composition faculty search, Columbia University
The Department of Music at Columbia University invites applications
for a full-time tenure-track position in Composition at the rank of
Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2014.
The appointee will be expected to carry out creative work; teach
composition at undergraduate and graduate levels; teach in music
theory or some other area of intellectual interest, as well as in the
undergraduate Core Curriculum; and participate actively in the
development of the Department’s programs. We seek candidates who,
through their composing, research, teaching, and service, can
contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community
An appropriate doctorate or its professional equivalent must be in
hand at the time of the appointment. Significant achievement and
potential as a composer is the most important qualification. We are
open to a wide range of aesthetic and technical orientations. A
candidate’s potential for working closely with the Computer Music
Center would be viewed as an advantage, as would any involvement that
would expand the scope of compositional possibility at Columbia.
Through Columbia University’s online application system, please upload
a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact
information for three references. To apply and for more information,
please go to:
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2013 and will
continue until the position is filled.
Columbia University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.
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