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Faculty Position FY14-31
October 21, 2013 

Position Title
Assistant Professor of Music Education with Choral Emphasis

Hiring Unit

Job Description
Duties of the Assistant Professor may include teaching undergraduate and graduate music education courses, in addition to developing curriculum; directing graduate research in music education; supervising student teachers; conducting a choral ensemble; serving as a liaison between the university and area middle and high school music programs; contributing to the general education and service missions of the University; and other duties as assigned.  

Applicants should have a PhD or EdD in Music Education with a Choral Emphasis and at least three years of public secondary school teaching experience.  Applicants who have completed all requirements for the doctorate will be considered.  Applicants should have an interested in teaching at a university that places a high level of importance on music teacher preparation; should demonstrate understanding of contemporary music education philosophies, methodologies and issues, in addition to curriculum development; and should be willing to build partnerships with area public school teachers and programs. 

Terms of Appointment
Full-time, tenure-track, academic-year (nine-month) appointment beginning August 2014.

Source of Funds

Salary commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience.  Excellent benefits package included.

Application Process
Submit letter of application, transcripts, CV, and a minimum of 3 current letters of recommendation (with current telephone numbers) to: 

     Dr. Deborah A. Smith, Search Committee Co-Chair
     Department of Music
     Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
     Campus Box 1771
     Edwardsville, IL  62026-1771.

Application Deadline
Application reviews will begin November 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.


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Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status in violation of Title VII.

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