New York, USA
Queens College
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

The Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College invites applications for a tenure-eligible faculty position in music theory. The ideal candidate will complement current faculty strengths and will be committed to music theory as both a practical and an academic discipline, engaging musicians in a diverse and comprehensive School of Music. The position will be at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or full Professor, to begin September 1, 2023.


Teach core and upper-level undergraduate courses in Western music theory; teach upper-level undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in field of expertise; serve as academic advisor to MA students in music theory; direct MA theses; participate in the activities of a School of Music in a research university. Some teaching of PhD students at the CUNY Graduate Center may be included.


Required: PhD in Music Theory, completed by time of application; proven record of scholarship as evidenced by publications; proven record of excellence in teaching music theory at the post-secondary level; ability to teach keyboard skills and keyboard harmony, including figured-bass realization; demonstrated experience or promise in graduate teaching and research supervision.

Preferred: Proven record of successful teaching in a School or Conservatory of Music within a university. Demonstrated experience teaching diverse student populations.

The ideal candidate will exhibit commitment to teaching Western art music, especially of the 18th–20th centuries; maintaining a significant research profile in some area of music theory; and leading a small but select MA program in music theory.


See original job posting and apply online at: https://cuny.jobs/queens-ny/assistant-associate-full-professor-school-of-music/7C6FB946EA2741A78236FCDE1AF6D372/job/

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Candidates should provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of scholarly interests, and contact information for three people to provide confidential letters of recommendation. These materials should be submitted as ONE DOCUMENT in any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, or .pdf. Additional materials, including sample publications, may be requested at a later date. Candidates should be prepared to submit a teaching video URL upon request.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2022.