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Assistant/Associate Professor of Music - Piano

Position Deleted on 7/01/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Fayetteville, NC
Faculty - Fine and Applied Arts - Music
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
The music area in the Department of Performing and Fine Arts at Fayetteville State University (FSU) invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor in Piano.

The Department of Performing and Fine Arts consists of four areas: music, visual art, theater and dance. The music area, which is accredited by the National Association for Schools of Music, offers a BA in General Music (instrumental and vocal) and a BS in Music Education (instrumental and vocal). To obtain additional information about the department, visit the website at

The Department seeks a candidate who will coordinate the keyboard area, teach applied piano and manage and maintain the piano inventory. Additional responsibilities will be assigned according to the needs of the department and the abilities of the candidate in one or more of the following areas: music theory, conducting, composition, music technology, music education, and jazz. It is expected that the candidate will be active as a performer and collaborative artist in chamber music. Recruiting, maintaining a successful studio, and being active in local, regional, and national piano teacher organizations are also expected.

The ideal applicant will have an earned doctorate by appointment date, a record of success in teaching piano at the collegiate level, demonstrated excellence as a soloist or musical collaborator, evidence of scholarly and creative activity, and previous experience coordinating a keyboard area.

To apply, please submit a letter of application addressing the qualifications cited above, official transcripts of all collegiate work, current curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation, and three professional references to Dr. Earnest Lamb, Chair, Department of Performing and Fine Arts, Fayetteville State University, 1200 Murchison Road, Fayetteville, NC 28301. The candidate must also submit an application for Faculty Employment which is available at: Recordings and other additional documentation may be requested.

The start date is August 1, 2013, and applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Salary and rank are negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Fayetteville State University is a member institution of the 17-campus University of North Carolina system. Founded in 1867 Fayetteville State University is also the second oldest public institution in North Carolina. Fayetteville State is located in Fayetteville, North Carolina, which is the home of Fort Bragg and Pope AFB. Residents enjoy mild temperatures, four distinct seasons, a low cost of living, and easy access to beautiful Carolina beaches.

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).
Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.
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