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Institution: Columbia University, Department of Music

Position: Mellon (Postdoctoral) Teaching Fellow/Lecturer


Ph.D. or DMA (for composers) at time of appointment.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Department of Music at Columbia University invites applications for Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowships. Appointment will be at the rank of Mellon Teaching Fellow/Lecturer, for a period of two years to begin July 1, 2015. A PhD, DMA or the equivalent is required. The degree must have been received between 1 January 2011 and 1 July 2015. Fellows will be expected to do research, participate in the academic life of the Department of Music, and teach one course per semester in each of the two years (three in Columbia's Core Curriculum and one in the candidate's area of specialization).

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. For more information and to apply, please visit:

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
List of References
Writing Sample/Publication 1
Other Document 1
Statement of Research

All applications must be made through Columbia University's RAPS system. Please upload the following required materials: letter of application, CV, list of references (three), a statement of research interests and plans, one writing sample or musical composition, and one syllabus (two pages in length) for the class in the candidate's area of specialization. RAPS will accommodate uploads of maximum two megabytes in size per document. Composers who wish to include recordings of their music should include in the cover letter a web URL from which the files can be downloaded. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Deadline: open until filled


Date Listed: 01/05/2015

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