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Institution: New England Conservatory of Music

Position: Music Theory


- PhD or DMA preferred.
- Demonstrated experience in college-level teaching in fixed-do solfege.
- Special consideration to be given to candidates who have additional experience teaching other theory courses at the undergraduate level (core and/or elective).
- Demonstrated ability to connect theory and musicianship to performance, composition, and/or conducting.
- A record, recent and ongoing, of scholarly or compositional activity, including publications and/or recordings.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Music Theory Department of New England Conservatory of Music seeks a qualified person to teach potential professional musicians, with special emphasis on undergraduate musicianship, including sight singing and ear training through fixed-do solfege, as well as other undergraduate and graduate theory courses as necessary.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Items to Send:

For initial consideration, candidates should send their letter of application, three or more letters of recommendation and full curriculum vitae to or the address below.

Deadline: January 4, 2007


Theory Search Committee
Theory Department
290 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Other Information:

Initial review of applications will start shortly after January 4, 2008, so applicants are strongly encouraged to send materials by that date. Supporting materials such as publications, scores, and CDs should not be sent with the applications materials, though they may be requested at a later date. Applicants must be authorized to work in the US.

New England Conservatory of Music encourages the application of all candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability or veteran status in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, or other Conservatory-sponsored activities. The Chief Financial Officer coordinates the Conservatory’s effort in complying with this policy.

Date Listed: 12/19/2007

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