Instructor: School of Music / Institute for Southern Studies
The University of South Carolina
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Internal Number: 129111
Classification Title: Instructor
College/Division: School of Music
Department: Music School
Advertised Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Advertised Job Summary:
The Instructor for the School of Music and the Institute of Southern Studies will teach at the undergraduate level in a joint appointment in Music and Southern Studies, with a teaching load of 3-3. Music courses include topics and themes related to music in the South, Native American music in the South, music of the global south, and folk and/or popular musics of the South, with a possible graduate level course. Graduate committee service may be required. Southern Studies courses include undergraduate courses on southern music and topical courses such as The Contemporary South, the 20th Century South, and The Global South, with opportunities to teach an upper-level special topics course. Some administrative duties for the Institute will be required. This is a 9-month appointment, renewable based on Dean's approval, satisfactory performance, departmental needs, and the availability of funding.
THESCHOOL OF MUSIC'S vision statement identifies five core values: the pursuit of Excellence; devotion to Student Success; the production of Music Leaders; preparation of the Musician-Educator; and the creation of Diversely Skilled Musicians. The school encourages applications from candidates who demonstrate interests and abilities that align with these values.
THEINSTITUTEFORSOUTHERNSTUDIESis housed in the College of Arts and Sciences, the campus' largest academic unit. Created to foster the study of the American South, the Institute serves as a link to the very rich research resources at UofSC, as well as providing access to other important research facilities throughout the state. It brings together outstanding faculty, specializing in the study of the South, from a wide variety of disciplines for research, teaching, special seminars, and public programs.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Candidates must have completed an MA or PhD, in their respective discipline, and have a minimum of two years' teaching experience, or equivalent. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD.
The University of South Carolina is a globally recognized, high-impact research university committed to a superior student experience and dedicated to innovation in learning, research and community engagement. Founded in 1801, the university offers more than 300 degree programs and is a top-tier Carnegie Foundation research institution. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of 20 locations throughout the state, including the research campus in Columbia. With 60 nationally ranked academic programs including top-ranked programs in international business, the nation's best honors college and distinguished programs in engineering, law, medicine, public health and the arts, the university is helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and around the world.