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Institution: University of Massachusetts Amherst

Position: Assistant Professor of Music Theory

General Information:

Tenure track. Position begins September 1, 2013. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.


ABD required for consideration. A doctorate in music theory required at the time of appointment. A record of excellence in college or university teaching and in current research and publications.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in theory and analysis; additional teaching responsibilities depend on candidate

Salary Range: Commensurate with Assistant Professor rank.

Items to Send:

Applications should consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, representative samples of scholarship, evidence of excellence in teaching, and a minimum of three letters of reference with reference contact information. Additional supporting materials may be requested of finalists. Application materials will not be returned.

Deadline: open until filled


Dr. Gary Karpinski, Chair
Theory Search Committee
Department of Music & Dance
Fine Arts Center
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-9330

Other Information:

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is a member of the Five College Consortium along with Amherst, Hampshire, Smith and Mount Holyoke Colleges and is also a member of the Academic Career Network, a resource for dual career couples. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. The department is committed to developing a more diverse faculty, student body, and curriculum.

Date Listed: 09/24/2012

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