Music, Stony Brook University

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

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 http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3748. 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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And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/music/
 
Chair, Composition Search Committee
Department of Music
Staller Center
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5475

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