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 Composition and Songwriting Department Head – Full Time Position
Summary:Academic Post
Deadline: 10 April 2017
Date Posted: 20 March 2017
Details: McNally Smith College of Music is seeking a Department Head for its Composition and Songwriting Department. The Department Head plans and directs the overall administrative operations of the department, provides visionary leadership for faculty, and reports to the Dean of Academic Affairs.
McNally Smith is dedicated to developing students as creative professionals and preparing them for success in the areas of music performance, business, production, engineering and composition. Accordingly, the Department Head is responsible for ensuring that the curriculum is relevant and current with the industry standards and career realities of working composers and songwriters. This is a collaborative position that requires the Department Head to work across departmental lines to create meaningful educational experiences that reflect current and emerging best practices within the music and entertainment industry.
The College celebrates its faculty as a community of accomplished educators, artists and active practitioners. To this end, the ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications:

• Considerable professional experience as a composer for media (e.g., television, film, video games, new media, etc.) and/or songwriter (e.g., publishing, placements, licensing, etc.)
• Highly skilled with:
Audio recording and mixing technologies
MIDI sequencers and digital audio workstations
• Collaborative working style
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to relate and engage students in the learning process
• Master’s degree or graduate certificate in related field; or equivalent professional experience
• Experience in curriculum development
• Minimum of 3 years working in a supervisory role
• Minimum of 3 years teaching experience

Responsibilities include:
▪ Curriculum review, development and oversight
▪ Faculty management – including course scheduling, classroom observations, and faculty development
▪ Development of departmental goals
▪ Membership on committees as needed
▪ Maintenance of teaching load (reduced)
▪ Student advising

This is a 12-month position with a renewable contract. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience.
Please submit recorded work samples (audio or video), resume/CV, and cover letter (pdf preferred). On the application, please list contact information (phone numbers and email addresses) of three professional references. If transcripts are not provided at application, they will need to be submitted prior to receiving an offer.
Work samples will be accepted as web links, downloads or attached as electronic media (mp3, mp4, Quicktime, etc.)

Applications will be accepted until April 10, 2017. Review of applications will begin upon receipt.

 Endelienta Residency 2017 for a writer, composer and artist
Summary:Residency Opportunity
Deadline: 31 March 2017
Date Posted: 13 March 2017
Details: Endelienta is a cultural organisation working to foster the arts
and spirituality in North Cornwall. Building on the success and
reputation of the St Endellion Music Festivals and on the unique setting of St Endellion, Endelienta promotes music, literature and arts through a year-round programme of events, offering more people the opportunity to participate in the arts in North Cornwall.

One of our ambitions is to support emerging artists, in particular musicians, composers, writers and visual artists. We want to share the experience and spirit of the inspirational setting of St Endellion with talented creative minds and enable opportunities for working on and showcasing new compositions, writing or art on location.

With support from Arts Council England we are able to offer a short residency to a composer, a writer and a visual artist. This will be the second year we offer this opportunity.

The residencies are for 7 days working on location at St Endellion, to take place from 5 to 12 July 2017. A stipend of £675 including travel expenses is available for a selected composer, a writer and an artist. Accommodation and work space is provided on site.

The purpose of the residency is to support the selected candidates in their creative work, without limitations with regard to subject matter. We expect however that the three successful candidates will incorporate in their work a re ection on the St Endellion location and make a presentation at the end of the residential week. The residencies are scheduled simultaneously, offering candidates the opportunity to work together or in parallel.

How to apply

If you are interested to apply for this residency opportunity as a composer, writer or visual artists, please email your CV (two pages A4 max), with a personal statement (max one page A4) and max 4 examples of (or digital links to) work to date to Endelienta. Your statement should include an indication of what you would like to achieve with the residency.

Deadline for applications is Friday, 31 March 2017, 12noon. Interviews of shortlisted candidates will take place on April 20th at St Endellion.

Email your application (5MB max) to: fao. Peter Ursem, Business Development Manager


 Lecturer in Music
Summary:University teaching post
Deadline: None
Date Posted: 09 July 2012
Details: The Department of Music at Princeton University has an occasional need for lecturers. Dependent on department need, responsibilities may include some or all of the following: teaching or co-teaching in areas such as Musicology, Ethnomusicology, Musical Performance, Jazz Studies, Computer and Electronic music, music theory and composition and/or coaching student ensembles and presenting a final concert to the University community.


 Assistant Professor of Theory/Composition
Summary:University teaching post
Deadline: None
Date Posted: 06 May 2011
Details: The University of Texas at Tyler is seeking to appoint an assistant professor of music responsible for teaching theory and aural skills, orchestration, form and analysis, counterpoint and applied composition. More details on the post and how to apply can be found on the university's website listed above.

 Assitant Professor of Composition
Summary:University teaching post
Deadline: None
Date Posted: 08 December 2010
Details: Colgate University is seeking a full time assistant professor of music composition. The succesful candidate will hold a doctoral degree and have experience of working in a digital music studio. The role includes teaching composition, digital music studio and traditional harmony. More details on the post and how to apply can be found on the university's website listed above.
Contact:Glenn Cashman, Chair Department of Music Colgate University 13 Oak Drive Hamilton, NY 13346