Oklahoma, USA
Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Assistant Professor - Music Theory

Southeastern Oklahoma State University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position. This position will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Music Theory, Aural Skills, and teach other music courses as assigned based upon the needs of the department.

The start date is August 1, 2020.


The primary responsibilities and duties of this position include: Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Music Theory and Aural Skills. This position also requires attendance at faculty meetings, service to departmental/university committees and active involvement in the recruitment of students. Some nights and weekends may be required for classes and/or events sponsored by the department and the university. Other duties as assigned by the Chair of the Department of Music. Position and responsibilities may require multiple campus assignments as well as varied time and delivery methods.


Applicants are required to have a PhD in Music Theory or Doctorate of Music Arts in Performance/Pedagogy with a Music Theory Concentration. ABD applicants with completion of dissertation by August 2020 will be considered. The successful candidate should have a minimum of 1-3 years of college/university teaching experience (graduate teaching assistant experience may count towards this requirement). Preference will be given to candidates who have the ability to teach applied lessons, direct performing ensembles, and be prepared to invest in the specific goals and mission unique to the Department of Music and Southeastern Oklahoma State University, a regional institution with a student population from varying socio-economic and education backgrounds.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply send a completed application for faculty employment, letter of interest, curriculum vitae that includes evidence of effective teaching and performance experience, and unofficial transcripts or e-copies from each institution of higher education attended (If selected, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution will be required upon date of hire) to:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Human Resources, Administration Building 309
425 W. University Blvd. Durant, OK 74701
Email to hr@se.edu. SE participates in E-Verify. http://www.se.edu
SE is an AA/EEO employer committed to multicultural diversity.

Review of applications will begin April 1, 2020 and continue until filled.

See original posting at: https://www.se.edu/human-resources/faculty-positions/


Employment is contingent upon the results of a national criminal and sex offender background check. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States.

Southeastern Oklahoma State University, founded in 1909 as a teacher college, continues the strong tradition of producing outstanding educators for southeast Oklahoma and north Texas. Student enrollment on the campus(s) is approximately 4,500 and the campus is situated in rural Oklahoma. The main campus is located in Durant, Oklahoma, which is 80 miles north of Dallas, Texas, and 150 miles southeast of Oklahoma City. The community is close to Lake Texoma and the Choctaw Casino Resort. Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues to be among the nation’s most affordable universities according to the U. S. News & World Report’s America’s Best colleges.