Lecturer- Music

Wilmington, North Carolina
Mar 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Title: Lecturer- Music
Department: Music - 32111
Vacancy Number:16F-104
Position Number: 4222
Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus

Summary of Position:
Full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-track Lecturer. Seeking a professional collaborative pianist to work with vocal, as well as instrumental undergraduate students, in preparation for weekly lessons and performances, including student recitals. The successful candidate will be able to work effectively with faculty colleagues and will be able to inspire students to reach their creative potential. Other departmental responsibilities include student advising and committee assignments, as well as student recruitment in piano.
Additional duties may include: teaching applied piano & accompanying, vocal coaching, chamber music, as well as survey of music literature, and other courses based upon the applicant’s qualifications and departmental needs.

Minimum Requirements:
Demonstrated success in working with diverse populations as an accompanist for vocalists, as well as instrumentalists. Master’s degree in piano or collaborative piano required, Doctoral degree preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous teaching experience at the college level is required. Preference will be given to a collaborating musician who is also able to contribute to the department as a performer and applied teacher in piano.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The Department of Music is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and fostering an inclusive teaching and learning environment through its diverse curricula, as well as the artistic endeavors of students and faculty. In addition, the Department of Music is dedicated to nurturing excellence in performance, teaching and scholarship by guiding and preparing students through a comprehensive curriculum that provides a strong foundation for an array of opportunities in the music profession, as well as for graduate study in a range of music specialties. The Department of Music offers two undergraduate curricula, the Bachelor of Arts in Music with options in Performance, Jazz Studies, Music Technology and General Studies, and the Bachelor of Music in Music Education.

College/School Information:
At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information:
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with over 15,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement:
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicant Instructions:
By April 12, 2017, please submit a cover letter, CV, names and phone numbers of three current references, an unofficial copy of your graduate transcript, and live video recordings of recent solo or chamber performances via YouTube links in a Word document or PDF uploaded to document Other A (and/or a DVD sent to Dr. Joe Hickman at the Department of Music, 601 College Rd., Wilmington, NC 28403-5975 with a postal date no later than April 12, 2017). Audio files of solo/chamber performances will be accepted.

Job Posting Date: 03/29/2017
Priority Consideration Date: 04/12/2017

Priority Consideration Information:
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Address application documents to: Dr. Joe Hickman