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Institution: College of William & Mary

Position: Assistant Professor of Music, Theory and Composition (Tenure Eligible)

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Assistant Professor of Music, Theory and Composition

The Department of Music at the College of William and Mary seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in composition and theory. The department seeks a dynamic composer/sound-artist with a unique profile and auspicious professional record to compliment the strengths of our faculty. The ideal candidate will bring energy and guidance to the composition program, teach both traditional and innovative music theory courses, and contribute unique courses to the College’s liberal arts curriculum. Candidates with additional expertise in computer music, world music traditions, performance, and/or critical/cultural theory as well as significant teaching experience are especially sought. The candidate is expected to establish and maintain a creative program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate student body. Teaching expectation is two courses per semester. Required qualifications: Applicants must hold a terminal degree in their field (Ph.D., D.M.A., or M.F.A) or possess equivalent professional experience in composition at the time of appointment (August 10, 2016). Candidates must apply online at . Applicants will submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter including statement of research and teaching interests, and will submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference.

For full consideration, application materials must be submitted by the review date, October 31st. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed.

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and conducts background checks on applicants for employment. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Professor Brian Hulse, chair of the search committee, at

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

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Deadline: October 31, 2015


Professor Brian Hulse
Department of Music
College of William & Mary
P.O. Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795

or call the main office: 757-221-2157

Date Listed: 07/09/2015

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