Visiting Lecturer - Music Education

The University of North Texas - College of Music
Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 24, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Department Summary
The UNT Division of Music Education is one of the largest music teacher preparation programs in the United States, with 8 full-time faculty, 8 full-time Ph.D. students, a robust summer master’s program, and an undergraduate student body of over 300. Music Education faculty have a broad array of teaching and research interests, and opportunities for collaboration with the College of Music’s renowned performance and scholarly programs are plentiful.

Position Summary
4/4 teaching load. Teach classes as assigned by the Chair of the Division of Music Education, such as elementary-general methods, introduction to music education, secondary methods, and/or music for elementary education majors. Assist with placement and supervision of student teachers. Contribute to the Division, College, and University through service as appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications
Doctorate in music education (candidates who have reached ABD status will be considered). Expertise as an elementary-general music educator. A minimum of 3 years teaching experience in the elementary-general music classroom.

Preferred Qualifications
Evidence of successful college teaching; evidence of potential to work with public and private school music teachers in settings such as guest clinics, professional music education conferences, and in-service workshops. Experience and expertise in one or more elementary-general music education methods is desirable (e.g., Orff, Kodály, Dalcroze, MLT).

Area of Specialty

Elementary-General Music Education

Special Instructions to Applicants
Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, link to a teaching video (elementary-general classroom setting is preferred) as Other Document, and contact information for three references to the online application system. Contact: Dr. Sean Powell, Chair of the Division of Music Education (

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