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Institution: Columbia University

Position: Assistant or Associate Professor

General Information:

The Department of Music at Columbia University announces a full-time non-tenured position in Composition, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, to begin 1 July 2006.


Significant achievement as a composer is the most important qualification for this position. We are open to a wide range of aesthetic and technical orientations. A candidate’s potential for working closely with the Computer Music Center would be viewed as an advantage, as would any involvement that would expand the scope of compositional possibility at Columbia.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The appointee will be expected to carry out creative work, teach composition at undergraduate and graduate levels, teach in music theory or some other area of intellectual interest, and in the undergraduate Core Curriculum, and participate actively in the development of the Department’s programs. We seek candidates who can contribute through their composing, research, teaching, and service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Columbia.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation.

Deadline: February 6, 2006


Chair, Composition Search Committee
Columbia University
Department of Music
621 Dodge Hall, MC1813
2960 Broadway
New York NY 10027 USA

Other Information:

All continuing appointments at Columbia begin with a one-year contract, with renewal anticipated.

Columbia University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

Date Listed: 01/02/2006

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