The Department of Music at the University of New Hampshire is seeking applicants for a benefits-eligible, full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Music and Coordinator of Music Education (General Music Specialist).
The University of New Hampshire actively creates and nurtures a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences and cultural backgrounds pursue goals with mutual respect and a shared spirit of inquiry.
PRIMARYRESPONSIBILITIES: • Coordinate Music Education area (students, faculty, and curriculum). • Teach courses at all levels of the curriculum, including core and upper-level courses. Teach other classes dependent upon qualifications of candidate and departmental needs. • Serve as an innovative leader in music education, committed to increasing equity in, and access to, music education for all learners. • Maintain and build relationships with public school teachers in the state of New Hampshire. Actively participate in the New Hampshire Music Educators Association and other professional organizations. • Maintain a record of high-quality scholarship in the field of music education. • Perform service to the department and university by serving on committees, recruiting students, and other activities.
• Appropriate Doctorate (or equivalent extensive professional experience). ABD will be considered. • Public school teaching experience (3 years minimum). Collegiate teaching experience preferred. • Primary expertise in methods and materials for the general music classroom. • Preferred secondary emphasis on creativity/improvisation or arranging/composition of public school music materials. • Ability to interface with New Hampshire Department of Education and UNH Department of Education. • A commitment to sustain and advance the goals of the institution’s diversity of students, faculty, and staff.
About University of New Hampshire
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire's lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.