Assistant Professor Music Business



Job description

Stephenville, TX

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.

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.

How to apply

Applications accepted only online at .

Tarleton State University, a member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven educational experience marked by academic innovation and exemplary service, and dedicated to transforming students into tomorrow’s professional leaders. With campuses in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and online, Tarleton engages with its communities to provide real-world learning experiences and to address societal needs while maintaining its core values of integrity, leadership, tradition, civility, excellence and service.

With our state-of-the-art Candle Lighting Ceremony facilities, 110 years of tradition, friendly faculty and staff, and active student body, there is no doubt that Tarleton’s legacy is alive and strong across our campus.