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Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology

Position: Chair of the School of Music

General Information:

The Georgia Institute of Technology invites nominations and applications for the position of Chair of the School of Music in the College of Design in Atlanta, Georgia.


Candidate must have a terminal degree in music with a distinguished record of scholarly achievement qualifying for a tenurable position. The candidate must maintain an active commitment to the profession and to the promotion of excellence in teaching and research, and must have the ability to engage with community and corporate leaders and work effectively with faculty, students, and administrators. The salary will be competitive with qualifications and experience. Appointment is anticipated on or before July 1, 2018.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The School offers a B.S. in Music Technology, a Master of Music Technology, and a Ph.D., as well as a Music Minor open to all students at Georgia Tech. The School is positioned to be the premier School of Music Technology in the country. In addition to its three degree programs in music technology the School also provides musical instruction to over 900 students per semester from all six colleges of Georgia Tech through the Georgia Tech Marching Band, two orchestras and numerous ensembles as well as a strong set of vocal groups. The School is a unique blend of music technology and traditional music, including performance and composition.
The Chair will have the opportunity to build on the success of the previous two decades to create a School of Music that is well tuned to the opportunities of the 21st Century. The new Chair will have the opportunity to provide overall leadership and vision for the development of a comprehensive music technology program at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Chair manages the academic, fiscal, and personnel matters and links the School of Music to the strategic objectives of the College and Institute.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

1. Cover letter describing your interest in the position, academic goals and leadership style;
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Name, address (including email), and telephone number of five academic/professional references.

Deadline: November 1, 2017


Other Information:

Information on Georgia Tech, the College of Design, and the School of Architecture is best accessed from our website
The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation's premier research universities. Ranked seventh among U.S. News & World Report's top public universities, Georgia Tech's more than 25,000 students are enrolled in its Colleges of Design, Computing, Engineering, Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Business. Tech is among the nation's top producers of women and African-American engineers. The Institute offers research opportunities to both undergraduate and graduate students and is home to more than 100 interdisciplinary research units plus the Georgia Tech Research Institute.
The Georgia Institute of Technology is
an Equal Education/Employment Opportunity Institution

Date Listed: 09/22/2017

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