Southern Methodist University — Lecturer in Music Therapy, Non-Tenure Track

Position Num. 53310

The Division of Music invites nominations and applications for an opportunity to be involved in the shaping of a dynamic curriculum in music therapy. Creative energy, intellectual strength, a broad-ranging repertoire and teaching interests are essential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds. The candidate selected will be expected to be a significant partner in connecting the Department of Music Therapy to an increasingly diverse and globally-connected community at the university and in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.

A master’s or doctorate in music therapy and current board-certification in music therapy. A demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, clinical supervision and clinical expertise, as well as service to the professional association. Experience teaching graduate or undergraduate courses dealing with clinical populations and methods is highly desired. Position begins August 1, 2018.

Please submit the following: letter of application highlighting qualifications, complete curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. The Division uses Interfolio ByCommittee for application and digital uploads. Use the following link to apply and upload materials:

If you have a need to mail any materials, those can be sent to: Dr. David Mancini, P.O. Box 750356, Dallas TX 75275. To ensure full consideration for the position, applications must be postmarked by December 1, 2017, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The committee will notify applicants of its employment decision at the completion of the search. Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

Department of Music Therapy, Division of Music
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