its students, including: Bachelor of Arts in Music, Bachelor of Music in Music Education (Instrumental and Vocal), Bachelor of Music in Performance (Instrumental, Keyboard, and Vocal), and Bachelor of Music in Composition.

APPLICATIONS: Applications must be received no later than April 1, 2019. Interested candidates should complete an online application form at:, and upload the following items: Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, three current Letters of Recommendation, and contact information for three references (may be the same persons as Recommendation Letters). The search committee will begin screening applications as they are received through April 1, 2019. Coe is committed to fostering a multicultural environment and encourages applications from individuals who will help fulfill that goal. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and diverse perspectives and aim to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity. Coe College is an equal opportunity employer.

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