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Institution: University of South Florida

Position: Two Assistant Professor positions

General Information:

Two Assistant Professors for 9-month tenure-track positions in Music Theory who will contribute to the research, teaching, and service missions of the University of South Florida.
Anticipated start date is August 2008.


Minimum Qualifications
1. PhD in Music Theory or PhD in Music Theory/Composition (all degree requirements must be completed by August 2008 appointment), 2. Experience in teaching music theory at the college level, 3. Demonstrated evidence of commitment to research in Music Theory.

Preferred Qualities
1. Evidence of a research agenda in music theory, 2. Experience in teaching written and aural theory, 3.
Evidence of leadership potential for coordinating a music theory program, 4. Evidence of innovative instructional techniques.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Producing substantial scholarly work of nationally recognized quality in music theory, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in written and aural music theory, integrating instructional technology in theory courses, guiding undergraduate and graduate student research, participating in faculty governance and professional service activities.
Other duties will be assigned according to the expertise of the chosen candidate.

Salary Range: Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Items to Send:

Send letter of interest, curriculum vita, and three letters (within 1 year) of recommendation.

Additional materials may be requested at a later date. For full consideration, applications must be received by December 3, 2007. Electronic submissions will not be accepted.

Deadline: December 3, 2007


Scott Kluksdahl, Chair
Music Theory Search Committee
USF School of Music
4202 E. Fowler Ave., FAH 110
Tampa, FL 33620

Other Information:

The School of Music, a full member of NASM, is a prominent constituent in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. Current initiatives of the School include an expansion of national and international reputation, of research/creative productivity, and of graduate studies. The School offers the B.M., B.A., B.S., M.M., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees and has a full-time faculty of 34, 24 visiting and adjunct faculty, over 250 undergraduate majors and 75 graduate students. A performance program of over 350 events uses both on and off campus facilities. The School of Music website is located at Other units of the college include the School of Art and Art History, the School of Theatre and Dance, and the Institute for Research in Art consisting of the Contemporary Art Museum and the internationally acclaimed Graphicstudio. The USF School of Music community represents a broad array of culture and ethnicity, and it is committed to embracing diversity in its curriculum and in its faculty, staff and student population.

Founded in 1956, USF is one of two Research Extensive institutions and one of eleven state universities in Florida. USF¹s main campus is located on 1700 acres in northeast Tampa, with regional campuses in St. Petersburg, Sarasota and Lakeland. USF is the twelfth largest university in the US and enrolls 40,000 students from 50 states and 118 foreign countries. The library contains more than 1.6 million volumes, including recently acquired archival materials donated by Dr. Elliott Antokoletz, and by Dr. Benjamin Suchoff (New York Bartok Archives).

The Tampa Bay Area has a culturally diverse population of nearly two million. Its historic Ybor City, the former cigar capital of the world, is a thriving center for jazz, blues and alternative music, experimental theatre, poetry and art. The University has convenient access to four major performing arts centers, including the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, the largest in the Southeast. The Bay Area is the home of the Florida Orchestra and also benefits from several local professional theater and dance companies. Rounding out its diverse cultural atmosphere are several museums including the Dali Museum, the Museum of Science and Industry, and numerous galleries. Residents of the Bay Area enjoy a year-round comfortable climate, close proximity to several Gulf Coast beaches, and a wealth of leisure-time activities.

The University of South Florida is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, equal access institution. For disability accommodations please call (813) 974-2218 or TDD (813) 974-2218 at least five working days in advance of need. The search and selection process will be conducted in accordance with provisions of the Government in the Sunshine laws of the State of Florida. All meetings of the search committee are open to the public. All documents related to the search are available for public inspection. For additional information call (813) 974-2311.

Date Listed: 11/20/2007

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