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Institution: Scoohow University School of Music (Suzhou, China)

Position: Assistant/Associate Professors in Composition and Theory

General Information:

Soochow University (Suzhou, China) invites applications for two tenure-track positions in Composition and Theory in its newly established School of Music.


A successful candidate will be an outstanding composer with significant contribution to the field and will help to develop a unique composition program in China through curriculum design, recruiting, and engaging public performances. Demonstrated excellence in teaching desired. Earned Ph.D. or DMA required (ABD considered though degree must be completed by August 1, 2016). All courses are taught in English.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include: teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in composition, theory, orchestration, and advising graduate student composers. Develop courses in secondary areas such as film, electronic music, music technology, multimedia, tonal and post-tonal theory, etc. Other duties may be assigned depending on the candidate’s qualifications and departmental needs.

Salary Range: Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Items to Send:

1) a letter of application
2) detailed Curriculum Vitae including reference information (email + tel.)
3) three letters of recommendation emailed separately

Deadline: November 1, 2015


Send all materials to

Chair of Search Committee, School of Music, Soochow University, Suzhou, China.

Other Information:

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Date Listed: 09/15/2015

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