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Institution: Oberlin College Conservatory of Music

Position: Full-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Music Theory and Aural Skills

General Information:

Priority application deadline: November 30, 2013. Applications received after November 30 may be considered until the position is filled.
Starting Date: July 1, 2014


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

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Teach courses drawn from the lower-division theory and aural skills sequence, which involves four semesters of harmony, voice leading, and analysis (concentrating on music of the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries), assigned according to the needs of the division; teach upper division courses in form, counterpoint, twentieth-century music, or other special topics, assigned according to the needs of the division; participate fully in departmental placement examinations and meetings as scheduled, and in responsibilities such as private readings and supervision of Theory Majorsí Senior Projects.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Items to Send:

Letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation

Deadline: November 30, 2013


Acting Dean Andrea Kalyn
Oberlin College Conservatory of Music
77 West College Street
Oberlin, OH 44074

Other Information:

Oberlin College is an Equal Opportunity 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, sexual orientation, and gender identity and expression. 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.

The Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, founded in 1865, is the nationís 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 history, historical performance, electronic and computer music, and jazz studies. Graduate programs leading to the Master of Music in conducting, historical performance, and Master of Music Education are available. Performance and artist diplomas are also offered.

Date Listed: 10/18/2013

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