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  • 22 Sep 2022 5:30 PM | Armen Shaomian (Administrator)

    The Department of Sport and Entertainment Management at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a full-time 9-month position at the Instructor level, to teach courses in Entertainment Management.  The position duties and responsibilities are reflected as follows: teach courses in the Department of Sport and Entertainment Management, provide mentoring and guidance to students in the major, collaborate with other college faculty and staff in support of the  general mission of the unit, and serve on department, college, or university committees as needed.

    For more information: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/115020

  • 06 Sep 2022 4:28 PM | Vice President MEIEA (Administrator)
    Primary Duties and

    The Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1st, 2023.

    The applicant should demonstrate a knowledge of the global creative and entertainment industries with a specialty in data analytics. Experience within a creative & entertainment industry sector with a focus on issues relating to data analytics and storytelling in the areas of music, television, film, theme parks or video games preferred. The applicant will be responsible for teaching courses in decision-making and analytics in entertainment, the creative & entertainment industries, first year seminar and other courses yet to be developed and assigned. The candidate will be expected to develop industry partnerships while working closely with current Belmont stakeholders. They will be expected to design curriculum that will best prepare students for the continuously evolving sector of data analytics and storying telling as it applies to the creative economy. Additional responsibilities will include academic advising, student mentoring, scholarship, and college and university service.  

    A Master's degree in a related area is a minimum to apply, a terminal degree is required for tenure; teaching experience strongly preferred. 

    For a complete job description and to apply click here

  • 19 Aug 2022 4:07 PM | Vice President MEIEA (Administrator)

    Job Type: Tenure Track (Faculty)

    The College of Entertainment Music Business at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of

    The Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 1, 2023.

    Job responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses specifically oriented toward streaming, digital marketing, digital assets, strategies, and social media, or touring, concert promotion, booking, and ticketing. Comprehensive knowledge of the music industry is required, and knowledge of international markets is a plus. Courses taught may include Data Analytics, Digital Music Marketing, Entrepreneurship in the Music Industry, Marketing in the Music Industry, Record Company Operations, Social Media in Artist Management, or Concert Promotion and Booking.  The ideal candidate would develop new courses and improve existing courses that recognize the changing landscape of the music business and how the industry can rapidly adapt to technological advancements.  Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly activity, and college and university service.  J.D., Ph.D., Ed.D. or Doctorate of Business Administration is preferred.  Master’s degree or progress toward a terminal degree is required.  Teaching experience is strongly preferred.  As all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program.  For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to https://jobs.belmont.edu. An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and a Response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, and Strategic Path to 2030 must be attached to complete the online application. 

    Primary Job Functions:

    (I)         Teach 24 credit hours per year.
    (ii)        Advise and mentor students.
    (iii)       Engage in activities to support the mission and vision of Belmont University and the Music Business Department.
    (iv)       Engage in scholarly activity, research and professional development.
    (v)       Engage in college, university and community service.
    (v)       Participate in departmental, college and university committee work as deemed appropriate.

    Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University’s values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered, student-focused university of learning and service.  During the application process, applicants will be asked to attach a response to Belmont University’s Mission, Vision, and Strategic Path to 2030 articulating how the candidate’s knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to the Belmont community. Candidates will also be asked to give a brief statement of teaching philosophy.

    For additional information or to apply go here!

  • 28 Apr 2022 3:40 PM | Communications Director MEIEA (Administrator)

    Faculty Position Announcement: Business & Entertainment

    Term Faculty Position In Business & Entertainment

    Department of Management, Kogod School of Business

    American University, Washington DC

    The Management Department at the Kogod School of Business, American University, invites applications and nominations for a full-time term faculty appointment in the Management Department, in the area of business and entertainment, to begin Fall semester 2022. The position is conditional on final authorization. We welcome applications from scholarly and other professional backgrounds in line with the position needs. Ideal candidates will have (1) earned graduate or terminal degree from a nationally accredited institution in Business or Law as it relates to an area of the entertainment industry; (2) Have leadership experience in Film, Television, Music or other area of the entertainment industry; (3) Have teaching experience at the University level or demonstrated commitment to mentorship and teaching through guest lectures, conference participation, or other thought leadership; (4) Be dedicated to providing guidance and assistance to students seeking internships and/or jobs in the entertainment industry; and (5) a commitment to collegiality, good citizenship and service to the program. Experience in curriculum development preferred but not required. We are especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of Kogod’s academic reputation.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An application must include a cover letter, a current and complete curriculum vitae, copies of teaching evaluations, and contact information for three references (note: references may be contacted if candidates move past the review stage). Candidates shall submit all application materials electronically via interfolio, http://apply.interfolio.com/105658 . Salary and benefits are competitive.

    Essential qualifications include:

    • Ph.D., MBA, JD, or related graduate or terminal degree in disciplines related to the entertainment industry, copyright or business.

    • Strong commitment to high-quality pedagogy, including familiarity in teaching content, methods, and instructional technology

    • Potential for effective teaching at all levels, particularly with undergraduate students

    • Demonstrated collegiality, good citizenship, and professional background

    Responsibilities include:

    • High quality undergraduate teaching

    • Currency in the scholarly basis of teaching areas

    • Participation in department, school, university, and professional activities

    Requests for information should be directed to:

    MGMT Term Faculty Search Committee

    c/o Ms. Mia Pearlstein, Kogod Academic Affairs Coordinator

    Kogod School of Business, American University

    4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20016-8044

    (202) 885-1963, mirjam@american.edu

    American University is a private doctoral-granting institution on a beautiful 90-acre campus within easy reach of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts located within the nation's capital. Our more than 14,000 students are globally diverse, and the university's mission is carried out by over 900 full-time faculty and nearly 1,700 full-time staff.

    Ninety-four percent of full-time faculty hold the highest degree in their field and our adjunct faculty include policy makers, diplomats, journalists, artists, writers, scientists and business leaders. For more information about American University, visit www.american.edu.

    The Kogod School of Business is a leading accredited business school with a global focus, established in 1955, that offers a top-ranked undergraduate degree, a full-time residential MBA, online MBA, and seven specialized MS degrees. The Management Department's tenure line and term faculty include professors David Bartlett, Bill Bellows, Meredith Burnett, Emma Chen, Mark Clark, Parthiban David, John Delaney, Heather Elms, Anna Fung, Brett Gilbert, Yujin Jeong, Tom Kohn, Nandini Lahiri, Stacy Merida, Alexandra Mislin, Tomasz Mroczkowski, Jennifer Oetzel, Jay Pope, Robert Sicina, John Simson, and Tommy White, as well as incoming faculty Hayley Blunden and Garima Sharma.

    American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”)

  • 15 Apr 2022 10:21 AM | Vice President MEIEA (Administrator)

    The Music & Entertainment Industry Studies Department has an opening for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

    The University of Colorado Denver seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. They value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

    Full job description is here.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in music or a field related to music business
    • Experience teaching/instructing music business content and/or music business related academic courses in an institution of higher education or comparable creative industries environment
    • Proven track record of professional development

    Conditions of Employment:

    • Must be willing and able to successfully pass a national criminal and sex offender background check
    • The University of Colorado Denver has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Earned Doctorate in direct or related field (ABD considered)
    • Three or more years of successful experience teaching at the post-secondary level, with experience in music business and licensing/publishing areas
    • Significant experience and success in the music and creative industries on a national/international level
    • Extensive experience in the performance/composition area(s), with a national/international reputation

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to establish and maintain effective teaching with a diverse group of students and working relationships with an accomplished faculty and skilled professional staff.
    • Capacity to develop collaborative educational activities at cultural institutions in a dynamic and lively urban environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to uphold student confidentiality.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of methodologies, developments, emerging and current trends within the industry
    • Strong interpersonal skills and a high level of empathy, tact and diplomacy.
    • Successful experience in music publishing, licensing and music supervision.
    • Ability to develop courses that advance students in programmatic, departmental, and college goals to ensure that students are future ready.
    • Support learning through student engagement by creating a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active and collaborative learning.
    • Demonstrated knowledge in developing and monitoring student learning outcomes and student assessment strategies.
    • Technological proficiency with online/remote learning platforms (e.g. Canvas) and ability to integrate technology in the classroom
    • Commitment to student-centered learning initiatives
    • Capacity and willingness to embrace diversity and inclusivity in campus community, curricular initiatives, the music industry, and perspectives

    Compensation: $70,000 - $80,000

    Full job description is here.

  • 02 Mar 2022 8:47 AM | Armen Shaomian (Administrator)

    Job Title

    Recording Industry (Songwriting), Tenure-Track Faculty


    Recording Industry

    University Expectation 

    MTSU seeks candidates who are committed to innovative teaching, robust research/creative activity, and meaningful service. We also seek to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with a diverse student body.


    Salary and rank commensurate with education and experience

    Job Summary/Basic Function

    Middle Tennessee State University's Department of Recording Industry is seeking a highly creative individual to join our faculty in the area of commercial songwriting as a full-time, tenure-track faculty position (#145140) at the rank of assistant/associate professor. The ideal candidate will be a high-caliber songwriter, performer, and lyricist with a proven track record of success. The start date for the position is August 1, 2022. The position is contingent upon funding.

    The successful candidate will have demonstrated evidence of professional work as a songwriter and is expected to teach basic and advanced courses in commercial songwriting as well as other courses in their area of expertise (performance, production, writing for specific genres, media, history, or etc). It is also expected that the candidate will conduct research and/or creative activity in their areas of specialization. A demonstrated excellence in teaching, research/creative activity, and service and an interest in working in a diverse workplace with a multicultural student body, faculty, and staff is also expected.

    Required Education

    A terminal degree is required. In lieu of a terminal degree, a Master's degree plus six (6) years of professional experience in the music industry, or a bachelor's degree plus eight (8) years of professional experience in the music industry may be considered.

    Required Related Experience

    At least five (5) years of professional experience in the music industry is required. Please also NOTE the in lieu of experience required that is listed under required education.

    Other Desirables

    Candidates with any of the following will receive special consideration:

    • Proven success writing commercial songs in genres such as pop; rock; hip-hop; R&B; film and television; gaming; and etc.
    • Experience teaching college-level courses and curriculum development.
    • Evidence of strong industry relationships nationally and internationally.
    • Proficiency in one or more of the following disciplines: music recording, demo production, programming, performing, artist development/A&R, or publishing.
    • Proficiency with presentation technology, online course delivery tools, and music technology.
    Documents Needed to Apply

    In order to successfully apply, applicants are required to include the following documents as separate attachments at the time of online application submittal: a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, a statement of Teaching Philosophy, and their Research Statement or Creative Activities (as appropriate to the discipline).

    Special Instruction to Applicants 

    If you need help in applying, please contact the Faculty Recruitment Specialist at (615) 898-5128. 

    If you have position-specific questions, please contact Mr. Bill Crabtree at Bill.Crabtree@mtsu.edu.

    MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

    Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at http://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2021AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424. 

    MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus. 

    This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

    For individuals requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email emp@mtsu.edu.

    Application Review Date: 11/22/2021

    MTSU, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. A Tennessee Board of Regents Institution.


  • 25 Feb 2022 11:58 AM | Armen Shaomian (Administrator)

    The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for nine-month tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor of Audio in the Media Entertainment and Arts program housed in the College of Arts and Sciences’ School of Communication to begin fall 2022.

    The successful candidate will teach courses in the MEA program, have a vibrant research/creative work agenda, and serve as an academic adviser as well as perform other school or university service as needed. Opportunity exists to work with the Student Media Center as well as a variety of other student groups across the school. Primary teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses in the sound and recording fields, including intro to audio, studio recording, MIDI and digital synthesis, and other offerings. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly activity, as well as service to the school, university, and wider community. Specific areas of proficiency include audio mixing and mastering, sound for video and film; basic music theory as well as in MIDI, virtual instruments, and synthesizers.

    For more information: https://usm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=2389&site=1

  • 03 Feb 2022 7:40 AM | Vice President MEIEA (Administrator)

    The University of California, Los Angeles seeks to make an interdisciplinary tenure-track hire in Music and Data Science to support programs in Musicology and Music Industry. The successful candidate will have: a Masters degree in a research-oriented discipline of the liberal arts or social sciences that provides a framework for approaching music and data as a field of study; significant experience in computation and data analysis; and some practical experience in the music industry, with special preference given to work on algorithms, streaming, analysis of “big data,” or other forms of empirical decision making. Candidates whose work brings critical inter-sectional perspectives to the discourse around music and data, and whose research or practice centers on political, social or economic justice, are especially invited to apply. The department is seeking outstanding candidates with the potential for exceptional research, and excellence in teaching, and also a clear commitment to enhancing the diversity of the faculty, graduate student population, and of the majors in both Musicology and Music Industry.


    In addition to teaching in the current Musicology and the Music Industry curriculum, we anticipate that this colleague will take the lead in developing new courses in music and data science for degree programs in Music Industry, will mentor graduate students in musicology, ethnomusicology, and other related fields, and will pursue an interdisciplinary research agenda at the intersection of data science and musicology with applied science, technology, or other relevant fields. Applicants may want to speak to the collaborative possibilities available through UCLA's Institute for Digital Research & Education (https://idre.ucla.edu), its DataX initiative (https://www3.research.ucla.edu/datax), and its programs in Digital Humanities (https://dh.ucla.edu).


    Candidates should provide (1) a cover letter outlining their qualifications; (2) a scholarly CV (plus a separate professional resume if appropriate); (3) a statement addressing how their work addresses issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion; and (4) the names/contact information of four referees, one of whom should hold (or have held) an academic position, and one of whom should have direct experience in either data science or the music industry. Writing samples, letters of reference, and statements on research and teaching may be requested later in the process as needed.


    The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music unites separate departments of Music, Musicology, and Ethnomusicology, as well as interdepartmental programs in Global Jazz Studies and Music Industry. It offers the BA, BM, MM, DMA, and PhD degrees in a wide array of performance and scholarly fields.


    The Music Industry program focuses on conceptual and executive functions of the entertainment industry, and consists of a freestanding Minor and a hybrid BA within Musicology, with a new interdepartmental program and an independent BA in Music Industry under consideration by the Academic Senate.


    To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/2685779


    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction


  • 08 Dec 2021 12:28 PM | Anonymous



    University City - Philadelphia, PA

    Drexel University, Westphal College of Media Arts & Design

    About Drexel

    Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, a comprehensive global research university and a major engine for economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

    Located in the heart of Philadelphia, PA, Drexel University's Music Industry Program is highly competitive and well-respected amongst industry leaders, having recently been named one of the top music industry programs by Billboard magazine. The program features state-of-the-art music production and classroom facilities, and a collection of award-winning, student-run music entities. The program’s approximately 300 students specialize in either the study of recording arts & music production or music business.

    The Drexel University Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design is dedicated to the education of students in the areas of design, media and the performing and visual arts. The Westphal College offers 17 undergraduate and eight graduate majors, housed in award-winning, technologically enhanced facilities, and taught by distinguished faculty who have worked at the top of their fields. The College values a studio approach that incorporates six months of required co-op work experience for all undergraduate students. Westphal is home to a virtual reality and immersive research lab, two theaters, an art gallery, a notable collection of over 17,000 historic costumes, a record label, a television station, and numerous cutting-edge making spaces. Westphal educates students to find their place as leaders in today's rapidly changing world by teaching the diverse skills needed to conceptualize and implement creative thinking. The synergy of Westphal’s creative programs, strong foundation curriculum and diverse minors, and stewardship of University assets and enterprises enhances the strength of the College in this interdisciplinary age. The College actively participates in community-based learning programs that allow students and faculty to study the issues affecting our world in collaboration with neighboring communities. As the center for creativity at Drexel, the Westphal College’s collaborative community of scholars, creatives, thinkers, and doers are uniquely positioned to face the world’s challenges and define the creative careers of the 21st century. Westphal is dedicated to building a community where everyone is welcome and a multiplicity of voices are celebrated.

    Fifteen of Westphal’s degree programs enjoy national rankings and the College is ranked one of the best Design and Applied Art schools in the nation. The Westphal College of Media Arts & Design is academically accredited, as part of Drexel University, by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). Additionally, the programs in art, design and media are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD); the architecture program is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB), and the interior design program by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA).

    Drexel University is a comprehensive research university located in Philadelphia, the sixth largest city in the nation. With approximately 25,000 students, Drexel is one of America’s 15 largest private universities and is passionately committed to interdisciplinary research, experiential learning, and meaningful community engagement.

    Drexel University offers an attractive benefits package including tuition remission, a generous retirement package and an opportunity to join a talented team of professionals directly helping the University achieve its record growth and quality reputation.

    Job Summary

    Drexel University’s top-ranked Music Industry Program is seeking to hire two dynamic, accomplished and passionate music industry experts to join our team as Assistant Teaching Professors. The ideal candidates will bring with them meaningful and in-depth expertise derived from their experience at an entertainment law firm, music publishing company, record label, Digital Service Provider (DSP), management company, and/or other related practical experience. The position affords the right individual an exciting opportunity to contribute their background to teach and mentor highly motivated students, to serve the community and to work with colleagues who are well-respected members of the music industry.

    A successful Assistant Teaching Professor will have significant and current experience in the evolving global music industry as it relates to licensing, analytics, and revenue streams. It is preferable that the candidate also have prior teaching experience at the college level. They will bring in-depth expertise related to the music business and will be expected to fulfil a teaching load of 24-27 credits spread over three quarter terms of the academic year, and consisting of classroom teaching.

    The Music Industry Program is dedicated to having a faculty that is representative of the student body of its program, therefore we particularly welcome applications from women and non-binary individuals, as they are currently under-represented at this time.

    Potential courses in this role include the below, descriptions of the courses can be found in the Music Industry Course Catalogue

    • MIP 132 Survey of the Recording Industry
    • MIP 161 Copyrights in the Music Industry
    • EAM 200 Introduction to the Music Industry
    • MIP 270 Live Music Industry
    • MIP 361 Music Publishing
    • MIP 374 Entrepreneurship in the Music Industry
    • MIP 375 Marketing and Promo in Music Industry
    • MIP 467 Artist Representation
    • MIP 468 Music Industry E-Commerce

    Essential Functions

    Teaching and Mentoring:

    Teach undergraduate courses in Music Business not limited to legal, publishing, management and marketing.

    Teach other undergraduate courses based on individual skillset and industry expertise.

    Mentor and advise Music Industry students including supervision of student internships and co-ops.

    Participate in program and curriculum assessment and development.

    Other teaching and mentoring duties as assigned.

    Continue their professional creative work or scholarship on a national level and integrate it into their teaching.

    Research, Scholarship, and/or Creative Practice:

    Continue their professional creative work or scholarship on a national level and integrate it into their teaching.

    Service to the University:

    Review student applicants as assigned.

    Develop and maintain industry relationships supporting curriculum, student co-ops, and creative collaborations with the university’s Music Industry Program.

    Assist in the program’s administration including student recruitment, curriculum development and revisions, course evaluation, and raising awareness of the program’s activities.

    Serve on committees for the college and university.

    Maintain involvement in appropriate professional organizations.

    Required Qualifications

    Bachelor’s Degree

    Demonstrable depth, breadth and working knowledge of the current global music industry

    5+ years of music industry experience

    Bachelor's Degree or higher

    Preferred Qualification

    Prior teaching experience at the college or university level

    Master’s Degree in a related discipline


    University City - Philadelphia, PA

    Additional Information

    Salary ranges between $70,000.00-$80,000.00 depending upon experience.

    Special Instructions to the Applicant

    Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

    Post open until filled. Priority will be given to applications received by January 03, 2022.

  • 29 Nov 2021 11:34 AM | Anonymous

    New York University: Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development: Music and Performing Arts Professions


    New York, NY

    Open Date

    Nov 22, 2021


    Jan 15, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


    The New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development’s Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions invites applications for a non-tenure-track visiting assistant professor position in the Music Business Program to begin in September 2022. We are committed to substantially increasing the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups as we strive to create the most intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution that we can, and especially encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

    Responsibilities: Teach existing courses and develop new courses on the undergraduate and graduate levels in: music and advanced technology (AR, VR, and games), global music management, emerging models and markets for music, music and cultural studies, concert promotion and ticketing, music publishing, and the international music business. Other duties include undergraduate capstone project supervision, masters’ final project supervision, academic and career advisement, developing and maintaining professional bridges to the music industry, student recruitment, and program administration. Participation in faculty meetings, committees, and other service appropriate to a university faculty member is required.

    Rank, Salary, and Starting Date: Visiting Full-Time (up to three year appointment), non-tenure track. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Starting Date: September 1, 2022.

    About The Department of Music & Performing Arts Professions and The Music Business Program: The Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions was established in the Steinhardt School at New York University in 1925. In 1968, the Department merged with the New York College of Music, the oldest conservatory of music in New York City. Since that merger, the Department has functioned both as the conservatory of music and a locus of research in the performing arts. Today, 1,500 students—baccalaureate through doctoral—major in: classical, jazz and music theatre performance; music composition (jazz, film scoring, multi-media, and traditional), music technology, and music business; music ed, dance ed, and educational theatre education; performing arts administration; and music therapy and drama therapy guided by more than 400 faculty. Faculty and students share a spirit of openness and innovation encouraging the pursuit of high artistic goals. Department interests cross school lines and bring performers and composers together with choreographers, directors, actors, librettists, and filmmakers in innovative, collaborative projects often reviewed by the New York media. Music business students study with world-renowned faculty through private lessons and participate in ensembles, master classes and live performances. Distinguished Department alumni include: Jazz great Wayne Shorter, Tony Award winners Cy Coleman and Betty Comden, composer and conductor Tania Leon, music technologist Enoch Light, and Academy Award, Pulitzer Prize, and Tony Award winner John Patrick Shanley.

    Founded in 1976, the NYU Steinhardt Music Business program prepares both graduate and undergraduate students to be leaders in the dynamic, global music marketplace. Academically rigorous and cross-disciplinary by definition, the Music Business course of study combines the boundless artistic resources of New York City with the cutting-edge inquiry and innovation of a major research university. The curriculum includes a foundation in music theory and history as well as business, taught in collaboration with NYU’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business. In addition to providing structured courses, the curriculum promotes individual choices and development through an interactive classroom atmosphere, internships, participation in our record company, Village Records, and completion of research requirements.

    The Department website may be viewed at:


    The Program website may be viewed at:



    PhD, MBA, JD or other postbaccalaureate degree is required. Background in music business or in the music industry is required including familiarity with music production and the creative professions. Full-time commitment to teaching and advisement is required. Strong track record of teaching at the university level is required.

    Application Instructions

    Please submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae. through Interfolio. Your letter of application should also address your approach to diversity, equity and inclusion in the classroom and/or other academic work.

    Candidates who are selected to advance to later stages of the search process will be asked for confidential letters of recommendation (sent directly from the sources).

    Review of applications will begin December 1, 2021, and will remain open until January 15, 2022.

    Application Process

    This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

    Application Link

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    NYU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its recruitment and hiring process without regard to age, alienage, caregiver status, childbirth, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, ethnicity, familial status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, partnership status, predisposing genetic characteristics, pregnancy, race, religion, reproductive health decision making, sex, sexual orientation, unemployment status, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

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    NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at nyu.edu/sustainability

    New York University requires that all community members (students and employees) be in compliance with NYU’s COVID vaccination policy for the 2021-2022 academic year. This offer of employment is contingent upon compliance with the University's policy regarding the COVID-19 vaccination and, in order to commence employment, requires a University approved upload of a vaccination record OR a University approved medical/religious exemption. Those who receive a conditional offer of employment on or after August 1, 2021 are required to upload a valid vaccination record or they must obtain an appropriate medical or religious exemption before they can commence employment at their US-based NYU work location

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