Job Summary

Drexel University’s top-ranked Music Industry Program is seeking to hire two dynamic, accomplished and passionate music industry experts to join our team as Assistant Teaching Professors. The ideal candidates will bring with them meaningful and in-depth expertise derived from their experience at an entertainment law firm, music publishing company, record label, Digital Service Provider (DSP), management company, and/or other related practical experience. The position affords the right individual an exciting opportunity to contribute their background to teach and mentor highly motivated students, to serve the community and to work with colleagues who are well-respected members of the music industry.

A successful Assistant Teaching Professor will have significant and current experience in the evolving global music industry as it relates to licensing, analytics, and revenue streams. It is preferable that the candidate also have prior teaching experience at the college level. They will bring in-depth expertise related to the music business and will be expected to fulfil a teaching load of 24-27 credits spread over three quarter terms of the academic year, and consisting of classroom teaching.

The Music Industry Program is dedicated to having a faculty that is representative of the student body of its program, therefore we particularly welcome applications from women and non-binary individuals, as they are currently under-represented at this time.

Potential courses in this role include the below:

• MIP 132 Survey of the Recording Industry

• MIP 161 Copyrights in the Music Industry

• EAM 200 Introduction to the Music Industry

• MIP 270 Live Music Industry

• MIP 361 Music Publishing

• MIP 374 Entrepreneurship in the Music Industry

• MIP 375 Marketing and Promo in Music Industry

• MIP 467 Artist Representation

• MIP 468 Music Industry E-Commerce

Essential Functions

Teaching and Mentoring:

• Teach undergraduate courses in Music Business not limited to legal, publishing, management and marketing.

• Teach other undergraduate courses based on individual skillset and industry expertise.

• Mentor and advise Music Industry students including supervision of student internships and co-ops.

• Participate in program and curriculum assessment and development.

• Other teaching and mentoring duties as assigned.

• Continue their professional creative work or scholarship on a national level and integrate it into their teaching.

Research, Scholarship, and/or Creative Practice:

• Continue their professional creative work or scholarship on a national level and integrate it into their teaching.

Service to the University:

• Review student applicants as assigned.

• Develop and maintain industry relationships supporting curriculum, student co-ops, and creative collaborations with the university’s Music Industry Program.

• Assist in the program’s administration including student recruitment, curriculum development and revisions, course evaluation, and raising awareness of the program’s activities.

• Serve on committees for the college and university.

• Maintain involvement in appropriate professional organizations.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree

• Demonstrable depth, breadth and working knowledge of the current global music industry

• 5+ years of music industry experience

• Bachelor's Degree or higher

Preferred Qualification

• Prior teaching experience at the college or university level

• Master’s Degree in a related discipline

To apply:

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : ""

Job Function : Professor

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