Postdoctoral Researcher in Music

Chicago, Illinois
15 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Chicago Center for Contemporary Composition in the Department of Music within the Division of the Humanities at the University of Chicago invites applications for CCCC Postdoctoral Researcher, a one-year, non-renewable appointment in Music Composition, expected to begin in Autumn 2019. This singular opportunity will allow a composer in the early stages of his or her career to gain unprecedented exposure and intellectual engagement in the dynamic setting of the University of Chicago's prestigious music composition program.

The successful candidate will be appointed as CCCC Postdoctoral Researcher with a one-year, non-renewable appointment at the rank of Instructor.

The Postdoctoral Researcher will teach a course in the University's undergraduate Core Curriculum, teach composition lessons to undergraduate composers, and participate in the University, Department and Center's workshops, seminars, and colloquia. The Researcher will be given space, time, and resources to develop new works for performance by the Center's professional ensembles-in-residence, the Grossman Ensemble. The Researcher will receive salary, and a research, travel, and equipment allowance. The expected start date is 1 September 2019.