Assistant ProfessorClassification Title:
9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured FacultyCollege:
Col of Arts & Architecture (Col)Department:
Permanent - Full-timeMonths per year:
9Primary Purpose of Department:
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina’s urban research university. It leverages its location in the state’s largest city to offer internationally competitive programs of research and creative activity, exemplary undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, and a focused set of community engagement initiatives. UNC Charlotte maintains a particular commitment to addressing the cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health, and social needs of the greater Charlotte region.Vacancy Open to:
All CandidatesDescription of Work:
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate goals.
Teaching, Advising, Curriculum and Instructional Development – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research, curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to participate in expanding the knowledge base of her/his academic field by conducting research or engaging in other creative activities as appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to research may include but are not limited to: research/creative activity that generates new knowledge and/or synthesizes and/or integrates existing knowledge, publication, an on-going agenda for research, scholarly, and creative activity, and are expected to seek extramural support for their work.
Service to University, the Public, and the Profession – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to engage in a program of service appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to: service to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and service to the profession.
To view the complete Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty document visit our website: http://provost.uncc.edu/academic-budget-personnel/handbook/search-committeeEssential Duties and Responsibilities:
3 + 2 load in the area of choral ensembles, conducting and vocal instruction.Minimum Experience/Education:
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.Preferred Education, Skills and Experience:
Candidates must hold a doctorate in music with an emphasis in choral conducting (ABD considered; terminal degree by time of appointment required) and have demonstrated success in recruiting and teaching choral students using effective choral pedagogy.
Additionally, candidates must have experience that represents an understanding of and respect for the K-12 school choral tradition, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and to developing a choral program with a diverse population of first-generation students within the context of a public urban research university. Preference will be given to candidates who possess successful choral teaching experience in higher education, a record of effective ensemble rehearsing and conducting including clinics and/or honor ensembles, significant scholarly/creative contributions, an interest in a broad representation of choral literature through performance, effective communication skills, and a record of activity in professional music and choral organizations.
NoSpecial Notes to Applicants:
As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.
The candidate chosen for this position will subject to criminal background check and will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.Job Open Date:
12/17/2020Job Close Date:
03/01/2021Open Until Filled:
NoDate Review of Applications will Begin:
01/11/2021Proposed Hire Date:
Director of Choral Activities Search Committee
Department of Music
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28223