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Georgia State University’s School of Music plays a vital role in the musical life of Atlanta, Georgia, and the nation.  Not only are we a major urban educational institution, we are among downtown Atlanta’s top employers employing about 3,500 full-time faculty and staff and 4,500 temporary and student employees. We are always looking for the best and brightest people.  Open faculty and staff positions will be posted as they become available.

Be part of the growing School of Music faculty at Georgia State University, an enterprising R-1 university in Atlanta. Our next Artist in Residence in Jazz Studies will play a central role as the School of Music collaborates to transform its curriculum and pedagogy to foreground experiential, interdisciplinary, and technologically enhanced learning furthering Georgia State’s strategic goal of demonstrating that students from all backgrounds can achieve academic and career success at high rates. Opportunities for growth and support in this position include university-level teaching fellowships and grants through the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, as well as leadership in instructional innovation through our active learning classroom program.

The School of Music is part of the College of the Arts, which was established in 2016 and also includes the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design, the School of Film, Media & Theatre, the Center for Collaborative & International Arts (CENCIA), and the Center for Educational Partnerships in Music. In addition to offering some of the university’s most popular majors, the college connects faculty and students with Atlanta’s thriving arts scene and booming film and music industries.

Georgia State University is a national leader in using innovation to drive student success. Enrolling and graduating one of the nation’s most diverse student bodies, Georgia State provides its world-class faculty and more than 50,000 students significant creative activity, research, teaching, and learning opportunities in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. In 2017, U.S. News & World Report ranked Georgia State as #4 in Most Innovative Schools, #8 in Best Undergraduate Teaching, and #11 in Campus Ethnic Diversity among national universities.

Responsibilities

The selected candidate can anticipate directing jazz ensembles and combos, teaching undergraduate courses in Jazz and participating in service at the school, college, and/or university levels.

Qualifications

Essential Qualifications

  • Master of Music degree or higher (Ph.D., DMA, or ABD) – or equivalent professional experience
  • Distinction in artistic accomplishment in ensemble, collaborative, and/or solo performance at the international level as well as experience in studio recording
  • Successful teaching experience at the collegiate level

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Positive, demonstrable record of recruitment and retention at the collegiate level
  • Expertise in notation software (Finale or Sibelius)
  • Demonstrable record of teaching in the following: Jazz Arranging/Composition; Jazz Improvisation;   Jazz History; and Jazz Ensembles

Submit: 1) a letter of application addressing the essential and preferred qualifications as well as your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through creative activity and teaching; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) two representative recordings; and 4) a minimum of three letters of recommendation. Send documents and mp3 files electronically to somfacultysearches@gsu.edu (preferred) or hard copies can be mailed to Ms. Julinda Norton, Faculty Searches, Georgia State University, School of Music, 75 Poplar Street, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303-4097.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, please submit all materials by December 15, 2017. Should you be recommended for a position, an offer of employment will be conditional on background verification.  

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. As a campus with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a history of mentoring under-represented minorities in Jazz.

Be part of the growing School of Music faculty at Georgia State University, an enterprising R-1 university in Atlanta. Our next Assistant Professor in Applied Trumpet will play a central role in the School of Music’s contributions to Georgia State’s strategic goals of highlighting the arts and media. The university views these as vital to the quality of all major cities and to demonstrating that students from all backgrounds can achieve academic and career success at high rates. Our faculty take advantage of the Rialto Center for the Arts, the Florence Kopleff Recital Hall, large rehearsal spaces in the Helen M. Aderhold Learning Center, Pullen Library and classrooms in the Standard and Hass-Howell Buildings for their research and for mentoring students. Faculty and students also benefit from Atlanta’s rich cultural arts groups including the world-renowned Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Atlanta Opera, the Atlanta Ballet, the High Museum of Art, and a wealth of theatre companies including the Alliance Theatre and the Theatrical Outfit among many others. Opportunities for support include intramural research grants, summer funding, teaching release time, graduate research assistants, travel funds, and assistance in pursuing external funding.

The School of Music is part of the College of the Arts, which was established in 2016 and also includes the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design, the School of Film, Media & Theatre, the Center for Collaborative & International Arts (CENCIA), and the Center for Educational Partnerships in Music. In addition to offering some of the university’s most popular majors, the college connects faculty and students with Atlanta’s thriving arts scene and booming film and music industries.

Georgia State University is a national leader in using innovation to drive student success and research growth. The university provides its world-class faculty and more than 50,000 students significant creative activity, research, teaching, and learning opportunities in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. In 2017, U.S. News & World Report ranked Georgia State as #4 in Most Innovative Schools, #8 in Best Undergraduate Teaching, and #11 in Campus Ethnic Diversity among national universities.

Responsibilities

The selected candidate will be responsible for maintaining an active research/creative agenda, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Applied Trumpet, recruiting and retaining excellent students, and participating in service at the school, college, and university levels.

Qualifications

Essential Qualifications

  • DMA in Trumpet Performance (or equivalent)
  • Distinction in artistic accomplishment in orchestral, modern, collaborative, and solo performance
  • Successful teaching experience at the collegiate level

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Positive, demonstrable record of recruitment and retention at the collegiate level
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to contribute fully to the artistic and intellectual life of the School of Music

 

Submit: 1) a letter of application addressing the essential and preferred qualifications as well as your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through research/creative activity and teaching; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) two representative recordings; and 4) a minimum of three letters of recommendation. Send documents and mp3 files electronically to somfacultysearches@gsu.edu (preferred) or hard copies can be mailed to Ms. Julinda Norton, Faculty Searches, Georgia State University, School of Music, 75 Poplar Street, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303-4097.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, please submit all materials by December 15, 2017. Should you be recommended for a position, an offer of employment will be conditional on background verification.  

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. As a campus with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a history of mentoring under-represented minorities in Applied Trumpet performance.

Be part of the growing School of Music faculty at Georgia State University, an enterprising R-1 university in Atlanta. Our next Assistant Director of Bands will play a central role as the School of Music collaborates to transform its curriculum and pedagogy to foreground experiential, interdisciplinary, and technologically enhanced learning furthering Georgia State’s strategic goal of demonstrating that students from all backgrounds can achieve academic and career success at high rates. Opportunities for growth and support in this position include university-level teaching fellowships and grants through the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, leadership in instructional innovation through our active learning classroom program, and successive promotion to the ranks of Senior Lecturer and Principal Senior Lecturer.

The School of Music is part of the College of the Arts, which was established in 2016 and also includes the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design, the School of Film, Media & Theatre, the Center for Collaborative & International Arts (CENCIA), and the Center for Educational Partnerships in Music. In addition to offering some of the university’s most popular majors, the college connects faculty and students with Atlanta’s thriving arts scene and booming film and music industries.

Georgia State University is a national leader in using innovation to drive student success. Enrolling and graduating one of the nation’s most diverse student bodies, Georgia State provides its world-class faculty and more than 50,000 students significant creative activity, research, teaching, and learning opportunities in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. In 2017, U.S. News & World Report ranked Georgia State as #4 in Most Innovative Schools, #8 in Best Undergraduate Teaching, and #11 in Campus Ethnic Diversity among national universities.

Responsibilities

The selected candidate can anticipate (1) assisting in all facets of the athletic band program, (2) directing the Panther Basketball Band, (3) conducting the Concert Band, (4) teaching in areas of need which may include conducting, wind band literature, student teacher observation and (5) participating in service at the school, college, and/or university levels.

 

Qualifications

Essential Qualifications

  • Master of Music degree or higher (Ph.D., DMA, ABD by August 1, 2018) – or equivalent
  • Demonstrable success in teaching at the collegiate or secondary level
  • Success leading or assisting with a collegiate athletic band program

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrable record of success in recruiting and retaining undergraduate and graduate students
  • Experience in teaching conducting at the undergraduate and graduate collegiate level
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

 

 

Submit: 1) a letter of application addressing the essential and preferred qualifications as well as your teaching philosophy and your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through teaching; 2) curriculum vitae; and 3) a minimum of three letters of recommendation. Send documents electronically to somfacultysearches@gsu.edu (preferred) or hard copies can be mailed to Ms. Julinda Norton, Faculty Searches, Georgia State University, School of Music, 75 Poplar Street, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303-4097.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, please submit all materials by December 15, 2017. Should you be recommended for a position, an offer of employment will be conditional on background verification.  

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. As a campus with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a history of mentoring under-represented minorities in Music Education – Wind Bands.

Be part of the growing School of Music faculty at Georgia State University, an enterprising R-1 university in Atlanta. Our next Lecturer in Music Education - Choral will play a central role as the School of Music collaborates to transform its curriculum and pedagogy to foreground experiential, interdisciplinary, and technologically enhanced learning furthering Georgia State’s strategic goal of demonstrating that students from all backgrounds can achieve academic and career success at high rates. Opportunities for growth and support in this position include university-level teaching fellowships and grants through the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, leadership in instructional innovation through our active learning classroom program, and successive promotion to the ranks of Senior Lecturer and Principal Senior Lecturer.

The School of Music is part of the College of the Arts, which was established in 2016 and also includes the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design, the School of Film, Media & Theatre, the Center for Collaborative & International Arts (CENCIA), and the Center for Educational Partnerships in Music. In addition to offering some of the university’s most popular majors, the college connects faculty and students with Atlanta’s thriving arts scene and booming film and music industries.

Georgia State University is a national leader in using innovation to drive student success. Enrolling and graduating one of the nation’s most diverse student bodies, Georgia State provides its world-class faculty and more than 50,000 students significant creative activity, research, teaching, and learning opportunities in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. In 2017, U.S. News & World Report ranked Georgia State as #4 in Most Innovative Schools, #8 in Best Undergraduate Teaching, and #11 in Campus Ethnic Diversity among national universities.

Responsibilities

The selected candidate can anticipate conducting choral ensembles, teaching evening undergraduate and graduate courses in Music Education, supervising student teachers, and participating in service at the school, college, and/or university levels.

 

Qualifications

Essential Qualifications

  • D. or DMA in choral conducting or music education (ABD by August 1, 2018 considered)
  • Demonstrable record of success in recruiting and retaining students in choral ensembles
  • Demonstrable success in teaching at the middle or high school level (minimum of three years)

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Artistic accomplishment in choral performance as demonstrated through high scores at large group performance evaluations, invitations for choral ensembles performances at music education or choral conferences, touring and/or other invited performances of distinction or similar activities.
  • Experience in teaching conducting at the collegiate level, and/or a history of mentoring new teachers in the choral classroom
  • Expertise and passion for innovative and stylistically diverse programming for choral ensembles that attract students possessing a spectrum of musical abilities

 

Submit: 1) a letter of application addressing the essential and preferred qualifications as well as your teaching philosophy and your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through teaching; 2) curriculum vitae; and 3) a minimum of three letters of recommendation. Send documents electronically to somfacultysearches@gsu.edu (preferred) or hard copies can be mailed to Ms. Julinda Norton, Faculty Searches, Georgia State University, School of Music, 75 Poplar Street, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303-4097.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, please submit all materials by December 15, 2017. Should you be recommended for a position, an offer of employment will be conditional on background verification.  

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. As a campus with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a history of mentoring under-represented minorities in Music Education.

Be part of the growing School of Music faculty at Georgia State University, an enterprising R-1 university in Atlanta. Our next Lecturer in Music Education - Instrumental will play a central role as the School of Music collaborates to transform its curriculum and pedagogy to foreground experiential, interdisciplinary, and technologically enhanced learning furthering Georgia State’s strategic goal of demonstrating that students from all backgrounds can achieve academic and career success at high rates. Opportunities for growth and support in this position include university-level teaching fellowships and grants through the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, leadership in instructional innovation through our active learning classroom program, and successive promotion to the ranks of Senior Lecturer and Principal Senior Lecturer.

The School of Music is part of the College of the Arts, which was established in 2016 and also includes the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design, the School of Film, Media & Theatre, the Center for Collaborative & International Arts (CENCIA), and the Center for Educational Partnerships in Music. In addition to offering some of the university’s most popular majors, the college connects faculty and students with Atlanta’s thriving arts scene and booming film and music industries.

Georgia State University is a national leader in using innovation to drive student success. Enrolling and graduating one of the nation’s most diverse student bodies, Georgia State provides its world-class faculty and more than 50,000 students significant creative activity, research, teaching, and learning opportunities in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. In 2017, U.S. News & World Report ranked Georgia State as #4 in Most Innovative Schools, #8 in Best Undergraduate Teaching, and #11 in Campus Ethnic Diversity among national universities.

Responsibilities

The selected candidate can anticipate teaching evening undergraduate and graduate courses in Music Education, supervising student teachers, and participating in service at the school, college, and/or university levels.

 

Qualifications

Essential Qualifications

  • Master of Music degree or higher – or equivalent
  • Demonstrable success in public school teaching

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • D., DMA, or ABD (by August 1, 2018) – or equivalent
  • Demonstrable record of success in recruiting and retaining undergraduate and graduate students
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

 

Submit: 1) a letter of application addressing the essential and preferred qualifications as well as your teaching philosophy and your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through teaching; 2) curriculum vitae; and 3) a minimum of three letters of recommendation. Send documents electronically to somfacultysearches@gsu.edu (preferred) or hard copies can be mailed to Ms. Julinda Norton, Faculty Searches, Georgia State University, School of Music, 75 Poplar Street, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303-4097.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, please submit all materials by December 15, 2017. Should you be recommended for a position, an offer of employment will be conditional on background verification.  

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. As a campus with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a history of mentoring under-represented minorities in Music Education.

Be part of the growing School of Music faculty at Georgia State University, an enterprising R-1 university in Atlanta. Our next Lecturer in Music Theory/Composition will play a central role as the School of Music collaborates to transform its curriculum and pedagogy to foreground experiential, interdisciplinary, and technologically enhanced learning furthering Georgia State’s strategic goal of demonstrating that students from all backgrounds can achieve academic and career success at high rates. Opportunities for growth and support in this position include university-level teaching fellowships and grants through the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, leadership in instructional innovation through our active learning classroom program, and successive promotion to the ranks of Senior Lecturer and Principal Senior Lecturer.

The School of Music is part of the College of the Arts, which was established in 2016 and also includes the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design, the School of Film, Media & Theatre, the Center for Collaborative & International Arts (CENCIA), and the Center for Educational Partnerships in Music. In addition to offering some of the university’s most popular majors, the college connects faculty and students with Atlanta’s thriving arts scene and booming film and music industries.

Georgia State University is a national leader in using innovation to drive student success. Enrolling and graduating one of the nation’s most diverse student bodies, Georgia State provides its world-class faculty and more than 50,000 students significant creative activity, research, teaching, and learning opportunities in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. In 2017, U.S. News & World Report ranked Georgia State as #4 in Most Innovative Schools, #8 in Best Undergraduate Teaching, and #11 in Campus Ethnic Diversity among national universities.

Responsibilities

The selected candidate can anticipate teaching undergraduate courses in Music Theory and Music Composition and participating in service at the school, college, and/or university levels.

Qualifications

Essential Qualifications

  • Master of Music degree or higher (Ph.D., DMA, or ABD)
  • Demonstrable success in classroom teaching effectiveness at the collegiate level
  • Demonstrable success teaching in music composition (classroom and/or private instruction) at the collegiate level

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrable keyboard proficiency
  • Experience with recent music theory pedagogy and pedagogical materials (textbooks, etc.)
  • Aural Skills experience with movable Do solfeggio

Submit: 1) a letter of application addressing the essential and preferred qualifications as well as your teaching philosophy and your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through teaching; 2) curriculum vitae; and 3) a minimum of three letters of recommendation. Send documents electronically to somfacultysearches@gsu.edu (preferred) or hard copies can be mailed to Ms. Julinda Norton, Faculty Searches, Georgia State University, School of Music, 75 Poplar Street, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303-4097.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, please submit all materials by December 15, 2017. Should you be recommended for a position, an offer of employment will be conditional on background verification.  

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. As a campus with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a history of mentoring under-represented minorities

Be part of the growing School of Music faculty at Georgia State University, an enterprising R-1 university in Atlanta. Our next Professor of Practice in Music Management will play a central role as the School of Music collaborates to transform its curriculum and pedagogy to foreground experiential, interdisciplinary, and technologically enhanced learning furthering Georgia State’s strategic goal of demonstrating that students from all backgrounds can achieve academic and career success at high rates. Opportunities for growth and support in this position include university-level teaching fellowships and grants through the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, as well as leadership in instructional innovation through our active learning classroom program.

The School of Music is part of the College of the Arts, which was established in 2016 and also includes the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design, the School of Film, Media & Theatre, the Center for Collaborative & International Arts (CENCIA), and the Center for Educational Partnerships in Music. In addition to offering some of the university’s most popular majors, the college connects faculty and students with Atlanta’s thriving arts scene and booming film and music industries.

Georgia State University is a national leader in using innovation to drive student success. Enrolling and graduating one of the nation’s most diverse student bodies, Georgia State provides its world-class faculty and more than 50,000 students significant creative activity, research, teaching, and learning opportunities in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. In 2017, U.S. News & World Report ranked Georgia State as #4 in Most Innovative Schools, #8 in Best Undergraduate Teaching, and #11 in Campus Ethnic Diversity among national universities.

Responsibilities

The selected candidate can anticipate providing leadership for the Bachelor of Science Music Management degree program, teaching undergraduate courses in Music Management and related areas and participating in service at the school, college, and/or university levels.

Qualifications

Essential Qualifications

  • Demonstrable record of success in the music industry
  • Knowledge and understanding of Music Marketing, Promotion, Publishing, Distribution & Subscription, Touring, and Digital Aggregation
  • Knowledge and understanding of Artist/Producer Management Skills & Methods

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Work experience in at least one of the following: commercial record label, distribution company, publishing company, management company or experience as a working artist or producer in the field
  • Bachelor degree or higher
  • Successful teaching experience at the collegiate level

 

Submit: 1) a letter of application addressing the essential and preferred qualifications as well as your teaching philosophy and your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through teaching; 2) curriculum vitae; and 3) a minimum of three letters of recommendation. Send documents electronically to somfacultysearches@gsu.edu (preferred) or hard copies can be mailed to Ms. Julinda Norton, Faculty Searches, Georgia State University, School of Music, 75 Poplar Street, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303-4097.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, please submit all materials by December 15, 2017. Should you be recommended for a position, an offer of employment will be conditional on background verification.  

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. As a campus with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a history of mentoring under-represented minorities in Music Management.