Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor- Job Opening 247861


About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.



Augusta University –


Our Health Sciences Campus:

1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912


Our Summerville Campus:

2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904


College/Department Information

The Katherine Reese Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences forms the heart of the liberal arts mission of Augusta University. We foster critical thinking about complex questions of the human experience; cultivate skills in written, verbal, and creative expression; promote active citizenship and community engagement; and prepare graduates for diverse careers in quickly changing globalized environments. Our faculty and staff share a deep commitment to developing the intellectual potential of our students. We offer many undergraduate degrees as well as select graduate and minor programs that allow our students to gain the knowledge and skills that will transfer to career success. Explore opportunities for growth, including undergraduate research, study abroad, internships, and community service.


Job Summary

Assistant Professor of Music, Wind Ensemble Director/Upper or Lower Brass Instructor/Music Education.

A tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 1, 2023.  


Direct the AU Wind Ensemble. Teach applied brass, coach brass chamber music, supervise music education students in student apprenticeship, teach courses in areas of interest and specialty as needed, including music literature, conducting and Music Education courses.  Assume a leadership role in the instrumental Music Education area. Maintain a professional profile that reflects the career of a distinguished teacher/conductor/performer; contribute to the enhancement of all facets of the instrumental area.


Required Qualifications

DMA or earned doctorate required.  Demonstrated successful experience of conducting/teaching in a university setting; significant professional experience at the national and/or international level as a performer and conductor; demonstrated ability to attract quality undergraduate students. Three or more years of public school experience desirable.



Academic rank, tenure status and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.


Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.


Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optimal Requirement Retirement), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!


Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees.  "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."


Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.


Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.                      


The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.


All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at (Job ID# 247861).


Applications must be received no later than January 10, 2023.  Interested candidates must complete an online application at and upload a single PDF file containing the following:  a letter of application, CV, transcripts for all degrees received, and the names and phone numbers of at least three (3) additional references.  In addition, three (3) current letters of recommendation as well as a video recording with 3-5 different selections of conducting and performance must be sent directly to:  Dr. Martin David Jones, Department of Music, Augusta University, 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912.  For more information, contact Dr. Jones at 706-667-4878 or  Applicant screenings will begin in late January and continue until the position is filled.