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Institution: Florida International University

Position: Assistant Professor of Music Theory

General Information:

The School of Music at Florida International University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor of Music Theory. Start Date: August 14, 2008.


Candidates must hold either a Ph.D. with a specialization in Theory, or a Ph.D. or D.M.A. in Composition with demonstrated expertise in Theory. They must have experience teaching theory at the college level and the potential to achieve national and international recognition as a scholar.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Responsibilities will involve teaching courses in the four-semester theory and aural-skills sequences required of all music majors, coordinating theory placement tests and teaching assistants, and participating in the musical and academic life of the School of Music. Other duties may include teaching more advanced undergraduate and graduate courses, such as Counterpoint, Graduate Theory Review, Orchestration, and Form and Analysis.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Items to Send:

Please apply on-line by visiting and referencing position number 44686. You will be asked to post an information sheet, cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and experience, and the names and contact information for three references.

Deadline: open until filled


For more information about the FIU School of Music, please visit or contact Joel Galand, Chair, Theory Search Committee, Florida International University, School of Music, WPAC, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199 (

Other Information:

Application deadline: Review of applications begins January 31, 2008, but the position will remain open until filled.

FIU is an EE/EO/EA Employer and Institution.

Date Listed: 12/19/2007

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