Assistant Professor of Music Education

Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Dec 11, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Summary

The Joyce and Henry Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University seeks an Assistant Professor of Music Education (with an Instrumental Emphasis). This is a tenure track, full-time position to begin August 2021.


Responsibilities include: teach and team-teach undergraduate music education courses, including courses such as instrumental methods, technology in music education, vernacular and jazz methods, conducting, and graduate courses - other courses may be assigned as appropriate and according to the needs of the school; placing and supervising student teachers; advising undergraduate students; working cooperatively with the College of Education and Health Professions; building professional relationships with local, regional, and national music educators; maintaining an active research program; assisting in the recruitment of highly qualified music majors; and participating in department, university, and professional service.

Required Qualifications

Key qualifications include: three to five years of successful school teaching experience; demonstrated potential for scholarly contribution to the field; and a record of success as an instrumental music educator with knowledge of instrumental (band and orchestral) pedagogy and literature.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with a completed doctorate in music education. Applicants who are ABD will be considered; Preference will be given to candidates with experience in teaching at the college level. Preference may be given to candidates with experience in wind band conducting.

Required Documents to Attach

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications for part-time and full-time faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.

Required Documents to Submit with Online Application:

  • Statement of Interest and Qualifications
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three references with emails and current telephone numbers (Will not be contacted without prior notification)

All applications and required documents must be submitted using Columbus State University’s online employment site and a complete packet must be submitted for full consideration. If applicable, any international transcripts must be evaluated by an approved foreign credential evaluator prior to submission.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Scott Harris, Schwob School of Music, Columbus State University, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907; or email to

Conditions of Employment

A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment.

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