The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts invites applications and nominations for a full-time Assistant Arts Professor position in Music Business to begin in Fall 2023. This is a full-time, multi-year, non-tenure track appointment.


We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed colleague on the forefront of the music industry’s cultural and technological developments who is excited by this exceptional opportunity to help our students become an integral part of the industry’s growth and transformation.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach core courses in music business entrepreneurship as well as business planning and development. The candidate must have, and be able to maintain, an active creative research or professional practice. The candidate should also be able to teach a range of specialized music industry electives: those may include, but are in no way limited to, management, A&R, digital marketing, and social entrepreneurship. The candidate must demonstrate a thorough understanding of historical music business developments as well as contemporary ones, and must demonstrate keen insight into current platforms, technologies, and innovative business models.

See for more information about Recorded Music’s curriculum.

The ideal candidate must show evidence of, or potential for, excellence in teaching music business through previous teaching experience at the undergraduate level, or the commensurate professional experience in the field. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to teach in and foster an inclusive classroom environment. Additional responsibilities may include: departmental, school and university service, student advising and mentoring, new student recruitment, and other administrative responsibilities as designated by the Department Chair.

The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music embraces diversity and seeks qualified candidates of all races, nationalities and genders. Women and qualified individuals from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. NYU offers a competitive salary and benefits.


Application Instructions

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You will need to submit the following application components:


  1. Cover Letter that specifies areas of expertise particularly relevant to the position;
  2. Curriculum Vitae;
  3. Three (3) letters of reference accompanied by a bio or CV from each Referrer; and
  4. Optional: work samples that best represent areas of expertise outlined in the Cover Letter. 

Application Deadline: November 1, 2022

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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