Department of Music, Colgate University

Position ID:Colgate-Department of Music-APCOMPOSITION [#9884]
Position Title: Assistant Professor Composition
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Area: Music / COMPOSITION
Starting Date:2018/07/01
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2017/09/20, finished 2017/11/28)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Music at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure- stream position in composition at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2018. Completion of Ph.D. or D.M.A. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The successful candidate must be able to teach composition, digital music studio, basic musicianship, and traditional harmony, and oversee the upkeep of Colgate’s Digital Music Studio. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in all- university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Application materials comprising a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three reference letters must be submitted through: Scores and sound will be reviewed at a later date. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in the cover letter how their approach to teaching and composition might create an inclusive educational environment. Review of applications will begin on October 21, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are especially encouraged to apply. Colgate is a highly-selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the music department can be found at

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Further Info:
Department of Music
Colgate University
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346

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