Assistant Professor of Music Business
Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business
Posting Number: F00130
Job Type Full Time Tenure Track https://jobs.belmont.edu/postings/6039
Position Purpose: This position is responsible for teaching in the fields of law, music business, and entertainment business, as well as participating in academic advising, student mentoring, research and scholarly activity, and college and university service.
- Teach 24 credit hours per year.
- Advise and mentor students in research and other class-related projects.
- Engage in activities to support the mission and vision of Belmont University and the Department.
- Engage in research and scholarly activity, professional development, college, university, and community service.
- Participate in departmental and university committee work.
- The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements.
- They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University’s values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.
Knowledge of principles, methods and current developments in the field of law, music business, and entertainment business. Comprehensive knowledge of the music business with experience in music publishing, artist management, international music business, and/or intellectual properties. Knowledge and experience in other aspects of the entertainment industry will be considered. Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.
Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate excellence in teaching. Demonstrated ability to advise, instruct, manage, motivate, and evaluate students.
Skilled in the use of computers, Internet resources MS Office software.
Ability to learn relevant sections of Banner Web, Belmont University’s online integrated database systems for student grading.
Ability to integrate technology into the teaching and learning process.
Ability to successfully interact with students, other educators and educational institution representatives, and the general public in a professional manner.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses.
Experience: Commitment to teaching excellence required. Higher education teaching experience preferred.
Education: Ph.D. or J.D. required (J.D. preferred)
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Occasionally requires ability to move independently, lift and carry materials and books, pull and push moderate loads, reach low. Constantly requires sitting, repetitious finger and wrist movement, speaking clearly, hearing conversations, hearing (with acuity), seeing near and far with depth perception and color vision. Belmont University is dedicated to the health and well-being of all of its students, faculty and staff. In an endeavor to provide the healthiest possible environment, Belmont is a tobacco free campus.
Additional Information: Belmont University is a student-centered Christian community providing an academically challenging education that empowers men and women of diverse backgrounds to engage and transform the world with disciplined intelligence, compassion, courage and faith.
Belmont’s vision is to be a leader among teaching universities, bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.
Our mission, vision and values statements may be found at http://www.belmont.edu/about/mission.html.
Prepare a one-page essay of about 300-400 words that describes how your Christian faith informs and influences your personal and professional life, how it plays a role in your interest in joining Belmont University, and how it will help you contribute to Belmont University given our mission, vision, and values statements.
An electronic version of your CV, cover letter, response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, and Value, and teaching philosophy must be attached in order to complete the online application process.
All requested documents must be attached in order to complete the online application process.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.
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