The Department of Music at the State University of New York College
at Oneonta invites applications for a tenure track position as an
Assistant Professor of Music
beginning Fall 2023.
Expectations include, but are not limited to, teaching, research,
student advisement, college service, and continuing professional
The Department of Music at SUNY Oneonta, offering BA Music and BA
Music Industry degrees, is a fully accredited member of the
National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and has long been
recognized for its Bachelor of Arts in Music Industry degree
program. Identified as one of the Top Music Business Schools in the
US by Billboard Magazine in 2020 and 2022, the program features
outstanding faculty, recording facilities, and internships. To
learn more about the College or the Department, please visit
Duties include but not limited to
: Teaching undergraduate
courses in production, songwriting, and in the general music and
music industry curricula; involvement with the curriculum and
administration of the music program generally, and audio arts
program specifically; working with studio assistants and the
instructional support technician supporting the department. Other
duties may include music electives or courses that address other
curricular needs or the candidate's specific areas of
$54,000; commensurate with experience. Information
on SUNY's comprehensive benefits offerings can be found at https://www.suny.edu/benefits
- Terminal degree at time of appointment in music, audio, media
or related fields of study.
- Two or more years of relevant professional experience in
popular music production (e.g., studio recording contexts),
songwriting, extensive experience with Pro Tools and recording
equipment (including mixers, microphones etc.)
- Proficiency in other leading Digital Audio Workstations, such
as Ableton Live, Logic, Reaper, and FL Studio.
- Two or more years of successful experience teaching at the
college/university, conservatory, or specialized music school
- International experience in popular music production, popular
music songwriting, or popular music media production.
- Background in music performance and knowledge of a wide range
of contemporary music styles/genres.
- Teaching and/or scholarly/creative experience related to gender
and women's studies, the African or Latino Diasporas, or Indigenous
- Creative or professional experience with beat production
software and hardware and/or object-oriented programming
environments such as Python and MaxMSP.
- Creative or professional experience with live sound.
- Experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or service with
diverse and/or multicultural populations.
Experience teaching undergraduate courses
in World Music.
SUNY Oneonta enrolls about 5,500 students who pursue bachelor's or
master's degrees or certificates in one of 60-plus academic
programs. Known as an exemplary residential campus that values
inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing
community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and
The College is located in the City of Oneonta, nestled in the
northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains about a four-hour
drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. With a
population just shy of 14,000, Oneonta is one of the top 20
picturesque small towns in America, according to Microsoft News.
The natural beauty of the region is breathtaking year-round. Each
season offers outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating,
swimming, and skiing. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for
work/life balance, management, and culture. The College's
indeed.com rating is 4.5 with one recent review noting that it's
the people that make SUNY Oneonta so special.
To apply online go to: http://oneonta.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=155239
. Please upload a letter of interest; curriculum vitae including
publications, links to samples of professional audio and video
productions, scoring, performances, or other pertinent professional
work; and copies of graduate transcripts (official required at time
of appointment). The letter of interest should highlight training,
professional work in audio and music products, both nationally and
internationally, and description of previous teaching experience.
Contact information for three references must be provided;
instructions for submitting letters of reference will be sent
directly to the referees.
For other employment and regional opportunities, please visit our
website at: https://suny.oneonta.edu/about-oneonta/employment.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by
the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form,
that an applicant for employment provide his or her current
compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as
the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with
compensation. If such information has been requested from you
before such time, please contact the NYS Office of Employee
Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at
SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community. Please visit our
website on diversity at: https://suny.oneonta.edu/diversity
. Moreover, the
College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women,
persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans
are encouraged to apply.