Visiting Assistant Professor in Music and Interim Director, Teacher Education

The College of Arts and Sciences at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for the position of Interim Director of Teacher Education, a one-year appointment at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, with possible renewal for two additional one-year terms, depending on institutional need. The appointment will be housed in the Department of Music, which is the home of the Music Education program, CWRU’s largest licensure-granting program.

CWRU seeks a teacher educator with significant administrative experience to provide leadership for and manage the educational licensure unit at Case Western Reserve University while the university develops a long-term plan for the unit. The Interim Director of Teacher Education will teach two to three courses in the educational licensure curriculum, with the possibility of additional summer responsibilities. The university offers programs leading to Ohio licensure, including a BS in music education and a BA in Teacher Education in a variety of fields. In addition to assuming the responsibilities of Director of Teacher Education, the successful candidate will also serve as Director of the Adolescent to Young Adult (AYA) and Multi-Age licensure programs. 


Preferred qualifications include a doctorate in an educational field, 3 years of administrative experience, 3 to 5 years of successful PK-12 teaching experience, experience as a collegiate teacher educator, and familiarity with Ohio and national accrediting agency policies and procedures.

Application Instructions

For full consideration a letter of application that addresses teaching experience and philosophy of teaching, CV, professional writing sample, three recent letters of recommendation, and a list of up to three additional contacts who could serve as references (include name, position, email address and phone) should be submitted via Interfolio at by June 7th, 2024. Applicants should also submit a diversity statement describing how their administration and teaching might contribute to diversity, equity and inclusion within their scholarly field(s) and/or how their individual and/or collaborative efforts may promote structural justice inside and outside institutions of higher learning. This statement should also reflect on the ways in which the candidate’s continued efforts will foster a culture of diversity, pluralism, and individual difference at Case Western Reserve University into the future.
Case Western Reserve University strives to maintain a diverse and inclusive work environment. All applicants are protected under Federal law from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age and genetics.
Case Western Reserve provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity by phone at 216.368.3066 or by email at Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.