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Institution: Florida State University College of Music

Position: Assistant Professor of Music Theory, tenure track


Completed doctorate in music theory at time of appointment and university-level teaching experience are required. A record of scholarly publication and ongoing research is preferred.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Teach courses from among current undergraduate and graduate music theory offerings and/or in the candidate's area of expertise. Maintain an active agenda of research and publication in the field of music theory. Participate in activities related to the academic mission of the university, including service on committees, student advising, and administration of area exams.

Salary Range: Competitive.

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To apply for this position, go to Choose the "Browse Job Openings" link, then "Faculty Job Openings." Enter the job opening ID 39327 or search by position title. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information, including all work history up to ten years and all education details. In addition, please upload a single document that includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for four references (mailing address, phone, and e-mail). Letters of recommendation from at least three references should be sent to Evan Jones, Chair, Music Theory Search, College of Music, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1180.

Deadline: October 15, 2015


For technical assistance in applying for this position, please contact Stephanie Kemp at or (850) 644-0415. All other inquiries, please contact Mitzi Woods at

Other Information:

The Florida State University is a comprehensive, national graduate research university of 16 colleges and schools, with 2,300 faculty serving a student body of more than 42,000 students. The College of Music, with 90 faculty, 40 support staff, and over 1,000 students, offers a wide range of degrees in music, baccalaureate through doctorate, including the B.M., M.M., and Ph.D. in music theory and the B.M., M.M., and D.M. in composition. See the College of Music web page at and the theory/composition area web page at

The University is situated in Tallahassee, Florida's beautiful, wooded capital city, with an area population over 375,000. Located in the Big Bend area of northern Florida, Tallahassee enjoys a mild change of season and proximity to the Gulf of Mexico.

The Florida State University is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

Date Listed: 09/25/2015

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