Assistant Professor of Instruction, Choral Music Education

Posted: 02/06/2024

The University of Northern Iowa's School of Music seeks applicants for a two-year term Assistant Professor of Instruction in Choral Music Education, starting in August 2024. After the conclusion of the two-year term appointment, the position may be considered for renewal. Responsibilities include teaching courses in music education. Additional responsibilities may include conducting a choral ensemble (specific ensembles to be determined), supervising student teaching, student field experiences, and graduate research projects, participating in service responsibilities as required, recruiting both music majors and non-majors into the music program, and maintaining a positive rapport with public school music educators. Additional assignments will depend upon departmental need and area(s) of expertise.
Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the university has developed outstanding programs in business, natural sciences, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral sciences with advanced degrees available in many programs. The University’s attractive size, approximately 9,000 students, allows UNI to offer faculty, facilities, and academic choices characteristic of a much larger university while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a park-like campus. UNI has been consistently recognized as one of the "Best Midwest Universities" by U.S. News & World Report. Located in Cedar Falls/Waterloo, the campus is comprised of more than 40 buildings on 940 acres. For more information, visit
The successful candidate must hold a Master's degree in music education, choral conducting, or related field. Required qualifications include successful K-12 music teaching experience; and successful college-level teaching experience.
Preference will be given to candidates with a Doctoral degree in music education, choral conducting or related field (ABD will be considered); and at least three years of successful college-level teaching experience.
Applications received by March 01, 2024 will receive full consideration. To apply, visit Inquiries may be sent to Sara Hunter at 319-273-2024 or Pre-employment background checks required.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.


Type of Employment: Full-Time

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