Music, Stony Brook University

Position ID:SBU-Music-VAP [#2441, F-7697/13/01]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, non-tenure track
Position Location:Stony Brook, New York 11794, United States [map]
Subject Area: Music
Appl Deadline:2013/02/20 finished (posted 2013/01/08, finished 2013/08/25, listed until 2013/03/21)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Stony Brook Department of Music seeks a scholar who specializes in opera and other music of the 18th and 19th centuries. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or advanced ABD status and should be well-versed in both historical and theoretical domains and conversant with interdisciplinary perspectives. We look for demonstrated achievement in or potential for scholarly productivity, potential for contribution to a developing Opera Studies and Performance Program, and a record of successful teaching experience. Responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate instruction, supervision of student research and writing, advising, and departmental and university service.

This is a one year, non-tenure track position as a Visiting Assistant Professor (if holding a doctorate) with possibility of second year renewal. Anticipated start date: Late August 2013. Salary according to qualifications. Applicants may complete the Academic Jobs Online application at Electronic submission of materials is preferred.

Alternatively, applicants may submit a State employment application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, at least three current letters of reference (or reference dossier), and a statement of teaching interests and philosophy to: Chair, 18th/19th-Century Opera Scholar Search, Department of Music, Staller Center, Room 3304, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5475. Review of applications begins February 20, 2013, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For a full position description and/or application procedures, visit (Ref. # F-7697/13/01.)

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Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Chair, 18th/19th-Century Opera Scholar Search
Department of Music
Staller Center, Room 3304
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5475

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