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Institution: Suzhou University of Science and Technology (multiple positions)

Position: Assistant Professors/Lecturers of Composition

General Information:

With the increasing demand of classical music and the construction of many new and impressive theatres in China, Suzhou University of Science and Technology, Academy of Music (SUSTAM), founded in 1989, now under the new leadership of Dean Christopher Chen, is taking advantage of this new wave to seek tenure-track artists/faculty members who want to be a part of this exciting time in SUSTAM.

Suzhou University of Science and Technology, Academy of Music is one of the leading music institutions in Jiangsu Province, China. It is based in Suzhou - an ancient city with 2,500 years history and known for its exquisite life and cultural legacy. The Academy presents an ideal intellectual and musical environment with huge potential for achievement in Chinas burgeoning arts arena.

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English and Chinese bilingual candidates are preferred, but being bilingual is not necessary.


The successful candidate needs to have a clear track record and profile within the relevant areas of composition. Demonstrated excellence in teaching desired. Earned Ph. D or DMA required. - See more at:

Job Description/Responsibilities:

To teach the relevant curriculum at the college undergraduate and graduate levels;

To compose for school orchestras, ensembles and other music required by the school;

To reinforce, complement, and expand school curricular offerings;

To offer students educational guidance and advice;

To serve the department in faculty meetings, juries, auditions and so on;

Additional teaching responsibilities may be assigned based on candidates strengths and department needs.

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Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Send the following material by email to

·a letter of application

·Curriculum Vitae

·official transcripts of university work sent directly to SUSTAM

·three scores in PDF with recordings in mp3 (only for composition)(use of electronic transfer service such as Dropbox is preferred)

·three letters of recommendation and contact information of references

·non-criminal record/ police clearance

·supporting material such as international competition winner certificate and other materials

Please also send a hard copy of the above material to

Prof. Christopher Chen

Academy of Music

Suzhou University of Science and Technology

1 Kerui Road

Gaoxin Area, Suzhou

Jiangsu Province, China

Post Code 215009

Note: Please do not make phone calls. After you have successfully submitted material, you will get an auto-email reply. Once you have been selected as candidate, you will then be invited to Suzhou for a campus visit, audition and interview.

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Deadline: April 15, 2014


Other Information:

Date Listed: 03/10/2014

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