Miami University — Visiting Assistant Professor / Instructor, Choral Music Education

Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor to teach undergraduate courses in choral music education that may include choral practicum, lab choir, and conducting; supervise student teachers and coordinate field experiences in public schools; and conduct one or two of the university’s choral ensembles. Additional course teaching assignments are dependent upon the qualifications of the candidate and departmental needs. The candidate will work closely with the Director of Choral Activities to implement activities and goals for the choral program including the recruitment of undergraduate music education majors, as well as non-music majors for the choral music program, and provide service to the institution and to the profession.

The Department of Music at Miami University is housed within the College of Creative Arts, a division that also comprises the departments of Architecture + Interior Design, Art, Emerging Technology in Business and Design (ETBD), and Theatre. The department has a long history of preparing professional music educators, scholars, composers, and performers. We foster a comprehensive music curriculum served by a group of dedicated and passionate artist-teachers. Miami University is committed to cultural diversity and the ability to work with diverse individuals and groups.

Master’s degree in Music by date of appointment for appointment as Instructor; doctoral degree in Music by date of appointment for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor; minimum of three years of choral ensemble teaching experience at the middle or high school levels.

Position not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Consideration may be given to candidates with demonstrated success teaching at the college level, as well as demonstrated success leading pre-collegiate ensembles.

Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and statement of teaching philosophy to https://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/499854/visiting-assistant-professorinstructor-choral-music-education. Department may request letters of recommendation from references listed in the application. Other material may be requested of final candidates at a later date including video recordings of rehearsals/concerts and concert programs. Inquiries may be directed to Jeremy D. Jones, Chair of the Search Committee, at jeremyd.jones@miamioh.edu.

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Benefit Eligible: Yes

Screening of applications will begin March 22, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

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