Assistant Professor of Music Theory

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Logo Posting Number FAC00200PO18 Advertised Title Assistant Professor of Music Theory Campus Columbia College/Division School of Music Department Music School Advertised Salary Range Commensurate with Experience Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per Week Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 9 months Work County Richland 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.

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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 School of Music at the University of South Carolina is seeking applicants for Assistant Professor of Music Theory, full-time, tenure-track, to begin August 16, 2019.

Responsibilities: Teach courses in undergraduate and graduate music theory; maintain excellence in scholarly research and publication; supervise elements of the undergraduate theory and aural skills curriculum as assigned; direct graduate and undergraduate research; and provide service to the School, University and profession.

Required Education and Experience

The successful candidate will have a doctoral (Ph.D., ABD also considered with evidence of expected degree completion by August 16, 2019) in music theory, with demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and evidence of an active research program. All research areas will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

The School of Music has identified Five Core Values and encourages applications from candidates who have interests and abilities that align with these 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.

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 09/04/2019 Job Open Date 10/12/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Apply at, uploading a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references for current letters of recommendation.

The search process will continue until the position is filled, but priority screening will begin on or shortly after December 1, 2018.

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. 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.

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Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
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  2. List of References and Contact Information
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Research Statement




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Posted: 4/17/2019
Application Due: 6/16/2019
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