Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor of Music Education. Department of Music. Otterbein University, a comprehensive liberal arts institution in the suburban Columbus area, invites applications for a 0.5 or half time, non tenure-track position in Music Education beginning August 2019. Rank will be determined based on highest degree earned and experience. Responsibilities: Provide oversight for Bachelor of Music Education program and serve as liaison between Music and Education departments facilitating field placements. Duties may include some supervision of student teachers and junior field experiences. Teach a half time load with additional advising, service and administrative responsibilities. Teach our current course in General Music and Choral Methods K-12, other music education curriculum appropriate to the candidate’s background and training. Additional possible teaching areas in music core curriculum and ensemble direction, depending on background and expertise. Applicants will demonstrate ability to carry out the primary responsibilities of the position, work collaboratively with colleagues and students, and maintain active membership and participation in professional music education organizations. Qualifications: Doctorate or ABD in Music Education preferred, Masters in Music Education with extensive public school teaching experience required, experience teaching at the college/university level desired. Expertise in Elementary and General Music, including Orff, Kodály or Dalcroze techniques highly desirable. Application: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, 3 current letters of recommendation and a diversity statement which, in no more than one single-spaced page, addresses the following two questions: How do you incorporate diversity into your classrooms? How do notions or values of diversity, equity and inclusion influence you as a teacher or scholar? Send application materials to: Dr. Paul Eisenstein, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, Otterbein University, 1 South Grove Street, Westerville, OH USA 43081. Email submissions (preferred):firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications should be submitted by December 14, 2018. Visit us at http://www.otterbein.edu/careers for further information. To learn more about the School of Arts and Sciences, please visit us at www.otterbein.edu/artsandsciences. Otterbein University is an EEO Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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Doctorate or ABD in Music Education preferred, Masters in Music Education with extensive public school teaching experience required, experience teaching at the college/university level desired. Expertise in Elementary and General Music, including Orff, Kodály or Dalcroze techniques highly desirable.
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