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Assistant Professor of Music Education, Tenure Track – College of Arts and Sciences


Assistant Professor of Music Education, Tenure Track

Office or College

Henry Kendall College of Arts and Sciences


Faculty Positions

Position Summary

The School of Music at The University of Tulsa seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music Education, commencing August 15, 2018.

Characteristic Duties

Teach undergraduate music education courses including Music in the Secondary Schools and Elementary Music Education. Observe and evaluate choral and instrumental music education students in both field experience and teaching. Assist in curricular development and supervise the growth of the Music Education program. Recruit and advise music students. Serve as liaison between the School of Music and the Department of Education and also serve as music education liaison with the State of Oklahoma. Teach applied lessons and/or additional courses based on the candidate’s areas of expertise and experience as well as the needs of the department.

The School of Music is part of the College of Arts and Sciences. It is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and offers the following undergraduate degrees: the Bachelor of Music in performance or composition, the Bachelor of Music Education degree in either vocal or instrumental emphasis, and the Bachelor of Arts degree in music. A film scoring emphasis is an option within the Bachelor of Arts degree. The School has approximately 100 majors. Graduates of the School of Music hold key positions in public schools, universities, symphony orchestras, opera companies, and the music industry.

Minimum Qualifications

Earned Doctorate in Music Education with evidence of three years of successful public school teaching and experience teaching music education courses at the college level.​

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates possessing both vocal and instrumental music education teaching backgrounds will receive preference in the selection process. Experience integrating technology into Music Education training as well as knowledge of Orff, Kodaly and Dalcroze.​


Application Information

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Tulsa is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  The University does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristic including, but not limited to individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status.

Candidates should submit an application package that includes: letter of application; curriculum vitae; official transcripts for all degrees conferred; and a list of three professional references to include names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses. References will be contacted by email at the time of application.

Applications may be sent electronically to:

Or Mailed to:

Professor Vernon D. Howard
Director, School of Music
The University of Tulsa
800 S Tucker Drive
Tulsa, OK 74104






The University of Tulsa is an Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/ Veteran.