Assistant Professor / Director of Bands

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

United States

December 20, 2021

Description

Position Information Position Number 005076

Working Title Assistant Professor / Director of Bands Classification Title 9-Mo Non-Tenure Track Faculty College Col of Arts & Architecture (Col) Department Music Position Designation Faculty Employment Type Permanent - Full-time Months per year 9 Primary 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 Candidates Description 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 Non-Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate teaching goals.

Teaching – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, and grading student work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Candidates must hold a doctorate in music with an emphasis in wind band conducting (ABD considered; though a terminal degree must be conferred by the contract start date) The candidate must have demonstrated success in recruiting and teaching band students using effective rehearsal techniques and instrumental pedagogy. Additionally, candidates must have experience that represents an understanding of and respect for the K-12 school wind band tradition, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and to developing a band program with a diverse population of first-generation students within the context of a public urban research university.

Responsibilities include rehearsing and conducting the university wind ensemble, teaching conducting, and developing and maintaining a strong record of scholarly/creative activity. Additional responsibilities include oversight of the band program including recruitment; working collaboratively with faculty and other ensemble directors; promoting an environment of collegiality; and providing service to the campus, community, and profession. Additional teaching duties may include other courses depending on the needs of the department.

This position is a Tenure Track Faculty position.

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned masters and/or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

Preference will be given to candidates who possess successful public school and higher education teaching experience, 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 wind band literature through performance, effective communication skills, and a record of activity in professional music and wind band organizations.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications

None

Special Notes to Applicants

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is currently operating in-person at full capacity, so selected finalists should expect to travel to campus for an in-person interview and to follow University safety and social-distancing guidelines while on campus (go to: https: // ninernationcares.charlotte.edu/faculty-staff). Charlotte's policies related to COVID-19 are informed by the recommendations of experts from the Centers for Disease Control, the American College Health Association, OSHA, and local and state public health officials.

Job Open Date 11/16/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Date Review of Applications will Begin 12/20/2021 Proposed Hire Date 08/15/2022 If time-limited, please indicate appointment end date Contact Information

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Applicant Documents

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