Assistant/Associate Professor in Music Industry and Commercial Music

Augusta University
Summerville Campus

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Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Music Industry and Commercial Music
Location: Summerville Campus
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 230411
Job Information Job ID# 230411Position # 20010415 The Department of Music at Augusta University seeks a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Music who specializes in Music Industry and Commercial Music. Appointment to begin in August 2022. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate music industry courses as needed, design and implementation of a new music industry/commercial music bachelor’s degree, curriculum planning, assessment, and new course development. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience and connections in global music industries, music administration, entrepreneurship, management, marketing, copyright law and tour promotion. The successful candidate will maintain a robust record of research, scholarship, and/or creative activity.College Marketing Statement Augusta, GA is growing and thriving with its greater-metropolitan area approaching half a million with beautiful nature in arm’s reach. Located on the south bank of the Savannah River, midway between the Great Smoky Mountains and coastal beaches; Augusta is within a few hours of the cultural centers of Atlanta, Asheville, Savannah, Athens, Columbia, Greenville, and Charleston. The Morris Museum of Art, the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, the Jessye Norman School of the Arts, and performing arts events at The Miller Theater, The Imperial Theater, and the James Brown Arena establish a rich cultural milieu. And of course Augusta is home to the world-renowned Masters Golf Tournament.Due to a $100 million contribution from the state of Georgia, Augusta is now becoming one of the leading centers for cyber security in the nation. This is bringing a huge influx of leading edge businesses and investments, further transforming cultural activities, including arts and design, providing new jobs, and energizing the historical downtown district.AU is committed to excellence through diversity in our student body and faculty, and thus strongly encourages women and minorities to apply.Department Marketing Statement Augusta University is a student-centered comprehensive research university and academic health center with over 9,000 students and 1,200 faculty members committed to providing leadership and excellence in teaching, discovery, clinical care, and service. The Department of Music is a full member of NASM and enjoys excellent institutional support. Degrees offered in music are: Bachelor of Arts in Music, Bachelor of Music in Music Education, and Bachelor of Music in Performance, with instrumental, vocal, jazz studies, and keyboard tracks.Minimum Requirements The successful candidate must have:Terminal degree in appropriate field.Past and current research experience and/or teaching experience relating to industry trends, technological advancements, global initiatives relating to digital music, and intellectual property rights.Demonstrated potential to attract and retain quality undergraduate music students.Demonstrated potential for teaching effectiveness with diverse student populations.Demonstrated scholarship/creative activity appropriate to the discipline at the national/international level that shows promise of continuation.Preferred Qualifications Preferred qualifications include:Practical experience in commercial music performance.Record of collegiate teaching experience in recording techniques and technology.Proficiency with professional software, sound design and engineering.Experience teaching online at the university level.Potential for securing external funding.Conditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a background check review. The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript. Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.How To Apply Interested candidates must apply online at Please upload a cover letter describing your teaching, scholarship, and other relevant experience; a curriculum vitae; graduate school transcripts; and the names and contact information of three professional references as one PDF document.Questions may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Robert Foster, in the Department of Music at [email protected] or 706-737-1453.The committee will begin reviewing applications on November 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

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