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Institution: University of Masschusetts Lowell

Position: Assistant Professor of Music Education

General Information:

The Department of Music seeks candidates for a full-time tenure-track position in Music Education, at the rank of Assistant Professor, for Fall 2008. Position beginning August 2008


We seek individuals with expertise and research interests in a variety of areas of particular interest would be music education in urban teaching; music education philosophy; music education and special-needs students; early childhood music and composition; interdisciplinary application of arts in education; music and educational technology; and world music. Other research areas will also be considered.

Candidates with experience in technology applications for music education, early childhood music, choral repertoire and rehearsal techniques, and/or vocal pedagogy are especially encouraged to apply.

Earned Doctorate in music education.
Demonstrated ability and experience teaching undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in music education (2-5 years of college- teaching experience desired), as well as experience teaching general music in public schools at the elementary and middle school levels.
Demonstrated dynamic and innovative teaching experience with ability to collaborate across disciplines.
Demonstrated clear and articulate communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to engage students in clearly articulated discourse.
Demonstrated potential for publications in scholarly journals Demonstrated ability working with diverse student and faculty population.
Excellent organizational, computer and networking skills.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will participate in the leadership and vision of our many innovative and successful school- university partnerships, interdisciplinary projects, and community outreach programs; teach courses central to the curriculum; supervise student teaching and clinical practicums; advise undergraduate and/or graduate students; participate in recruitment and retention efforts; represent the program and university at national and international conferences while maintaining an active research agenda in the region; and participate in faculty governance and professional service activities.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Applicants should email a formal letter of application, curriculum vitae, names and addresses of at least five references, and three letters of recommendation to Please have letters of recommendation emailed directly from references.

Deadline: February 1, 2008


Contact the University of Massachusetts Lowell Human Resources Department at 978-934-3560 for information regarding benefits and related employment matters.

Other Information:

Application Deadline: February 1, 2008 or until filled.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is situated 25 miles north of Boston in the city of Lowell, home of the Lowell National Historical Park, and is within a short commute to the seacoast and the NH ski and lake regions. We value a diverse faculty in order to enhance the academic experience for students and better reflect the communities we serve and work with in close partnership, including the PK-12 schools in the region. More information about our department can be found at:

The University of Massachusetts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Title IX, H/V, ADA 1990 Employer and Executive Order 11246, 41
CFR60-741 4, 41 CRF60-250 4, 41CRF60-1 40 and 41 CFR60-1,4 are hereby incorporated.

Date Listed: 12/19/2007

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