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

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Location Institution Position/Rank Preferred Deadline
Alabama, USA University of North Alabama Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
New York, USA SUNY Potsdam - Crane School of Music Assistant Professor (Music Theory and Collaborative Piano)
New York, USA SUNY Potsdam - Crane School of Music Assistant Professor (Music Theory)
New York, USA Rochester Institute of Technology Assistant/Associate Professor of Music OR Musical Theatre (multiple positions)
Florida, USA State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota Instructional Faculty - Music Production
Virginia, USA Old Dominion University Full-Time Lecturer
North Carolina, USA Davidson College Visition Assistant Professors
Tennessee, USA The University of the South Visiting Assistant Professor
Maine, USA Colby College Visiting Assistant Professor (Composition)
Kansas, USA Wichita State University Assistant Professor of Music Theory/Composition
Washington, USA Whitman College Visiting Assistant Professor of Music in Theory and Composition
California, USA California Institute of Technology Lecturer in Music
Virginia, USA Shenandoah University Auxiliary Adjunct Professor of Music Theory
Nevada, USA University of Nevada, Las Vegas Assistant Professor-in-Residence (Theory)
Kentucky, USA University of Louisville Assistant Professor of Music Theory
British Columbia, Canada University of Victoria Assistant Professor of Integrated Music Composition, Music Technology and Theory, Full-time, Tenure-track
Nebraska, USA University of Nebraska–Lincoln Assistant Professor - Music Theory
Tennessee, USA University of Tennessee - Knoxville Lecturer of Music Theory
North Carolina, USA University of North Carolina at Greensboro Assistant Professor of Music Theory
Arizona, USA Northern Arizona University Assistant Teaching Professor
Arkansas, USA University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Assistant Professor
California, USA University of California Riverside Assistant Professor of Popular Music
California, USA University of California, Riverside Assistant Professor
Arizona, USA Northern Arizona University Assistant Teaching Professor
Florida, USA Palm Beach Atlantic University Assistant or Associate Professor
New York, USA Binghamton University (SUNY) Assistant Professor
Indiana, USA Indiana University Northwest Adjunct Faculty in Music
Massachusetts, USA Northeastern University Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Iowa, USA University of Iowa Assistant Professor of Music
Georgia, USA Kennesaw State University Dean of College of the Arts
Oklahoma, USA The University of Oklahoma Assistant Professor (Rank: renewable)
Pennsylvania, USA University of Pittsburgh Assistant Professor in Composition/Theory
Virginia, USA University of Richmond Assistant Professor of Music
Kansas, USA University of Kansas Director Hall Center for the Humanities
North Carolina, USA University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Assistant Professor
Oregon, USA Reed College Visiting Assistant Professor (theory and musicianship)
Oregon, USA Reed College Visiting Assistant Professor (choir)
Wisconsin, USA University of Wisconsin – Madison Associate or Full Professor with Tenure
Ohio, USA Oberlin College Assistant Professor in Music Theory and Aural Skills
Ohio, USA The Ohio State University Assistant Professor of Music Theory
North Carolina, USA Elon University Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Colorado, USA University of Colorado Boulder Assistant Professor of Music Theory
Florida, USA Florida State University College of Music Assistant professor of music theory, tenure track
Pennsylvania, USA University of Pennsylvania Assistant Professor
New York, USA Syracuse University Assistant Professor of Composition and Theory
New York, USA Cornell University, Department of Music Assistant Professor, Music and Sound Studies
Washington DC, USA American University Assistant Professor
Indiana, USA Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Assistant Professor
Kentucky, USA Berea College Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Music Theory-Wind Ensemble
California, USA Pepperdine University Assistant Professor of Music - Piano/Theory
Massachussetts, USA Berklee College of Music Full Time Faculty, Harmony and Jazz Composition
Kansas, USA University of Kansas Dean of the School of Music
Texas, USA Baylor University Dean of the School of Music
Connecticut, USA University of Connecticut Dean of the School of Fine Arts
Canada, USA Sonatico music teachers