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Institution: University of Chicago

Position: Lecturer in Music Theory

General Information:

Position Type: Other Academic Appointee


The successful applicant will preferably have a completed PhD in Music Theory by July 1, 2017. Previous experience teaching music theory at the college level is required.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Department of Music at the University of Chicago invites applications for a fill-time position as Lecturer in Music Theory to begin July 1, 2017. The successful applicant will teach a minimum course load of six courses per year (fall, winter, spring) on the quarter system. Principal responsibilities will be to teach an entry-level course sequence in music theory and to supervise its graduate course assistants, who will be responsible for teaching aural skills and keyboard labs. Renewal is contingent upon successful review. This position is contingent upon budgetary approval.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

To apply for this position please go to the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website at and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a sample syllabus. Three letters of recommendation are also required and should be e-mailed to

OR mailed to:

Attn: Peter Gillette
The University of Chicago
Department of Music
1010 E. 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

The application deadline is April 15, 2017.

Deadline: April 15, 2017


Other Information:

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email with their request.

Date Listed: 03/15/2017

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