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Institution: University of Kansas

Position: Assistant Professor of Composition

Qualifications:

Doctoral degree in music composition
Demonstrated record as a composer at the national level
Ability to teach successfully at the collegiate level

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Teach courses in composition, orchestration, music theory and related disciplines; direct MM and DMA composition theses and dissertations; work cooperatively on graduate and faculty committees; participate actively in the cultural and intellectual life of the School and University; maintain a record of creative productivity that indicates continuing growth of national and international visibility.

The University of Kansas is especially interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to the climate of diversity in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, including a diversity of scholarly approaches, and four key campus-wide strategic initiatives: (1) Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World; (2) Promoting Well-Being, Finding Cures; (3) Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities; and (4) Harnessing Information, Multiplying Knowledge. For more information, see http://www.provost .ku.edu/strategic-plan/ initiatives.

The successful candidate for the position must be eligible to work in the U.S. prior to the start of the position.
Job Description (40%) Teach courses in composition, orchestration, music theory and related disciplines;

(40%) direct MM and DMA composition theses and dissertations; work cooperatively on graduate and faculty committees; participate actively in the cultural and intellectual life of the School and University;

(20%) maintain a record of creative productivity that indicates continuing growth of national and international visibility.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

On-line application required https://employment.ku.edu/academic/1814BR. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, contact information (including e-mail) for 3 references who can be contacted for letters of recommendation, and a 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy appropriate to a comprehensive university school of music, including objectives and the means of achieving those objectives. Other materials upon request only.

Review of applications begins on November 10, 2014 and continues as needed to collect a pool of qualified applicants. To ensure consideration, apply before the application review date.

Deadline: open until filled

Contact:

Kip Haaheim, Chair
Composition Search Committee
University of Kansas School of Music
446 Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Dr.
Lawrence, KS 66045-3102
Email: khaaheim@ku.edu

Other Information:

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Date Listed: 09/25/2014


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