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Institution: University of Oregon

Position: Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Musicianship

General Information:

Tenure-track appointment. STARTING DATE: September 16, 2015


Doctorate in music or ABD required by Fall 2015. Evidence of significant scholarship in music theory and excellence in teaching at the college level. We seek candidates with the demonstrated potential to contribute effectively to a faculty team dedicated to creating a positive, dynamic, and inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities for the position will be to teach undergraduate courses in written theory, aural skills, keyboard skills, and/or analysis and to teach graduate courses and seminars in music theory. In addition, candidates will advise graduate and undergraduate research projects including theses and dissertations. Additional duties dependent upon qualifications and interests of the applicant and the needs of the school. Maintain an active program of appropriate research and scholarly and creative activity including publication in music theory. Participate actively in core curriculum development. Serve on committees and perform other appropriate university service.

Salary Range: Salary commensurate with training and experience.

Items to Send:

Interested and qualified candidates should send (1) a cover letter of application that provides evidence of success in college-level teaching and research, (2) current résumé/ curriculum vitae, and (3) the names and current contact information of three references. No other materials will be accepted at this time. (Official transcripts are required upon employment.)

This is a paperless application process. Application materials 1–3 should be submitted as a single PDF attachment using the applicant’s last name and search no. 14259 as the document title (e.g., Smith_14259.pdf) and e-mailed to

Deadline: October 15, 2014


Jack Boss
School of Music and Dance
1225 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1225
phone: 541-346-5654

Other Information:

The music program has an enrollment of more than 400 music majors and a faculty and staff of 85, plus 70 graduate teaching fellows. A wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are offered, from the baccalaureate through the doctoral level, including programs in performance, accompanying, music education, composition, theory, history, jazz studies, piano and string pedagogy, conducting, music technology, and music with a liberal arts emphasis. The school is the largest and most comprehensive music and dance program in the Pacific Northwest.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

Date Listed: 08/05/2014

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