The Setnor School of Music at Syracuse University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor of Composition and Theory, a three-year appointment beginning August 15, 2021, and renewable based on exemplary performance and University need.
Responsibilities will include applied composition, undergraduate theory and/ear training courses, advising master’s theses. Candidates will also be expected to teach upper-level composition-based coursework in at least two or more of the following areas: electroacoustic media/interactive software, counterpoint, orchestration, contemporary analysis, and performance/conducting/improvisation (contemporary music ensemble). Overarching duties will include curricular development with a commitment to recruiting, national visibility of the program, and addressing the education needs of a diverse student population. The candidate must maintain an appropriate level of research/creative activity.
Terminal degree (DMA or PHD) required. Previous college/university experience preferred, evidence of outstanding artistry as a composer required.
We seek candidates whose personal and professional experience, teaching, and creative activity contribute to the advancement of equity, diversity, and cultural wealth. The preferred candidate is an active composer in the process of building a national/international reputation and a prolific portfolio, along with substantial public performances and recordings. Candidates should also have a strong background in teaching graduate and undergraduate music theory and analysis, ideally with experience in both classical and jazz theory.
For full consideration, submit the following materials online:
> Cover Letter
> Curriculum Vitae
> Name and email address of four references. Letters will be requested directly from reference providers for final candidates only.
Candidates who progress in the search will be asked to provide an electronic link to recording and scores of recent work.
Review of applicant materials will begin immediately and continue until position is filled with a priority consideration date of February 15, 2021. Transcripts may be requested at a later date.
See original job posting and apply online at: https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/85814
Applicants may contact Dr. José “Peppie” Calvar: email@example.com if they have questions about this position.
Syracuse University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Syracuse University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. For more information about the Setnor School of Music at Syracuse University, please visit: http://vpa.syr.edu/academics/setnor/