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Institution: Moores School of Music, University of Houston

Position: Assistant Professor of Music Theory

General Information:

The Moores School of Music seeks candidates for a tenure-track position in Music Theory at the Assistant Professor level, for appointment September 1, 2017.


Applicants should have a completed Ph.D. in music theory. Evidence of scholarly achievement and successful teaching experience are essential.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Applicants should be prepared to (a) teach in the freshman/sophomore theory and aural skills program; (b) teach undergraduate and graduate electives in music theory; (c) direct graduate research projects and provide mentoring for music theory TAs; and (d) pursue an active program of scholarly research and publication in Music Theory.

Applicants in all research areas of music theory are encouraged to apply.

Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Items to Send:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three recommenders. Recommenders will receive instructions independently on submitting letters electronically. Additional materials may be requested at a later date. Candidates should be prepared to submit a teaching video URL upon request.

Deadline: December 1, 2016


Please submit ALL materials to:

Search committee chair: Timothy Koozin,

Other Information:

With over 600 students and nearly 100 faculty, the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston seeks to create a community of musical excellence and creativity in one of America’s most culturally diverse cities. The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Date Listed: 10/26/2016

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