UMKC's Conservatory of Music and Dance, Music Education and Music Therapy
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses within the Music Education and Music Therapy Area, including coursework in areas of interest and specialty as needed; recruit and retain high caliber students at both the undergraduate and graduate level; sustain a national professional profile (including activity in research and publication) that reflects the career of a consistently productive scholar; serve on appropriate faculty committees and maintain active participation in other Conservatory activities; contribute to all facets of the Music Education and Music Therapy Area and the Conservatory of Music and Dance, including academic, performance, and service components characteristic of a Conservatory within a university; make contributions that enrich the cultural environment and the quality of life in the greater Kansas City metropolitan community.
Demonstrated successful and innovative experience in teaching music therapy in a university setting; documented successful clinical experience beyond internship (3-5 years minimum preferred); successful clinical supervision experience; evidence of emerging or established productivity as a scholar at the national level; demonstrated ability or clear potential to attract quality undergraduate and graduate music therapy students; evidence of positive contributions within a collaborative setting; strong commitment to teaching and mentorship; earned doctoral degree preferred (ABD considered if degree completed by August, 2020). Applicants must meet the requirements for Academic Faculty as stipulated in the American Music Therapy Association
Founded in 1929 as the University of Kansas City, UMKC has expanded to three campuses, which house 11 different schools and colleges. We are a great university in one of America’s “smartest cities.” Today, UMKC is Kansas City’s 24th-largest employer, with over 3,500 staff and faculty supporting our more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
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