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Institution: Tufts University

Position: Full-Time, Tenure-Track Position in Music Theory

General Information:

The Department of Music at Tufts University announces a full-time, tenure-track position in Music Theory at the Assistant Professor level beginning September 1, 2014.

Review of applications begins October 21, 2013 and continues until the position is filled.


The candidate should have proven excellence in teaching and scholarship, and should have expertise in teaching theories of Western art music. Secondary interest in popular and/or non-Western music is strongly desired. We seek applicants who possess a broad vision of the relationship of music theory to other disciplines such as the digital humanities, film and media, cognitive neuroscience, cultural studies, or other interdisciplinary programs across the university.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Teaching responsibilities will include courses for non-majors, majors, and graduate students. Candidates should be committed to contributing to a comprehensive and inclusive music department. Ph.D. and teaching experience required.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Applicants should submit a letter of application including a statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and arrange to have three confidential reference letters submitted directly by the authors to:

Deadline: open until filled


Questions about the position may be directed to Lucille Jones, Manager of Music Center Operations and Administration, or John McDonald, Search Committee Chair and Department Chair, at

Other Information:

Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Date Listed: 10/02/2013

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