Assistant or Associate Professor of Music Theory, Tenure-track appointment in Music Studies.
Appointment date: July 1, 2022
Teaching duties will include but not be limited to undergraduate courses in the music-theory sequence, undergraduate writing courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, graduate seminars, and courses for non-music majors. An ability to advise research at the graduate level is required.
A completed PhD in music theory is required.
The Boyer College of Music and Dance seeks a music theorist who is open to interdisciplinary approaches. The ideal candidate will have a record of publications with a national reputation or a strong promise for obtaining one. The candidate must be capable of creating innovative courses for both music majors and non-majors. The successful candidate must be able to engage highly talented musicians and dancers who major in a variety of performance and academic areas (jazz, performance, musicology, music theory, music technology, composition, music therapy, music education, and dance). A record of strong teaching is required.
Preference will be given for candidates who will help the department transform the curriculum with emphasis on new, expansive, and ethical considerations. The successful candidate will have expertise in an array of musical repertories and a familiarity with developments in music theory, analysis, and musicology, with a research area that complements existing faculty.
Send a CV and Cover Letter (in two separate files) to the following email address:
Michael Klein, Search Committee Chair c/o Beth Bolton
Please be sure the file name for your Cover Letter and CV begins with your last name and includes the position name. For example: Smith.Temple.Theory.Letter.pdf or Smith.Temple.Theory.CV.pdf.
Review begins Immediately and continues until position is filled.
PLEASE DO NOT SEND ADDITIONAL MATERIALS UNTIL REQUESTED. Prepare to send the following additional materials if requested at a later date:
• 5 confidential letters of recommendation (on letterhead) directly from the referee
• 3 additional names of references with phone numbers and email addresses
• samples of course syllabi
• examples of published work or links to online performances
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