Tarleton State University, a member of the Texas A&M System, invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor position in the area of Music Business/Music Industry. The successful candidate will develop and teach undergraduate courses in music technology, sound recording, live sound production, music business topics, and will oversee the music business internship placements and the recording studio. The candidate will also possess experience with current software and equipment associated with music business and music technology fields. In addition, the successful candidate will be able to engage in curriculum development, provide support for program growth, advise students and maintain an active and successful recruitment and retention program. This faculty member will maintain an appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry.
The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active career in research and publication. The appointment carries a full-time, nine-month contract to commence at the beginning of the 2019-2020 Academic Year.
Applications should include the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of all transcripts, contact information for three references, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Finalists will send in additional materials upon request of the committee that may include teaching videos and letters of recommendation. First consideration will be given to candidates who apply by March 15. A review of applications will begin as they are received.
60% Teaching: Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools; Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect current levels of student knowledge in the discipline; Develop a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning, including expectations of student competency and student learning outcomes; Work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify strengths and weaknesses and identify professional development activities to improve student learning.
30% Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity: Demonstrate a record of ongoing research, scholarship or creative activity appropriate to your academic discipline.
10% Service: Maintain appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry. Facilitating counseling and degree planning for undergraduate and graduate students work in partnership with student success personnel on student advising and orientation. Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, college committees, club sponsorship, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment and mentoring of new and part-time faculty.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
A doctoral degree in Music Business/Music Industry or related field (ABD status may be considered as long as all degree requirements have been successfully completed by time of appointment.)
Preferred Education and Experience:
Preference given to candidates with teaching experience or industry experience.
Internal Number: R-016440
About Tarleton State University
With its main campus in Stephenville, an hour southwest of Fort Worth, Tarleton State University offers the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community. Tarleton is a vibrant learning community with nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a doctorate in education, within five colleges—Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology. Tarleton’s research centers include the renowned Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research and the Southwest Regional Dairy Center. Recent additions to the Stephenville campus consist of a state of the art Nursing Building, and a new $25 million living and learning residence hall for 500 students. Tarleton has extended the reach of state-supported, affordable education by expanding online undergraduate and graduate programs with classes in Waco, Midlothian and the Southwest Metroplex Center in Fort Worth. Tarleton offers a traditional, residential college experience with a lively campus atmosphere, intercollegiate athletics, dozens of student or...ganizations and cultural attractions. Students benefit from the personal attention, warmth and faculty interaction found at smaller, liberal arts institutions.
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