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Institution: University of South Carolina

Position: Assistant Professor of Composition and Theory


Doctorate in music composition (DMA or PhD; ABD also considered), with demonstrated success teaching college-level music theory; proven record of achievement and promise of developing a national reputation as a composer. The School also seeks applications from candidates who have interest in and experience with community engagement, music entrepreneurship, music leadership, and/or other non-traditional career models.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Assistant Professor of Music Composition and Theory will be expected to maintain an active career as a composer through performances, recordings, publications, etc; teach courses in undergraduate and graduate music theory as well as composition; help direct concerts of contemporary music and student composer concerts; and direct graduate and undergraduate research as needed.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Cover Letter
Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants must apply at with a letter of application and curriculum vitae. Send three current letters of recommendation and a works list to: Laveta Gibson, Composition/Theory Search Committee, USC School of Music, 813 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29208.
The search process will continue until the position is filled, but priority screening will begin on or shortly after November 15, 2015.

Deadline: open until filled


Other Information:

Date Listed: 09/15/2015

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