Assistant Professor of Music (Music Education & Voice) - USC Aiken

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Logo Posting Number FAC00187PO18 Advertised Title Assistant Professor of Music (Music Education & Voice) - USC Aiken Campus Aiken College/Division USC Aiken College/Division Level Department AIK Visual and Performing Arts Advertised Salary Range Salary commensurate with qualifications Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per Week Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 9 months Work County Aiken 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 FTE 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.

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The University of South Carolina Aiken invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Music (tenure-track) beginning August 2019. Primary responsibilities include administration of the music education degree, coordination and supervision of student teachers, teaching elementary/general music methods, and private voice instruction. Secondary teaching responsibilities may be assigned in related areas of expertise. The ideal candidate is an artist and teacher with significant training in elementary music pedagogies.

Review of applications begins December 1, 2018, and continues until the position is filled. In addition to the online application, please submit the following documents: 1) curriculum vitae; 2) statement of teaching philosophy; 3) an unofficial copy of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; 4) and three current letters of reference. Reference letters may be sent to Dr. Joel Scraper at [email protected], or mailed to the chair at: USCA Etherredge Center for the Fine & Performing Arts, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, South Carolina 29801. Do not send audio or video recordings or other supporting materials at this time.

The University of South Carolina Aiken has been ranked in the top three public baccalaureate colleges in the South for 20 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Colleges” guide. USCA is also a recipient of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2012 and 2013 “Best Place to Work” designation, with top honors for collaborative governance. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USCA is an AA/EOE.

Required Education and Experience

Ph.D. or D.M.A. required by time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date Job Open Date 10/01/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

In addition to the online application, please submit the following documents: 1) curriculum vitae; 2) statement of teaching philosophy; 3) an unofficial copy of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; 4) and three current letters of reference. Reference letters may be sent to Dr. Joel Scraper at [email protected], or mailed to the chair at: USCA Etherredge Center for the Fine & Performing Arts, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, South Carolina 29801. Do not send audio or video recordings or other supporting materials at this time.

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 http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/42210 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.

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Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Other Supporting Documents
  3. Teaching Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3

 

 

 

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Posted: 4/17/2019
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