Associate Professor or Professor of Music Composition

University at Buffalo
August 19, 2024
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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Associate Professor or Professor of Music Composition

Department Music Posting Number F230196 Posting Link https: // www. Employer State Faculty Appointment Term Term Position Type UUP Faculty

Posting Detail Information

Fiscal Year 2023-2024

Position Summary

The Department of Music at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, invites applications for a Full or Associate Professor (tenure-track) appointment in music composition. The position is expected to begin in late August 2024. The ideal candidate will have a substantial international profile with an extraordinary record of artistic production, student/alumni job-placement success, and administrative experience within an academic context. The Department of Music will begin its review of applications on October 16, 2023.

The position requires commitment to leadership and collaboration. The candidate would be responsible for the curricular development of the graduate programs in composition, advising the Chair on curricular updates and composition course offerings and working with the Director of the Center for 21st Century Music on the creation and production of new music. The 2+2 teaching load of this position includes a mix of graduate composition studio lessons, graduate seminars in composition and related courses in areas of interest to the candidate which could include undergraduate teaching of majors and non-majors in accordance with the Department's curricular requirements in composition, music history, music theory, performance and the University's General Education course offerings. The candidate would be expected to advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students in composition in their course selections, navigation of degree requirements, and creative directions.

Outstanding Benefits Package

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University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. or D.M.A. in Music Composition or equivalent professional and /or educational experience with an extensive and distinguished record of creative and professional accomplishment in the field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or D.M.A. in Music Composition with an extensive and distinguished record of creative and professional accomplishment in the field.
  • Prior academic teaching experience in composition and a record of success mentoring graduate students.
  • Physical Demands Salary Range Competitive Additional Salary Information Type Full-Time Campus North Campus Posting Alerts Special Instructions Summary

    The Department of Music will commence its review of applications on October 16, 2023.

    Required application materials include a cover letter detailing qualifications for the position; CV; names and contact information for three references. Optional application materials include links to scores and recordings representative of recent creative work and any other relevant examples of recent creative endeavors (please attach the materials to Creative Portfolio in the Documents section).

    All application materials should be submitted via UB Jobs. Application materials submitted directly to the posting contact will not be acknowledged and cannot be considered.

    Additional Information

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    Is a background check required for this posting? No Background Check Notification

    Contact Information

    Contact's Name Dusti Dean

    Contact's Pronouns she/her/hers Contact's Title Department Administrator Contact's Email [email protected] Contact's Phone 716-645-0620

    Posting Dates

    Posted 08/31/2023

    Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled Date to be filled 08/19/2024


    Number of References Required 3

    Reference Cutoff Date Instructions to Applicant

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    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
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  • Additional Supporting Documentation
  • Creative Portfolio (URL or PDF)
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