Assistant Professor of Music Education - Instrumental (Band)

Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Dec 10, 2020
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Music Education - Instrumental (Band)

School of Music


Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month tenure track Assistant Professor of Music Education – Instrumental (Band) faculty position beginning August 2021.


Job responsibilities will include teaching appropriate courses in the music education

sequence, supervising student teachers, and conduct university ensembles as needed. Additional responsibilities, as prescribed, will be based on the candidate’s strengths and academic needs of the School of Music. The School of Music is interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through teaching, performing, and mentoring. The candidate will serve as part of a collaborative music education team with specialists in band, choir, orchestra, general music, and research.


Required qualifications include:


  • Completion of an earned terminal degree in the field of music education (Ph.D., Ed.D.,

D.M.A. or foreign equivalent).

  • A minimum of 3 years of K-12 public school teaching (band) at the middle and/or high school levels.
  • A record of excellence in teaching instrumental music (band) with expertise ranging from beginning to advanced level pedagogy.


Preferred qualifications:


The qualified candidate for the Assistant Professor of Instrumental Music Education will possess substantial knowledge of trends in the field of music education and public education, including instrumental pedagogy, educational literature and technology, and inclusive practices in the classroom. The qualified candidate should demonstrate evidence of scholarly contributions to the field of music education through publications, presentations, and/or conducting, and demonstrate a record of community engagement and service to the profession.


For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs.

Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.


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Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.