The Northwestern University Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music invites applications and nominations for a full-time, tenure-eligible position in Music Education to begin September 1, 2020. Appointment will be made at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Area of specialization is open, however the ideal candidate will complement current faculty’s curricular and scholarly strengths and will be committed to music education as both a practical and academic discipline.
Required: 1) applicants must hold a doctoral degree in Music Education and demonstrate an ongoing commitment to one or more lines of significant, innovative, and forward-looking research as demonstrated through publications and national/international professional activities; 2) successful primary and/or secondary school teaching experience and demonstrated effectiveness teaching music at university undergraduate and graduate levels; 3) evidence of innovative teaching that, e.g., explores the nexus between music education and other disciplines, explores new models of music learning and learning environments, or examines music education’s role in preparing professional musicians.
Responsibilities: 1) teaching, research, and service activities consistent with those of a large school of music within a research university; 2) teach undergraduate- and graduate-level core courses in music education as well as other courses and seminars in the applicant’s area(s) of expertise and scholarly interest; 3) supervise graduate research projects and direct/advise dissertations in line with Northwestern University’s mission as a major research institution; 4) maintain a high level of professional visibility through ongoing contributions to scholarly research and professional leadership in the field.
Screening will begin October 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit: 1) letter of application; 2) curriculum vitae; and 3) names and contact information of three persons qualified to serve as references. Please direct questions to Dr. Sarah Bartolome, Search Committee Chair, at . Please read ALL instructions and make preparations before proceeding to the application page:
Applications will only be accepted via online submission (see link below).
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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 37020
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