1) Teach nine credit hours (normally three 3-credit courses per semester) annually. Possible music education courses include Introduction to Music Education, upper-division music education courses in literature and pedagogy, and graduate-level music education courses leading to a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
2) Additional teaching assignments may be based on the candidate’s area of expertise and interest, to include but not limited to jazz, improvisation, world music, a cappella ensemble, and/or musical theatre.
3) Recruit for and assist in developing the music education program.
4) Build strong relationships between the conservatory and southern California-area schools and create outreach and community engagement opportunities for Chapman students.
5) Contribute to the academic/artistic/creative community by participating in appropriate departmental and university committees.
6) Additional responsibilities may include the supervision of student teaching and/or master’s capstone projects for students enrolled in the College of Educational Studies credential program and the MAT program with an emphasis in music education.
7) Tenure track faculty are expected to develop and maintain an active research agenda for future tenure consideration and are evaluated on their research/scholarly activity, teaching and service.
Requirements include a doctorate in music education (ABD will be considered), and significant record of teaching K-12 music within the public school system. Evidence of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level is desired.
About Chapman University - Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music
The Chapman University Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music within the College of Performing Arts is seeking applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Music Education, beginning August 2019.
Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, California, offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Ranked in the top tier of western universities by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching.
The Conservatory of Music consists of 19 full-time faculty members and approximately 63 part-time lecturers, many of whom are established professionals in Los Angeles and Orange counties. With a reputation for both academic and performance excellence, the Conservatory of Music has a student population of approximately 200 music majors and 90 music minors with many non-majors also participating in its programs. More information about the College of Performing Arts and the Conservatory of Music is available at http://www.chapman.edu.
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