Assistant Professor of Music - Tenure Track

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School/Department: Media, Cultrue and the Arts
Primary Location: Macon
Position: Faculty
Job Type: Full Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled


MIDDLE GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY, MACON—Assistant Professor, Piano, Tenure Track. Start Date: August 1, 2018. The Department of Media, Culture, and the Arts invites applications for a pianist with expertise in classical forms and experience in non-classical forms, e.g. jazz, gospel, or diverse commercial genre. Candidates who also bring practical experience in the music industry are encouraged to apply. In Fall 2018, MGA is launching a progressive BA in music, which will incorporate classical and commercial forms into applied study. The successful candidate will be committed to an omnicultural artistic perspective. Principal duties: 1) teach applied piano; 2) create and teach a 4-semester aural skills sequence to support the mission of the program; 3) other courses based on expertise; 4) a record of creative activity/scholarship, teaching, and service.

QUALIFICATIONS: A Masters Degree is required but preference will be given to applicants with an earned doctorate in music or related field, or extensive experience in the music industry. Requirements also include a vibrant and continuing artistic practice. Teaching experience at the college or university level is an asset.

TO APPLY: The position will remain open until filled. For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Monday, January 15, 2018. Please see the MGA posting at Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf attachment to: with the subject line “Assistant Professor of Music.” Application materials are to include a résumé, an MGA Faculty application, and a letter of interest which includes salary requirements, curriculum vitae, philosophy of teaching, four professional references and unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts of all institutions attended. Paper application materials will not be accepted. Middle Georgia State University is a unit of the University System of Georgia.

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