Assistant/Associate Professor of Choral Music Education

Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Mar 29, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant/Associate Professor of Choral Music Education


The George Mason University, Dewberry School of Music seeks a dynamic Assistant or Associate Professor to serve in the area of Choral Music Education, starting August 2021. George Mason University is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values in the spirit of Mason’s university-wide initiative, Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence.


About the Position:

This is a full-time tenure-track 9-month position. Salary is commensurate with experience. Full benefits package provided. Appointment begins August 16, 2021.



  • Teach music education courses at the undergraduate level; 
  • Teach online music education courses at the graduate level; 
  • Recruit undergraduate and graduate music education students; 
  • Supervise student teachers; 
  • Supervise graduate research; 
  • Maintain an active research agenda; 
  • Mentor future music educators and engage fully in the academic and artistic life of the Dewberry School, the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA), the University, and the community.


Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Music Education or Conducting; 
  • A minimum of three years full-time teaching experience at the K-12 level 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • College level teaching experience; 
  • Experience with a variety of choral ensembles (e.g., mixed choir, gospel choir, show choir, others).


Special Instructions to Applicants: 

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F5012z at; complete and submit the online application; and submit the following materials: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) unofficial transcripts, (4) names, email addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references, (5) link to a teaching video 20-30 minutes in length (as Other doc.), (6) a personal statement that demonstrates the candidate’s goals, experiences, and commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in artistic programming and teaching (as Other doc.).


George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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