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Institution: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Position: Lecturer (80%) in theory and musicianship (aural skills)

General Information:

The School of Music at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign seeks applicants for a one-year 80% time lecturer position in theory and musicianship (aural skills). The anticipated start date for this position is 16 August 2017.


Required qualifications:
> Completed doctorate in composition or theory at the time of application.

> Classroom teaching experience in theory and musicianship, with a preference for teaching at various levels, including graduate students.

> Keyboard proficiency for the theory and musicianship classroom.

Desired qualifications:
> Facility with movable-do and la-based minor solfege.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Teaching will include courses in graduate theory review (both tonal and twentieth century) and musicianship (including the supervision of teaching assistants).

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by 14 June 2017. Please create your candidate profile at and upload a cover letter and a curriculum vitae containing the names and contact information for 3 professional references.

Additional materials, such as previous syllabi and teaching evaluations, if available, may be requested at a later date.

Interviews may occur before the close date but no hiring will occur until after the close date.

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Deadline: June 14, 2017


Other Information:

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

Date Listed: 05/18/2017

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