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Institution: University of Illinois

Position: Associate or Assistant Professor

General Information:

Music Theory and Musicianship

Associate or Assistant Professor, full-time, tenured or tenure-track position. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.


The School of Music seeks to appoint an innovative scholar-practitioner in musicianship pedagogy. A doctorate in music, college-level experience teaching musicianship, and a strong research profile are required. This is the first of several positions with which the School of Music plans to redefine music theory education for the 21st-century musician with a strong commitment to pedagogical innovation.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Coordinate and help define innovative undergraduate curricula in music theory and musicianship. Teach courses in theory, musicianship and analysis at the graduate and undergraduate levels; establish a cognate in theory within the graduate program; teach graduate seminars in areas of expertise. Maintain a high level of professional scholarly activity. Supervise independent projects, theses, and dissertations. Participate in service to the School of Music, the University, and the profession as appropriate for university faculty.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Please refer to Search #11509. Send a letter of application with Curriculum Vitae (including email address) and arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation sent to the address below.

Deadline: December 31, 2007


Karl Kramer, Director
School of Music
University of Illinois
1114 W. Nevada
Urbana, IL 61801
Telephone: 217-244-2676

Other Information:

Examples of research and teaching materials will be requested later from candidates selected for a second level of review. For full consideration, applications must be postmarked no later than December 31, 2007. The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

Date Listed: 12/19/2007

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