SUNY New Paltz Vacancy
External Posting (Faculty)
Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:
Budget Title: Assistant Professor
Local Title: Assistant Professor of Music Therapy
Posting Date: November 1, 2012
Duties: The department of Music at the State University of New York at New Paltz invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Music Therapy beginning in Fall 2013.
Duties: Teach Music Therapy undergraduate and graduate core courses and supervise and advise students engaged in research that reflects the diversity of the field. Supervise clinical work and these and advise and recruit students. The faculty member will be expected to show evidence of excellence in teaching, establish a strong program of research and scholarship, advise students, and contribute to the life and work of the department and the college.
Qualifications: A doctorate in Music Therapy or related area is required; exceptional ABD candidates with a firm completion date will be considered. Current Music Therapy Board Certification required; eligible for LCAT within three years. Minimum five years of music therapy clinical experience; knowledge of current music therapy methodology; and strong interpersonal, instructional, clinical, and musical skills are desired, as are college teaching experience and a record of scholarly research, presentations and/or publications. Candidates who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population are especially encouraged to apply.
Contact Information: Electronic submissions preferred. Please submit an application letter, curriculum vitae, supporting materials, transcripts, and complete contact information for three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org . Please note Search #F12-36 on all materials submitted for this search.
Paper copies may be sent to:
Chair, Music Therapy Search Committee
HAB 602A, 1 Hawk Drive
State University of New York at New Paltz
New Paltz, NY 12561-2443
Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled. Priority given to applications received by 1/01/13.
Other important information about this vacancy: Recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs, New Paltz is a highly-selective comprehensive public college of about 7,800 students, offering a variety of undergraduate as well as some graduate degree programs. New Paltz is located 80 miles north of New York City, at the foothills of the Catskill Mountains, with easy access to the City and to nearby cultural and recreational amenities.
The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer
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