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 Arizona State University : Assistant Professor of Composition
Summary:Lecturer in composition
Deadline: 15 November 2019
Date Posted: 10 October 2019
Details: Qualifications
Required Qualifications:
- PhD, DMA or MFA in composition or commensurate experience;
- Demonstrated excellence in teaching composition and/or theory at the collegiate level;
- Evidence of significant creative achievement as demonstrated through public performances, presentations, and/or publications;
- Evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in creative activity and research, teaching and service

Desired Qualifications:
- Demonstrated excellence in developing and teaching undergraduate core theory classes;
- Demonstrated excellence in teaching at both graduate and undergraduate levels;
- Ability to teach in an area of specialized interest, which might include but is not limited to: contemporary popular music, music for film/video/stage, 20th/21st-century music theory, music technology, sound art, digital culture, improvisation;
- Ability to contribute to and design courses on popular music, and/or music for film, video or stage;
- Ability to work with students, faculty, and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds;
- Ability to mentor students in a wide range of styles and techniques;
- Research interests that complement existing department strengths;
- Interest in collaborating with faculty and students in other areas of the Herberger Institute (e.g. dance, film, animation, etc.) and across the university on creative, research, and potential external grant projects;
- The ability to work and collaborate across disciplines, outside the arts, across campus, and in the community;
- The ability to attract resources, including grants or other sources of support that advance the Herberger mission.

Application Instructions
Instructions to Apply:
Please submit the following materials:
- Letter of Interest addressing creative activity and research, teaching, and work experience;
- Curriculum vitae;
- A one-page teaching philosophy statement;
- A one-page statement addressing the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion;
- Three confidential letters of reference; and,
- Three examples of creative work along with corresponding audio and/or video recordings. One of these examples can be a scholarly writing, if desired. Candidates may include recordings of creative work examples by submitting a document with live hyperlinks to recordings. For detailed instructions on how to create a document with live hyperlinks, please click here.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is November 15, 2019. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled.

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses and certifications.

 Royal Holloway
Summary:Lecturer in composition
Deadline: 21 October 2019
Date Posted: 02 October 2019
Details: Department of Music

Location: Egham
Salary: £43,660 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing Date: Monday 21 October 2019
Interview Date: Wednesday 20 November 2019
Reference: 0919-377
Permanent, Part Time

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Composition, 0.25 FTE, in the Department of Music. Start date: January 2020.

The music department at Royal Holloway has an established and internationally recognised reputation for diversity in its curriculum, excellent teaching, outstanding commissions and performances in composition, and world-leading research in musicology and ethnomusicology.

The post-holder will join a team of four composers who work in a range of creative styles and practices. They will teach composition at undergraduate and postgraduate level, supervise research students, contribute to examinations and assessment processes, provide pastoral support of students, and play a role in the administrative functions of the department.

The successful candidate will be a professional composer working in contemporary notated classical music with a growing national and international profile. They will have experience of teaching composition at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It is also desirable that they should be able to contribute to the performance of new music (as director, instrumentalist or vocalist).

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including generous annual leave and training and development opportunities. The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Stephen Downes, Head of Department of Music on

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

Royal Holloway recognises the importance of helping its employees balance their work and home life by offering flexible working arrangements.

Please quote the reference: 0919-377

Closing Date: Midnight, 21 October 2019

Interview Date: 20 November 2019