Music Therapist (Instructor) - Full-Time Position
College of Creative Arts and School of Medicine
The West Virginia University Health Sciences Center and the School
of Medicine seek applicants for the position of Instructor in the
expanding Music Therapy Program, which is a collaboration between
the School of Music in the College of Creative Arts and the School
of Medicine. . This is a full-time, 12-month non-tenure track
position. The successful applicant will assist the current faculty
in providing clinical services in WVU Medicine facilities and
affiliates, as well as participate in supervision of students and
offer some didactic instruction as determined by the School of
Music. This position is based upon expanding demand for clinical
services, with special emphasis on adult behavioral health and
adult and pediatric oncology.
nclude development and implementation of
clinical music therapy services in various units of the hospital
system, teaching music therapy undergraduate courses, and providing
clinical supervision for practicum students and interns. Job duties
include, but are not limited to, development and implementation of
clinical services in Pediatric and Adult Oncology and Behavioral
Health service lines, providing professional in-service
presentations as necessary, providing clinical supervision to music
therapy students and interns, teaching music therapy coursework as
needed, and participating in ongoing music therapy research. ).
This individual will collaborate with the Director of Undergraduate
Music Therapy to develop and implement services across adult
behavioral health, participate in community outreach, and
collaborate actively within a collegial faculty.
for this position are:
board-certified music therapist (MT-BC) with a Bachelor’s degree in
music therapy and three (3) years of clinical experience in
behavioral health or an inpatient hospital setting.
Preferred qualifications are:
1) Master’s Degree in Music
Therapy or related field, 2) experience providing clinical care and
program development for behavioral health populations on an
inpatient and outpatient basis 3) ability to supervise music
therapy students in behavioral health settings, 4) member of the
American Music Therapy Association.
All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.
West Virginia University is a land grant Carnegie-designated
Doctoral Research/Extensive institution, with approximately 32,500
students, including 27,000 undergraduate and 5,500
graduate/professional students. The WVU Health Sciences Center
includes the Schools of Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, Public
Health and Nursing. Patient care facilities include a 575-bed
teaching hospital, a Level I trauma center, and a 70-bed
psychiatric hospital. Morgantown is within easy traveling distance
of Washington, DC, to the east, Pittsburgh, PA, to the north, and
Cleveland and Columbus, OH, to the northwest. Morgantown has 55,000
residents and is rated as one of the best small towns in the U.S.,
with affordable housing, excellent schools, a picturesque
countryside and many outdoor activities.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the position is filled. The appointment date is negotiable, but the
goal is to have the position filled no later than July 15,
Applicants should apply at:
with a cover letter of interest, current CV and contact
information, including e-mail addresses for three professional
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity
employer, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender
equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff,
and students, and invites applications from all qualified
applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender
identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics,
disability, or Veteran status.