[ 3. September 2014 ]

AUSSCHREIBUNG – Job Opp, USA: Brown University, Assistant Professor in Composition-Theory

Subject: Job Opp, USA: Brown University, Assistant Professor in

From: Joseph Butch Rovan
Date: 2014 September 1

Department of Music
Brown University
Position Announcement: Assistant Professor in Composition-Theory
The Department of Music at Brown University invites applications for a
full-time tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in
composition-theory, to begin July 1, 2015.

We seek a composer-theorist with broad interdisciplinary interests,
evidence of exceptional scholarly and creative promise, and a strong
commitment to teaching acoustic/electro-acoustic composition and music
theory at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Responsibilities of the
position include helping to shape a robust music theory and composition
curriculum; directing undergraduate and graduate independent studies,
theses, and dissertations; and participating fully in the intellectual
life of the department. In addition to expertise in acoustic composition
and theory, the successful candidate will have skill with interactive
media and new performance technology and be able to contribute to MEME,
the department’s program in computer music and multimedia.

We are looking for a dynamic and collaborative teacher, artist, and
scholar who will be able both to advance the department’s goals and to
contribute to a vibrant and growing community of artists in the
University and beyond. Applicants should have completed the doctorate by
August 2015. Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the university level
and a strong record of scholarly and creative work are essential.
Candidates should upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and
a statement of teaching philosophy in the areas of theory and
composition to http://apply.interfolio.com/25640. Other materials,
including letters of recommendation, syllabi, and samples of research
publications and creative work may be requested at a later date.
Applications received by October 3, 2014 will receive full
consideration, but the search will remain open until the position is
closed or filled.

Brown University is a leading Ivy League institution with a tradition of
innovative, rigorous multidisciplinary study. A commitment to diversity
and intellectual freedom has remained a hallmark of the University since
its establishment. The Department of Music—with 12 full-time faculty, 30
teaching associates, music library, and state-of-the-art music and
multimedia production facilities—supports undergraduate and graduate
courses in the areas of composition, theory,history, ethnomusicology,
performance, computer music and multimedia.Brown University is committed
to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an
EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without
regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race,
protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Joseph Butch Rovan, Professor & Chair
Department of Music
Co-Director MEME:
Multimedia and Electronic Music Experiments
Brown University
1 Young Orchard Ave., Box 1924
Providence, RI 02912