Asst Visiting Prof of Choir, Music Ed & Social Justice
The School of Music & Theater at Portland State University seeks applicants for a fixed term (up to 3 years) Asst Visiting Prof of Choir, Music Ed & Social Justice to begin September 16, 2021. The successful candidate will have a firm foundation in Choral Music Education, Choral Conducting, and a strong background in public school choral programs with an eye toward the future of innovation and social justice in the field of choral music. They will be responsible for significant community outreach, working to serve marginalized communities, including the houseless, through choral music. Portland State’s motto: “Let Knowledge Serve the City” as well as initiatives supporting this work will guide and support the candidate as they design and implement a musical model in the community. The candidate will conduct student choirs, teach choral music education methods and conducting courses, and work with the Director of Choral Activities in recruiting for and supporting the choral program. Additional music education courses may be assigned by the Director of the School of Music and Theater. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/34067
Portland State’s College of the Arts has made a strong commitment to anti-racism and is seeking faculty whose life-experience, research and teaching can advance this work throughout our campus and community. This position is one of five full-time positions (Choral Music/Social Justice, Opera/Voice, Theater/scenic design, Music Theory/Brass, and Music Education) open in the School of Music and Theater through which we intend to advance our work promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion.