Assistant Professor of Music Education

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Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Music Education

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Job Location:

San Marcos


School of Music

Position Description:

The School of Music at Texas State University seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the area music education string specialist.

The successful candidate will be expected to 1) Teach undergraduate courses in string music education and violin applied study, graduate courses in areas of expertise, and other courses as needed; 2) Supervise student teachers and graduate-level capstone projects; 3) Maintain a record of scholarly/research activity, outreach programs, and make substantive professional contributions in the field of music education; 4) Participate in university, community, and professional service. Specific duties are assigned by the Director. All positions are subject to availability of funds.

Required Qualifications:

Doctorate in music education or equivalent degree.
Success as a music educator with a minimum of two years of secondary-level classroom string teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated knowledge and experience teaching string orchestra and/or string techniques in a group setting.
Evidence of successful string applied lesson teaching.
Experience in Suzuki instructional techniques and supervising student teachers.

Application Procedures:

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered,

To ensure full consideration, please submit the following by March 5, 2021: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references.

Semi-finalists will be asked to submit transcripts, teaching and solo performance videos, and other supporting materials as designated by the search committee.

Proposed Start Date:

Fall 2021

Review Date:


Open Until Filled?:


Legal Notices:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System.

Why Work at Texas State?:

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

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Posted: 3/4/2021
Application Due: 3/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time