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Assistant Professor of Music Composition
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Feb. 28, 2024
Title Assistant Professor of Music Composition
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Music
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2024
  • Assistant Professor
  • Music - Composition
The Department of Music at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) appointment in music composition. The position is expected to begin in late August 2024. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. or D.M.A. in composition by the time of appointment and be a highly active composer with an impressive record of creative accomplishment in the field. They would be expected to work directly with the department’s other faculty composers as well as the director of the Center for 21st Century Music in support of the creative activities of the composition area. The Department of Music will begin its review of applications on October 16, 2023.

The position involves a 2+2 teaching load comprising a mix of graduate composition studio lessons, graduate seminars in composition and related courses in areas of interest to the candidate; and 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 undergraduate composition students in addition to their work with the department’s graduate students.

Outstanding Benefits Package
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About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

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.

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