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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Music (Composition)

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
Indiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Oct 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Jacobs School of Music seeks candidates for a tenure-track or tenured position in composition to join the faculty of a vibrantly active and performance-focused department. Expected start date: 08/01/2022. Responsibilities will include (1) teaching lessons for composition students at all levels and possibly teaching courses including Orchestration, Composition Forum or other topics in rotation; (2) participating in all Composition Department activities, including recruitment, concert and recital attendance, and sharing in the coordination of departmentally organized projects; (3) serving on doctoral advising committees for DM students; (4) serving on Jacobs School of Music committees; and (5) maintaining an active career as a composer.

Qualifications: Composer with a growing (for junior applicants) or established (for senior applicants) national reputation, preferably including significant recognition as shown through performances, recordings, broadcasts, awards, appearances at festivals, etc. Broad knowledge of concert music from the 20th and 21st centuries. The department places high priority on increasing and supporting diversity and inclusion in the field of composition, and so demonstrated commitment in this area is desired. Master’s degree in composition or related field required; doctoral degree preferred. Commensurate professional experience will also be considered.

Salary and Rank: This is an open rank search and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 Application: Apply online at

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Special Instructions: A complete application consists of a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a document with links to scores and recordings of three compositions (with at least one being from the last five years), and the names, titles, and email addresses for each of three professional references. Applicants are invited to submit a statement addressing their contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through their research, teaching, mentoring, and/or community engagement. An email message with instructions about uploading letters of reference will be sent automatically to each of your reference providers immediately after you submit your completed application. Please do not send other materials until requested to do so. If you need help completing your application, please contact Cecilia Bass, Assistant to the Executive Associate Dean, (812) 855-5541

Deadline: Screening will begin on November 19 and will continue until the position is filled. 

For Best Consideration Date: November 19, 2021

Expected Start Date: August 1, 2022

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