Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Music and Theater Arts

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Position Title: Assistant Professor of Music
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Music / Cello, Piano, VIOLA, violin, Voice
Appl Deadline:2019/10/01help popup finished (accepting applications 2019/06/24, finished 2020/04/05, listed until 2019/10/01)
Position Description:    

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


The MIT Music and Theater Arts Section is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor (tenure track) who is an actively performing instrumental soloist and/or chamber musician with an established and growing national/international reputation, as well as an enthusiasm and proven ability to expertly teach in the Western art music tradition.


Teach undergraduate music performance in individualized studio lessons, chamber music coaching, performance seminars, beginning-of-term auditioning, and end-of-term evaluations, and Section needs; service to the Section and Institute; maintaining a substantive and documented profile in the field of music performance. The teaching load for this position is three courses per academic year. 


Master's Degree. Extensive experience (2 years minimum) working with string players and pianist at the university or conservatory level is essential. Sub-specialties in other areas of music-making or scholarship  (i.e., conducting, composition, diverse performance traditions, research in musicology or theory) will be taken into consideration, but are not required (MTA encourages faculty to teach other subject areas within the discipline).

Starting Date: July 1, 2020

Required Materials:

Cover letter, CV (including teaching experience), two letters of reference, and performance video of up to 30 minutes in length (intact and unedited per selection). Other evidence of excellence in the field may be referenced (i.e., via link) in your application. Additional materials, including further recordings or examples of work in any sub-specialties listed above, may be requested at a later date. Complete applications should be submitted by Monday, September 30, 2019.

Only online applications are accepted.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

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

Further Info:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Music & Theater Arts
Cambridge, MA 02139-4037

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