Teaching Assistant Professor

Job description

Posting Number:


Internal Recruitment :


Working Title:

Teaching Assistant Professor

Anticipated Hiring Range:

Commensurate with Experience

Work Schedule:


Job Location:

Raleigh, NC

Department :


About the Department:

North Carolina State University is a land-grant university and home to about 35,000 students and is located in the technology-rich Research Triangle metropolitan area. The Research Triangle area is routinely recognized in nationwide surveys as one of the best places to live in the U.S. We enjoy outstanding public schools, affordable housing, and great weather, all in the proximity of the mountains and the seashore. The Department of Music is a part of University College.

Inclusiveness and diversity are integral to NC State’s commitment to excellence in research, engagement, and education. We are particularly interested in candidates who have demonstrated experience engaging with diversity through activities such as fostering an inclusive environment, working with students from diverse backgrounds, and/or incorporating diverse perspectives in teaching and scholarly or creative work.

Essential Job Duties:

The Department of Music at North Carolina State University invites outstanding applicants for a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track faculty position in Musicology/Ethnomusicology. The successful candidate will be able to teach a wide range of undergraduate course offerings supporting a music minor, the general student population, and the development of a new undergraduate curriculum in music technology in collaboration with the university’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Additionally, the department seeks a colleague that will join current faculty in imagining and implementing new approaches to the discipline and emerging fields of study. Candidates who demonstrate an ability to design and implement coursework around the intersections of music and technology from an historical and contemporary perspective are strongly encouraged to apply.

Candidates are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to effective teaching and mentoring of students. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications. Expected start date is Fall 2021.

Other Responsibilities:

other duties as assigned.

Minimum Experience and Education:

PhD or DMA in Ethnomusicology, Musicology or other related disciplines or Master’s degree and equivalent professional experience. ABD will be considered.

Other Required Qualifications:


Preferred Qualifications:

Three to five years teaching experience at the university level.

PhD or DMA in Ethnomusicology, Musicology, or other related discipline

Demonstrate outstanding scholarly potential

Required License(s) or Certification(s):


Valid NC Driver's License required:


Commercial Driver's License required:


Job Open Date:


Anticipated Close Date:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

In addition to your application, please submit the following:
Letter of application
Names and contact information (address, email, phone) for at least four academic/professional references

Combined Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Research Interests

Position Number:


Position Type:

Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):



12 Month Recurring

Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:

Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events:

Non Mandatory - Emergency Event

Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:


Department ID:

248401 - Music


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.




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Posted: 9/25/2020
Application Due: 11/19/2020
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