Carnegie Mellon Univ.

Teaching Job

Pittsburgh, PA USA
Teaching Job
Deadline: 12/01/2021




The College of Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon University invites applications for the position of Head of the School of Music. See website for a complete job description.


A record of progressive, collaborative, and thoughtful leadership in higher education; candidates from non-academic backgrounds will be given serious consideration providing they explain how their experience is analogous to the qualifications outlined here.

Demonstrated leadership in fostering inclusive excellence through practices of justice, diversity, equity, and access.

A record of success in recruiting, retaining, and developing a superb faculty and staff

Dedication to enhancing the student experience and to ensuring their success

A clear vision of music’s role in society as well as the relevance of its study in higher education

Willingness to encourage and leverage the expertise of faculty, staff, and students to explore new technological opportunities unique to CMU and the Pittsburgh region

Distinguished professional achievements commensurate with appointment at the level of Full Professor with tenure at Carnegie Mellon University

A terminal degree in music or demonstrated equivalent artistic and/or scholarly accomplishments

Review of applicants will begin December 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. The appointment begins on July 1, 2022.

Interested candidates should submit the following:

a letter of interest addressing the list of qualifications above;

a current CV;

complete contact information for five references, including name, position, employer, email address, phone number, and your professional relationship with them.

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