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13 Jan 2021

Full-Time Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Music Education (Instrumental)

Ball State University – Posted by Muncie, Indiana, United States

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School of Music

Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Music Education (Instrumental)

Ball State University


The School of Music invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure line Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Music Education (Instrumental) beginning August 2021 to teach music education courses as part of the music education curriculum. The Undergraduate teaching assignments will include instrumental (band) music methods; technique courses in woodwind, brass, and/or percussion; introduction to music education; field experience and student teacher supervision; and other courses based on the expertise of the candidate and the needs of the school. Graduate teaching assignments will be assigned based on the expertise of the candidate and the needs of the school.


Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Music Education from an accredited college or university. Five (5) years of K-12 music teaching experience. Two (2) years of collegiate teaching experience (faculty or graduate teaching assistant).


Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.


Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate in Music Education from an accredited college or university. Significant K-12 music teaching experience. Collegiate teaching experience at both undergraduate and graduate levels (including thesis/dissertation supervision). A documented history of professional productivity in Music Education as a requisite to serving on the university graduate faculty.


Apply online at: Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae and cover letter addressed to Don Ester. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.


Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through March 1, 2021.


Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states, and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.


The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.


The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave.  For further information regarding benefits please visit:


Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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