job opening at wesleyan

    Aug 10 2010 | 2:34 pm
    by way of ron kuivila, who asked to forward this to other lists. well, forums might qualify too. hans
    Sorry for the semi-mass mailing and some of you probably saw this on the SC list, but here goes anyway. We will be doing a search this year for a position in experimental music composition. The announcement is below. Please forward to any list or individual that seems appropriate.
    Ron Kuivila
    The Wesleyan University Music Department seeks an original composer with specialization in experimental music and digital media. Interests that cross disciplinary boundaries are welcome, as are additional fields of expertise. This is a full-time, tenure-track position beginning July 1, 2011.
    RANK: Assistant Professor.
    SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
    QUALIFICATIONS: PhD, MFA, MA or equivalent experience.
    DUTIES: Teaching courses in electronic music and recording techniques, music composition, contemporary music history and theory at both undergraduate and graduate levels, advising undergraduate and graduate theses as well as undergraduate majors and non-majors, and co-direction of the experimental music and recording studios and the David Tudor collection of electronic instruments and instrumentation. The teaching load is two courses per semester.
    INSTITUTION: The Music Department’s courses range from introduction to music through graduate seminars, in a program that offers a strong undergraduate music major program, the MA in music, and the PhD in ethnomusicology, all with a long-standing interest in performance and cultural studies. Particular areas of strength include: experimental and digital, American, African, East Asian, Southeast Asian, South Asian, and European musics.
    DEADLINE: Applications received by November 15, 2010 will receive full consideration.
    APPLICATION: Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, as well as a representative portfolio of scores and documentation together with a writing sample, which could be a dissertation chapter, published article, or review. To apply, visit Applications and supporting materials will be accepted after September 1. Inquiries may be directed to Deb Shore, Administrative Assistant,
    Wesleyan University is an equal-opportunity and affirmative-action employer and welcomes applications from women and members of historically underrepresented minority groups. Wesleyan recognizes the value individual and group differences contribute to the learning environment and to scholarship. Wesleyan University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or age in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Affirmative Action Specialist, 317 North College 860-685-4771.