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CUNY Assistant Professor and Director of Chamber Music - Music Department in New York, New York

Job Title: Assistant Professor and Director of Chamber Music - Music Department

Job ID: 20338

Location: Hunter College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Music Department at Hunter College seeks a full-time professor at the rank of Assistant Professor and Director of Chamber Music. Duties include: Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

This candidate will be responsible for creating a vigorous and lively chamber music program that will prepare students for a professional career in performance to life-long enjoyment. The candidate will also lead the department in the area of guitar/harp/percussion and be able to teach and recruit a full studio in one of those instruments.

The Music Department includes fifteen full-time faculty in the areas of performance, music theory, ethnomusicology, musicology and composition. Our goal is to serve the entire spectrum of participation, from the pre-professional to the life-long amateur. We have approximately 240 music majors over several undergraduate and graduate degrees up the Master of Arts in music. We are situated on 68th Street and Lexington Avenue in the thriving upper east side of Manhattan.

Hunter is committed to active engagement with students and the community at large, and embraces equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work.


An earned doctoral degree (Ph.D., D.M.A., or equivalent) in music performance and evidence of an active career as a performer and successful teacher is required.

Successful candidates will be a leader in the field of performance with proven success in building a studio program. The successful candidate also possesses competencies and experience in an area of performance practice outside the western canon, such as Latin American music, and is prepared to teach courses to all music majors across the college in their area of expertise.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.


Open until filled with review of applications to begin April 15, 2019.


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