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Institution: University of Florida

Position: Assistant Professor in Music Theory

General Information:

Position Description: Full-time, nine month, tenure accruing faculty position.
Date of Expected Hire: August 16, 2017.
Salary: Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Doctorate preferred; ABD required. Previous teaching experience in higher education preferred. Equivalent professional experience considered.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The University of Florida School of Music, College of the Arts, invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Music Theory.

Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate theory and aural skills sequence, instrumental/vocal arranging, form and analysis, a graduate seminar, and perform other duties as assigned. Preference will be given to candidates with research specialty in contemporary music. Secondary areas of expertise that are desirable include electroacoustic music, entrepreneurship, music business, popular music, new music ensemble, and/or performance.

Salary Range: competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience

Items to Send:

Application Deadline: Applications must be submitted via the University of Florida\\\'s online application system at: Online applications must include the following: (1) a detailed letter of application; (2) professional resume or CV. The application system will prompt the applicant for the names/email of three references. The search committee will notify the applicant before the system contacts those references, who will be requested to upload their letters of reference directly to the application website. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2016 and continue until an applicant pool is established. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority.

Deadline: November 15, 2016


Inquiries may be sent to:
Dr. Leslie Odom
Music Theory Search Committee Chair

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call +1 (352) 392- 4621 or the Florida Relay System at +1 (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Other Information:

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff., seeking faculty of all races, ethnicities, genders, backgrounds, experiences, perspectives and those who practice conduct of inclusion.

The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida\\\'s Government in the Sunshine and Public Records Laws. Search committee meetings and interviews will be open to the public, and applications, resumes, and any other documents related to the search will be available for public inspection.

SCHOOL OF MUSIC: Organized within the College of the Arts, the School of Music plays an important role in the academic and cultural life of the University, the College’s Creative Campus initiative and the community. The School has 35 full-time and six adjunct faculty, serving some 160 graduate and 200 undergraduate music majors. Degree programs include B.A., B.M., M.M.,and the Ph.D. in music education, composition, ethnomusicology and historical musicology. Program emphases include performance, music education, theory, composition, music history and literature, ethnomusicology, conducting and sacred music. The University of Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. For more information, visit

COLLEGE OF THE ARTS: The College of the Arts fosters creative activity, scholarly and artistic excellence and innovation across disciplines. We achieve the university’s mission by training professionals and educating students as artists and scholars, while developing their critical thinking and inspiring a culture of curiosity and imagination. The College offers baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Approximately 1,100 students are pursuing majors in degrees offered by the College of the Arts under the direction of 100 faculty members in its three accredited schools — the School of Art + Art History, School of Music, School of Theatre + Dance. In addition to its schools, the college comprises the Center for Arts and Public Policy, Center for Arts in Medicine, Center for World Arts, Digital Worlds Institute, University Galleries and the college program of the New World School of the Arts in Miami.

THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA: The University of Florida is a comprehensive learning institution built on a land grant foundation. We are The Gator Nation, a diverse community dedicated to excellence in education and research and shaping a better future for Florida, the nation and the world. Our mission is to enable our students to lead and influence the next generation and beyond for economic, cultural and societal benefit. UF is a graduate research institution with 50,000 students and membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities. Gainesville, which is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s most livable cities, is located midway between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Together, the University and the community comprise the educational, medical and cultural center of North Central Florida, with outstanding resources such as the University of Florida Performing Arts (Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the Baughman Center, University Auditorium), the Harn Museum of Art, the Florida Museum of Natural History and the Hippodrome State Theatre.

Date Listed: 11/08/2016

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