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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MUSIC THERAPY

Requisition # 73772

Position Basics


Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, September 16th, 2019
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Music

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The University of Iowa School of Music seeks a well-qualified music therapy educator to join the UI Music Therapy program. This is a nine-month, tenure-track appointment beginning Fall 2020. Responsibilities will include: teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising graduate theses and dissertations, supervising pre-internship music therapy students, recruiting and advising undergraduate and graduate students, and revising curricula and program development in relation to changes in the profession.



The successful candidate will be expected to build a strong research agenda, seek funding sources for research initiatives, establish and maintain connections with other scholars and academic units that are complementary to the research agenda of the faculty and students, and engage in service to the profession, community and university.



 Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019 and will continue until filled.



The Music Therapy program is made up of approximately 50 undergraduate, equivalency, and graduate students each year. This nationally recognized program began in 1976 and maintains a long history of excellence in teaching, research and clinical work. Graduates are working as music therapy clinicians, clinical supervisors, collegiate educators and researchers, and national leaders throughout the US and worldwide.



The University of Iowa has a historic commitment to the arts. The School of Music enrolls approximately 450 majors and has a full-time faculty of 55. The School of Music moved into a new state-of-the-art facility in downtown Iowa City in the fall of 2016. The Iowa City/Coralville area has a population of about 75,000 and is a cultural center with a cosmopolitan atmosphere. Public schools, libraries, and health care facilities are rated as outstanding. The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and other health care and educational programs in Iowa City offer a rich array of clinical opportunities for student development. 



The School of Music and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.  The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Education Requirement:

Earned doctorate in Music Therapy or Music Education or related field, must be in hand by start date.

Required Qualifications:

A minimum 5 years full-time clinical music therapy experience (or equivalent) post internship; clinical supervisory experience with undergraduate students.

Certifications:

Board Certification in Music Therapy (MT-BC)

Desirable Qualifications:

Collegiate music therapy teaching experience; record of publications including peer-reviewed research; experience advising graduate theses and/or dissertations; experience with online learning.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.


Contact Information


Contact:Kellie A Kucera - kellie-kucera@uiowa.edu
Clas-Clas Administration
Voxman Music Building
93 East Burlington Street
1400 M VOX
Iowa City, IA 52240
Phone: 319-335-1606



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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