Lecturer of Composition and Theory - 014581

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Not Specified
Dec 06, 2018
Employment Type
Full Time
Faculty Rank Lecturer of Composition and Theory

Beginning Date of Appointment 8/1/2019

Position #  014581

Type of Position Full Time

Tenure Status Non Tenure Track

Number of Months per Year 9 months

Minimum Qualifications Doctorate completed by August 2019; a minimum of two years of teaching experience in the undergraduate theory/aural skills core
Additional Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required) Orchestration and Electronic Music

License/Certification Required N/A

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Responsibilities will include individual and class instruction in composition at both the undergraduate and masters level and undergraduate classroom teaching within the theory/aural skills core. Other teaching responsibilities may include orchestration, electronic music, and special topics theory/composition courses. The successful candidate will participate in the responsibilities of faculty membership including curriculum development, student advisement, recruitment, and service activities.

Special Instructions to Applicants A complete application will include PDFs of a letter of interest, a current vita, and a list of names and contact information for 3-5 references. Send applications via email to:
Chair, Composition Search Committee
Please do not send other materials at this time. Additional materials such as video recordings of teaching and sample compositions may be requested later.  We invite all applicants for employment with Appalachian State University to complete our voluntary Affirmative Action data collection survey.  This brief survey can be accessed at  https://appstate.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ezZGUzCcBhx69zD .

Initial Review Date 1/7/2019

Person and address to whom the application should be sent HSoMsearchComposition@appstate.edu Chair, Composition Search Committee
Description of the Department or Unit The Hayes School of Music consists of 480 music students and 50 full-time faculty and offers undergraduate degrees in music education, music performance, music therapy, music theory/composition, sacred music, and music industry studies, and graduate degrees in music performance, composition, and music therapy.

Search Committee Chair Name Hiu-Wah Au

Search Committee Chair Email Address HSoMsearchComposition@appstate.edu

Seated Disability Statement Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Maranda Maxey, Director & ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or maxeymr@appstate.edu .

Description of the University Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

AA/EEO Statement Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Diversity Statement Appalachian State University is committed to developing and allocating resources to the fundamental task of creating a diverse campus culture. We value diversity as the expression of human similarities and differences, as well as the importance of a living and learning environment conducive to knowledge, respect, acceptance, understanding and global awareness. Learn more at http://diversity.appstate.edu .

Background Check Statement Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Eligibility of Employment Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

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