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.
Internal Number: 85668
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