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Lecturer in Music Theory

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro Ndc, NC
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Organization Type
Position Number:
Functional Title:
Lecturer in Music Theory
Position Type:
Non-Tenure Stream
Position Eclass:
FC - Faculty 9 month Non Leave earn
University Information:
Located in North Carolina's third largest city, UNC Greensboro is among the most diverse, learner-centered public research universities in the state, with nearly 18,000 students in eight colleges and schools pursuing more than 150 areas of undergraduate and over 200 areas of graduate study. UNCG continues to be recognized nationally for academic excellence, access, and affordability. UNCG is ranked No. 1 most affordable institution in North Carolina for net cost by the N.Y. Times and No. 1 in North Carolina for social mobility by The Wall Street Journal - helping first-generation and lower-income students find paths to prosperity. Designated an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, UNCG is a community-engaged research institution with a portfolio of more than $67M in research and creative activity. The University's 1,100 faculty and 1,700 staff help create an annual economic impact for the Piedmont Triad region in excess of $1B.
Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
UNC Greensboro is a minority-serving institution with an undergraduate population of 49% historically underrepresented students and 67% female-identifying students. The College of Visual and Performing Arts seeks to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position.
UNC Greensboro is an inclusive learning community with a campus-wide culture that embodies access, equity, diversity, excellence, and collaboration. With an enrollment of over 19,000 students, including 3,800 graduate students, and 2,800 faculty and staff, UNC Greensboro is a leader in theUNC system with respect to access and inclusion

UNC Greensboro is in a metropolitan area of more than 1.6 million in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Appalachian Mountains. UNC Greensboro is anEOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/D/V employer and is strongly committed to achieving equity with respect to faculty hires.
Position Summary:
The School of Music at UNC Greensboro welcomes applications for a 2-year, renewable Lecturerposition in music theory and aural skills beginning in Fall 2024. We invite applicants who are teacher-scholars actively engaged in advancing equity, diversity, inclusion, and access in their teaching. The position centers on teaching music theory and aural skills courses in the undergraduate curriculum. Candidates with expertise in world music, jazz, blues, rap, hip-hop, musical theatre, pop, rock, gospel, and related musical styles are of particular interest. Theorists with additional experience in areas such as entrepreneurship, technology, or composition are also encouraged to apply. Graduate courses may be assigned based on the applicant's areas of expertise. The position start date is August 1, 2024.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success teaching music theory at the college/university level and experience implementing the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in their teaching.
  • Applicants with ABD status in a doctoral music program with substantial coursework in graduate-level music theory will be considered, but the hire must have a doctoral degree in hand by August 1, 2024.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • A deep, sustained, and demonstrated commitment to music theory pedagogy; a colleague who can broaden our current course offerings and collaborate with existing faculty to address changing curricular needs; a strong rapport with students; an ability to connect the world of music theory to a wide range of musical pursuits.
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment.
Tenure Status:
Not on Track
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and list of three references.

Please include the following information for three (3) professional references:• Name• Company Name• Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One(1) of those references should be a current or previous supervisor.• Email Address• Contact Phone Number

We encourage applicants to contact the Chair of the Music Theory Search Committee, Dr. Guy Capuzzo, for questions or information about the position, the Music Theory area, or the School of

Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Recruitment Range:
Commensurate with Experience
Org #-Department:
School of Music - 12611
Job Open Date:
For Best Consideration Date:
Open Until Filled:
Type of Appointment:
Number of Months per Year:
Physical Effort:
Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - F, Reading - F, Writing - F, Vision-Preparing/Analyzing figures - F, Hearing - F, Talking - F, Sitting - F
Work Environment:
Inside - F

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