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Job ID: 215679

Lecturer - Music Education
Auburn University

Date Posted Jun. 23, 2023
Title Lecturer - Music Education
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Curriculum & Teaching
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Music Education

Job Description Summary

The Department of Curriculum & Teaching at Auburn University seeks to fill a non-tenured track, 9-month position as Lecturer in the Music Education program. The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses and supervise student teaching interns in the Music Education program. The candidate will be expected to create teaching and learning opportunities that:
1. Support the development of content and pedagogical knowledge in Music Education.
2. Foster professional dispositions for teaching.
3. Facilitate the capacity to work with diverse communities, including with English language learners, by demonstrating a commitment to understanding and addressing issues of equity and diversity related to Music Education.
Other responsibilities include supervision of field experiences and collaboration with faculty to revise course content as necessary. Classes and field experiences are conducted face-to-face on the Auburn University campus and in local schools as well as through distance education modalities.

Lecturer (non-tenure track, nine-month contract) at a salary commensurate with experience and other qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications

· An earned doctorate degree in Music Education (or an equivalent field) from an accredited institution at the time employment begins.
· A minimum of three years of full-time classroom teaching experience in Music Education at Early Childhood, Elementary, and/or Secondary Level.
· An ability to teach undergraduate/graduate courses and supervise interns in Music Education
· An ability to collaborate with local school administrations, teachers, students, and community members on matters related to music education.

Desired Qualifications

· Evidence of a professional commitment toward equity-based and justice-oriented teaching
· Experience teaching Music Education teaching methods
· Experience supervising preservice teaching interns
· Active participation in state, regional, and/or national professional organizations
· Extensive classroom experience teaching Music Education in diverse settings.
· Experience teaching Music Education at early childhood and/or elementary education levels

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must apply for the position electronically through Please attach the letter of application, vita/resume, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and names and contact information for three references. Applicants may also include a professional writing sample. Candidate selection for this position must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Complete applications received by July 4, 2023 will receive full consideration of the search committee. For additional inquiries, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Nancy Barry (

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