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Job Description

Assistant Professor of Music - Faculty Position (11012)  

To Apply Online
  • Current Active SU Employees, please login to GullNet and click "Careers at SU."
  • All others, please click Apply Online.
  • See OEAS FAQs (Online Employment Application System FAQs) for help.

The Department of Music at Salisbury University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Music beginning fall 2014.

Primary Job Duties:Teach method courses in music education. Serve as department liaison to professional training school and field studies program. Supervise music interns. Salisbury University Faculty members are expected to demonstrate appropriate levels of scholarly activity, student advisement and service and utilize effective teaching and classroom management strategies that enhance the success of diverse learners.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or ABD in Music Education, with strong preference for candidates with a Ph.D. If ABD: would be hired at the rank of Instructor, with requirement that candidate complete doctoral degree within one year from date of hire.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Demonstrated familiarity with NCATE accreditation and Professional Development Schools model. Consideration will be given to individuals with background in elementary education with certification, public school teaching experience, and knowledge of Kodly, Orff, and/or Dalcroze techniques. Additional consideration will be given to individuals with backgrounds in multiculturalism and/or world music, and experience teaching in an applied area instrumental or vocal.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1).a letter of interest, 2).curriculum vitae, 3).a transcript (a copy is sufficient) and 4). three (3) current letters of reference.

Additionally, please have the three (3) current letters of reference, provided directly from your professional references, or by an Online Credential Service Provider, sent directly to Ms.Brooke Church via E-mail at All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any other documents via E-mail. If you have any question about the position, please contact Dr. William Folger at

Applications submitted by November 13, 2013 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 2014.

This position is based in Salisbury, Maryland. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University is one of 13 institutions that compose the University System of Maryland. Salisbury University is a selective undergraduate institution within the University System of Maryland. The University is close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU has been cited nationally as one of the top ten public regional universities in the North according to the U.S. News and World Report, and has also been recognized by the Princeton Review and Kiplingers magazine. SU has 388 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8,600.

Staff (non-academic) and Faculty Positions:

Salisbury University utilizes an Online Employment Application System. As indicated by Job Opening, interested applicants MUST apply for certain designated positions via this online system.

  • Current active employees, please login to GullNet and click on the “Careers at SU” link in the left-hand navigation bar.
  • All other applicants including former employees or employees in between contracts (e.g., PTNTT Faculty and Contingent/contractual employees on Summer or Winter break), please click the Apply Online link.

Note: Applicants interested in obtaining a Faculty position and plan to utilize an Online Credential Service Provider (Interfolio, EPCS, etc.), please follow the instructions in the online system and in the job posting/job advertisement.

See OEAS FAQs (Online Employment Application System FAQs) for more information and instructions.

Equal Opportunity Policy

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Salisbury University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Director of Fair Practices & EEO/AA, Title IX Coordinator, 131 Holloway Hall; Tel. (410) 548-3508.