Job Announcement

Performer-educator (at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor)
Department of Music, Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS),
New York University, New York, NY

The FAS Department of Music at New York University invites applications for a
performer-educator to expand our multifaceted approach to the study of music, sound,
and listening. The ideal candidate will be an active performer who can demonstrate a
history of artistic excellence, a creative approach to teaching, and robust ties to a
number of musical scenes. Candidates must have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher
at the time of appointment; prior college-level teaching experience is valued but not
required. We are especially interested in candidates whose musical practices increase
the diversity of perspectives available to our students. The appointment will begin
September 1, 2017, pending administrative and budgetary approval.
This full-time position is a three-year renewable clinical assistant professorship oriented
toward undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment. Professional responsibilities
include: teaching undergraduate lecture courses and advanced seminars on specific
music traditions or theoretical concepts; leading one or more ensembles; and presenting
performances, master classes, and other musical activities in the Department.
The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university
that spans the globe. We seek educators of the highest caliber, who embody the
diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly
encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals
who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and
national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected
basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build
the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS
commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion, please

Application Instructions

A complete application should include: (1) a letter detailing relevant experience and
teaching interests; (2) a CV or résumé; (3) names and e-mail addresses of three
references; and (4) no more than three links to representative performances. Review of
applications will commence on December 15 and will continue until the position is filled.
Applications should be uploaded through Interfolio at the following link: