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Assistant Professor (Music Education)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of Arts and Humanities, Department of Music
Date Posted:
October 09, 2017
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins November 15, 2017
Salary Information:
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
General Funds

Other Conditions:
  • Assistant Professor of Music (Music Education), position number #0083501, UHM College of Arts and Humanities. Department of Music (Manoa), tenure track, 9-month, full-time, to begin approximately August 1, 2018 or as soon thereafter as possible, pending position clearance and availability of funds. The University of Hawai`i at Manoa offers B.Ed., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in music education.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach instrumental music methods;
  2. Instrumental techniques (either woodwind, brass or percussion, or any combination thereof);
  3. Relevant technology to majors;
  4. Supervise student teachers, and advise undergraduate and graduate students;
  5. Maintain an active research profile;
  6. Provide service to the university, community and field;
  7. Serve as academic and programmatic liaison with the College of Education, area schools, and teachers.
  8. Other duties may include teaching related graduate and undergraduate courses in music education.
  9. The electee is required to attend new faculty orientation in the first year, Title IX training, and must pass a criminal background check.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Earned doctorate in music education (ABDs will be considered, must receive doctoral degree prior to August 2018);
  2. Minimum 3 years of continuous public or private K-12 school instrumental music teaching;
  3. Experience teaching instrumental techniques (either woodwind, brass or percussion, or any combination thereof) at a degree granting institution;
  4. Exhibit a record of scholarly publication;
  5. Actively participate in accreditation and program review activities and ongoing improvement of programs.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Experience with educational technology related to music instruction, record of liaison and outreach to area schools, evidence of leadership in the profession, commitment to teaching a diverse population.

To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how minimum and desirable qualifications are met, curriculum vitae with names and contact information, three recent letters from professional references, samples of published work (videotape or DVD of sample teaching lesson may be requested later), academic transcripts (copies are acceptable but official transcripts required at the time of hire) to: Music Education Search Committee Chair, Chet-Yeng Loong, Music Department, University of Hawai`i , 2411 Dole St, Honolulu, HI 96822. Electronic applications are preferred. Materials sent electronically must be sent to Cindy Nakashima at via UH Filedrop Service at with the expiration timer set to 7 days. Hard copy applications and letters from professional references should be mail to Music Education Search Committee Chair, Chet-Yeng Loong, Music Department, University of Hawai`i, 2411 Dole St, Honolulu, HI 96822. 2411 Dole St, Honolulu, HI 96822.
  1. Music Education Search Committee Chair, Chet-Yeng Loong
  2. Music Department, University of Hawai`i
  3. 2411 Dole St
  4. Honolulu, HI 96822
  1. Chet-Yeng Loong; 808-956-3253;

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