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Faculty - Music - 13AS-MUS01

Position Deleted on 2/18/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Denton, TX
Faculty - Fine and Applied Arts - Music
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Texas Woman's University - Denton Campus

Department - Music and Drama

Title: Assistant Professor of Music-Music Therapy

Job Code: 13AS-MUS01

Date Closed: Review of applications will begin November 5, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, and names with email address and phone numbers of three references via email to (e-mail Header or Subject line must include job title and job code number 13AS-MUS01.


The Department of Music has an enrollment of more than 225 music majors. Bachelor's and master's degrees are offered in music education, music therapy, and performance in addition to a graduate degree in instrumental, piano, or vocal pedagogy, and an undergraduate major in music with a liberal arts emphasis.

The successful candidate will:
1. Hold an earned doctorate in Music, Music Education with emphasis in Music Therapy, or doctorate in Music Therapy or other closely related field;
2. Hold Board Certification (MT-BC) in Music Therapy;
3. Teach courses in music therapy at the undergraduate and graduate levels with primary responsibility for the practicum/internship/clinical training aspects of the program and courses in documentation;
4. Teach applied lessons on primary instrument and/or other courses aligned with secondary area(s) of expertise;
5. Supervise music therapy practicum experiences;
6. Advise graduate and undergraduate music therapy students;
7. Assist graduate advisees with professional papers and theses;
8. Actively participate in departmental recruiting;
9. Develop a strong record of scholarship that enhances program standing and visibility of the department and the music therapy program; and
10. Maintain active involvement in professional organizations related to music therapy on the state and national levels.

Texas Woman's University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation's largest university primarily for women. Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive public university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education. The College of Arts and Sciences, with over thirty-five percent of TWU's graduate and undergraduate population of over 14,700, prepares students for success in a global world. TWU operates three campuses: Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton (population 115,000), located 40 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This metroplex, the nation's fourth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues. Additional information about the University is available at

Texas Woman's University, an AA/EEO employer, supports diversity. Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply. All offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate's ability to provide documents which establish proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. All positions at Texas Woman's University are deemed security sensitive requiring background checks.
Texas Woman's University strives to provide an educational environment that affirms the rights and dignity of each individual, fosters diversity, and encourages a respect for the differences among persons. Discrimination or harassment of any kind is considered inappropriate.

Texas Woman's University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran's status, or against qualified disabled persons.
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