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Institution: Indiana University

Position: Post-Doctoral Resident Scholar

General Information:

Tenure-ineligible, two-year visiting appointment, beginning August 1, 2017. Link to the online application can be found at


A completed Ph.D. degree in music is required. Candidates must have completed the Ph.D. from an institution other than Indiana University no later than August 1, 2017, but no earlier than five years prior to that date.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Jacobs School of Music seeks candidates for a two-year, full-time visiting position in music theory for the academic years 2017-2019. The resident scholar will teach one course per semester, and during the first year will also offer a series of workshops in their area of expertise. In addition, they will be expected to conduct an active program of research, resulting in attendance at and participation in scholarly conferences, the submission of articles to academic journals, or other appropriate projects.

We envision this position as a way of enriching our department while providing an opportunity for an emerging scholar to develop their work. Preference will be given to candidates whose research interests complement and diversify those of the department. The scholar will work closely with a faculty mentor to develop a concrete plan for engagement with the Indiana University community, and to launch a productive and successful career in the field of music theory.

Salary Range: $42,700, with an annual $2,000 research and travel budget

Items to Send:

A complete application consists of a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and a document (approximately two pages in length) describing the candidate’s areas of expertise and proposing specific course and workshop topics. The online application will also ask for the name, title, email address, and other information for three reference providers. An email with instructions about uploading letters of reference will be sent automatically to each of the reference providers immediately after the application is submitted. Please do not send other materials until requested to do so.

Deadline: November 15, 2016


Questions about the position: contact Kyle Adams, Questions about the application, contact Bettina Poulsen,

Date Listed: 09/30/2016

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