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Institution: Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music

Position: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Music Theory

General Information:

The Jacobs School of Music seeks candidates for a tenure-track position, open rank, in music theory. Expected start date: 08/01/2013.


The department will review applications from both junior and senior scholars. Junior applicants should have an emerging national reputation in publication, teaching, and service; senior applicants should be nationally and internationally known and have demonstrated excellence in research, teaching, and service. The music theory department is committed both to excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching and to promoting scholarship in new and existing areas in the discipline.

A completed Ph.D. degree in music theory or its equivalent is required. Other qualifications include a record of scholarly accomplishment, an active program of research, and experience in both graduate and undergraduate teaching, including the direction of research. Experience in teaching large courses for undergraduate majors is an asset.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Responsibilities will include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in music theory; supervising research in area(s) of expertise; maintaining an active program of research and scholarly publication; and participating on departmental committees, doctoral advisory committees, and in other departmental activities, as well as service on Jacobs School of Music committees.

Salary Range: Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The search committee will consider both junior and senior applications.

Items to Send:

A complete application consists of a letter of application, curriculum vitae and information about three professional references. You will be asked to provide the name, title, email address, and other information, for each of your reference providers. An email message with instructions about uploading letters of reference will be sent automatically to each of your reference providers immediately after you submit your completed application. Please do not send publications or other materials until requested to do so. If you need help completing your application, please contact Bettina K. Poulsen at (812) 855-5541 or

Deadline: November 26, 2012


Bettina K. Poulsen
(812) 855-5541

Date Listed: 10/22/2012

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