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Institution: Oberlin College

Position: One-year teaching position

General Information:

The Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time, one-year position in Music Theory and Aural Skills, beginning with the 2006-07 school year.


Commitment to excellence in the teaching of Music Theory and Aural Skills; one or more years of full-time teaching experience (beyond the graduate assistant level) is preferred; Ph.D. or ABD (terminal degree PhD) in Music Theory or Composition; keyboard competence; evidence of scholarly productivity in the field of Music Theory; background in performance or composition indicating active and accomplished musicianship.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The incumbent will teach courses drawn from the lower-division theory sequence, which involves four semesters of harmony, voice leading, and analysis (concentrating on music of the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries); teach Aural Skills courses linked with the corresponding courses in music theory; and participate fully in departmental placement examinations and meetings.

Salary Range: commensurate with experience and qualifications

Items to Send:

résumé and letters of recommendation

Deadline: February 28, 2006


Dean David Stull
Oberlin College Conservatory of Music
Oberlin, Ohio 44074

Other Information:

Review of applications will commence 2/28/06. Those received after that date will be considered until the position is filled. The appointment is to be filled at a rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College, founded in 1865, is the nation¹s oldest continuously operating conservatory, and the only major music school in the country linked with a preeminent liberal arts college.

Students are enrolled in undergraduate programs leading to the Bachelor of Music in performance, composition, music education, music history, historical performance, electronic and computer music, and jazz studies.

Graduate programs leading to the Master of Music in conducting, historical performance, opera theater, Master of Music Education and Master of Music in Teaching are available. Performance and artist diplomas are also offered.

Oberlin College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the development of a climate that supports equality of opportunity and respect of differences based on gender, ethnicity, disability, and sexual orientation. Oberlin was the first coeducational institution to grant bachelor's degrees to women and historically has been a leader in the education of African-Americans; the college was also among the first to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals who would contribute to the diversity of our faculty.

Date Listed: 08/16/2006

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