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Visiting Assistant Professor (Music Therapy)

Austin Peay State University
Job Location:
Clarksville, Tennessee
Adjunct Position?

Position Summary

Austin Peay State University invites applications for an interim (one-year) appointment in Music Therapy at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, commencing August 1, 2022.

The Department of Music at Austin Peay State University, an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music, enjoys a vital presence on campus, in the Clarksville community, and in the region. The Department boasts a nationally recognized and acoustically superior concert hall, along with outstanding performance, practice, rehearsal, and studio spaces. The Department of Music is an integral member of the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA A long-established state-funded initiative, CECA is designed to enhance the cultural environment of the university, community, and region through a diverse range of imaginative arts experiences.

The following degrees are offered: Bachelor of Music with concentrations in Performance, Music Education, Composition, and Music Therapy; Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Music; Master of Music with concentrations in Music Education, Performance, Collaborative Piano, and Conducting.

Austin Peay State University is a four-year public, doctoral-level university, with six colleges and four Chairs of Excellence. The University has an enrollment of over 10,000 students and is located in Clarksville, Tennessee, a community of an estimated 150,287 people located approximately 40 miles northwest of Nashville, TN.

College of Arts and Letters Diversity Statement:

The College of Arts & Letters at Austin Peay State University is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement to foster diversity. Providing diverse voices and viewpoints is essential to achieving our mission and vision of educating informed global citizens. We welcome all people, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, political views, or veteran status, and we seek to safeguard the safety, dignity, and well-being of all people. We encourage and accept expressions of diversity in all of its forms.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will:
  • Provide vision and leadership for the Music Therapy program
  • Teach undergraduate courses in Music Therapy
  • Facilitate appropriate practicum and internships for Music Therapy students
  • Advise undergraduate students
  • Foster and facilitate ongoing collaboration and communication with area healthcare providers

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Organization
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to complete multiple simultaneous tasks with high level of quality
  • Administration / leadership
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellence as a teacher of undergraduate students
Required Minimum Qualifications
  • Master of Music in Music Therapy
  • MT-BC (Board Certified Music Therapist) credentials
  • Clinical experience in one or more fields of Music Therapy
  • Prior college-level teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Three or more years' experience in one or more fields of Music Therapy
  • Ongoing research agenda documented by record of publications in scholarly/peer-reviewed journals.
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