MUSICOLOGY - TEACHING ASSIST. PROFESSOR/TEACHING INSTRUCTOR

Location
Greenville
Posted
Feb 02, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description: Primary responsibilities will be to teach music-history courses for undergraduate music majors and service courses for undergraduate non-majors. Develop and teach online courses as needed. Additional responsibilities, based on candidate's areas of interest/expertise, may include introductory theory or musicianship, graduate-level music-history seminars. Appropriate university service is expected. Minority applicants are encouraged to apply. The School of Music, in the College of Fine Arts and Communication, has an enrollment of over 300 music majors and minors with over 50 faculty and staff. The Bachelor of Music Education degree is offered as well as the Bachelor of Music with concentrations in music therapy, performance, or theory- composition. In addition, the School offers a music minor at the undergraduate level. The Master of Music is offered in music education, pedagogy, performance, theory-composition, and a graduate certificate in Advanced Performance Studies. The School is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. East Carolina University, the third largest institution in the University of North Carolina System, is a research doctoral intensive university with an enrollment of over 28,000 students. The University is located in Greenville, North Carolina, a progressive and growing city of over 90,000 that serves as the cultural and economic center of North Carolina's historic Coastal Plain. Greenville is within easy driving distance of the Atlantic coast and the Research Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill; as well as Richmond, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD in any area of historical musicology required, but ABD with significant qualifications may be considered for initial employment as Teaching Instructor. Applicants must demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching (including instruction in writing) and evidence of engagement in research/creative activity in one's discipline.

Special Instructions to Applicants: East Carolina University requires applicants to submit an electronic candidate profile in order to be considered for the position, to www.jobs.ecu.edu. Candidates must also upload the following items: -Cover letter -Curriculum vitae -List of at least five references with title and complete contact information -500-1000 word essay detailing the candidate's views on what instructional methods and priorities are likely to be effective for teaching music history in a public university environment. Applicants: please include in this statement any experience relevant to teaching online courses, especially service (i.e., "music-appreciation") courses. Please mail copies of unofficial transcripts to: Dr. Kevin Moll, Search Chair Musicology Search East Carolina University School of Music, Mail Stop 506 AJ Fletcher Music Center Greenville, NC 27858-4353 Additional materials may be requested after initial screening, including samples of research/creative activity. Current letters of recommendation (original hard copies) and official transcripts will be required of finalists to the position.

Date Initial Screening Begins: 03-03-2017

Job Close Date: Open Until Filled