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Institution: University of Chicago

Position: Lecturer

General Information:

The Department of Music at the University of Chicago invites applications for a full-time position as Lecturer in Music Theory to begin July 1, 2012. The successful applicant must teach a course load of six courses per year (fall, winter, spring) on the quarter system. Principal responsibilities will be to teach an entry-level course sequence in music theory and to supervise its graduate course assistants, who will be responsible for teaching aural skills and keyboard labs. Other undergraduate courses and occasional graduate non-seminar type courses may make up the remaining course load, depending on departmental needs. Renewal is contingent upon successful review. This position is contingent upon budgetary approval.


The successful applicant will normally have completed the PhD in Music Theory by July 1, 2012. Previous experience teaching music theory at the college level is required.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

see above

Salary Range: commensurate with qualifications and experience

Items to Send:

To apply for this position please go to the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities site at, select posting number #01003, and upload your application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, and sample syllabus.

Three letters of recommendation are also required and should be mailed to:

Music Theory Lecturer Search
Attn: Melanie Cloghessy, Project Assistant
The University of Chicago
Department of Music
1010 E. 59th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

Or emailed to:

Deadline: November 7, 2011


Application ON LINE only as stated above.

Other Information:

Application review will begin on November 7, 2011 and will continue through April 1, 2012 or until the position is filled.

Date Listed: 09/21/2011

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