Indiana, USA
Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

The Jacobs School of Music seeks candidates for a tenure-track or tenured position, open-rank, in music theory. Expected start date: August 1, 2023.


Responsibilities will include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in music theory; supervising research in area(s) of expertise; maintaining an active program of research and scholarly publication; and participating on departmental committees, doctoral advisory committees, and in other departmental activities, as well as service on Jacobs School of Music committees.


The department will review applications from both junior and senior scholars. Junior applicants should have an emerging national reputation in publication, teaching, and service; senior applicants should be nationally and internationally known and have demonstrated excellence in research, teaching, and service.

A completed Ph.D. degree in music theory or its equivalent is required by time of appointment. Qualifications include a record of scholarly accomplishment appropriate to the candidate’s career status, an active program of research, and experience in both graduate and undergraduate teaching. The music theory department is equally committed to excellence in teaching and to fostering scholarship in both new and existing areas in the discipline.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Apply online at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/14288.

A complete application consists of a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, titles, and email addresses for each of three professional references. All application materials should be submitted through PeopleAdmin using the link in this announcement. An email message with instructions about uploading letters of reference will be sent automatically to each reference provider immediately upon the submission of a completed application. Please do not send other materials until requested to do so. For help completing an application, please contact Cecilia Bass at (812) 855-5541 or ceciflem@indiana.edu.


-- Roman Ivanovitch at rivanovi@indiana.edu (Chair, music theory department, Fall 2022).
-- Cecilia Bass at (812) 855-5541 or ceciflem@indiana.edu.


Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Before a conditional offer of employment with tenure is finalized, candidates will be asked to disclose any pending investigations or previous findings of sexual or professional misconduct. They will also be required to authorize an inquiry by Indiana University Bloomington with all current and former employers along these lines. The relevance of information disclosed or ascertained in the context of this process to a candidate’s eligibility for hire will be evaluated by Indiana University Bloomington on a case-by-case basis. Applicants should be aware, however, that Indiana University Bloomington takes the matters of sexual and professional misconduct very seriously.