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Assistant Professor, Instrumental Music Education

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on October 17, 2019

Job Description

Tenure track, full time, 9 months. Start date: August 10, 2020. Duties: The successful candidate will maintain a national research portfolio including publications, conference presentations, and other appropriate creative activity; teach courses in instrumental music education; observe and mentor student teachers; lead curricular updates and development as necessary; contribute to student recruitment activities; and serve on committees and perform other appropriate university service.

We seek candidates with the demonstrated potential to contribute effectively to a faculty team dedicated to creating a positive, dynamic, and inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information for a minimum of three references on line at (Job Number 511121). Review of applications will begin on October 10, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal background check.

Required Qualifications

· Ph.D., Ed.D., or DME in Music Education
· Demonstrated success in teaching at the college level
· Secondary school classroom teaching experience (instrumental)
· Demonstrated record of or potential for scholarly research and publication

Preferred Qualifications

· Demonstrated commitment to topics related to diversity and inclusion in the classroom and/or campus community.


Review Date

October 10, 2019

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

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