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Institution: East Carolina University

Position: Assistant Professor


Minimum Qualifications:
Terminal degree in music, PhD/DMA required; however, ABD with significant qualifications may be considered for initial employment as instructor. Applicants must demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching and evidence of engagement in research/creative activity in one's discipline.

Preferred Education and Experience:
Prior university or college teaching experience is preferred.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The School of Music at East Carolina University is seeking applications for a tenure-track, nine month, full time faculty position available August 2017.

Primary responsibilities will be to teach theory and musicianship courses for undergraduate music majors.

Additional responsibilities, based on candidate's areas of interest/expertise, may include: instruction in composition, online graduate analysis, survey courses for non-music major population, involvement in NC NewMusic Initiative.

Salary Range: Commensurate with Qualifications

Items to Send:

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit an electronic candidate profile in order to be considered for the position, to

Candidates must also upload the following items:
Cover letter
Curriculum vitae

Please email three letters of recommendation and copies of unofficial transcripts to:
Paula Toothman, Admin Assistant
Subject: Music Theory position

Additional materials may be requested after initial screening, including samples of research/creative activity. Current letters of recommendation and transcripts (original hard copies) will be required of finalists to the position.

Applicants must complete a candidate profile or staff application online via the PeopleAdmin system (see In addition, applicants must submit the documents requested in order to be considered for the position.

Deadline: February 3, 2017


Other Information:

The School of Music, in the College of Fine Arts and Communication, has an enrollment of over 300 music majors and minors with over 50 faculty and staff. The Bachelor of Music Education degree is offered as well as the Bachelor of Music with concentrations in music therapy, performance, or theory-composition. In addition, the School offers a music minor at the undergraduate level. The Master of Music is offered in music education, pedagogy, performance, theory-composition, and a graduate certificate in Advanced Performance Studies. The School is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

East Carolina University, the third largest institution in the University of North Carolina System, is a research doctoral intensive university with an enrollment of over 28,000 students. The University is located in Greenville, North Carolina, a progressive and growing city of over 90,000 that serves as the cultural and economic center of North Carolina's historic Coastal Plain. Greenville is within easy driving distance of the Atlantic coast and the Research Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill; as well as Richmond, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).

Proper documentation of identity and employability is required at time of employment.

Date Listed: 01/05/2017

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