Assistant/Associate Professor Music Education (Instrumental Track)


Website University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

The University of Mary Hardin Baylor’s College of Visual and Performing Arts seeks qualified  faculty for its Music Education (instrumental track) program in the Department of Music. This is  a 9-month tenure-track position beginning Fall 2021, with initial appointment at the rank of  Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate with experience. This position will also serve as  the Program Coordinator for Instrumental Music Education. UMHB seeks faculty who are active  Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith informed discernment in a global society. 

The Department of Music offers the following undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Music in  Music Education, Bachelor of Music in Performance, Bachelor of Music in Church Music,  Bachelor of Arts in Music, and Bachelor of Arts in Music with an Emphasis in Music Business.   

UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 22,000 in the heart of central  Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5 miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130  miles) and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational  opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community. 

Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching,  curriculum development, student advising; professional attainment; and service to department,  college, university, and the community.  

Specific Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate courses in the field of music education. Serve as  Program Coordinator of Instrumental Music Education and as academic advisor to all music  education (instrumental track) majors. Assist College of Education with student teacher  placements and supervision of student teachers (K-12, instrumental). Develop and maintain  relationships with area music educators, band directors and school districts. Possess the ability  to assess and revise a music education curriculum. Additional undergraduate teaching  assignments may include Aural Skills and Theory. The teaching load is typically 12 hours per  semester. 


  1. Terminal degree (Ph.D.) in Music Education with a specialty in instrumental music is  required. ABD candidates may be considered (tenure-track status requires a terminal  degree in hand).  
  2. A minimum of three (3) years of experience teaching instrumental music at the middle  school and/or high school level. Collegiate teaching experience a plus.
  3. On or before contract start date in early August 2021, must possess a current and valid  Texas teacher certification. 
  4. Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and  commitment to quality improvement are essential.  
  5. Must be an active, and committed Christian.  

Salaries & Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits  including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits  for employees and their dependents. 

TO APPLY: Visit for more details and to apply. Please submit a cover  letter, CV, transcript copies and evidence of quality teaching performance with your online  application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB’s mission and values, found at In addition, include in one page or less, a description of  your own Christian beliefs and commitments. Review of applications will begin December 1 and  continue until position is filled.

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