Assistant Professor, Black American Music and Social Justice

School of Music, Washington State University
Washington, United States
Salary Not specified
Dec 22, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The successful applicant will develop and teach Music of Black America, Music and Social Protest; they might also be asked to develop dedicated online versions of these courses for WSU Global Campus.  Other possible teaching assignments will be dependent upon the strengths of the successful candidate and program needs.  The successful candidate will direct a performance ensemble or guide our students in some form of applied music-making.  They will build relationships with on-campus and across-system culture bearers to create social platforms allowing music, and other arts, to be a form of safe and creative expression.  They will facilitate opportunities for students to engage in musical performance as protest, enabling students to acquire a transformative education while completing their college degrees.  Additionally, the successful candidate will mentor Music majors, supervise graduate students, maintain scholarship, research, and/or creative activity, and provide service to the department, college, university and/or profession.