MTO Job Listings

Job Listings

Institution: Columbia University

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

The Department of Music at Columbia University announces a full-time non-tenured position in Music Composition and Theory, at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin 1 July 2007. All continuing appointments at Columbia begin with a one-year contract, with renewal anticipated.


An appropriate doctorate or the equivalent is required for this position. Significant work as a composer and/or music theorist is the most important qualification. We welcome applicants with a wide range of aesthetic and technical orientations. A candidate's involvement in areas that would expand the scope of compositional and theoretical research at Columbia will be viewed as an advantage.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to carry out creative work, teach music composition and theory at undergraduate and graduate levels, and potentially teach in other areas of intellectual interest. He or she will also be expected to teach in the undergraduate Core Curriculum and participate actively in the development of the Department's programs.

We seek candidates who can contribute through their composing, research, teaching, and service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Columbia.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation.

Deadline: January 15, 2007


Chair, Composition Theory Search Committee
Columbia University
Department of Music
621 Dodge Hall, MC1813
2960 Broadway
New York NY 10027 USA

Other Information:

Columbia University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2007.

Date Listed: 11/22/2006

Return to listings

Number of visits since August 2007: