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

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Location Institution Position/Rank Preferred Deadline
Pennsylvania, USA University of Pittsburgh Teaching Assistant Professor in Music Technology/Theory
North Carolina, USA East Carolina University Assistant Professor of Music Theory
New York, USA Skidmore College Assistant or Associate Professor, Music Studies
Quebec, Canada McGill University Indigenous Scholarship, Open Rank, Contract Academic Staff or Tenure Track
Kansas, USA Wichita State University Assistant Professor of Music Theory
Canada, USA Sonatico music teachers
Ohio, USA Case Western Reserve University John P. Murphy Fellow in Popular Music Studies
California, USA San Diego State University Dean for the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts
North Carolina, USA Appalachian State University Assistant Professor of Music Theory
Ontario, Canada Algoma University Assistant Professor
Tennessee, USA Tennessee Tech School of Music Assistant Professor
Michigan, USA Michigan State University Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research and Creative Endeavors
North Carolina, USA University of North Carolina at Charlotte Assistant Professor of Music Theory
West Virginia, USA Marshall University Dean
North Carolina, USA Meredith College Department of Music Assistant Professor of Music Theory
Indiana, USA Taylor University Assistant or Associate Professor
Massachusetts, USA University of Massachusetts Amherst Assistant/Associate Professor of Music Theory
Georgia, USA Georgia State University Assistant Professor in Music History — Popular and World Music
New York, USA Binghamton University (SUNY) Assistant Professor
Michigan, USA Alma College Assistant or Associate Professor of Music Theory/History
New Jersey, USA Rutgers University–New Brunswick Tenured Associate/Full Professor and Director, Department of Music
Wisconsin, USA University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Assistant Professor
Florida, USA The University of Florida Assistant Professor in Music Theory
Oklahoma, USA Oklahoma State University Assistant Professor - 2 positions
Ohio, USA Denison University Visiting Assistant Professor
Alberta, Canada Ambrose University Assistant/Associate Professor
Virginia, USA James Madison University Assistant Professor of Music Theory
Oklahoma, USA The University of Tulsa J. Donald Feagin Professor of Music and Film Studies
New York, USA Queens College Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Ohio, USA Cleveland Institute of Music Full-time Music Theory Teacher
Indiana, USA Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Ohio, USA Ohio State University Assistant Professor
Washington, USA Gonzaga University Assistant Professor
New York, USA The Juilliard School College Faculty, Music Theory and Analysis
New York, USA Stony Brook University Fellow
Tennessee, USA Rhodes College Assistant Professor of Music
Oklahoma, USA The University of Oklahoma Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Michigan, USA Michigan State University Assistant Professor of Music Theory, fixed-term (renewable without limit)
Florida USA Nova Southeastern University Assistant Professor
Texas, USA Kilgore College Music Recruiter
Connecticut, USA Yale University Assistant Professor of Music Theory
Wisconsin, USA University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Assistant Professor of Music Theory
Texas, USA University of Houston Assistant Professor of Music Theory
Massachusetts, USA Wellesley College Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Composition
New York, USA Cornell University Assistant Professor
Minnesota, USA American Composers Forum Artist Support Associate
Karachi, Pakistan Habib University Assistant Professor
New York, USA Manhattan College Assistant Professor of Music/Sound Studies
Tennessee, USA Belmont University Assistant Professor, Music Theory
California, USA University of California, Berkeley Lecturer
Massachusetts, USA MIT Assistant Professor in Music
Ohio, USA Oberlin College Assistant Professor - TWO positions
British Columbia, Canada University of British Columbia Assistant Professor (tenure-track)
Indiana, USA Indiana University Northwest Adjunct Professor- Music