Assistant/Associate Professor of Choral Music Education

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jan 05, 2022
May 04, 2023
Full Time
Assistant/Associate Professor of Choral Music EducationThe Dewberry School of Music of George Mason University, one of the most diverse institutions in American higher education, seeks a dynamic Assistant or Associate Professor to serve in the area of Choral Music Education, starting August 2022. This is a full-time tenure-track 9-month position. Salary is commensurate with experience. Full benefits package provided. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Responsibilities:Teach music education courses at the undergraduate level. Teach online music education courses at the graduate level. Additional responsibilities include (a) recruiting undergraduate and graduate music education students, (b) supervising student teachers, (c) supervising graduate research, and (d) maintaining an active research agenda, and (e) supervising lab choir. The successful candidate will mentor future music educators and engage fully in the academic and artistic life of the Dewberry School, the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA), the University, and the community.Required Qualifications:Doctorate in Music Education or Conducting; andA minimum of three years full-time teaching experience at the K-12 level.Preferred Qualifications:College level teaching experience; andExperience with a variety of choral ensembles (e.g., mixed choir, gospel choir, show choir, others).

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and submit the following materials: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) unofficial transcripts, (4) names, email addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references, (5) link to a teaching video 20-30 minutes in length, (6) a personal statement that demonstrates the candidate's goals, experiences, and commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in artistic programming and teaching.

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