Full-Time Lecturer in Choral Music Education - Department of Music

Cleveland, Ohio
Apr 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Start Date: Fall 2017 semester (1-semester sabbatical replacement appointment only)

Responsibilities: Duties will include directing the Case Concert Choir, as well as teaching undergraduate courses to include: 1) choral music education methods and materials, and 2) basic skills and pedagogy for voice. The total teaching load is 3 courses for the Fall 2017 semester.

Requirements: Applicants must have at minimum A.B.D. status in a doctoral program in Music Education, documented college teaching experience in choral methods and vocal skills/pedagogy courses, documented college choral conducting experience, a minimum of 3 years documented successful school music teaching experience, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. State and Federal criminal background checks may be required, in order to access public school music programs.

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 June 1st, 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

Choral 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, conducting, 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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