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Posted by Todd Winkler on February 01, 19100 at 19:27:09:

The Brown University Department of Music announces a search for a Visiting Assistant Professor specializing in Computer Music Composition. The term of this nonrenewable appointment will be two years. We seek a candidate with demonstrated ability as a college-level teacher and a substantial and promising body of work as a composer. A Ph.D. or D.M.A. in the field would be preferred; however, we will consider outstanding A.B.D. candidates as well. Experience in multimedia composition and production as well as the ability to teach traditional theory courses will also be considered. The selected candidate will be expected to teach two courses each semester, participate where appropriate in undergraduate advising and departmental administration, maintain an active professional career as a composer, and contribute to the intellectual life of the department and the University.

The department offers the B.A. degree with tracks for computer music/multimedia and ethnomusicology in addition to the traditional concentration. We offer the M.A. in ethnomusicology and composition (including computer music and multimedia composition) and the Ph.D. in ethnomusicology. Technical resources include the MacColl Studio for Electronic Music and the University Multimedia Lab. The Orwig Music Library provides a fine collection of scores, books, and recordings, as well as research support and listening facilities. Instruction in voice and orchestral instruments is available. Sponsored ensembles include Orchestra, Wind Symphony, Chorus, Jazz Band, Javanese Gamelan, Ghanaian Drum Ensemble, and the Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble. Numerous chamber ensembles receive coaching every semester and an active student composersí group presents several concerts a year. Visits from outside composers, scholars, and performers are a regular feature of the musical life on campus.

Applications must be received by March 1, 2021 and should include a C.V., graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching experience, and three letters of recommendation. Also please include representative recordings, scores, and/or multimedia work.

Candidates should apply to:

Todd Winkler
Brown University
Department of Music
Box 1924
1 Young Orchard Avenue
Providence, RI 02912

Brown University is an equal opportunity employer and applications from women and minorities are encouraged.

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