Music - Scientific Study/Theory Music - Composition
The School of Music at Tennessee Tech University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Composition, beginning August 2023.
The ideal candidate will have prior university teaching experience in the areas of music theory and applied composition at the undergraduate level and be an active contributor to the field of composition with a documented record of juried scholarly/creative activity. Examples of scholarly/creative activity: having compositions performed and published, having scores accepted for performance at conferences, having published peer-reviewed research or given conference presentations, and/or other such activities.
Teach in and coordinate the undergraduate core curriculum in music theory and aural training
Teach courses in the upper-division music theory course sequence (for example, Form and Analysis, Counterpoint, and/or Instrumentation)
Teach applied composition lessons for both composition majors and minors
Engage in service to the School, College, and University
Additional courses or responsibilities may be assigned depending on the expertise of the candidate and departmental need
Earned doctorate in Music Theory or Composition required. ABD may be considered if the degree is completed by start of employment (August 1, 2023)
Prior classroom teaching experience in music theory and/or aural training
Evidence of successful publication and performance of original compositions in a variety of musical settings
An ongoing commitment to scholarly/creative activity in composition, as demonstrated through performance and publication of original compositions, research, national/international presentations, and/or other such activities
Experience in composing with industry-standard DAW software such as Cubase, Logic, Pro Tools, Max/MSP, or similar software
Evidence of sufficient keyboard proficiency for teaching undergraduate music theory and aural training
To apply, please visit the full job description at https://jobs.tntech.edu and electronically upload the following:
Letter of application
A video demonstrating your classroom teaching in a music theory and/or aural training course. This can be submitted as a Word file with a direct link to an online video.
Scores and recordings of up to three recent, representative compositions. Scores can be submitted as PDF files, and recordings can be submitted in a single Word file with direct links to online recordings.
Complete contact information (including email address) for three professional references that will be contacted to provide a recommendation letter at the time of application.
Copies of transcripts for all degrees (additionally, official transcripts of all degrees conferred and/or documentation of educational qualifications will be required upon hire).
Submission of materials is the applicant’s responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered. Questions should be directed to Dr. Michael Adduci at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Colin Hill at email@example.com. Screening of applications begins in December 2022; the position is open until filled.
Tennessee Tech is committed to a diverse workforce by fostering an inclusive work environment for students, faculty, and staff. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion. Tennessee Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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Mike Adduci School of Music Tennessee Technological University 1150 N. Dixie Ave.