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Institution: Manhattanville College

Position: Assistant Professor of Music Theory

General Information:

The Music Department at Manhattanville College, in Purchase, New York, invites applications for the position of full time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music Theory. Fall 2012 is our anticipated start date subject to pending budgetary approval.


An earned doctorate in music by September 2012, classroom competence with keyboard and CAI, two or more years of successful college teaching experience of music theory/aural skills required.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Especially desired qualifications include proficiency in one or more of the following areas: composition, ethnomusicology, world musics, popular music, music technology, conducting and instrumental/vocal performance and significant professional experience in the music world. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate music theory courses, including analysis and aural skills and on a rotating basis, composition, counterpoint, and upper level theory courses. Additional teaching opportunities may include courses drawn from the applicant’s field of expertise and/or that explore the development of interdisciplinary courses. Advising, service to the college, and participation in the college’s general education programs are expected of all faculty.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

All candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a list of technical strengths, sample syllabi, and a list of three references.

Deadline: February 1, 2012


Please send application materials in PDF format to:

Date Listed: 09/23/2011

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