Job ID: 42156
Location: School of Music
The University of Louisville School of Music is hiring for an Assistant
Professor in Music Therapy.
Teach undergraduate courses in music therapy topics
Supervise music therapy practicum students (if needed)
Assist the Music Therapy Clinic Coordinator with clinical services and
community outreach as needed - including seeking out funding for clinic
Maintain an active program of scholarship and publication
Participate in service activities including on-campus committees
Participate in student recruitment and off-campus professional service
Master's degree in music therapy (required) and/or Doctoral degree in
music therapy or related field.
Meet American Music Therapy Association qualifications to teach core
clinical coursework and hold Music Therapy Board Certification (MT-BC).
Candidates must have:
At least three years clinical experience as a music therapist
Successful collegiate teaching in music therapy
Evidence of an established or emerging publication record of peer-reviewed
research related to music therapy
Strong musical, instructional, and interpersonal skills.
Experience with online instruction preferred
Experience with clinical program development, grant writing, and strong
relationship building/community engagement skills
Desired start date: 8-1-22
About The University of Louisville School of Music:
The University of Louisville is Kentucky's premier, nationally recognized
metropolitan research university in the state's largest urban area. With a
national reputation for its high-quality undergraduate programs and over
twenty nationally recognized research, graduate, and professional programs,
the University also has a strong commitment to the community. UofL has
experienced steady growth with an enrollment of over 20,000 students, 365 of
whom are enrolled in the School of Music in both undergraduate and graduate
degree programs (BA, BM, BME, MM, MME). The BM-Music Therapy degree is the
fastest growing degree program in the School of Music, with the second largest
undergraduate enrollment. The School of Music, a fully accredited member of
NASM since 1938, has enjoyed relations with the community's leading music
organizations, including the Louisville Orchestra, Kentucky Opera, Chamber
Music Society of Louisville, the Louisville Ballet, and the region's leading
choral organizations. The School is also home to the Grawemeyer Award for
Music Competition, one of the most prestigious international prizes for
composers, and the Frank R. Abell Young Composers Competition. The Dwight
Anderson Music Library, houses the most extensive academic music collection in
the state of Kentucky, includes extensive archives, including materials
related to the Grawemeyer Award and the Ricasoli Collection of 400 European
manuscripts and editions from the 18th and early 19th centuries. For more
information about the School, see https:// www. louisville.edu/music.
All applicants must apply online at https:// www. louisville.edu/jobs
Applicants should attach a letter of interest
1-2-page statement discussing personal teaching philosophy
1-2 page statement on your personal research agenda describing current and
planned trajectory of scholarship.
The personal teaching and scholarship statements should each describe your
objectives and how these objectives fit within a music school at a Research-
Note: All materials need to be in one multi-page uploaded document.
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