LOCATION
Texas, USA
INSTITUTION
Texas State University
POSITION/RANK
Nontenure Faculty Pool
GENERAL INFO

The School of Music seeks to develop a pool of candidates for possible temporary/non-tenured faculty to teach music courses. New hires will join a nationally recognized department with a dynamic faculty dedicated to a collaborative and innovative approach to teaching undergraduate and graduate students.

Temporary/non-tenured faculty are appointed to teach one to four courses per semester. Teaching appointments are based upon student demand on a semester-by-semester basis. Eligibility for annual reappointment is contingent upon satisfactory annual performance evaluations during the term period, in addition to continuity of funding and departmental need.

This posting is for the fall 2024, spring 2025, and summer 2024/2025 semesters. Please note that this posting is not intended to convey that such a need currently exists. Applicants applying for a pool faculty position will be available to the departmental search committee for consideration in case the need arises.

This position is subject to availability of funds.

QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s degree in music, or equivalent professional experience, and/or prior teaching experience is preferred.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/46540

Interested individuals should submit a current CV, cover letter outlining specific academic and professional experiences relevant for appointment, a statement of teaching philosophy, and unofficial transcripts (all transcripts should be in one document).

As part of our application process, we are requesting contact information for three (3) academic references who can provide information about the applicant’s skills and experiences. Please provide the names and email addresses for your academic references in the List of References
section of the employment application.

Candidates selected for hire will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree granting universities.

PREFERRED APPLICATION DEADLINE
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Yes
CONTACT FOR INQUIRIES

Additional documents might be required for specific positions, please contact music@txstate.edu for additional guidance specific to open positions.

SMT Jacksonville 2024

The Society for Music Theory celebrates its forty-seventh Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront Hotel in Jacksonville, Florida, November 7–10, 2024.

ABOUT JACKSONVILLE

Visit Jacksonville built a microsite for our attendees to use. Visit the site to learn more about Jacksonville, including where to eat, what to do, and how to get there.

CONFERENCE INFORMATION

Information about the conference can be found on the SMT website

Hotel Reservations 

The Hyatt Regency Riverfront Hotel (225 E Coastline Drive) has reserved a block of rooms for conference attendees. The rates are $169/night for single and double occupancy; $194/night for triple occupancy; $219/night for quadruple occupancy; and $169 for student quadruple occupancy (limited rooms available). Hotel reservations for non-students may be made online.  SMT student members should have received an email with a code to reserve at the student rate; please email Jennifer Diaz at smt@societymusictheory.org if you did not receive the email. 

Using the conference room block at this hotel helps us meet our contractual obligations and keeps you close to all conference activities.

Conference Registration

Conference registration is open and available on our website. The rates are as follows:

Rate Category Early (6/01–9/27/2024) Regular (9/28–11/1/2024)
Student or low-income $70.00 $95.00
Emeritus/Retired $100.00 $135.00
Standard $130.00 $175.00
Student Helpers

We are in need of student volunteers to assist during the conference. Volunteers will receive a registration fee waiver in exchange for 6.5 hours of service. The deadline to apply is September 6

Hotel Accessibility

Every effort will be made to meet the unique requirements of all attendees. For specific needs or questions please contact Jennifer Diaz, Executive Director, at smt@societymusictheory.org.  

Sponsorships

The Society provides several sponsorship opportunities for organizations at our Annual Meeting. 

Exhibits 

The deadline to reserve an exhibit booth is September 6

Program Guide Advertisements 

The final deadline to reserve a program guide ad is September 6