Ohio, USA
Baldwin Wallace University
Assistant Professor of Music Theory

The Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music is a premier institution, nationally recognized for developing talent in both traditional and emerging fields of performance, scholarship, and creativity (https://www.bw.edu/schools/conservatory-music/). The Conservatory of Music invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music Theory position, beginning on August 1, 2023. Candidates with experience and interest in cultivating an inclusive artistic environment are encouraged to apply.


Our new colleague will join a talented and dedicated group of full- and part-time faculty with the common goal of student success. They will teach undergraduate music theory and aural skills courses, offer seminars, and supervise undergraduate research projects for BM in Music Theory majors. The successful candidate will demonstrate an excitement and passion for supporting undergraduate student learning. They will contribute meaningfully to an undergraduate liberal arts university through outstanding teaching, institutional service, academic advising, scholarship, and supporting curricular and extracurricular programming.


Strong candidates will have a proven record of teaching excellence; demonstrate dedication to mentoring undergraduate music students; hold a doctorate or demonstrate progress toward a doctorate (ABD) in music theory; and show interest in working cooperatively with all Conservatory faculty. We seek candidates who demonstrate enthusiasm for collaborating with colleagues on pedagogy, course design, and expanding our collective vision for music theory in the training of artist musicians in the 21st century. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience in aural skills, a dedication to scholarship in emerging and non-traditional theoretical fields, and an inclusive, integrative view of music theory.


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In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the University and Conservatory actively encourage applications from individuals from underrepresented communities or backgrounds. Please submit:

• Cover letter

• Curriculum Vita

• Statement of Teaching Philosophy (1-2 pages)

• Diversity Statement: Follow guidelines available at: https://tinyurl.com/BWDiversityInfo

• Contact information for 3-5 professional references (including email and phone numbers)

• Video recording links for approximately 10-20 minutes of classroom instruction (in-person and/or online tutorial) via YouTube, Vimeo, or other online platform

All of these documents must be merged into a single Word document (or a single PDF file) and posted using the To Apply link on BW’s Employment and Careers’ web page at https://www.bw.edu/employment

Review of applicants will begin immediately. For strongest consideration, applicants should submit materials by March 9, 2023. The search will be conducted in accordance with current health and safety precautions prescribed by the State of Ohio and Baldwin Wallace University.

Baldwin Wallace University is an EEO/AA employer and educator. At Baldwin Wallace, we support and encourage diversity in a variety of forms. We value and appreciate inclusive excellence in the classroom, within extracurricular activities, and as we engage our community partners. Learn more at Diversity Affairs - https://www.bw.edu/about/diversity/


Who We Are: Baldwin Wallace University is a private liberal arts and sciences institution located 20 miles southwest of Cleveland (www.bw.edu). Our proximity to Cleveland provides countless cultural, educational, and performing opportunities for students and faculty alike.The University offers an outstanding benefits package, including funding for professional travel, summer grant opportunities, and tuition benefits for immediate family. Established in 1898, our undergraduate-only Conservatory provides an exceptional learning environment for students to take lead roles in performing, composition, research, music therapy, music industry, and teaching. We have been named a Top Music Business School by Billboard Magazine and consistently make the list of Onstage's Top College Musical Theatre Programs. Our Music Theory and History majors have an excellent acceptance rate at well-respected graduate programs and many teach at prestigious institutions. Learn more at https://www.bw.edu/academics/undergraduate/music-theory/