Assistant Professor/Instrumental Music Education

Columbia, SC
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number FAC00008PO18 Classification Title Assistant Professor Internal Title Assistant Professor/Instrumental Music Education Campus Columbia 01 College/Division School of Music Department School of Music Advertised Salary Range Commensurate with Experience Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.50 Hours per year 1462.5 Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 9 months Work County Richland 40 Tenure Information Tenure-Track/Tenured Job Search Category Faculty

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for Temporary Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Assistant Professor of Instrumental Music Education will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in music education, provide expertise in instrumental music education, direct graduate student research, and supervise music education publication. Provide service to department, university, and music education profession at the state, regional, national/international levels; develop relationships with local school districts.

Required Education and Experience

Seeking a Music educator with expertise in instrumental wind and percussion music methods, mentoring (undergraduate and graduate), and may also include technology, online instruction, assessment in music education, New Horizons Bands, and other areas of interest. PhD degree in Music Education required (ABD will be considered). At least three years of successful public school instrumental music teaching (Band) experience required.
The School of Music has identified Five Core Values and encourages applications from candidates who have interests and abilities that align with these values and can demonstrate such: 1. pursuing Excellence; 2. devotion to Student Success; 3. focusing on producing Music Leaders; 4. emphasizing the preparation of the Musician-Educator; 5. creating Diversely Skilled Musicians.

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 08/16/2018 Job Open Date 01/18/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Applicants must upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, list of references, and teaching video (rehearsal or academic setting), with full scan of the class.

This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

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    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Media File
    4. List of References and Contact Information
    5. Teaching Statement
    Optional Documents
    1. Letter of Recommendation 1
    2. Letter of Recommendation 2
    3. Letter of Recommendation 3
    4. Other Supporting Documents
    5. Research Portfolio
    6. Resume
    7. Teaching Portfolio


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