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Adjunct Instructor of Low Brass (Spring 2024)

University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Pembroke, North Carolina
Commensurate Upon Education and Experience
Posted Date
Sep 6, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

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 seeks a part-time faculty member to teach applied trombone, euphonium, and/or tuba lessons beginning in Spring 2024. There may be additional opportunities to perform as trombonist in the Faculty Brass Quintet as well as teach courses in Music Appreciation, Global Music, Jazz Appreciation, Rhythm and Rock, and Intro to Hip- Hop depending on the department’s needs and the candidate’s expertise. Excellence in teaching and learning conducted within a rigorous and stimulating environment is an important core value of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. The Music Department has a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and part-time faculty are expected to maintain department and university standards. The successful candidate must hold a master’s degree in Music and demonstrate significant professional experience.

Please attach the following: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Reference List. Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. The position begins on January 8, 2024.

Work Location: Main campus of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP)

The Music Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). It has a strong record of teaching, publication, and service, and additional information about the university ( and department ( are available online.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:  The successful candidate must hold a master’s degree in Music and demonstrate significant professional experience.

Desired Qualifications: MM or DMA in Trombone, Tuba, or Euphonium Performance or equivalent professional experience. Prior university experience teaching. Experience using the Canvas learning management system (or similar). Preference will be given to applicants that can teach and perform in all three areas. Jazz experience is a plus but not a requirement.  Prior experience teaching in higher ed.

Special Instructions to Applicants:  This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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