Below is the list of current job postings in the field of music theory. 

Newest posts appear at the top of the table by default; click any column heading to sort by other criteria.

You may submit a new job posting using this form. Please contact Tahirih Motazedian with questions or updates.

Location Institution Sort descending Position/Rank Preferred Deadline
Washington DC, USA American University Full-time Faculty in Music Theory/Composition
Texas, USA Baylor University Lecturer
Tennessee, USA Belmont University Assistant Professor of Music Theory
Massachusetts, USA Cape Cod Community College Instructor, Music Theory
New York, USA Columbia University, Department of Music Assistant Professor
Iowa, USA Drake University Assistant Professor
Tennessee, USA East Tennessee State University Lecturer, Theory and Aural Skills
New York, USA Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester Director of Equity and Inclusion, Eastman School
New York, USA Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester Assistant or Associate Professor
New York, USA Hamilton College Assistant Professor
(Remote) Journal of Schenkerian Studies Editor or co-editors
Massachusetts, USA Massachusetts Institute of Technology Part-time lecturers
Michigan, USA Michigan State University Assistant Professor of Music Theory, Tenure-Stream
Michigan, USA Mott Community College Music Instructor (part-time)
Illinois, USA Northwestern University Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
California, USA Occidental College Assistant Professor, Music Theory
Oklahoma, USA Oklahoma State University Assistant Professor of Africana Studies
Oregon, USA Reed College Assistant Professor
New Jersey, USA Rutgers University–New Brunswick Tenured Associate/Full Professor and Director of Department of Music
Virginia, USA Shenandoah University Adjunct Instructor of Music Theory
South Dakota, USA South Dakota State University Instructor of Music Theory and Voice
Texas, USA Texas Tech University Lecturer in Music Theory
Texas, USA The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Assistant Professor
Bogota, Colombia (South America) Universidad de los Andes Postdoctorate
Oklahoma, USA University of Oklahoma one-year full-time non-tenure track position