MTO Job Listings

Job Listings

Institution: Texas Christian University

Position: Assistant Professor - Music Theory/Composition (fulltime, tenure-track)

General Information:

Date of Appointment: August 2014


Doctorate or ABD with college level teaching experience required. Doctorate required by the tenure decision. Masters degree and significant progress toward doctorate required upon appointment. Record of accomplishment as a teacher of music literacy, especially in the areas of harmony and aural skills for 1st and 2nd year students. Since the School of Music is dedicated to modeling for, as well as developing, well-rounded musicians, preference will be given to applicants possessing skills in a secondary applied area such as composition or performance. Promise for national recognition as a scholar/researcher or composer.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Teach music theory/composition at the undergraduate and graduate levels; other courses according to the needs of the department and the candidate\'s interests as assigned by the Director of the School of Music; participate in professional and departmental activities appropriate for a faculty member at a major research university.

Salary Range: Salary competitive

Items to Send:

Only online applications will be accepted. Applications should include a letter of application, a complete vita, 3-5 letters of recommendation, additional references, but no recordings, tapes, or monographs at this time. Evidence of teaching success is encouraged. Finalists may be asked to submit additional materials. Only electronic materials will be accepted. Uploading instructions are available at Application review will begin October 1, 2013, and continue until the position is filled.

Deadline: October 1, 2013


Ms. Jacqulyn Curry
TCU Human Resources
TCU Box 298200
Fort Worth, Texas 76129

Other Information:

Texas Christian University is an independent university with an enrollment of approximately 9,600 students. TCU’s School of Music is a fully accredited institutional member of NASM with 70 full- and part-time faculty members and approximately 300 undergraduate and graduate music majors. The School of Music provides a wide range of opportunities for music and intellectual growth offering BM, BME, BA, MM, MME, and DMA degrees. The School of Music is one of four arts units housed within the College of Fine Arts. TCU is a major private university where teaching is as important as research and scholarship. The 16th largest city in the U.S., Fort Worth is a thriving community of over one-half million, strongly committed to the support of all the arts.

TCU is an equal opportunity EEO/AA employer.

Date Listed: 09/04/2013

Return to listings

Number of visits since August 2007: