Assistant Teaching Professor, Composition and Theory

Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jan 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details



Job # 075531 Job Title Assistant Teaching Professor, Composition and Theory Location Main Campus Pay Range Commensurate w/ Experience FLSA Status Exempt Hours

Per department chair.

Job Type Full-time Rank Assistant Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description

The Setnor School of Music at Syracuse University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor of Composition and Theory, a three-year appointment beginning August 15, 2021, and renewable based on exemplary performance and University need. We seek candidates whose personal and professional experience, teaching, and creative activity contribute to the advancement of equity, diversity, and cultural wealth. The preferred candidate is an active composer in the process of building a national/international reputation and a prolific portfolio, along with substantial public performances and recordings. Candidates should also have a strong background in teaching graduate and undergraduate music theory and analysis, ideally with experience in both classical and jazz theory. Responsibilities will include applied composition, undergraduate theory and/ear training courses, advising master’s theses. Candidates will also be expected to teach upper-level composition-based coursework in at least two or more of the following areas: electroacoustic media/interactive software, counterpoint, orchestration, contemporary analysis, and performance/conducting/improvisation (contemporary music ensemble). Overarching duties will include curricular development with a commitment to recruiting, national visibility of the program, and addressing the education needs of a diverse student population. The candidate must maintain an appropriate level of research/creative activity.

Qualifications

Terminal degree ( DMA or PHD ) required. Previous college/university experience preferred, evidence of outstanding artistry as a composer required.

Job Specific Qualifications Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include applied composition, undergraduate theory and/ear training courses, advising master’s theses. Candidates will also be expected to teach upper-level composition-based coursework in at least two or more of the following areas: electroacoustic media/interactive software, counterpoint, orchestration, contemporary analysis, and performance/conducting/improvisation (contemporary music ensemble). Overarching duties will include curricular development with a commitment to recruiting, national visibility of the program, and addressing the education needs of a diverse student population. The candidate must maintain an appropriate level of research/creative activity

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Physical Requirements Tools/Equipment Application Instructions

For full consideration, submit the following materials online:
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Name and email address of four references. Letters will be requested directly from reference providers for final candidates only.
Candidates who progress in the search will be asked to provide an electronic link to recording and scores of recent work.

Review of applicant materials will begin immediately and continue until position is filled with a priority consideration date of February 15, 2021. Transcripts may be requested at a later date. Applicants may contact Dr. José “Peppie” Calvar: jcalvar@syr.edu if they have questions about this position.
Syracuse University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Syracuse University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. For more information about the Setnor School of Music at Syracuse University, please visit: http://vpa.syr.edu/academics/setnor/

About The College of Visual and Performing Arts

The College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University is committed to the education of cultural leaders who will engage and inspire audiences through performance, visual art, design, scholarship, and commentary. We provide the tools for self-discovery and risk-taking in an environment that thrives on critical thought and action. To learn more about the college, our distinguished faculty, and our program, please visit our websites at www.syr.edu, www.vpa.syr.edu.

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

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Quick Link https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/85668 Job Posting Date 01/13/2021 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Priority Consideration 02/15/2021 Job Category Faculty Message to Applicants

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