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

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Location Institution Position/Rank Preferred Deadline
Santa Cruz University of California Santa Cruz Music: Assistant Professor, Composer w/specialty in African/African-American/Global-African Traditions (REV: open until filled, initial review 11/29/21)
Ontario, Canada Wilfrid Laurier University Indigenous Scholar in Music, Tenure or Tenure-Track, all ranks
Ontario, Canada Wilfrid Laurier University Tenure or Tenure-Track, all ranks
Dortmund, Germany Technische Universität Dortmund Postdoc/PhD (Wissenschaftliche Beschäftigte/r)
Lawrence, KS (USA) University of Kansas Assistant Professor of the Practice
Ontario, Canada Carleton University Assistant Professor
Massachusetts, USA Berklee College of Music Full Time Faculty, Harmony
Arizona, USA ASU School of Music, Dance and Theatre Assistant Professor, Music Theory
Florida, USA Florida State University Assistant Professor
North Carolina, USA University of North Carolina Greensboro Lecturer in Music Theory
Wisconsin, USA University of Wisconsin–Madison Assistant Professor
Ohio, USA Cleveland Institute of Music Music Theory Faculty
North Carolina, USA University of North Carolina at Greensboro Assistant Professor of Musicology
Jerusalem, Israel Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance Tenure-track full-time position, open rank
New York, USA Manhattan College Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Associate Professor
Utah, USA University of Utah Director, School of Music
Ontario, Canada Western University Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Music, Equity and Social Justice
California, USA California State University, Sacramento Assistant Professor of Theory and Composition
Illinois, USA University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor
Pennsylvania, USA Swarthmore College Assistant Professor of Music
Oklahoma, USA University of Oklahoma Assistant Professor
Michigan, USA Michigan State University Assistant Professor of Music Theory, Fixed Term
New York, USA Columbia University Postdoctoral Research Scholar/Scientist or Associate Research Scholar/Scientist
Alberta, Canada University of Alberta Assistant Professor
Connecticut, USA Yale School of Music Assistant Professor, Adjunct, of Music Analysis and Musicianship
Texas, USA Baylor University Lecturer
Texas, USA The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Assistant Professor
South Dakota, USA South Dakota State University Instructor of Music Theory and Voice
Oklahoma, USA Oklahoma State University Assistant Professor of Africana Studies
New Jersey, USA Rutgers University–New Brunswick Tenured Associate/Full Professor and Director of Department of Music
Iowa, USA Drake University Assistant Professor
New York, USA Hamilton College Assistant Professor
Tennessee, USA Belmont University Assistant Professor of Music Theory
Michigan, USA Michigan State University Assistant Professor of Music Theory, Tenure-Stream
New York, USA Columbia University, Department of Music Assistant Professor
New York, USA Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester Assistant or Associate Professor
Illinois, USA Northwestern University Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Oregon, USA Reed College Assistant Professor
Michigan, USA Mott Community College Music Instructor (part-time)
(Remote) Journal of Schenkerian Studies Editor or co-editors