The University of Oklahoma
School of Music
500 West Boyd, Norman, Oklahoma 73019-2071
The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer
• The University of Oklahoma School of Music (Norman, OK) seeks a dedicated teacher and researcher of music theory.
• Rank: Assistant Professor of Music – Music Theory, Tenure Track.
• Start date: August 14, 2023.
• Teach undergraduate courses and graduate seminars (2+2 load) to music majors.
• Advise MM theses and serve on MM and doctoral (DMA and PhD) committees, as needed.
• Collaborate with the theory area in all departmental activities, and serve on various committees as assigned by the Director of the OU School of Music.
• Teach a semester of our core undergraduate curriculum, counterpoint (upper-level undergraduate), analysis of 20th-/21st-century music, and one graduate seminar per year on a topic pertaining to the candidate's expertise.
• Earned Ph.D. in Music Theory or equivalent degree, such as a Ph.D. in Musicology with a theory concentration or a Ph.D. or D.M.A. in Music Studies with a theory concentration.
• Record of scholarly accomplishments: publications and presentations at conferences.
• We welcome candidates whose research areas complement those of the existing faculty. Examples include, but are not limited to: jazz, popular music, musical theater, indigenous and world musics, music and media, aural-skills pedagogy, music cognition, and history of music theory.
• Put broadly, we seek a versatile scholar-teacher who can build bridges between traditional and contemporary musics, or between conventional theory and cutting-edge approaches.
• Evidence of teaching experience in music theory.
•Applications should be submitted electronically using Interfolio.com. https://apply.interfolio.com/113927.
•Please submit: 1) a letter of application; 2) a complete curriculum vita; 3) at least three current letters of recommendation; and 4) a list of references with complete contact information, including phone numbers.
The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving an equitable, diverse, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person’s unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission.
CONTACT FOR INQUIRIES
Dr. Jeffrey Swinkin,
Chair, Music Theory Search Committee