Syracuse University — Assistant Professor of Composition and Theory

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY Setnor School of Music seeks an Assistant Professor of Composition and Theory, tenure-track position beginning August 2017. The successful candidate is expected to build an international reputation and a prolific portfolio along with substantial public performances and recordings. Candidates should also have a strong background in teaching music theory and analysis. On both undergraduate and graduate levels, 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. Candidate must maintain an appropriate level of research/creative activity. Required Qualifications: Terminal degree (DMA or PHD) required. Previous college/university experience preferred, evidence of outstanding artistry as a composer required.

For more information and to apply visit (JOB #073017).

Please send inquiries to:
Dr. Nicolas Scherzinger,
Chair, Assistant Professor/Composition and Theory Search Committee

Syracuse University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to equality of opportunity and a diverse work force. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.