Assistant/Associate Professor in Music Therapy
The Department of Music, Theatre & Dance in the Fulton School of Liberal Arts is accepting applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor in Music Therapy. This is a full-time, tenure-track, ten-month position at Salisbury University, an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.
Primary Job Duties: Teaching responsibilities for this full-time, tenure-track position will include undergraduate courses in Music Therapy and may include general music courses or applied lessons as appropriate. This position will oversee our new Music Therapy curriculum and ensure its compliance with University, National Association of Schools of Music, and American Music Therapy Association standards. The successful candidate will supervise students completing clinical work and internships, advise music majors, and provide general service to the department and University. Candidates with experience teaching applied piano at the University level are preferred.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree (or higher) in Music Therapy. CBMT Board Certification. Evidence of three years of successful professional clinical experience. Evidence of successful teaching at the University level. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. or ABD in Music Therapy. If ABD, doctoral degree must be completed before hire date. Evidence of successful applied teaching (piano preferred) at the University level. Evidence of promising scholarship and/or creative activity. Evidence of promising professional connections and national visibility. Ability to recruit undergraduate music therapy majors.
Applications received by November 4, 2022, will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 15th, 2023. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.
To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) a letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) teaching philosophy; 4) diversity statement that discusses demonstrated efforts and accomplishments; and 5) the names and contact information of at least three professional references. If you have any questions about the position, please contact Dr. William Folger, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected].
This position is based in Salisbury, MD. Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 60 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News & World Report, the Princeton Review and other publications. SU has 440 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.
The diverse and varied Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts plays a vital role in the academic experience of nearly every Salisbury University student, offering programs in the visual and performing arts, the humanities, and the social sciences. The Fulton School is the largest academic unit at Salisbury University in terms of numbers of programs, students, and faculty. Since its endowment in 1989, the Fulton School has been synonymous with high-quality liberal arts education for students and community members over their lifetimes. We are a cornerstone of community cultural programming through our academic departments, committees, and outreach programs.
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