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Institution: West Chester University

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

Tenure-track position starting August 2008


Complete PhD or DMA in composition
Significant college-level teaching experience
Thorough knowledge of theory and aural skills pedagogy
History of professional performances, commissions, and recordings

Job Description/Responsibilities:

WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Composition, full-time, tenure-track position effective August 2008. Individual will teach undergraduate theory, ear-training and sight-singing courses. Requirements: completed doctorate in composition; significant college teaching experience; thorough knowledge of undergraduate theory and familiarity with representative literature from all periods of music; ability in the area of aural perception skills and keyboard facility to illustrate theoretical concepts and to conduct ear-training classes; a history of professional performances, commissions, and recordings. Preference will be given to candidates whose areas of specialty complement those of the current faculty and who have excellent organizational, computer, and networking skills. Inquiries about this position should be sent via email to Qualified candidates should send curriculum vitae that includes a list of publications, presentations and/or compositions/performances; a cover letter; three or more letters of recommendation; copies of transcripts (originals must be in hand at interviews); a list of courses previously taught; and a list of phone references (please DO NOT send scores or tapes at this time) postmarked by December 17, 2007 to: Alexander Rozin, Search Committee Chair, Department of Music Theory and Composition, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383. AA/EOE; Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Cover Letter
3 letter of recommendation
Copies of transcripts
List of courses previously taught
List of phone references

Deadline: December 10, 2007


Alexander Rozin
Search Committee Chair
Department of Music Theory and Composition
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383

Date Listed: 10/24/2007

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