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STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT STONY BROOK: Tenured or Tenure-Track Position in Music
 
History/Theory/Ethnomusicology 

This is a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level (if holding a doctorate) or tenured position at the Associate Professor level. Starting date: late August 2018. Salary according to qualifications.

We seek a scholar of music whose research and teaching profiles complement those of our current faculty. We have a particular interest in applicants whose research specialties intersect with one or more of these areas: music before 1600, gender and sexuality, critical race studies, or digital and new media practices. Candidates must hold a Ph.D, or have advanced ABD status, in Music History, Theory, or Ethnomusicology, and should be well-versed in both historical and theoretical domains. We look for demonstrated achievement in or potential for scholarly productivity, and a record of successful teaching experience. Responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate instruction, supervision of student research and writing, advising, and departmental and university service.

Application deadline: review of files begins November 3, 2017, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should complete the Academic Jobs Online application at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10091. Electronic submission of materials is required. The application requires these materials: cover letter; CV; statement of experience in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in scholarship and the classroom; and three letters of recommendation.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. APPLICATIONS FROM WOMEN, PEOPLE OF COLOR, DISABLED PERSONS, AND/OR SPECIAL DISABLED OR VIETNAM ERA VETERANS ARE ESPECIALLY WELCOME. 

 

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Music Composition

The Stony Brook Department of Music seeks a gifted composer and committed teacher to join our current faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. We welcome applicants across a broad aesthetic spectrum. Starting date: late August 2018. Salary according to qualifications.

We look for demonstrated or potential of high achievement in the field of composition and a demonstrated strong commitment to excellent teaching. The successful candidate will maintain an active compositional career, and teach courses in composition, analysis, and theory—as well as in other possible area(s) of interest—at the graduate and undergraduate levels.  Additional responsibilities will include advising graduate students, and departmental and university service.

Candidates should hold either a doctorate in composition or have comparable experience and artistic distinction.

The Music Department at Stony Brook combines aspects of a conservatory with those of a research university.  Our undergraduate degree is a Bachelor of Arts (with a major in Music); our graduate degrees are MM and DMA for performers, PhD for History/Theory/Ethnomusicology, and MA and PhD for composers.  We pride ourselves on having porous divisions between the areas, and strive for a collaborative and congenial musical ecology.

Application deadline: review of files begins February 15, 2018, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Electronic submission of materials is required. Applicants should complete the Academic Jobs Online application at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10691

The application requires these materials: 

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae, including a list of works and performances, and courses taught at the college level
  3. Names and contact information of 3 recommenders; no letters at this time.
  4. Three to five representative examples of creative work; please send PDFs of scores (as appropriate) and links to recordings or videos.
  5. Statement of experience in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in scholarship and the classroom

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. APPLICATIONS FROM WOMEN, PEOPLE OF COLOR, DISABLED PERSONS, AND/OR SPECIAL DISABLED OR VIETNAM ERA VETERANS ARE ESPECIALLY WELCOME.

 
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