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Institution: University of Arizona

Position: Assistant Professor of Music Theory

General Information:

start August 2015
job number 56767
department 3503 (School of Music)


Minimum Qualifications:

• ABD in music theory
• Knowledge of current theories of music and their application
• Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level
• Evidence of potential for sustained research and publication
• Evidence of commitment to excellence in teaching

Preferred Qualifications:
• Earned doctorate in music theory
• Successful collegiate teaching experience
• Successful record of creative research and publication

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The University of Arizona School of Music seeks a music theorist to provide quality instruction to a diverse student body and to advance the School’s music theory programs through research, recruitment, and curricular development. The successful candidate will provide evidence of effective theory instruction at the collegiate level and demonstrate potential for a sustained record of creative scholarly activity in the field. Responsibilities will include both graduate and undergraduate instruction, supervision of graduate theses and dissertations, coordination of teaching assistants, and service at the School and/or College level. Candidates must have a completed Ph.D. by the start of the appointment (August 2015). The area of specialization is open.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in music theory
• Maintain a record of creative scholarly activity
• Assist with the graduate theory program, including thesis/dissertation advisement and seminar-level instruction
• Participate in curricular development for the theory program
• Help recruit students to the graduate theory program
• Service at the School and/or College level

Salary Range: (competitive)

Items to Send:

letter of application
curriculum vitae
three current letters of recommendation

Deadline: open until filled


Department Contact Person: Don Traut, Ph.D, Chair of the Music Theory Search Committee,
(520) 621-7013,

Other Information:

The University of Arizona is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

Date Listed: 11/05/2014

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