Position: Instrumental Music Education (fulltime, tenure-track)

Duties: Teaching music education courses at the undergraduate and masters levels; demonstrated research agenda in music education; continuing/expanding scholarship to achieve national visibility; teaching courses in instrumental methods and other music education courses related to the candidate's expertise, providing creative and energetic leadership for band and orchestra music education programs, contributing to student recruitment efforts, developing and maintaining relationships with state and regional music educators, supervising student teachers, serve as guest conductor for concert band ensembles, advising undergraduate and graduate music education majors, participating  in departmental activities appropriate for a faculty member at a major research university. Other duties as defined by the Director of the School of Music.

Qualifications Required: Completed doctorate or ABD, including masters in music education or commensurate experience.  In addition a high-level scholarship, demonstrated research agenda in music education, and demonstrable success in teaching instrumental music education at the secondary public school level (minimum of 5 years) as well as higher education teaching.  Doctorate required for tenure consideration.

Rank and Salary: Assistant Professor; salary competitive.

Contract Period:                     August 2017-May 2018

The University: Texas Christian University is an independent university with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. TCU’s School of Music is a fully accredited institutional member of NASM with 72 full- and part-time faculty members and approximately 300 undergraduate and graduate music majors. The School of Music provides a wide range of opportunities for music and intellectual growth offering BM, BME, BA, MM, MME, and DMA degrees as well as the Artist Diploma study. The School of Music is one of six arts units housed within the College of Fine Arts. TCU is a major private university where teaching is as important as research and scholarship. The 16th largest city in the U.S., Fort Worth is a thriving community of more than 800,000, and is strongly committed to the support of all the arts.  TCU seeks candidates dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship, service and professional development. We strive to make appointments that will bring academic recognition to the University and support our work to create a more diverse and inclusive campus community.  TCU values diversity, equity, and inclusion as necessary elements of academic excellence in higher education..

Applications: Only online applications will be accepted. Applications should include a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, programs, additional references, copies of publications and/or other examples of scholarship and teaching success, three confidential letters of recommendation emailed directly from the reviewer or dossier service to hremployment@tcu.edu.  Finalists may be asked to submit additional materials.  Only electronic materials will be accepted. Uploading instructions are available at https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty. Application review will begin November 15, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.  Date of appointment: August 2017. 

Ms. Jacqulyn Curry                  
TCU Human Resources
TCU Box 298200
Fort Worth, Texas 76129

As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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