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Institution: Elon University

Position: Assistant Professor of Music (theory)

General Information:

August 2018


Ph.D. in Music Theory or doctoral degree in related field required. The successful candidate will demonstrate a significant and sustained collegiate teaching agenda as a specialist in music theory with evidence of successful teaching in music theory and aural skills to college students from a variety of musical backgrounds and abilities. The successful candidate will also have demonstrated keyboard skills.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Elon University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in music theory beginning mid-August, 2018.

Teaching responsibilities will include music theory and aural skills courses and courses in Elon’s General Studies program. The successful candidate will communicate the value of music theory to students considering a range of career paths.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications must be received by December 1, 2017, to be assured of consideration. Send letter of application, CV, transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to

You may find the original job posting on the Elon University job posting site:

Deadline: December 1, 2017


Dr. Cora Palfy

Other Information:

Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning in a liberal arts based residential campus. To learn more about Elon, please visit us at

Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.

Date Listed: 10/17/2017

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