Music Therapy Tenure Track Full-Time Faculty Position
The Position and Duties:
The Music Department at Molloy College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Music Therapy at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin on September 1st, 2020. The Department is housed in the new School of Arts and Sciences at Molloy College. As the College seeks to continue to add value as one of the most affordable private institutions in the region, the founding of the new School of Arts and Sciences plays a major role in its future strategic goals. In line with Molloy College's Strategic Plan, the new School of Arts and Sciences seeks to address themes such as responsive education, student success, and organizational effectiveness.
The primary professional responsibilities of Molloy's music therapy faculty are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the College, profession and to the community. These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in department, school, and campus-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions. The successful candidate will also be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that encourages and celebrates diversity and differences. The successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in the College's shared commitment to study, service, and community.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Music Therapy.
• Teach and supervise music therapy research at the undergraduate and graduate level
• Engage in research, clinical practice and grant writing with the Rebecca Center for Music Therapy
• Advise undergraduate and/or graduate students
• Provide service to the Music Department
• Provide service to the College
• Maintain visibility in Research
1. A Doctorate in Music Therapy or closely related field. Consideration will be given to an advanced doctoral candidate.
2. Demonstrated research experience and/or distinguished clinical experience as well as a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching are expected.
3. Experience supervising music therapy practicum and internship students.
1. Professional certification in music therapy MT-BC and LCAT (or willingness to work towards LCAT)
2. Clinical competence with a minimum of five years of full-time clinical experience or its part-time equivalent
3. Working knowledge of different approaches to music therapy practice, theory and research and interest in teaching a broad range of topics in the field. Particular experience and knowledge of music psychotherapy is desired.
4. Effective classroom teacher and clinical supervisor.
5. Research and/or clinical program grant wiring experience is desirable.
6. Potential to develop as a researcher is desirable.
The Music Department at Molloy College offers a Bachelors of Science in Music, A Bachelor of Science in Music Education, a Bachelor of Science in Music Therapy, Masters of Science in Music Therapy, and a Dual Degree Bachelor of Science/Masters of Science in Music Therapy. The Music Therapy program at Molloy College is the only program in the world that offers instruction in both Nordoff Robbins and Analytical Music Therapy Training.
The Rebecca Center for Music Therapy is our on-campus clinic and is world renowned for its research and clinical practice advancements. The Rebecca Center's research has been featured globally and has been published in prestigious peer-reviewed Journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) the and Nordic Journal for Music Therapy The Center provides services to clients of all ages, fieldwork and internship opportunities for students, and engagement in cutting edge research.
Molloy College is located approximately 25 miles away from New York City.
Molloy College is an accredited institution by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).
Interested applicants may submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and the Molloy College Application . Please submit all application materials in one submission to firstname.lastname@example.org with Music Therapy in the subject line.
Application materials may also be mailed to:Office of Human Resources, Molloy College1000 Hempstead Ave.Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, starting on October 14, 2019.
Molloy College, an independent, Catholic college, rooted in the Dominican tradition of study, spirituality, service and community, is committed to academic excellence with respect for each person. Through transformative education, Molloy promotes a lifelong search for truth and the development of ethical leadership.
All Molloy College employees are expected to display an understanding of and a commitment to the College's mission and core values; foster relationships with a spirit of inclusivity, compassion and respect; appreciate and celebrate differences and support a welcoming and hospitable environment that is responsive and helpful to all members of the Molloy community and beyond.