Visiting Lecturer of Music Education

Texas Christian University

United States

June 6, 2022


Visiting Lecturer of Music Education

Apply now Job no: 497835 Work type: Full-time Location: TCU Main Campus Categories: College of Fine Arts

Application Deadline June 6, 2022

Position Details This full-time faculty position is on campus and in person.

The TCU School of Music seeks a dynamic educator, researcher, and musician for a one-year visiting lecturer appointment in choral music education. The TCU School of Music seeks candidates who have demonstrated potential to contribute to a faculty team dedicated to creating a positive experience for all students in the Music Education program and the Vocal Arts.

Duties and Responsibilities: • Teach music education courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, particularly those in choral music education. Other assigned courses and ensembles will depend on the candidate's expertise and area needs • Collaborate with music education and choral faculty to design music education curriculum and provide experiences that reflect diverse contemporary theory and practice • Demonstrate inclusive education practices in the music education program through teaching, mentoring, and related activities • Demonstrate equity-forward teaching practices and advocate for students representing diverse backgrounds and experiences • Mentor graduate and undergraduate research as needed, serving on committees as appropriate • Organize outreach activities in the local schools • Supervise/evaluate student teachers in the local schools

Department Details The School of Music, home to the new Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU, is a fully accredited institutional member of NASM with 75 full- and part-time faculty members and approximately 350 undergraduate and graduate music majors. The School provides a wide range of opportunities for music and intellectual growth, offering BM, BME, BA, MM, MME, and DMA degrees, as well as an Artist Diploma program of study. The School of Music is one of six units housed within the College of Fine Arts.

School/College Description The TCU College of Fine Arts is home to six units: the School of Art, the School for Classical & Contemporary Dance, the School of Music, the Department of Design, the Department of Fashion Merchandising, and the Department of Theatre. The college offers 33 undergraduate degree programs and 24 advanced degree programs to help prepare the next generation of creative leaders in the arts. Approximately 850 undergraduate students and 120 graduate and professional program students pursue their passions in the TCU College of Fine Arts. These talented students study under renowned professors and guest artists, annually present more than 350 public performances and presentations, and display art and design work in juried exhibitions and competitions, among other creative activities. The college also offers a minor in Arts Leadership & Entrepreneurship and oversees two on-campus art galleries.

University & Fort Worth Description ABOUT TCU

Founded in 1873, Texas Christian University sits on 299 acres nestled in a primarily residential part of Fort Worth, just minutes away from downtown. The University includes eight schools and colleges, in addition to the John V. Roach Honors College and the new TCU School of Medicine in Fort Worth.

Currently, TCU enrolls 9,474 undergraduates and 1,490 graduate students. Twenty-six percent of students self-identify as a member of a minority group, 5 percent are international students, and 42 percent are from out-of-state. Our students are supported by more than 2,200 faculty and staff. The University has more than 700 full-time faculty members, 87 percent of whom hold a terminal degree. For nine consecutive years, TCU has been selected as one of the Great Colleges to Work For®.

At TCU, diversity, equity and inclusion are an educational imperative that is tied directly to our University mission and vision. For the second consecutive year, TCU has earned the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award, which highlights our ongoing commitment to build a comprehensive DEI strategy that aligns with our core values and to create a campus culture where everyone is respected and feels included. Among TCU's actions this year was approving a resolution to adopt DEI into its core curriculum.


Like TCU, Fort Worth has the approachable, friendly charm of a smaller town, but offers the amenities, cultural activities, diversity and unique personality of a much larger city. Fort Worth, Texas, is the 13th largest city in the United States with an ever-growing population nearing 1 million. Fort Worth is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, the fourth largest metropolitan area in the United States, and the number 1 tourist destination in Texas. In 2018, ranked Fort Worth the 7th most affordable city to live and work in the United States and U.S. News and World Report named Fort Worth one of the Best Places to Live. Fort Worth, Dallas and Arlington all rank among the top 25 most diverse cities in the country.

Fort Worth is known for its vast array of cultural, educational and entertainment opportunities. The city boasts three world class art museums—the Kimbell Art Museum, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. The Bass Performance Hall is one of the premier performance venues in the country. Concerts, film festivals and other events are held regularly at Sundance Square, Panther Island and Near Southside venues.

Required Application Materials & Application Instructions Minimum Qualifications • Master's degree in Music Education • A minimum of 3 years of successful full time K-12 school music teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications • Ph.D in Music Education (candidates with a D.M.A. Ed.D, or ABD will also be considered)

A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is strongly desired; learn more about TCU's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion at www.

Applications should include: - letter of application - statement on the candidate's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; - a complete vita; and - a list of 3 professional references

Candidates may be asked to submit additional materials in later stages of the application process.

Only electronic materials will be accepted.

AA/EEO Statement As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Advertised: May 10, 2022 Central Daylight Time Applications close: Open until filled

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