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Institution: University of Kansas, School of Music

Position: Assistant Professor Music Theory

General Information:

Full-time, tenure track, academic year appointment, starting August 18, 2010


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate in music theory by appointment date, documented creative/scholarly activity in area(s) of expertise, documented ability to teach music theory in higher education, documented experience using current technologies, expertise in tonal or post-tonal music

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Additional areas of interest may include; cognition/perception, counterpoint, gender studies, history of theory, linguistic theories, narrative/dramatic theories, philosophy of music and aesthetics, and/or post-modern theories

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Teach undergraduate and graduate music theory courses, conduct research/creative activity in area(s) of expertise, advise undergraduate and graduate students, supervise teaching assistants and graduate research, serve on graduate committees, direct MM theses and Ph.D. dissertations, other duties as applicable

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Items to Send:

Apply on-line at . IN ADDITION, please send a letter of application, curriculum vita, names, addresses (including e-mail, if possible), and phone numbers of four references who are qualified to speak to the applicant’s skills and credentials, two examples of recent scholarly activity, brief statement of teaching philosophy. Priority deadline: November 16, 2009. Position will be open until filled.

Deadline: open until filled


Send to: Prof. James Barnes, Chair, Theory Search Committee, School of Music, 446 Murphy Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045-2279, Phone: (785) 864-4514; e-mail:, EE/OE

Other Information:

Submitted by Deron McGee, Associate Professor Music Theory,

Date Listed: 09/22/2009

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