College of Fine and Applied Arts: Assistant Professor (Music Education) - School of Music (F1700151

Champaign, IL
Oct 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor (Music Education)
School of Music
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois combines its long and established reputation in Music Education with an ongoing commitment to comprehensive, dynamic, and relevant programs of study. We are looking for a highly motivated, creative person with teaching expertise, a well-articulated agenda for scholarly productivity, and potential for leadership in the field. This person will join an energetic faculty that values collaboration, innovation, and inclusion in its work of preparing music teachers and music teacher educators.

Teaching responsibilities include courses related to string methods, with additional courses or ensembles contingent upon candidate's expertise, interest, and area needs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additional duties include committee service, advising and recruiting activities, and participation in the ongoing work of the music education division and the school. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in music education (or equivalent) by August 16, 2018, successful elementary or secondary music teaching, and an emerging or established record of scholarship in music education.

To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by October 31, 2017. Review of submissions will begin immediately and continue until a successful candidate is selected. For a full position description and to apply, please create your candidate profile at and upload the following: letter of application, research statement, teaching philosophy, curriculum vita, and three letters of reference by October 31, 2017.

Please direct any inquiries to Gina Moton, Human Resource Specialist, School of Music at or (217) 244-3084.

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The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit

College Name or Administrative Unit: Fine and Applied Arts
Category: Faculty and Other Academic
Title: College of Fine and Applied Arts: Assistant Professor (Music Education) - School of Music (F1700151)
Open Date: 10/10/2017
Organization Name: Music