Full-Time Lecturer - Instrumental Music Education - Department of Music

Cleveland, Ohio
Mar 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Start Date: 2017-18 Academic year

Responsibilities: Duties will include teaching undergraduate courses in instrumental music education methods and directing the Spartan Marching Band. Other duties, dependent on qualifications and departmental needs, may include teaching additional undergraduate and graduate courses. The teaching load is 3 courses/semester, totalling 6 courses/year

Requirements: Applicants must have at minimum A.B.D. status in a doctoral program in Music Education, as well as a minimum of three years documented successful public school teaching experience and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Preferred qualifications include: a background in research methods; experience in wind conducting; college teaching experience; and receipt of doctorate by date of appointment.

About the Music Department at CWRU: The successful candidate for this position will add to a vibrant team of music scholars, artists, and educators. CWRU and The Cleveland Institute of Music cooperate in a Joint Music Program, providing students with the advantages of both a conservatory and a major research university. The two institutions share a campus setting in University Circle, together with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Music Settlement, and over twenty other cultural organizations.

Application: Applications received prior to May 9, 2017 will be given full consideration. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, scholarly writing sample, and three current letters of recommendation sent independently by each letter writer:

Dr. Nathan Kruse

Music Education Lecturer Search

Department of Music

Case Western Reserve University

10900 Euclid Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44106-7105

Materials may also be sent via e-mail to Laura Stauffer, Department Adminstrator, at lls3@case.edu, with subject line: Music Education Lecturer Search.

After initial review, applicants may be requested to submit a video sample of recent teaching and/or a transcript of highest degree received. 

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of under-represented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case by case basis.

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