University of North Carolina at Pembroke — Assistant Professor Music

Assistant Professor Music

Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Music
Working Title: Assistant Professor Music
Vacancy Type: Tenure Track Faculty

Min T/E Requirements:
Masters degree in Music. Evidence of successful college or professional teaching experience. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent organizational skills. Experience operating and maintaining a recording studio.

FTE: 1
Salary Range: Commensurate upon Education and Experience
Hiring Range: Commensurate with Education and Experience
Position #: 847
FLSA Status: Exempt
Months per Year: 9
Work Schedule:
Work Schedule Type:

Primary Purpose of Organization Unit:
Music Instruction

Primary Purpose of Position:
Teach core courses in Music Industry — Audio Production, Studio Techniques, Media Integration. Maintain the recording studio. Assist in Jazz Studies. (BA, Music with Music Industry Emphasis, Jazz and Commercial Track/Classical Track)

Job Description:
Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging–a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university's mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

The Department of Music of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP) seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Music with specializations in Audio Production, Music Industry, and Jazz Studies.

Primary Responsibilities: Teach Audio Production and Studio Techniques, teach the audio portion of Media Integration, and manage the Project Studio. Maintain an active and collaborative profile within the department and university. Develop and maintain a local and regional profile within the profession and develop and maintain contacts with regional teachers, school systems, and professional organizations. Keep up to date with stylistic and pedagogical developments in the field. Be actively involved in departmental recruitment activities and participate in appropriate departmental and university-wide activities, including student advising.

Depending on the candidate's interest and departmental needs, opportunities may also exist to teach applied lessons (preferred instruments of piano, guitar, bass, or drum set, but other instruments, including voice, considered) as well as additional courses in the Music Industry area (The Music Industry, The Recording Industry) and/or the Jazz Studies area (Private Improvisation, Jazz Combo, Jazz Ensemble).

Required Qualifications: Masters degree in Music. Evidence of successful college or professional teaching experience. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent organizational skills. Experience operating and maintaining a recording studio.

Desired Qualifications: Earned doctorate in Music or equivalent professional experience. Demonstrated abilities as a performer/producer, studio teacher, scholar, or adjudicator/clinician. The proven ability to work effectively with students and colleagues from various backgrounds and cultures is highly valued.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Interested candidates should apply online at https://jobs.uncp.edu and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for 3 references. Please do not send additional materials at this time. The review of applications begins January 31, 2022, and continues until the position is filled. The position begins in August 2022.

Work location: UNCP Main Campus.

About the Department: The UNCP Department of Music, an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, offers a Bachelor of Music in Music Education, a Bachelor of Music in Musical Theatre, a Bachelor of Arts in Music with Music Industry Emphasis, a Bachelor of Arts in Music, an academic concentration, and minors in Music, Sacred Music, Jazz Studies, Musical Theatre, and Media Integration to approximately 150 music majors, minors, and concentrations. There are twelve full-time faculty, fifteen adjunct faculty, and three full-time staff members. The Department's mission is to offer all students who have demonstrated interest and ability in music the opportunity to continue further study either for a profession or an avocation. We strive to educate students to understand and appreciate music not only as an art form with a rich historical and cultural heritage but as an ongoing, contemporary endeavor that incorporates tradition and technological advancements through individual and group participation. Learn more at www.uncp.edu/music.

Management Preference:
Earned doctorate in Music or equivalent professional experience. Demonstrated abilities as a performer/producer, studio teacher, scholar, or adjudicator/clinician. The proven ability to work effectively with students and colleagues from various backgrounds and cultures is highly valued.

Lic or Certifications Required by Statute or Regulation:

Job Opening Date: 01/05/2022
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Posting Category: Faculty
Posting Number: EPA00617

Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

To apply, visit https://jobs.uncp.edu/postings/8196
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