Assistant/Associate Professor, Music - Music Management/Popular Music, Job Code 130WPU


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The University is pleased to solicit applications and nominations for a faculty position for the academic year 2012-2013. Unless otherwise indicated, faculty appointments are tenure-track at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and require an earned doctorate or appropriate terminal degree in the field. (ABD’s may however be considered for appointment at the rank of instructor, with projected completion of degree requirements by June 2013).

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in music management programs with a specialization in issues of copyright and licensing, as well as courses in the new B.A. in Popular Music with an emphasis on song writing (including issues related to copyright) and social media. Assist the music management program coordinator in the development of curriculum. Strong commitment to teaching, scholarship and creative expression, and service to the department, college, and the University required. College teaching experience and terminal degree in a relevant field required. Credentials including publications representing an interdisciplinary grasp of some combination of music, law, and and/or management preferred. This position is subject to available funding. The academic year commences September 2012.

Candidates should send letter of application, current curriculum vitae, with contact information for at least three professional references to Carol Frierson-Campbell, chairperson, Department of Music, at friersoncampbellc@wpunj.edu or via mail to William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. Please reference Job Code. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University community values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Minority and women candidates are encouraged to apply. Further information about the positions, the University, and the departmental programs can be obtained electronically through access to its website at http://www.wpunj.edu/jobs.