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:
Responsibilities include teaching courses within the undergraduate music theory sequence, particularly upper-division coursework; overseeing the music theory curriculum; and working with faculty to decenter the curriculum. Additional teaching duties may be assigned based on the needs of the department. Responsibilities also include developing and maintaining a clearly defined scholarly/creative agenda (e.g., music theory, composition, ethnomusicology, community-engaged practices) that will result in a strong record of peer-reviewed work; promoting an environment of collegiality; demonstrating effective communication skills; and providing service to the campus and professional community. 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 theory or related field (ABD considered; terminal degree by the time of appointment required), possess a record of, or potential for, effective teaching at the collegiate level, and demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion and sharing the work of retaining diverse first-generation college students within the context of a public urban research university. Preference will be given to candidates whose research, teaching, and/or public engagement could help further departmental goals of increasing social equity in music studies.Necessary Licenses/Certifications:
NoSpecial Notes to Applicants:
Applications must be completed online at www.uncc.edu/jobs (Position #005060), which will include uploading a letter of interest outlining the candidate’s background, experiences, and interests; a curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information for five references. Applicants must also submit a separate statement in which they 1) specifically address how their previous research, teaching, service, and/or public engagement has demonstrated a commitment to increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in music studies; and 2) provide examples of how these activities would continue and expand at UNC Charlotte. Letters of recommendation, transcripts, and videos and artifacts of teaching may be requested at a later stage in the review process.Job Open Date:
12/08/2021Open Until Filled:
YesDate Review of Applications will Begin:
01/05/2022Proposed Hire Date: