UNT One-Year Position in Composition


Teach composition lessons and related courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and contribute to the activities of the Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia (CEMI) and the initiative for Advanced Research in Technology and the Arts (iARTA). Courses will include computer music and intermedia, and may also include other areas of the candidate’s specialization. Participate fully in academic and professional activities.


An active, accomplished composer with experience teaching at the college level. Earned doctorate in composition at the time of appointment or equivalent experience required. Experience with experimental music and intermedia highly preferred.

Rank, Salary

One-year, full time Visiting Assistant Professor; salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

Starting Date

August 28, 2011


All applicants must apply online at facultyjobs.unt.edu. Upload cover letter, curriculum vitae, up to four representative scores (in pdf format as “Other Document”), statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. Audio and video recordings may not be uploaded to this website, but should be sent to Dr. Joseph Klein at the address below. Electronic submission of recording materials strongly encouraged, either on CD-/DVD-ROM, or uploaded to personal/professional website.

Application All applicants must apply online at facultyjobs.unt.edu

Mail recordings to:
Composition Search
c/o Dr. Joseph Klein, search committee chair
UNT College of Music
1155 Union Circle #311367
Denton, TX 76203-5017
Email: joseph (dot) klein (at) unt (dot) edu


The search will remain open until closed.


E-mail: joseph (dot) klein (at) unt (dot) edu
Phone: (940)565-4926
Fax: (940)565-2002


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Graduate Studies in Music Composition at the University of North Texas

Deadline: December 6!

• A limited number of full tuition fellowships are available
• Graduate composition degrees include optional specializations in computer music media and interdisciplinary studies
• Teaching assistantships in composition, instrumentation, and electroacoustic music
• Research opportunities in the Center for Experimental Music & Intermedia (CEMI) and the Initiative for Advanced Research in Technology and the Arts (iARTA),

The University of North Texas College of Music is accepting applications for graduate degree programs and graduate fellowships/assistantships in composition and computer music. Teaching opportunities include composition lessons, courses in composition and computer music, and technical assistantships in the Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia. Scholarships and fellowships are also available, including the competitive Toulouse Graduate School Master’s and Doctoral Fellowships, which provide a monthly stipend as well as covering tuition and fees (see http://www.tsgs.unt.edu/mdf.htm for details).

The Division of Composition Studies offers MA and PhD degrees with a concentration in composition, including a specialization in interdisciplinary studies at the master’s level and a specialization in computer music media at the master’s and doctoral level. UNT’s composition program is one of the largest and most diverse in the nation, with approximately 70 students. Current composition faculty members include David Bithell, Joseph Klein, Andrew May, Cindy McTee, Elizabeth McNutt, Jon Christopher Nelson, David Stout, Joelle Wallach, and James Worlton. For more information, visit http://www.music.unt.edu/comp.


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