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Institution: Stetson University

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

General Information:

Stetson University seeks a vibrant, outstanding musician and scholar for a full-time, tenure-track position as an assistant professor of Music Theory.


Doctorate is required by the time of appointment and the candidate must possess a breadth of knowledge necessary to teach all levels of undergraduate music theory. We seek candidates who are passionate about undergraduate education, displaying proven excellence in classroom teaching along with accomplished keyboard skills and clear evidence indicating promise for scholarly contributions to the field of music theory. Strong administrative and organizational abilities are required.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The position involves teaching core courses and advanced topics in all levels of undergraduate music theory, aural training, keyboard, counterpoint, and additional assignments commensurate with the candidate's expertise. Essential tasks require coordinating several sections of classes taught by multiple faculty and the continuing advancement of a unified music theory curriculum. Further responsibilities include productive collaboration with faculty, administration, and other university areas, academic advising, and school and university service.

Salary Range: Salary is competitive.

Items to Send:

Applicants should send a letter of application, detailed current vita, and three letters of recommendation. Candidates are encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate both a commitment to and leadership in undergraduate music education.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit all materials electronically as an e-mail attachment in the form of either a PDF or Microsoft Word document to:

Deadline: open until filled


Manuel de Murga,
Search Committee: Music Theory

School of Music
Stetson University
421 N. Woodland Blvd. Unit 8399
DeLand, FL 32723

Other Information:

Other materials will be requested at a later date. The review of applications will begin on September 15, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

Stetson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that affirms cultural diversity and inclusion as a core value of academic excellence at Stetson University. We are committed to achieving equal access in education, employment, and participation through the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds, and to meaningful academic and intellectual transformation in curriculum, research and service. We are dedicated to actions and policies that foster a community in which individuals with various identities, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints work together to create opportunities for engagement through rewarding and fulfilling careers and personal experiences in a culturally and racially diverse society and a globalized world. We strongly encourage members of historically under-represented and economically-disadvantaged groups and women to apply for employment. Stetson University is an EEO, ADA, ADEA, and GINA employer.

Date Listed: 08/26/2014

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