Assistant or Associate Professor of Music and Human Learning; Tenure-Track

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Assistant or Associate Professor of Music and Human Learning; Tenure-Track

Austin, TX
Open Date:
Sep 26, 2018

Teach courses in the undergraduate music teacher preparation program and in the graduate program in music and human learning (including undergraduate courses in the children’s musical development, music in special education, music in underserved communities, and graduate courses in the successful candidate’s areas of expertise); serve on graduate committees; supervise theses and dissertations; participate in the work of the Center for Music Learning. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a record of professional research activity appropriate for tenure at a Tier 1 research university.


Doctorate required. We seek candidates who are superb musicians and teachers, and whose areas of teaching expertise complement those of existing faculty, with a particular interest in the psychology of learning, the musical development of children, and music education in inclusive classrooms. Candidates should have a strong record of or potential for research, as well as evidence of successful teaching at the college level and in primary or secondary schools (minimum of three years of full-time public school teaching).

Application Instructions:

Review of applications begins October 29, 2018. Applications will continue to be accepted after this date and the position will remain open until filled.

Applications should include:

- Cover Letter

- Curriculum Vitae

- Complete contact information for three references

Please do not submit additional supporting materials unless requested by the search committee. All documents must be uploaded through this Interfolio portal:

Inquiries only may be directed to: [email protected]

The University of Texas at Austin ranks among the finest universities in the country. The Butler School of Music, comprising some 90 faculty and approximately 640 music students, has an outstanding reputation for its performance and academic programs. Degree plans range from the bachelors to the doctoral level. The faculty in Music and Human Learning is devoted to deepening our understanding of all aspects of music in the human experience (perception, performance, teaching and learning, and the roles of music in culture) and fostering the development of outstanding professionals in all dimensions of music teaching and research. The Butler School of Music is committed to cultivating an inclusive, equitable, and welcoming community and to increasing the diversity of its faculty, students, and curricula. We welcome applicants who can help achieve these objectives. The Austin area, known for its beauty and comfortable lifestyle, also provides many cultural advantages through its numerous arts organizations and is home to a very active and creative music scene.




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Posted: 1/7/2019
Application Due: 3/7/2019
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