Assistant College Lecturer

Ohio, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 10, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Cleveland State University

Assistant College Lecturer

The School of Music invites applicants for a non-tenure track appointment as Assistant College Lecturer in Music Education (Instrumental), beginning August 16, 2021. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable about contemporary pedagogical approaches, teaching methods, techniques and trends in music education, and have a reputation for excellence in teaching and in forging relationships and creating partnerships in the music education community. Teaching requirements include (but are not limited to): brass methods, woodwind methods, and supervising student teachers. Applicants with the ability to also teach percussion methods and music technology are encouraged to apply. The position also requires participating in program assessment. Cleveland State is searching for active, culturally, and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in music education, or bachelor’s degree in music education and a master’s degree in field related to music education. Previous or current valid teaching license. Three years of K-12 teaching in instrumental music. Ability to contribute, through teaching and/or service, to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching instrumental methods (e.g., brass/woodwind methods) at undergraduate level. Experience supervising undergraduate student teachers. Experience guiding undergraduate student teachers in completing the edTPA. Greater than three years of secondary teaching experience in instrumental music. Training in Music Learning Theory. Ability to teach instrumental conducting. Ability to teach percussion methods. Ability to teach music technology course. Knowledge of curricular design, including Understanding By Design/Universal Design for Learning. PhD/ABD in music education.

Application Instructions: Applicants must submit the following: Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, Evidence of Teaching Experience, Teaching Philosophy, and
Diversity Statement. Cleveland State University is an urban campus serving a racially, culturally, and economically diverse student body. Diversity is extremely important to CSU. Explain your experience serving diverse students and how you will make a positive contribution to CSU’s diverse community.

It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Hiring is contingent upon maintaining existing levels of funding from the state of Ohio.

Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

Applications will be exclusively accepted online at Mailed or emailed application materials will not be accepted.

Preference will be given to applications that are completed by March 10, 2021; the position will remain open until filled.

Inquiries about the position can be directed to Dr. Birch Browning, Professor, Department of Music, Chair of the Search Committee at

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