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Institution: University of Missouri

Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Music Theory

General Information:

Tenure line. Full-time, benefit-eligible. Date of appointment: August 2013.


Applicants must have a completed Ph.D. by May 2013, have a growing
documented record of innovative and successful teaching, and clearly have demonstrated prominence in
the field of music theory. The candidate will be expected to collaborate with faculty on curriculum
development and assessment, to advise master's theses and DMA documents, to maintain scholarly
productivity, and to serve on committees that contribute to the Conservatory and University.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance seeks
a tenure-line faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to lead and further develop a
dynamic undergraduate music theory core curriculum, including aural skills, beginning in August 2013.
Successful candidates will have a demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching, evidence of a
sustained record of scholarly production in music theory and/or theory pedagogy, and interest in
contributing to the intellectual rigor of a performance-oriented community. The successful candidate will
have the opportunity to create and teach undergraduate and graduate-level theory classes.

Salary Range: Rank and tenure will be commensurate with qualifications and professional profile.

Items to Send:

Application form, application letter
and curriculum vitae

Deadline: open until filled


William Everett
Chair, Music Theory Search Committee
c/o Dr. Carol Dale
UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance
4949 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

Other Information:

UMKC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to
achieving a diverse faculty and staff.

For more information about the Conservatory, please visit

Date Listed: 10/22/2012

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