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Institution: Appalachian State University

Position: Lecturer, Instructor, Assistant Professor, or Associate Professor

General Information:

The Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University invites applications for a tenure-track nine-month faculty position to begin in August 2014.


REQUIREMENTS: Evidence of accomplishment as a composer and university-level teacher required. Doctorate completed by September 15, 2014 required for appointment to tenure track; other applicants will be considered for appointment at the rank of Instructor or Lecturer. Preferred qualifications include the following: significant experience with current hardware and software used in contemporary composing; experience as an ensemble director.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

POSITION: Outstanding teacher and composer with responsibilities for individual instruction in composition at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Other responsibilities will be assigned according to the successful candidate\'s qualifications and may include teaching of electronic music, orchestration, 20th-century music theory and analysis, or philosophy of music, or direction of an ensemble such as a new music ensemble or steel band.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and education

Items to Send:

A complete application will include PDFs of a letter of interest, a current vita, and a list of names and contact information for at least five references. Send applications via email (see address below).

Please do not send recordings, scores, or transcripts at this time; such materials may be requested later. Individual search committee members\' reviews of files will begin on December 17, 2013, with identification of a semi-finalist pool to occur after January 13, 2014.

Deadline: January 13, 2014

Chair, Composition Search Committee
Hayes School of Music
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608

Other Information:

The Hayes School of Music values individuals with experience in a variety of teaching methods and/or curricular perspectives. Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the committee chair at the address above. Proper documentation of identity and employability will be required before the hiring process can be finalized. Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University\'s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Job Posting:

Date Listed: 11/18/2013

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