Tennessee State University is looking for an Instructor/Assistant Professor - Choral Music Education/Choir Director.
Full-time faculty member teaching primarily in the Music Education area, also serving as University Choir Director and directing other vocal ensembles as assigned. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses including applied voice instruction, vocal techniques, voice class for non-majors, choral methods and materials, vocal diction, and choral conducting. Prepare and supervise vocal music education majors for student teaching. Assist in facilitating on-campus service and community outreach opportunities for local schools. Recruit music students and assist in facilitating a smooth operation of the vocal/choral music program. Ability to (piano) accompany choral rehearsals highly desirable. Ability to teach music history, music theory, commercial music, music technology, jazz education, and/or general music education is desirable. Additional duties as assigned.
Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Music from accredited institutions required, ABD considered, completed doctorate in Music is preferred and necessary for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor and required for tenure. One or more degrees in Music Education preferred. Minimum of three years of fulltime, licensed K-12 choral music education teaching in a public and/or private school environment is required. Evidence of proven success in choral teaching and conducting, outstanding record and/or potential for college teaching including advising and mentoring vocal students from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds, and quality scholarly activity in music/music education. The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate vocal and piano skills.
Evidence of acquiring and practicing formal teaching methodologies and classroom management and of rehearsing student ensembles required. Evidence of current musical performances, as well as current educational/musical projects. Evidence of collegiality and the ability to work with others in a team setting.
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