Tulane University – Professor of Practice in MUSIC AND SLAM (Strategy, Leadership & Analytics Minor) – US

Tulane University

Professor of Practice in MUSIC AND SLAM (Strategy, Leadership & Analytics Minor)
Tulane University: Humanities & Sciences: School of Liberal Arts: Music
Location: Dixon Hall, Tulane University
Open Date: Sep 15, 2023


The School of Liberal Arts at Tulane University invites applicants for the position of Professor-of-Practice in the Newcomb Department of Music to teach with the Strategy, Leadership & Analytics Minor (SLAM) to reaffirm and strengthen our place in a city where music means business.

The successful candidate will have expertise and teaching experience in two or more of the following: music industries, music in contemporary creative industries, music entrepreneurship, and/or career skills applicable to a wide range of jobs in creative industries. In this truly interdisciplinary position, we welcome those with media industry marketing experience dealing with labels, promoters, etc, who might help students understand music and entertainment industry economics.

Our Professors of the Practice have full-time faculty contracts with full benefits, renewable after periods of 3-3-5 years. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2024.

The teaching load is 3 and 3, with the professor expected to develop and teach courses on music industries and creative industry careers more generally (development, marketing, distribution, etc.).


Qualified candidates for this position will have either a terminal degree in a music industry-related field by June 30, 2023 or substantial work experience in media industries and working with creative practitioners.

Application Instructions

Applications should be submitted electronically through Interfolio along with a cover letter stating interest and qualifications, a teaching philosophy that addresses Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, a resume/CV, Artist/professional statement, and Contact info for three references.

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tulane University is located in New Orleans – a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane University is committed to creating a community and culture that foster a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We are intentionally seeking candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow.

Tulane University is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity by phone at 504-865-4748 or email hr@tulane.edu.

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