*Working Title:*Assistant Professor / Director of Bands
*Classification Title:*9-Mo Non-Tenure Track Faculty
*College:*Col of Arts & Architecture (Col)
*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.
*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.
*Job Open Date:*11/16/2021
*Open Until Filled:*Yes
*Date Review of Applications will Begin:*12/01/2021
*Proposed Hire Date:*08/15/2022