Assistant/Associate Professor, Music Education 498788

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Assistant/Associate Professor, Music Education 498788

Position Type: Faculty

Position Number: 498788

Department: Music

Job Summary/Basic Function:
Job Summary:
The Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music at Lamar University seeks highly qualified applicants for the tenure-track position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Music Education. The Music Education faculty member is responsible for teaching all undergraduate and graduate courses relating to elementary music education and concepts in music education. Additionally, the position requires the coordination of our OAKE-endorsed summer Kodaly program. Non-instructional duties include coordinating the music education program, acting as the departmental liaison to the College of Education for matters related to curriculum requirements and development, conducting regular assessment reports for the university and the state, and supervising the department's clinical (student) teachers.

Position Specifications in Addition to the Above Described:

  • Advise undergraduate and graduate music education majors as needed.
  • Recruitment of qualified music educators for the graduate music education degree, especially our Master of Music Education with Kodaly Certification program.
  • Observe the department's clinical (student) teachers.
  • Serve as the music department's representative on the university's Educator Preparation Council.
  • Work in close cooperation with the Field Experience Office to place clinical (student) teachers in an appropriate learning environment.
  • Other research and service activities.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Master’s degree in music education required. Doctorate or ABD in music education required for a tenure-earning appointment. State-level teaching certification and experience as a music educator at the primary or secondary level required.

    Lamar faculty are evaluated annually in the areas of teaching, research and creative activity, and service.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Preferred Qualifications:
    Certification and experience as a Kodály Educator strongly preferred. Collegiate-level teaching experience preferred.

    Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas SB 805, Section 657.003.

    Security Sensitive Statement:
    This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

    Salary: Commensurate

    Work Hours:

    Posting Date: 12/06/2017

    Close Date:

    Open Until Filled: Yes

    Special Instructions:
    Review of applications will begin February 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

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    Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.





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    Posted: 2/6/2018
    Application Due: 4/9/2018
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