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Institution: Lawrence University

Position: Assistant Professor, Music Theory

General Information:

New tenure-track position in music theory. Appointment begins September 1, 2016.


Ph.D. in music theory. Demonstrated excellence in both theory and aural skills pedagogy. Record of, or potential for, significant scholarly contributions in the field of music theory.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Teach first-year and second-year music theory and aural skills, and upper-level theory electives. Contribute to the coordination and advancement of the core theory curriculum and the music theory major. Occasional teaching of Freshman Studies, an introduction to the liberal arts and sciences.

Salary Range: Dependent on qualifications and experience.

Items to Send:

Interested applicants should submit the following materials to: .

•curriculum vitae;

•letter of application, incorporating discussions of pedagogical aims and approaches, current and projected research agenda, and ways in which the applicant could contribute to Lawrence’s institutional mission and commitment to diversity;

•sample of recent scholarly writing (no more than two articles or book chapters).

In addition, applicants should have three letters of reference sent to:

For full consideration, all materials should be submitted by November 15, 2015.

Deadline: open until filled


CV, cover letter, and writing samples should be sent to the website listed above.

Letters of reference should be sent to the email address listed above.

Questions about the position may be directed to Gene Biringer, search chair:

Date Listed: 08/19/2015

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