Music, Stony Brook University

Position ID:SBU-Music-APCOMP [#3748]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Music (Music Composition)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Stony Brook, New York 11794, United States [map]
Subject Area: Music / COMPOSITION
Appl Deadline:2014/02/01 finished (posted 2013/12/16, finished 2014/08/03, listed until 2014/06/01)
Position Description:    

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

The Stony Brook University Department of Music seeks a composer for the position of Assistant Professor. We are searching for a composer with the beginnings of a national or international reputation/profile. Candidates should hold a Doctorate in Music Composition or have equivalent professional experience. Exceptional ABD applicants will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates whose scholarship specializes in vernacular (jazz/pop/rock) music as it intersects with Western Art Music, and to composers with demonstrated interest and experience in teaching analysis and music theory. The ideal applicant will have college-level teaching experience. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate analysis courses in both tonal and atonal/post-tonal music; teaching private composition lessons; supervising student research and writing; advising graduate students; and providing departmental and university service.

This is a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor (for candidates holding a doctorate).

Starting Date: late August 2014; salary according to qualifications.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2014, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applicants should complete the Academic Jobs Online application at Supporting material must be submitted electronically, and are to include: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three current letters of reference (or reference dossier), a statement of teaching interests/philosophy, and three examples of representative compositional work: scores with recordings.

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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, Composition Search Committee
Department of Music
Staller Center
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5475

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