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Institution: Bowling Green State University

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in music theory, starting August 2011.


Qualified applicants must have a Ph.D. in music theory by May 2012; demonstrated success as a teacher of both theory and aural skills at the college/university level; classroom keyboard competence; demonstrated research ability in tonal analysis as evidenced by significant publications, presentations, and participation in professional organizations, with secondary expertise in post-tonal analysis desirable.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate theory and aural skills and graduate-level theory courses; recruiting and mentoring graduate students; and contributing to the artistic and intellectual environment of the college and the university. Additional duties may be assigned by the department chair and/or dean.

Salary Range: The salary is competitive and commensurate with peer institution levels for rank and position, and in keeping with the candidate’s experience and credentials.

Items to Send:

Applicants should submit in PDF format as separate documents (1) a cover letter indicating interest in and qualifications for the position; include the names and contact information of 5 references and (2) a current curriculum vitae. Please clearly label each PDF with the applicant’s name. Send to by midnight (EST), December 15, 2010. Do not send additional materials at this time.

At a later date, finalists for the position will be asked to submit three current (dated within one year) letters of reference; representative teaching and research materials; and an official transcript showing the highest degree earned.

Deadline: December 15, 2010


Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Nora Engebretsen, Theory Search Chair, at

Materials should be sent to

Date Listed: 10/28/2010

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