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Institution: New York University

Position: Visiting Assistant Professor

General Information:

Visiting Assistant Professor in Music Theory/Composition, beginning September 2007. The position may be renewed for up to three years.  It is anticipated that a tenure-track line will become available.


Qualifications include an earned doctorate in music theory with background in music composition or related fields and a record of or potential for scholarly publication in music theory.  Regular performances in composition as well as proven leadership and administrative skills are preferred.

All research orientations will be considered. Current interests in the department include computational approaches to analysis and composition, music cognition, post-tonal theory, film music, and multimedia.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will assist in the overall administration of the music theory program, review and revise curricula, provide advisement for students, participate in faculty meetings, committees and provide service.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation sent directly from the sources.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2006 and will remain open until position is filled.

Deadline: open until filled


Dr. Robert Rowe,
Chair, Music Theory/Composition Faculty Search Committee,
Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions,
35 West Fourth Street, Suite 777,
New York, NY 10012.

Other Information:

The Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions at New York University offers undergraduate and/or graduate degrees in music business, music technology, instrumental performance (jazz, music theatre, and traditional), music theory/composition, vocal performance, film scoring, arts administration, performing arts therapies, music education, dance education, and educational theatre.

New York University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

Date Listed: 10/10/2006

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