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Institution: Binghamton University

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

Theory / Composition
Appointment date: September 1, 2013
Tenure-track position


Earned doctorate in Theory/Composition or Composition by date of appointment. Potential or demonstrated excellence in the field of composition. Record of successful teaching in theory and composition, evidence of scholarly activity in music theory, strong keyboard skills, experience with music technology, and a desire to teach qualified non-majors along with music majors and music minors.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Provide private composition and classroom theory instruction to graduate and undergraduate students. Teach courses in composition and in the four-semester theory/musicianship sequence; additional assignments may include orchestration, counterpoint, music technology, music analysis, and other related music courses. All faculty are expected to supervise independent studies, serve on committees, assist in recruitment, be a committed and visible participant in the events of the department as a whole, and be active in research, performance, and/or creative endeavors.

Salary Range: $60,000

Items to Send:

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae (include a list of works and performances), statement of teaching philosophy, statement of compositional philosophy, and three recent letters of recommendation.

Applications should be submitted in printed form. For full consideration, applications must be postmarked no later than November 15, 2012. Additional materials may be requested at a later date; please do not submit additional materials (such as scores, recordings, or transcripts) with your dossier at this time.

Deadline: November 15, 2012


Application materials may be addressed to:

Dr. Jonathan Biggers
Co-Chair, Theory/Composition Search Committee
Binghamton University
Department of Music
PO Box 6000
Binghamton, New York 13902-6000

Other Information:

Questions about this position may be addressed to Please do not send application materials to this e-mail address.

Binghamton University, one of the four university centers of the State University of New York, attracts a talented student population of approximately 15,000. The Department of Music is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, and offers both the BA and BMus degrees, as well as the MM degree with concentrations in performance, opera, conducting, composition, and history and literature.

Binghamton University is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer

Date Listed: 10/15/2012

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