Frost School of Music – Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Music Business and Entertainment Industries (US)

The University of Miami Frost School of Music is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Music Business and Entertainment Industries, beginning in the Fall 2019 Term.

The successful candidate will have a strong record of accomplishment and demonstrated expertise in the marketing and promotion of music and musical artists, at a national level, with a minimum of seven years of professional experience. The successful candidate will also have experience as an educator in the field of music business at the collegiate level. The salary is competitive.

The appointee will be responsible for serving as the Assistant Director of the Music Business and Entertainment Industries Program, including assisting in student recruiting and advising, program marketing, curriculum management, and supervising student projects.

The appointee will also teach four 3-credit undergraduate and graduate courses per semester in areas relevant to candidate’s experience and departmental needs in the Music Business and Entertainment Industries Program.

The appointee is not required, but is encouraged, to remain actively involved in the music business field.  The appointment is a non-tenure-track, renewable nine-month appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, Music Business and Entertainment Industries.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications on or before March 27, 2019, will receive full consideration.

Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated expertise in areas of music and artist related marketing and promotion and/or artist management
  • Demonstrated expertise in teaching at the collegiate level, in the field of music business.
  • A Master’s degree in music or business is required; however, non-Master’s candidates with exceptional academic and professional credentials will also be considered.

The University of Miami is a private, independent, comprehensive university with an enrollment of approximately 15,650 students from all fifty states and over 114 countries. The main campus is located in Coral Gables, a residential suburb of Miami.

The Frost School of Music has an enrollment of approximately 750 majors in 31 programs leading toward B.A., B.M., B.S., M.M., M.A., M.S., D.M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. These programs are served by approximately 71 full-time and 45 part-time faculty members, and over 130 graduate teaching assistants.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.

Please submit a cover letter that addresses the essential experiences and qualifications stated or implied above, a curriculum vitae or resume, and the names and contact information for three references.  Upload all materials under the “Upload CV” link on our site.  Please contact Leticia Jack at l.jack@miami.edu with any questions.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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