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Institution: University of Memphis

Position: Assistant Professor of Music Theory


The successful candidate will have a broad knowledge of music theory and a record of research/creative activity and successful college-level teaching. A doctoral degree in music theory or composition is required.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The University of Memphis invites applications for the following nine-month, tenure-track position in the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music beginning August 18, 2014.

Duties will include teaching theory, orchestration, and aural skills at the undergraduate level and theory at the graduate level; research/creative activity; and serving on masterís and doctoral committees. Other duties may include teaching and service assignments that meet the needs of the School and are consistent with the strengths of the individual candidate.

The Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and has a full-time faculty of 40 with approximately 450 music majors. Degree programs include: Bachelor of Music in performance, music history, composition, music education, music business, recording technology, jazz and studio music performance, jazz and studio music composition/arranging; Master of Music in performance, musicology, Orff-Schulwerk, music education, pedagogy, jazz and studio music, composition, and conducting; Doctor of Philosophy in musicology and music education; Doctor of Musical Arts in performance, composition, and conducting. A graduate certificate, the Artist Diploma in Music, is also offered. The School of Music is housed in the College of Communication and Fine Arts.

The University of Memphis is a comprehensive metropolitan research university located in Memphis, Tennessee, one of the most musically active communities in the Mid-South. Current enrollment is approximately 21,000 students.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Candidates should go to: to submit an application. Additional items required at time of application include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcript, and a list of five (5) references with contact information to include address, telephone number, and e-mail address. Review of applications will begin February 10, 2014 and may continue until a successful candidate is named.

Deadline: open until filled


None given

Other Information:

Date Listed: 01/11/2014

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