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Assistant Professor of Music Composition and Assistant Director of the Mizzou New Music Initiative

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Job ID 24627
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

Teach applied composition lessons, electroacoustic music, depending on area of expertise teach orchestration and/or choral arranging. Summer duties include teaching and assisting with the Missouri Summer Composition Institute and assisting with the Mizzou International Composers Festival and all programs related to the MNMI, and other duties as assigned by the Director of the School of Music.


Required qualifications include: a doctoral or terminal degree in Composition and experience teaching at the collegiate level. The successful candidate will be an outstanding composer and musician with professional distinction, and must have excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, and administrative skills. The candidate should also demonstrate a commitment to working with a student population that is broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, and sexual orientation.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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Application Materials

Complete the brief online application and be prepared to upload your CV, cover letter, and a list with name and contact information for 3 references. Applicants may contact the Chair of the Search Committee ([email protected]) with any questions about the job duties.





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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 3/9/2018
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