Below is the list of current job postings in the field of music theory. 

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Location Institution Sort descending Position/Rank Preferred Deadline
British Columbia, Canada Canadian Association of Music Therapists Executive Director
Maine, USA Colby College Visiting Assistant Professor (Composition)
North Carolina, USA Davidson College Visition Assistant Professors
Pennsylvania, USA Dickinson College Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
Pennsylvania, USA Duquesne University Part-time Instructor
Tennessee, USA East Tennessee State University Adjunct Faculty in Music Theory or Theory and Composition
Indiana, USA Indiana State University Full-time Lecturer
Illinois, USA Knox College Visiting Assistant Professor of Music (Composition/Technology)
Arizona, USA Northern Arizona University Assistant Teaching Professor
Virginia, USA Old Dominion University Full-Time Lecturer
Canada, USA Sonatico music teachers
Florida, USA State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota Instructional Faculty - Music Production
New York, USA SUNY Potsdam - Crane School of Music Assistant Professor (Music Theory and Collaborative Piano)
New York, USA SUNY Potsdam - Crane School of Music Assistant Professor (Music Theory)
Pennsylvania, USA Swarthmore College Visiting Assistant Professor (1 year)
Texas, USA Texas State University Nontenure Faculty Pool
Tennessee, USA The University of the South Visiting Assistant Professor
Wisconsin USA The University of Wisconsin – Madison Music Theory Teaching Faculty (1 year, renewable, non tenure track)
North Carolina University of North Carolina Greensboro Lecturer in Music Theory
Alabama, USA University of Alabama Instructor of Music Theory
Arkansas, USA University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Assistant Professor
California, USA University of California Riverside Assistant Professor of Popular Music
California, USA University of California, Riverside Assistant Professor
California, USA University of California, Santa Barbara Collection Strategist Librarian
Kansas, USA University of Kansas Director Hall Center for the Humanities
Kentucky, USA University of Louisville Assistant Professor of Music Theory
Massachusetts, USA University of Massachusetts Amherst Dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts
Kansas City, Missouri University of Missouri - Kansas City Assistant Visiting Professor of Music Theory (two positions)
Nebraska, USA University of Nebraska–Lincoln Assistant Professor - Music Theory
Nevada, USA University of Nevada, Las Vegas Assistant Professor-in-Residence (Theory)
Alabama, USA University of North Alabama Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
Tennessee, USA University of Tennessee - Knoxville Lecturer of Music Theory
British Columbia, Canada University of Victoria Assistant Professor of Integrated Music Composition, Music Technology and Theory, Full-time, Tenure-track
Indiana, USA Wabash College Assistant Professor
Indiana, USA Wabash College Visiting Instructor
Connecticut, USA Wesleyan University Visiting Assistant Professor of Music (Music Theory)
Washington, USA Whitman College Visiting Assistant Professor of Music in Theory and Composition
Kansas, USA Wichita State University Assistant Professor of Music Theory/Composition