University of Dayton — Music Therapy Lecturer

The Department of Music at the University of Dayton invites applications for a full-time, 9-month position in Music Therapy at the rank of Lecturer (renewable). The successful candidate will join a well-established undergraduate Music Therapy program, with a faculty of three full-time and several part-time music therapists, and a total enrollment of approximately 40 students. Students and faculty enjoy a wide variety of opportunities for clinical practice and research, thanks to an on-campus clinic program and community partnerships with medical, rehabilitative, and educational facilities in the Dayton area.

Music Therapy is currently the largest enrolled program in a Department of Music that offers Bachelor of Music degrees in Music Composition, Music Education, Music Performance, and Music Therapy, as well as a Bachelor of Arts Degree with concentrations in Music Studies, Jazz Studies, and Ethnomusicology. Music and Music Technology minors are also offered.

Possible teaching assignments for this position include individual and group practicum supervision (both on and off campus), music therapy methods, research, and graduate-level courses for a Master of Music Therapy degree program with a music psychotherapy emphasis that is currently under development.

The qualified applicant will have a Master’s degree in music therapy or a closely related field, national board certification (MT-BC) or international equivalent, at least five years of full-time or equivalent part-time clinical experience in music therapy, collegiate teaching experience, successful experience supervising music therapy students in clinical settings, ability to guide student research, professional competency on piano and guitar, with advanced competency on at least one of the two as established in the American Music Therapy Association Advanced Competencies. For a complete list of qualifications and to apply, please go to Applications must be received by December 1, 2017.