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Institution: The University of Kentucky

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

Starting Date: August, 2008
Position: Assistant Professor of Music Theory (Full Time, Tenure Track)


Qualifications: A completed doctorate is required. A record of successful and effective college-level instruction in undergraduate theory and musicianship and in graduate-level theory and analysis courses is required, as is a strong record of research activity. Keyboard skills sufficient for classroom instruction and demonstration activities are required. Interest and experience in music technology, especially with application to theory instruction, is preferred. Additional preference will be given to candidates who have interest and experience in Schenkerian analysis. The successful candidate will exhibit a strong and genuine commitment to excellent teaching and to the continuing pursuit of scholarly distinction.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Description /Duties: The School of Music seeks an outstanding scholar-teacher in music theory to teach and coordinate graduate and undergraduate courses in theory, analysis, and musicianship; teach graduate seminars in areas of expertise; maintain a high level of scholarly activity; serve on graduate thesis and dissertation committees; work with colleagues to continuously refine and improve the program of instruction in the theory area and the School of Music; and contribute to university and professional service.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include health and retirement contributions.

Items to Send:

Initial application material should include letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and three current letters of recommendation.

Deadline: February 1, 2008


Address applications to:

Prof. Kevin Holm-Hudson, Chair
Music Theory Search Committee
School of Music, Fine Arts 105
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0022

Other Information:

Initial application material will be reviewed beginning February 1, 2008. The search will remain active until the position is filled.

Located in Lexington, the heart of Kentucky's Bluegrass region, the University of Kentucky is a Research I land-grant institution, and the flagship research institution of the Commonwealth. The School of Music has forty-two full-time faculty, with an enrollment of approximately 260 undergraduate and 150 graduate students. Recognized as one of nine Areas of Excellence within the University, the School of Music offers baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees in music performance, music education, musicology, theory, and composition.
The School is a member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

The University of Kentucky is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Applications from minority and female candidates are strongly encouraged.

Date Listed: 03/07/2008

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