Assistant/Associate Professor of Music Education – Choral

The University of Mobile invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Music Education (Choral).  Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience.  The candidate will exemplify a strong Christian faith and exhibit a commitment to the University’s mission and core values. 

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The professor will report directly to the Dean of the School of Music and will be expected to:

  1. Supervise/Direct the undergraduate/graduate music education programs of study
  2. Teach in the Alabama School of the Arts - School of Music, beginning Fall 2023 (elementary & secondary methods, choral conducting and other areas of expertise including directing a choral ensemble)
  3. Advise students and supervise student teaching assignments
  4. Attend UM and ASOTA faculty meetings
  5. Assist with the preparation of assessment documents (NASM/SACSCOC)
  6. Assist with the recruitment, registration, and orientation of students
  7. Attend mandated University activities, including but not limited to, commencement ceremonies
  8. Accept additional responsibilities as assigned by the Dean of the School of Music and/or the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Preferred credentials: A doctorate in the field of music education from a regionally accredited institution is required.  A review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application Materials Required: Letter of interest, completed University of Mobile Employment Application (found at ), current vita with references listed, and unofficial transcripts of all graduate work and undergraduate work must be submitted before candidate is considered.  Official transcripts can be sent later, if a position is offered, to or mailed directly from the issuing institution to UM’s Academic Affairs Office.  Application materials should be sent to Dr. Alan Miller, Dean of the School of Music, University of Mobile, 5735 College Parkway, Mobile, AL 36613-2842.  Electronic submissions are preferred and may be sent to  

The University of Mobile is a Southern Baptist-affiliated liberal arts university with an enrollment of approximately 1,500 students.  Candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to the mission of the Christian university and to the integration of faith and discipline.  More information may be found on the University website at .

The University of Mobile is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of the University of Mobile may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404)-679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (

The University holds membership with and is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248, 703-437-0700).

The University of Mobile does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or age in the administration or application of its educational programs and policies, admissions policies, employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and university-administered programs.