December 07, 2018
October 26, 2018
Tenured, tenure track
Commensurate with experience
The University of Memphis invites applications for the following nine-month, tenure track position in the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music beginning August 20, 2019
Position: Assistant Professor of Music Business, Music Industry Program
Responsibilities: Duties include teaching in the areas of artist management, music publishing, legal aspects such as entertainment and copyright law, new media/internet operations, the recording industry, and mentorship and supervision of student internships. Additional responsibilities include management of the University of Memphis’ Highwater Records label and Music River publishing company.
Qualifications: Master’s degree, professional experience, and a strong commitment to teaching. Candidate should possess a broad knowledge of the entire music industry. The accomplishments of candidates for this position must reflect their commitment to working with an inclusive student population, and their ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the university.
The School of Music: The Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and has a full-time faculty of 42 with approximately 425 music majors. Degree programs include: Bachelor of Music in performance, music history, composition, music education, music business, recording technology, jazz and studio music performance, jazz and studio music composition/arranging and commercial music; Master of Music in performance, musicology, Orff-Schulwerk, music education, pedagogy, jazz and studio music, composition and conducting; Doctor of Philosophy in musicology and music education; Doctor of Musical Arts in performance, composition, and conducting. A graduate certificate, the Artist Diploma in Music, is also offered. The School of Music is housed in the College of Communication and Fine Arts. www.memphis.edu/music
University: The University of Memphis is a comprehensive metropolitan research university located in Memphis, Tennessee, one of the most musically vibrant communities in the Mid-South. Current enrollment is approximately 21,000 students.
Application: Go to: workforum.memphis.edu to submit an application. Items required at time of application include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a list of three (3) references with contact information to include address, telephone number and e-mail address. After initial review, candidates may be asked to provide additional supporting materials including links to videos of teaching.
Review of applications will begin December 7, 2018 and may continue until the position is filled.
For information regarding this position contact:
Jeff Cline, Chair
Assistant Professor of Music Business Search Committee