Position Title Assistant or Associate Professor of Music Therapy
University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to
its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their
respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding,
self-realization, and the common good.
UIW is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor
of Music Therapy beginning August 2022. The successful candidate will serve as
the coordinator of the music therapy program.
Full-time faculty at UIW are expected to teach four courses in the fall
semester and four courses in the spring semester. In all matters, faculty are
expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent
with the UIW Mission.
This position is considered a “Responsible Employee” under Title IX federal
regulations and “Mandatory Reporter” under Texas state law and the UIW Sexual
Misconduct Policy. As a Mandatory Reporter, this position requires you as the
employee to promptly report any incident that you witness or receive
information about violating Title IX. These reporting responsibilities are set
out in the UIW Sexual Misconduct Policy.
Official duties and responsibilities of faculty members at the University
include teaching, scholarship, service and professional activities.
Administer, organize, and supervise all aspects of the Music Therapy
Serve as the primary instructor in the program, teaching courses,
supervising part-time faculty, assigning part-time faculty course loads.
Coordinate and supervise clinical practicums and internships.
Recruit, advise, and mentor students in the program, providing individual
help to students during weekly office hours.
Perform regular scholarly research and publication.
Assist with development and implementation of a Master's of Music Therapy
Provide service to the department, college, university, community, and
Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of the policies and standards of the AMTA and of NASM.
Knowledge of the curriculum and pedagogy related to clinical practicums
Ability teach primary courses in the Music Therapy curriculum.
Ability to build relationships with local health organizations and school
systems to procure and maintain sites for clinical practicums,
internships, and to oversee the operation of the Music Therapy Services
Proficiency in use of instructional technology;
Desire to collaborate with department faculty and students;
Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and
Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the
University, the Conference, and the NCAA.
Ph.D. in Music Therapy or related field. ABD will be considered.
Required Work Experience
Teaching experience in music therapy at the university level and
experience with coordinating a music therapy program.
Experience with overseeing the development a Master's program in Music
Active membership in AMTA.
Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations
Must be Board Certified (MTBC),
Typical for position.
Posting Number UN536PO
Number of Vacancies 1
Job Type Full Time
Job Category Faculty
Desired Start Date 08/08/2022
Position End Date (if temporary)
Reports to Dr. Lydia Andrade, Dean of CHASS
Salary Commensurate with experience.
Open Date 10/16/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Must provide in application a CV, cover letter, and names of three references.
UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without
regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national
origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity
or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion.
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
If you selected other, please tell us where?
(Open Ended Question)
Do you have or will you have by date of assignment an earned Doctorate in Music Therapy or related field? Note that ABD will be considered.
Yes, currently hold PHD in required/related field
Yes, will have by date of assignment
How many academic years of experience do you have teaching music therapy at the college or university level?
1 academic year
2 academic years
3 academic years
4 or more academic years
Describe your experience, if any, coordinating a music therapy program.
(Open Ended Question)
Do you currently hold Music Therapy Board Certification (MTBC)?