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Assistant Professor, Music Education

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Work type: Faculty 9-Month
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Faculty

Jacksonville State University 

Assistant Professor, Music Education 

The David L. Walters Department of Music of Jacksonville State University’s College of Arts and Humanities is seeking to hire a scholar for an Assistant Professor, Music Education.  

The Assistant Professor of Music Education has responsibilities in teaching undergraduate courses such as Introduction to Music Education, Elementary Music Materials and Methods, and Secondary Choral Music Materials and Methods in addition to supervising practicum students and interns. Graduate teaching of courses such as Foundations of Music Education is also required. and graduate vocal/choral music education courses, and supervising practicum students and interns.  This position will provide educational services to traditional and non-traditional students during the day or evening. The Assistant Professor may be required to teach courses within their concentration area on campus, off-campus, online courses and possible videoconferencing depending on need of location. 

Applicants must have an earned Doctoral degree in Music Education or a related field by the appointment date.  Experience in teaching elementary general music education and/or choral music education is required. Additionally, the candidate should demonstrate the potential for a robust scholarship/research agenda. Experience teaching at the college level is desirable, but not required.  The ability to direct a choral ensemble as a secondary area, however, is preferred. 

The position has an anticipated start date of August 2022. 

Founded in 1883, Jacksonville State University is a learning-centered university in Jacksonville, Alabama, whose mission is to provide distinctive educational, cultural and social experiences for a diverse student population.  

Located in the Appalachian foothills of northeast Alabama, approximately midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU is home to more than 9,200 students representing 44 countries. As a learning-centered university, it strives to challenge students academically in a responsive environment, meeting their educational, career and personal goals. As an academic institution, it seeks to produce broadly educated graduates prepared for global engagement. As a public, comprehensive university, it promotes excellence in scholarly and service activities consistent with its academic and professional strengths. For a complete list of Goals, Core Values and Strategies to fulfill this Mission, go to 

Academically JSU offers 95 academic programs and concentrations, including bachelor's, master's, post-baccalaureate, doctoral and advanced certificate programs in a variety of disciplines that prepare graduates for meaningful careers and ongoing education.  More than 40 online programs are offered.  The University features seven colleges on its 459-acre campus - Arts and Humanities; Business and Industry; Education and Professional Studies; Health Professions and Wellness; Social and Behavioral Sciences; Science and Mathematics; and Library. Most academic programs have discipline-specific accreditations, a reflection of their quality and JSU’s commitment to excellence. 

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