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Institution: George Mason University

Position: Assistant or Associate Professor of Music Theory

General Information:

Full-Time Faculty


Terminal degree in theory or composition is required (Ph.D. in theory is preferred).

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The George Mason University School of Music, within the College of Visual and Performing Arts, is seeking a qualified candidate for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Music Theory. This is a nine-month, tenure-track appointment. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.


Applicants should be prepared to teach courses and develop curriculum at the undergraduate and graduate levels; direct graduate research projects, including doctoral dissertations; and pursue an active research agenda. Applicants with diverse interests and methodologies in teaching and research encouraged to apply.

Salary Range: Commensurate with education and experience.

Items to Send:

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F5105z at by December 15, 2016; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and writing sample. Three confidential letters of recommendation must also be submitted for the application to be considered complete. Please have recommendations sent to:

George Mason University
School of Music
Attn: Molly Baldovin
4400 University Drive, MSN 3E3
Fairfax, VA 22030

Deadline: December 15, 2016


Other Information:

Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at !

George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.

Equity Statement:
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Date Listed: 11/09/2016

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