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Institution: Fordham University

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

Full-time, tenure-track position, beginning Aug. 1, 2014.


Ph.D. or D.M.A. in Music Theory or Composition should be in hand by start of employment; demonstrable record of teaching excellence at undergraduate level.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Department of Art History and Music of Fordham University seeks a composer-theorist with a specialization in jazz to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Aug. 1, 2014. Candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in traditional music theory as well as more advanced courses in jazz theory, arranging, and composition. Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. or D.M.A. degree by the start of employment and have a demonstrable record of excellence in undergraduate university teaching. Please submit a letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation by Dec. 1, 2013 to Interfolio ( No additional materials should be sent at this time. Fordham University is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from men and women of all backgrounds. Fordham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Letter of application, CV, and three (3) letters of recommendation should be submitted to Interfolio. No additional materials are required at this time. Please do NOT send music samples, either recorded or in score form.

Deadline: December 1, 2013


Daniel P. Ott, DMA
Associate Chair, Department of Art History and Music
Co-Chair, Music Search Committee
Fordham University, FMH 417A
441 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458
Tel.: (718) 817-4890
Fax: (718) 817-4829

Date Listed: 11/06/2013

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