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Institution: The Catholic University of America

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Music Theory, with additional responsibilities in teaching woodwinds or brass instruments or with Wind Ensemble, at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2015. We seek a scholar with significant publication record or potential for future publications in music theory who also has extensive experience in performance and teaching of wind instrument(s).


Applicants must have a completed doctorate (e.g., Ph.D. Music Theory or DMA Wind Conducting or Wind performance) by August 2015. Candidates with at least two years of full-time teaching experience in both music theory and winds or conducting at the university level are strongly preferred.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Position duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate music theory courses; advising as needed, and recruitment and teaching of wind instruments or conducting wind ensemble; committees and other service commensurate with rank. Applicants with demonstrated experience and/or training in woodwind or brass performance are especially desirable.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of reference to be received no later than February 16, 2015. Please do not submit writing samples at this time: supporting materials will be solicited from a short list of candidates at a later date.

Deadline: February 16, 2015


Music Theory and Winds Search Committee
Office of the Dean
Benjamin T. Rome School of Music
620 Michigan Ave. NE
Washington DC 20064

Other Information:

As the preeminent Catholic center for music study in this country, The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music is recognized for perpetuating the Church's historical role in uplifting the human spirit through the arts. The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church and was founded as a center of research and scholarship. We seek candidates who, regardless of their religious affiliation, understand and will make a significant contribution to the university’s mission and goals. CUA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Date Listed: 01/16/2015

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