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Institution: Eastern Illinois University

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

Tenure-Track, beginning August 15, 2011.


Doctorate or ABD in Music Theory or Composition required, earned doctorate preferred. Successful teaching experience in college-level music theory, and demonstrable accomplishment as a scholar and/or composer.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Oversee all aspects of the music theory curriculum and curricular development; teach undergraduate courses in music theory and aural training, and graduate and undergraduate analysis; supervise graduate analysis and thesis projects; assist in coordinating the use of technology in the department. Other duties such as teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in composition, orchestration, arranging, counterpoint, electronic music, or research may be assigned depending upon the candidate’s qualifications and departmental need.

Salary Range: $48,000 - $52,000; commensurate with experience

Items to Send:

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact information for five professional references, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable initially), and three current letters of recommendation.

Deadline: November 15, 2010


Mr. Jerry L. Daniels, Interim Chair, Department of Music, Eastern Illinois University, 600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, IL, 61920 Email:, 217-581-5010, FAX: 217-581-7137

Other Information:

Eastern Illinois University places priority on Teaching excellence for a student body in a residential setting. Approximately 10,000 on-campus students are enrolled in programs in undergraduate and graduate programs. Non-traditional and part-time students are enrolled in programs at both on- and off-campus sites. Eastern offers faculty a wide range of research and public service activities. The university is located in east central Illinois and combines the benefits of a community of 20,000 with access to several cities, including Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.

Affirmative Action: Eastern Illinois University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community.

Date Listed: 08/03/2010

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