The Division of Liberal Arts at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) invites applications for a full-time undergraduate faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor beginning on August 1, 2023. We seek a generalist with teaching experience and expertise who will broaden our current course offerings in one or more of the following disciplines: anatomy, physiology, life sciences, nutrition, health sciences, or a closely related field. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D by the contract start date; a record or demonstrated potential for creative, scholarly, or professional achievement; an ability to think across disciplines; excellent interpersonal skills; a commitment to divisional and institutional service; and, an ability to design courses relevant to students of the fine and performing arts. Candidates interested in joining a vibrant, creative, and thoughtful community of scholar-educators devoted to interdisciplinary undergraduate teaching and learning should apply.
Successful candidates will have an enthusiasm for teaching in an arts-oriented environment including a desire to teach courses within our core curriculum. They will undertake responsibilities typical of such a position in an academic setting, including participating in academic advising; evaluating students on a regular basis; submitting grades; attending faculty meetings, retreats and other meetings deemed necessary by the Dean; attending to all duties associated with a full-time faculty appointment as described in the UNCSA Faculty Manual; teaching assigned courses; holding office hours; participating in UNCSA and DLA committees as needed; engaging in the development of new and existing programs; participating in other work-related duties assigned by the Dean.
Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. by the contract start date; teaching experience and a record or demonstrated potential for creative, scholarly, or professional achievement; an ability to think across disciplines; excellent interpersonal skills; a commitment to divisional and institutional service; and, an ability to design courses relevant to students of the fine and performing arts.
Experience and/or interest in: a variety of pedagogical methods, technologies and modalities; working with diverse student populations; creative interdisciplinary collaborations; and incorporating ongoing creative and scholarly activity in course design and implementation.
UNCSA utilizes a multi-year contract system in lieu of tenure.
Please visit our website (www.uncsa.edu) to learn more about our school. For full consideration of the position please upload a curriculum vitae, a list of three references, and in the document listed as “other” please include, as a single document: a letter of intent, a teaching statement, a list of courses you have taught, and a list of courses you propose to teach. The application deadline is January 3, 2021.