The Cornell University Department of Music seeks a composer for a full-time, tenure-track or tenure-eligible position to begin July 1, 2020. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The ideal candidate will have an active professional career with an international reputation or the clear potential for one.
Applicants must possess a doctorate or equivalent professional experience and be qualified to supervise doctoral students in Composition. Preferred candidates will demonstrate the highest standards of professional and artistic accomplishment, research, teaching, and service, complementing and extending the strengths of the current faculty.
Responsibilities include teaching composition lessons, graduate and undergraduate theoretical and practical courses such as orchestration or analysis, as well as graduate seminars drawn from the candidate's areas of expertise. The successful candidate will work in concert with faculty colleagues to supervise student composition projects and performances as well as organize the Composers' Forum, which brings renowned guest composers, artists, scholars, and performers to campus several times a year.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, the Department of Music seeks to foster a musical community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. We particularly welcome applications from those whose gender, racial, or ethnic identities are underrepresented in higher education. Review of applications will begin on January 15 and continue until the position is filled.
To receive full consideration, please submit a letter of application, a Statement of Contribution to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, a curriculum vitae with a list of works, links to a website or other audiovisual online resources, and three letters of recommendation to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/15645. Please do not send scores or other materials at this time. Additional materials may be requested at a later date.
Any letters that must be sent hard copy may be sent to:
Composer Search Committee
101 Lincoln Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Questions regarding the position may be addressed to Professor Kevin Ernste at email@example.com.