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Institution: West Virginia University

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

Nine-month, tenure-track, beginning August 16, 2015


Doctorate preferred, ABD considered. Extensive evidence of achievement in music theory required. The successful candidate will have the equivalent of at least 6 semesters’ full-time teaching experience at the Collegiate or University level. Also in evidence will be a record of research/creative activity that demonstrates potential for a significant contribution to the field.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Full-time, tenure-track, benefits-eligible position beginning August 16, 2015. The primary assignment is to teach a full range of undergraduate and graduate music theory courses for music majors and to provide leadership within the music theory program. Additional teaching responsibilities will include serving on graduate students’ committees and advising DMA research projects. Other duties might be assigned. Ability to teach in additional areas, especially composition, music technology, and/or general studies, is valued. Participation in School and College committees is expected of all faculty members.

Salary Range: Salary commensurate with background and experience.

Items to Send:

Please submit a letter of application; a one-to-two-page statement of one’s philosophy of music theory; a curriculum vitae; graduate transcripts; three letters of reference which address the applicant's potential as a publishing scholar or provide evidence of successful teaching or both and including contact information (including mailing addresses, phone numbers and email addresses). Writing samples and further materials might be requested at a later time.

Deadline: December 1, 2014


Applications should be sent electronically (via email) to Jodie Lewis, Administrative Associate/Music Theory Search Coordinator:

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Date Listed: 10/02/2014

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