Assistant Professor of Music

Position ID: 44004
Location
Institution: 
Middle Georgia State University
College/Div/School: 
Media, Culture and Arts
Department: 
Music
Branch Campus: 
Macon, Georgia
Position Description
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 

 

10017833 Assistant Professor Of Music

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SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT: Media, Culture, & the Arts
PRIMARY LOCATION: Macon
POSITION: Faculty
JOB TYPE: Full Time
POSITION CLOSE DATE: Until Filled
DESCRIPTION:

Middle Georgia State University (MGA), a Unit of the University System of Georgia, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music position to support its innovative BA in Contemporary Musicianship. The recently modified Music program includes tracks in Performance (Classical or Commercial) and the Music Industry. The BA in Contemporary Musicianship is housed in MGA’s new School of Arts & Letters, which also has degree programs in Applied Art & Design, New Media & Communication, English, History, Modern Language, and Interdisciplinary Studies.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The position involves teaching a 4/4 course load (to include applied studio), scholarship, student advisement, and service. Travel among our campuses is expected. Teaching responsibilities may include day and/or evening classes, online and/or hybrid courses, and video-conference classes.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• A Doctorate in Music is required for the Assistant Professor line; candidates holding the Masters in Music may be considered for hire at the Lecturer level.

• Commitment to and experience in classical and non-classical music forms.

• Ability to teach a variety of courses in academic area of expertise.

• Interest in and commitment to supporting a young and innovative music program.

• Student-centered approach to teaching with a strong commitment to engagement.

• Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues.

• Strong communication, interpersonal, and time-management skills.

• Active involvement in scholarly and creative practice.

• Commitment to diversity.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Significant creative practice and teaching experience in non-classical forms such as gospel, jazz, or diverse commercial genres.

• Ability to support development of the Music Industry curriculum.

• Ability to teach courses in diverse areas such as Music Recording, Music Entrepreneurship, the Entertainment Industry, or Arts Nonprofit Management.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications accepted until the position is filled. For preferred consideration, apply by February 28, 2020.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application materials should be emailed as one PDF attachment to recruitment@mga.edu with the subject line “10017833 Assistant Professor of Music, Macon 1.31.2020”. Application materials must include (1) an MGA faculty application, (2) a letter of interest, (3) a curriculum vitae, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy, (5) names and contact information of four references, and (6) unofficial transcripts. Paper application materials will not be accepted.

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CIP Discipline Code: 
Music, General
Choral Music
Music Performance, General
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Degree Levels: 
Doctorate
Masters
Position Type: 
Faculty
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

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