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Institution: The University of Alabama

Position: Instructor

General Information:

The School of Music at the University of Alabama invites applications for a full-time temporary Instructor of Music Theory. This position is a non-tenure earning, 1-year appointment.


Ph.D. in music theory; Ph.D. candidates currently working on dissertations will be considered. Successful college teaching experience is required.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be capable of teaching a diverse range of undergraduate and graduate music theory courses each semester. In addition, supervision of graduate teaching assistants who teach the musicianship components of select courses may also be required. Anticipated course load: 15 credit hours per semester (typically 3 to 4 courses).

Salary Range: unspecified

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Review of applications will begin as they arrive and will continue until the position is filled. The position will officially close on August 1, 2017. Appointment date is August 16, 2017. Applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and at least three letters of recommendation sent under separate cover.

Applicants should send materials to:

Chair, Theory Search Committee
The University of Alabama
School of Music
Box 870366
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0366

Deadline: August 1, 2017


Other Information:

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more.

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Date Listed: 04/05/2017

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