Florida, USA
Florida State University College of Music
Assistant professor of music theory, tenure track

Assistant Professor of Music Theory, tenure track. Appointment effective August 2024.
Florida State University is a comprehensive, national graduate research university of 19 colleges and schools with 2,500 faculty serving a student body of over 42,000 students. A full summary of its comprehensive benefits is available online via https://hr.fsu.edu/sections/benefits-faculty-and-staff.
The College of Music, with 90 faculty, 40 support staff, and 1,100 students, offers a range of degrees in music, baccalaureate through the doctorate. See the College of Music web page at http://www.music.fsu.edu.
The University is situated in Tallahassee, Florida’s beautiful, wooded capital city with an area population over 375,000. Located in the Big Bend area of northern Florida, Tallahassee enjoys a mild change of season and proximity to the Gulf of Mexico.


Teach courses from among current undergraduate and graduate music theory offerings and/or in the candidate’s area of expertise. Maintain an active agenda of research and publication in the field of music theory. Participate in activities related to the academic mission of the University, including service on committees, student recruiting and advising, and administration of area exams.


Completed doctorate in Music Theory or equivalent at time of appointment and university-level teaching experience are required. A strong record of scholarly achievement and ongoing research is preferred. We are seeking a dynamic teacher and scholar whose academic interests complement those of our current faculty.


Go to https://jobs.fsu.edu. Choose the “Faculty Careers” link, then “Search Careers.” Enter the job opening ID 55978 on the Job Search page or search by position title.
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For inquiries about the position, please contact Evan Jones, search committee chair, at eajones@fsu.edu.
For technical assistance in applying for this position, please contact Jeremy Cope at jbcope@fsu.edu.
For other inquiries, please contact Erica Francis at efrancis@fsu.edu.