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Music Therapist - Center for Performing Arts Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital

The Music Therapist will deliver services to adult patients being treated in the Houston Methodist Hospital System. The therapist will deliver services through both group and individual sessions, treating patients individually as well as co-treating with physical, occupational,  speech therapists, social workers and other clinical team members.


Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy from an accredited school program according to the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA).


2 years or more years of clinical experience implementing music therapy techniques is required
1 year or more of experience working with adults in a medical setting is preferred
Research experience preferred (with 1 or more years being optimal)
Interest in supervising interns in the future is preferred.


Music Therapist-Board Certified (MT-BC) through CBMT
CPR Preferred


Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security.
Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles (oral and written).
Able to complete department specific training in areas of patient safety, infection control, and other areas as required.
Able to provide treatment sessions in an individual or group setting.
Possess ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks.
Knowledge/experience working with patient and families with a variety of neurological deficits is preferred.
Knowledge/experience with research procedures and protocols is desirable.
Established communication, customer service and support skills.
Knowledge of family- and patient-centered care is required.
Knowledge of family- and patient-centered care to promote physical, mental, social, and spiritual healing is required.
Knowledge of any additional languages is desirable.
Cultural sensitivity to work with the diverse patient population at Houston Methodist is required.

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MS Assistantship in Dance Medicine Department of Kinesiology University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Applications are invited for a Dance Medicine graduate assistantship for a Board-Certified Athletic Trainer interested in pursuing a M.S. degree in Kinesiology. This funded position will be responsible for leadership and direction of a Dance Medicine program for academic Dance students.
Typical Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

1. Performing orthopedic screenings of newly admitted Dance students
2. Direct communication and visitation with academic Dance faculty and Dance courses
3. Provide athletic training services at special academic Dance events
4. Holding weekly clinic hours to provide Athletic Training services to the academic Dance student
5. Other duties assigned by the Department of Dance

Applicants must have completed their bachelor’s degree and hold current BOC credential as an Athletic Trainer and be eligible for NC Athletic Training licensure. Candidates with full time clinical experience are preferred. The comprehensive M.S. plan of study will also provide experiences in teaching, research, and interactions with entry-level MSAT students.

Information about the M.S. program, including M.S. areas of study, faculty bios, laboratory facilities, recent publications and on-going projects, can be found at General information and admission requirements for PhD programs in the Kinesiology can be found at .

Applications are competitive. For any questions, interested individuals should not hesitate to contact Dr. Randy Schmitz (

Full-time Lecturer with the Potential for Security of Employment in Dance Science and Physical Therapy

The University of California, Irvine, Claire Trevor School of the Arts, Department of Dance invites applications for a Full-time Lecturer with the Potential for Security of Employment in Dance Science and Physical Therapy. The successful candidate will teach large lecture courses to majors and non-majors in areas such as scientific concepts of health, anatomy, kinesiology and nutrition; oversee the Dancer Wellness Suite and assist dancers in injury prevention and rehabilitation. Work in collaboration with faculty in Dance Science, somatics and related areas. Monitor dance student health and injuries. Advise students; direct undergraduate and graduate student thesis projects. Participate in departmental administration and decision-making. Serve on school and university committees. This series requires, in addition to excellent teaching and service, the candidate makes outstanding and recognized contributions to the development of his or her specific discipline and/or of pedagogy.

Certification in Physical Therapy in the State of California and, MS or Ph.D. in anatomical sciences, kinesiology, Physical Therapy, or related field are required. The successful candidate will have university teaching experience and professional experience in the field as a Physical Therapist. M.F.A./M.A. in Dance preferred.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience.
Desired START DATE: July 1, 2017

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About the Department: The University of California, Irvine Department of Dance enrolls 200 undergraduate dance majors and 22 graduate students in B.A., B.F.A., and M.F.A. programs in dance. The department is recognized as one of the nation's outstanding dance programs. Former UCI students have danced with professional dance companies and national tours, and have gone on to successful careers as dance scholars, educators, and media artists. The department has six dance studios, a dedicated Performance Capture Studio, a Dance Wellness Suite, and performs in three theatres. They are outstanding opportunities to collaborate with biomedical scientists, engineers, and physicians studying human movement, including through the California Institute of Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit 2) and the iMove Collaboratory. The UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in Art, Dance, Drama, and Music. Irvine is located in Orange County, about 45 miles south of Los Angeles and 6 miles from the Pacific Ocean. Visit the Department website at

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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