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Assistant Professor, Music Education

Teachers College, Columbia University

Department of Arts and Humanities

Music and Music Education, Tenure-track Assistant Professor

Position:  The Music and Music Education Program at Teachers College, Columbia University invites applicants for a tenure–track position in Music and Music Education at the Assistant Professor level starting in September 2015.  Doctorate in Music Education or related field required.   The College seeks applications from scholars who have a record of productive research in the area of music teacher education.

Responsibilities:  Develop and teach courses at the graduate level, including those designed for master’s students seeking music teacher certification; Coordinate student teacher preparation in the Music Program, including leading the music student teaching seminar, advising certification students, and building relationships with area schools; Supervise doctoral research; and carry out a successful program of research and peer-reviewed publication.

Qualifications:  Successful candidates should have an established record of scholarship/research in the field of music teacher education; demonstrated experience and expertise in public school teaching, with experience in multicultural and urban settings.  Demonstrated ability to incorporate new technologies and dedication to interdisciplinary and international work is highly desirable, as well as interest/experience with popular or World Music.

To apply:  Email a (1) letter of application specifying areas of research and teaching expertise and interests, including future research plans; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) representative publications; and (4) three letters of recommendation to Professor Hal Abeles at MusicFacultySearch@tc.edu.  Review of applications will begin October 15, 2014 and will continue until the search is completed.


Teachers College as an institution is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment. In offering education, psychology, and health studies, the College is committed to providing expanding employment opportunities to persons of color, women, and persons with disabilities in its own activities and in society.

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