Assistant Professor of Music

Nebraska, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 30, 2021
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Doane University’s College of Arts and Sciences, a nationally recognized liberal arts and sciences university in Crete, Nebraska invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Music beginning August 2021. Ph.D. preferred, advanced ABD considered. Responsibilities include teaching music theory and ear training, teaching piano lessons, and overseeing all piano instruction and accompanists in a thriving department. Other representative duties will include overseeing and organizing recital scheduling and attendance, attending and organizing weekly music seminars, administering the piano proficiency requirement for all of Doane’s music majors, and accompanying scholarship auditions. The successful candidate will also become involved in the community of local piano teachers, and will be responsible for successfully recruiting pianists to the University. Multiple solo and collaborative performance opportunities are available at various departmental events.  Doane is a residential, liberal arts university, and the music department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). 

Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in an active learning and teaching environment, value interdisciplinary studies, are committed to teaching to a diverse population of students, include students with different perspectives, and are responsive to student needs.

Doane University actively works to create and sustain a welcoming learning community for all members to fulfill their potential, feel valued, and make meaningful contributions to the University. Doane University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks candidates who reflect the diversity of our society. In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to accept work in the United States. Doane is unable to sponsor applicants for work visas. 

Apply at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, contact information for three references, and PDFs of transcripts of all graduate work.  Official transcript of terminal degree or degree in progress will be required as a condition for employment. Applications will be reviewed immediately as they are received, and until the position is filled. For further inquiries on the position, please email