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Institution: Illinois State University

Position: Assistant or Associate Professor

General Information:

Music Theory and Composition, tenure track. Starting date: August 13, 2012


Doctorate required to achieve tenure, ABD considered; successful teaching experience at the collegiate level is required.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Teach undergraduate courses in theory and musicianship, plus undergraduate and graduate courses in applied composition and analysis. Additional courses may include orchestration, counterpoint, or others according to interest and specialization. A desirable area of specialization is electro-acoustic composition. The faculty member will be expected to serve on selected committees and will be assigned other duties as appropriate and needed.

Salary Range: Salary based upon qualifications and experience.

Items to Send:

To assure full consideration, please send in the following materials electronically as separate attachments to the email address 1. a letter of application, which speaks to the candidate’s qualifications for the position; 2. a curriculum vitae; 3. transcripts (unofficial copies sufficient for initial application); 4. a list of references (with permission to make contact) with addresses and telephone numbers; 5. two audio files of representative compositions along with scores of the same compositions. Candidates must also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be electronically submitted directly to All materials must be in either .pdf or .mp3 format. Total size of attached files may not exceed 50 megabytes per email. Each document submitted should be titled with the candidate’s last name first, followed by first initial, dash, and then title of the document (ex: MartinS-CV.pdf). If candidates are not able to arrange for any of these materials to be submitted electronically, they should contact Sue Martin at to make alternate arrangements.

Illinois State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university encouraging diversity.

Deadline: November 15, 2011


For more information, contact Sue Martin at or visit our web site at:

Date Listed: 09/28/2011

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