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Institution: Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam

Position: Assistant Professor of Music Theory

General Information:

Tenure-track full-time appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor

Start date: 9/1/2016

Review of applications will begin on 12/1/15 and will continue until the position is filled.

This position is pending final budgetary approval.


Required: Completed doctorate in music theory; teaching experience in theory and aural skills

Preferred: College-level teaching experience beyond teaching assistant level; interest in the pedagogy of music theory

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Teaching responsibilities include core music theory and aural skills classes, upper-level courses such as counterpoint and analysis, working with Musical Studies students pursuing the major in music theory, and possibly electives in the candidate's area of expertise. Student advising, service, and continued professional engagement are expected as part of the position.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Required: Cover letter, CV, three confidential letters of recommendation.
Optional: Teaching philosophy

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Deadline: open until filled


John McGinness
Professor of Music Theory
Crane School of Music
SUNY Potsdam
Potsdam NY 13676

Date Listed: 10/28/2015

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