Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging-–a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university’s mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.
The Department of Music of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP) seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Music with specializations in Music Industry and Jazz Studies.
Primary Responsibilities: Teach core courses in Music Industry and Jazz Studies — audio production, multimedia, private instruction, ensembles. Maintain the recording studio. Maintain an active and collaborative profile within the department and university. Develop and maintain a local and regional profile within the profession and develop and maintain contacts with regional teachers, school systems, and professional organizations. Keep up to date with stylistic and pedagogical developments in the field. Be actively involved in departmental recruitment activities and participate in appropriate departmental and university-wide activities, including student advising.
Preferred instruments are jazz piano, guitar, bass, or drum set, but other instruments, including voice, are considered. Depending on the candidate’s interest and departmental needs, additional teaching opportunities may be available.