Visiting Assistant Professor of Music - Choral Music Education

Coe College seeks qualified applicants for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Music - Choral Music Education opening.

This is a one-year appointment with the possibility for renewal.  The position begins August 12, 2019.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.


The successful candidate will oversee the Choral area of the department and the Choral Music Education program.  Teaching duties will include directing the top, mixed choral ensemble (the Coe Concert Choir) and teaching Music Education courses.  Expectations also include actively recruiting students for the Music Education program, building and developing the Choral area of the department, and establishing positive relationships with area school music educators.  Additional responsibilities may include teaching Applied Voice, Voice-related courses, or other Music or music-related General Education courses dependent upon the candidate’s experience, interests, and departmental needs.


A master’s degree in music is required and an earned doctorate or ABD is preferred.  Candidates must have at least one degree in Music Education and have three or more years of successful Pre-K to 12 public school teaching experience.  College-level teaching experience is desirable.   Successful candidates will provide experience and proven excellence as a choral conductor and a strong commitment to music education at all levels.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should upload the following items to  Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, three current Letters of Recommendation, and contact information for three references (may be the same persons as Recommendation Letters). 

The search committee will begin screening applications as they are received through April 1, 2019. 


Coe is committed to fostering a multicultural environment and encourages applications from individuals who will help fulfill that goal. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and diverse perspectives and aim to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity. Coe College is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about Coe College, our commitment to a multicultural educational environment, and requirements for employment click here.

Coe College, a highly selective private liberal arts college, offers superior academics and exciting co-curricular activities in a thriving urban setting that promotes student growth and success. Established in 1851, Coe has a national reputation for academic excellence enhanced by a student-centered, highly supportive campus environment. With 1,400 students, Coe's attractive campus is located in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a vibrant metropolitan area of 267,000 residents in Iowa's Creative Corridor, providing a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities.