University of South Carolina - Columbia, School of Music
Professional Track Faculty, Music and Southern Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||South Carolina, United States|
|Position:||Instructor, Non-Tenure Track Faculty|
The University of South Carolina School of Music and The Institute for Southern Studies are accepting applications for a Professional-Track, 9-month faculty position. This non-tenure track position will start on August 16, 2023.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach at the undergraduate level in a joint appointment in Music and Southern Studies, with a teaching load of 3-3. Music courses include topics and themes related to music in the South, Native American music in the South, music of the global south, and folk and/or popular musics of the South, with a possible graduate level course. Graduate committee service may be required. Southern Studies courses include undergraduate courses on southern music and topical courses such as The Contemporary South, the 20th Century South, and The Global South, with opportunities to teach an upper-level special topics course. Some administrative duties for the Institute will be required. This is a 9-month appointment, renewable based on Dean’s approval, satisfactory performance, departmental needs, and the availability of funding.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have completed an MA or PhD, in their respective discipline, and have a minimum of two years’ teaching experience, or equivalent. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD. The preferred candidate will have an understanding of the history, music, and culture of the American South and a record of excellence in the classroom.
THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC’S vision statement identifies five core values: the pursuit of Excellence; devotion to Student Success; the production of Music Leaders; preparation of the Musician-Educator; and the creation of Diversely Skilled Musicians. The school encourages applications from candidates who demonstrate interests and abilities that align with these values.
THE INSTITUTE FOR SOUTHERN STUDIES is housed in the College of Arts and Sciences, the campus’ largest academic unit. Created to foster the study of the American South, the Institute serves as a link to the very rich research resources at UofSC, as well as providing access to other important research facilities throughout the state. It brings together outstanding faculty, specializing in the study of the South, from a wide variety of disciplines for research, teaching, special seminars, and public programs.
APPLICATION: Apply at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/129160. Upload a letter of application that includes a description of your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; curriculum vitae, and contact information for three additional professional references. Additional supporting materials should not be provided unless requested. The search process will continure until the position is filled, but priority screening will begin on or shortly after December 2, 2022.
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, genetics, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.
Apply at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/129160.
|Primary Category:||Music and Music History
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies