Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Music Education (Instrumental)

Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jan 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Title

Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Music Education (Instrumental)

Additional Information

The School of Music invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure line Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Music Education (Instrumental) beginning August, 2021 to teach music education courses as part of the music education curriculum.

Benefits and Community


Appointment Type


Length of Appointment

FT Academic Year


The Undergraduate teaching assignments will include instrumental (band) music methods; technique courses in woodwind, brass, and/or percussion; introduction to music education; field experience and student teacher supervision; and other courses based on the expertise of the candidate and the needs of the school. Graduate teaching assignments will be assigned based on the expertise of the candidate and the needs of the school.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Music Education from an accredited college or university.

Five (5) years of K-12 music teaching experience.

Two (2) years of Collegiate teaching experience (faculty or graduate teaching assistant).

Authorization to work in the US

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate in Music Education from an accredited college or university. Significant K-12 music teaching experience. Collegiate teaching experience at both undergraduate and graduate levels (including thesis/dissertation supervision). A documented history of professional productivity in Music Education as a requisite to serving on the university graduate faculty

Required Certifications/Licensures

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

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EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO /AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.


School of Music:600040

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Information regarding transcripts

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

For inquiries regarding vacancy please contact:
Don Ester – 285-5406, or
Ryan Hourigan – 285-5402

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Undergraduate Transcripts
  2. Master's Transcripts

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