Professor of Practice, MUSIC INDUSTRY

Syracuse University

Professor of Practice, MUSIC INDUSTRY

The Setnor School of Music within the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University invites applicants for a full-time, non-tenure-track Professor of Practice in Music Industry, beginning Fall 2024. This benefits-eligible position offers a 3-year renewable contract based on exemplary performance and University need.

We are seeking an innovative and inspiring music industry specialist to teach core curriculum courses in music business and music industry and the media; oversee music industry forums; coordinate and mentor student internships; participate in curriculum planning, assessment, and new course development.

Service obligations include academic advising for both music industry majors and minors and participation in governance and service to the institution.

Qualifications: A Master’s degree in music or business with documented recent music industry experience OR a bachelor’s degree in music or business with significant professional experience in the music industry. The ideal candidate will also have relevant industry experience in one or more of the following areas: hip-hop, songwriting, Latin music, jazz, and R&B.

About the music industry program at Setnor: Students who participate in this audition-based Bachelor of Music degree program are among the most promising jazz and classical student musicians in the nation. As the oldest accredited music industry program in the country, Setnor’s music industry program is renowned for its 40 years of placing highly qualified graduates into every facet of the music business at companies including: WMG, UMG, 300 Entertainment, Republic Records, Blackbird Studios, Remote Control, Carnegie Hall, City Winery, Sony Music Publishing, United Talent Agency, Nettwerk, A2IM, Spotify, Kobalt, The Orchard, Tunecore, Centric, Jingle Punks, Disney, OneOf, and Superfly.

The Setnor School of Music is committed to seeking candidates whose personal and professional experience, teaching, and creative activity will contribute to the advancement of the school’s central commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.

For more information and to apply visit Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should complete the online application by April 1, 2024, to ensure full consideration. Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.


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