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Institution: SUNY Fredonia

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

The SUNY Fredonia School of Music seeks a specialist in Music Theory who is interested in serving the broad needs of a distinguished music school. This will be a tenure-track appointment beginning Fall, 2006.


The ideal candidate will have a background in music theory scholarship and research and be capable of relating this work to the musical growth of our students. Doctorate preferred. Competent classroom keyboard skills required. Evidence of excellence in college teaching and scholarship is expected.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The courses to be taught will range from core undergraduate courses to more specialized subjects at the graduate level.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Candidates should send a letter of application, resume/curriculum vitae, and at least three current letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin after January 1 and continue until the position is filled.

Deadline: January 1, 2006


Music Theory Search Committee
School of Music
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, New York 14063

Other Information:

The School of Music: The School of Music is an active and diverse community of 40 full and 40 part-time faculty and 520 undergraduate and 75 graduate students. It is a fully accredited member of NASM. The variety of degree programs - Performance, Composition, Music Theory, Music Education, Music Therapy, Sound Recording Technology, Musical Theatre, and Music Business - creates a vibrant musical environment. Over 250 annual performances by faculty and students, a concert series by the Western New York Chamber Orchestra, and offerings of the campus's Rockefeller Arts Center contribute to the artistically active campus life. The students have many opportunities to perform (orchestra, band, chorus, jazz, chamber music, African drumming, improvisation, opera and musical theatre) and benefit from numerous guest artists, courses covering wide-ranging idioms and influences, and technology that permeates the curricula. Fredonia is renowned for its music education program with a large percentage of all music teachers in New York State being graduates. Performance expectations are high.

The University: The State University of New York at Fredonia prides itself on the high quality of its academic programs and its student-centered approach to education. Fredonia students are consistently the most satisfied in the SUNY system, rating the college "best" in such areas as a sense of belonging on campus, meeting personal goals, respect for cultural diversity, and personal security. The campus is also rated highly for quality of its computing services, and the use of computer technology in teaching. Fredonia is repeatedly cited as one of America's best colleges in national periodicals. With an enrollment exceeding 5,300 students, SUNY Fredonia awards both baccalaureate and master's level degrees and advanced certificates in the liberal arts and sciences, the creative and performing arts, and selected professional fields.

SUNY Fredonia is an affirmative action /equal opportunity employer. We actively seek and encourage applications from minorities, women, and people with disabilities.

Date Listed: 12/30/2005

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