Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Job Details

Job Title:

Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Position Number :

932425

Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

AAH Theory Composition and Music

Department Homepage :

https://music.ecu.edu/

Advertising Department :

MUSIC, SCHOOL OF

Division :

Academic Affairs

Classification Title :

Assistant Professor

Working Title :

Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Number of Vacancies :

1

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :

1.0

Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Qualifications

Position Location (City) :

Greenville

Position Type:

Faculty (Teaching)

Job Category :

Faculty (Teaching)

Organizational Unit Overview:

East Carolina University is a public doctoral/research university in Greenville, North Carolina, with an enrollment of nearly 29,000 students. It is the fourth largest university in North Carolina. ECU offers 85 bachelor’s degree programs, 72 master’s degree programs, 19 doctoral degrees, the Brody School of Medicine and School of Dental Medicine.

The School of Music, in the College of Fine Arts and Communication, has an enrollment of over 250 music majors and minors with over 50 faculty and staff. The school is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

Job Duties :

The School of Music is seeking applications for a tenure track, nine-month, full-time faculty position available August 2023. Primary responsibilities will be to teach all levels of theory and ear-training courses for undergraduate majors; advanced graduate theory courses, including seminars in the analysis and style of Renaissance or Baroque music; and committee service within the School of Music. Additional responsibilities, based on candidate’s area of interest or expertise, may include online graduate analysis courses and early music collegium/historical performance practice.

Candidates from underrepresented groups as well as individuals who have experience in working with diverse student populations are encouraged to apply.

Contingent upon available funding.

Minimum Education/Experience :

PhD in Music Theory required (qualified ABD candidates considered), interest in early music desirable. Applicants must demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching and an established record of engagement in research/creative activity in their discipline.

ABD candidates will be appointed with the probationary term rank of Assistant Professor and must have the terminal degree conferred prior to his/her first reappointment.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :

None

Special Instructions to Applicant :

ECU requires applicants to complete a candidate profile online to be considered for the position at www.jobs.ecu.edu Candidates will be expected to upload the following items:

  • Cover letter
  • CV/Resume
  • List of five references with contact information
  • Brief statement of teaching philosophy (500-1000 words)

Proper documentation of identity, employability, and official transcripts are required upon offer of employment. Please be aware, three letters of recommendation will be required. An automatic email will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the references section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letter of recommendation submitted via the applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement.
Additional materials may be required after initial screening, including samples of research activity.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date :

11/11/2022

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Initial Screening Begins :

12/11/2022

Rank Level:

Assistant Professor

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting :

https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/56920

AA/EOE :

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU 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.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

Organization

ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow. http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/admissions/whyecu.cfm

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

http://www.ecu.edu/cs-admin/chancellor/mission-and-vision.cfm

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