Assistant Professor of Music Education - Instrumental (Band)

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Assistant Professor of Music Education - Instrumental (Band)

Job ID: 222508
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month tenure track Assistant Professor of Music Education - Instrumental (Band) faculty position beginning August 2021.

Job responsibilities will include teaching appropriate courses in the music education sequence, supervising student teachers, and conduct university ensembles as needed. Additional responsibilities, as prescribed, will be based on the candidate's strengths and academic needs of the School of Music. The School of Music is interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through teaching, performing, and mentoring. The candidate will serve as part of a collaborative music education team with specialists in band, choir, orchestra, general music, and research.

Required Qualifications

    Completion of an earned terminal degree in the field of music education (Ph.D., Ed.D., D.M.A. or foreign equivalent). A minimum of 3 years of K-12 public school teaching (band) at the middle and/or high school levels. A record of excellence in teaching instrumental music (band) with expertise ranging from beginning to advanced level pedagogy.

Preferred Qualifications
The qualified candidate for the Assistant Professor of Instrumental Music Education will possess substantial knowledge of trends in the field of music education and public education, including instrumental pedagogy, educational literature and technology, and inclusive practices in the classroom. The qualified candidate should demonstrate evidence of scholarly contributions to the field of music education through publications, presentations, and/or conducting, and demonstrate a record of community engagement and service to the profession.

Required Documents to Attach
    Cover letter Curriculum Vitae
  1. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)
  2. List of references (minimum 3) Philosophy of Teaching 20-minute video of secondary teaching

Apply Before Date
To guarantee consideration, applications must be received by February 1, 2021.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Alison Mann, Chair Search Committee, Associate Professor of Choral Music Education, Program Coordinator for Music Education, [email protected].

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at [email protected]. For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at [email protected].

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

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Job No:
Posted: 2/10/2021
Application Due: 4/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time