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Institution: Northwestern University

Position: Assistant Professor (1 or 2 positions)

General Information:

The Northwestern University School of Music invites applications and nominations for one or two possible faculty opening(s) in the Program of Music Theory and Cognition. It is anticipated that the appointment(s) will be made at the Assistant Professor level; senior tenured appointments could be made for persons with appropriate qualifications. Start date: September 1, 2007. Screening will begin December 1, 2006 and continue until the position(s) is/are filled.


Required: Ph.D. in a relevant field; a record of excellence in teaching and scholarship as evidenced by publications, conference presentations and other appropriate activities. Preferred: Candidates able to teach a range of courses in music theory and whose research interests include music cognition.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Teach upper-level courses for undergraduate, masters and doctoral candidates in music theory and cognition, as well as students in other academic and performance areas in the School of Music; direct dissertations and assist in continuing development of the Ph.D. program; participation in the activities of a School of Music in a research university.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Candidates should send a detailed letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

Deadline: December 1, 2006


Music Theory and Cognition Program Search Committee
c/o Patti Huiras, Special Assistant to the Dean
Northwestern University
School of Music
711 Elgin Road
Evanston, IL 60208-1200

Other Information:

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Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

Date Listed: 10/18/2006

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