The Music Department in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track position in Music Education at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin Fall 2023.
The successful candidate will:
Teach music education courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, particularly those focused on music education and music methods (such as Intro to Music Education, Music Foundations, Secondary Instrumental Methods or Teaching Music Literacy, Curriculum and Methods in the Subject Areas).
Other assigned courses will depend upon the candidate’s expertise and department needs.
Collaborate in the ongoing improvement of music education courses to reflect diverse contemporary theory and practice.
Demonstrate inclusive education practices in teaching, mentoring, and related activities.
Maintain a record of scholarly/creative activity.
Supervise music credential candidates in their Clinical Practice (student teaching) and collaborate with the Single Subject Credential program.
Organize recruitment activities and build relationships in the surrounding schools and communities to assist in outreach, clinical practice placement, advising, retention, and alumni relations.
Serve on faculty committees as an area, school, and/or college representative as needed.
The full Announcement and Instructions for submitting applications are listed at the Faculty Affairs site for University hires:
The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than October 17, 2022.
Please direct inquiries to search co-chair, Professor Janine Riveire: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minimum requirements include:
Doctorate in Music Education (DMA or PhD) or closely related degree (Degree must be conferred by August 2023.)
A commitment and a record of contributions to student success through applicant’s teaching, scholarship, or service. This will be described in the Student Success Statement, which must address at least two of the inclusive excellence criteria listed in the full announcement and online.
3 or more years successful experience teaching music in K-12 Schools
Ability to teach Music Methods courses and collaborate with Single Subject Credential Program
Ongoing or clear plan of scholarly/creative activities
Engagement in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in teaching, research, and service.
Holds a single subject credential/license in music
3+ years documented successful experience teaching music in K-12 Public Schools
Area of specialty that complements departmental needs
Successful teaching at university/college level in addition to the K-12 experience
Experience coaching/supervising Clinical Practice (student teaching) in schools