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Institution: University of Colorado Boulder - College of Music

Position: Instructor or Senior Instructor

General Information:

Non-Tenure Track
3-Year Appointment (Renewable)
August 21, 2017 (Fall Semester 2017)


What we require:
• Evidence of excellence in teaching
• Evidence of scholarly or creative potential
• Candidates specializing in any area of music theory
will be considered, but we especially encourage
applicants whose expertise complements that of our
• Doctorate in music or ABD
- PhD/ABD in music theory, or commensurate
experience is preferred

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The University of Colorado Boulder College of Music seeks a skilled and dedicated Instructor of Music Theory for a three-year appointment beginning August 21, 2017. The appointment is renewable.

What your key responsibilities will be:
Instructional duties include:
• Undergraduate and graduate teaching
• Supervision of TAs
• Serving on graduate-student committees
• Service activities

Salary Range: Competitive salary commensurate with experience

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How to Apply:
In order to apply to this position, please follow the specific application instructions found at the CU Careers online posting for this position found here:

The search committee application review period begins December 15, 2016.

Deadline: December 15, 2016


Yonatan Malin
(Search Committee Chair)
Associate Professor
Chair of the Theory and Composition Department
College of Music, University of Colorado Boulder
Email: yonatan.malin@Colorado.EDU
Phone: 303-492-6150
Mailing Address: 301 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309-0301

Other Information:

Who we are:
Founded in 1920, the University of Colorado Boulder College of Music offers a wide range of programs for undergraduate and graduate study, uniquely combining advanced musical training with professionally oriented experiences and the rich resources of a leading research university. The college offers seven undergraduate and graduate degrees in 23 fields of study, along with an array of interdisciplinary opportunities, including certificates in music technology and entrepreneurship.

The College of Music theory department includes six full-time members with specializations that include music of the 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries; post-tonal theory; jazz theory; theories of rhythm and meter; pedagogy of music theory and musicianship. We offer a full range of undergraduate courses, a master’s in music theory, and courses for MM, DMA, and PhD students in other fields. For more information, see

What we can offer:
• Competitive salary commensurate with experience
• Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement,
tuition benefit and ECO Pass
• Boulder, Colorado setting with access to outdoor recreation
and vibrant culture
• Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder and The
College of Music

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at

Date Listed: 04/26/2017

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