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Associate Professor of Composition

Position overview

Position title: Associate Professor of Composition
Salary range: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Application Window

Open date: September 21, 2022

Next review date: Wednesday, Nov 2, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Apr 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Music at the University of California San Diego seeks an accomplished and innovative composer to be appointed with tenure at the rank of Associate Professor beginning July 1, 2023.

Candidates should demonstrate the highest standards of creative practice. The successful applicant will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate composition students and courses that more generally support our curriculum. They should also demonstrate the potential for leadership at UCSD and a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education.

The Department of Music at UC San Diego (UCSD) offers B.A, M.A., Ph.D., and D.M.A. degrees , and maintains state-of-the-art performing, recording and research facilities.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Demonstrated track record of at least 6 months professional activity as composer or creative musician.

Preferred qualifications

Terminal degree in relevant field (PhD, DMA or MFA), university teaching experience, international artistic profile.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Names and contact info only at this time. Letters to be solicited later in the process.

Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03296

Help contact: trl002@ucsd.edu

Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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Job location

La Jolla, CA