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Institution: Appalachian State University

Position: Assistant Professor of Composition and Theory

General Information:

The Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University invites applications for a tenure-track nine-month faculty position to begin in August 2018.


Evidence of accomplishment as a composer and college/university-level teacher required. Doctorate must be completed at time of application. A minimum of two years teaching experience in the undergraduate theory/aural skills core and/or composition as the instructor of record. Evidence of scholarly and creative activity. The candidate is also required to demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate education and mentoring. Significant knowledge of and experience in current hardware and software used in contemporary composing is strongly desirable.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Responsibilities will include individual instruction in composition at both the undergraduate and graduate level and undergraduate classroom teaching within the theory/aural skills core. Other responsibilities will include teaching of orchestration and electronic music. The successful candidate will be expected to participate fully in the responsibilities of tenure-track faculty membership including scholarly and creative activity, curriculum development, student advisement, recruitment, and service activities.

Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and educational preparation.

Items to Send:

A complete application will include PDFs of a letter of interest, a current vita, and a list of names and contact information for 3-5 references. Please do not send other materials at this time. Additional materials may be requested later. Individual search committee members\' reviews of files will begin on March 1, 2018.

Deadline: March 1, 2018

Chair, Composition Search Committee

Hayes School of Music
Appalachian State University
813 Rivers Street
Boone, NC 28608

Date Listed: 06/06/2018

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