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Institution: New York University

Position: Music Assistant Professor, Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track

General Information:

New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development invites applications for a non- tenure track Music Assistant Professor position in Music Theory to begin in September 2018. The appointed faculty member will be part of the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions. We are committed to substantially increasing the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups as we strive to create the most intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution that we can, and especially encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

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Doctoral degree in music theory or related field, potential for service to the Department, School, and University, as well as a demonstrated commitment to excellence in scholarship and teaching. Experience teaching both music theory and aural skills preferred.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The candidate must demonstrate effective classroom teaching in music theory and ear training. Teaching responsibilities may include core music theory and ear training courses, as well as graduate-level seminars on topics related to the faculty member\\\'s research expertise. The ideal candidate will have teaching expertise complementary to those of existing faculty, and also possess strong administrative and interpersonal skills, which will enable them to effectively contribute to ongoing curriculum supervision and development.

Responsibilities: Teach and advise undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students; participate in curriculum supervision and development, mentor masters and doctoral students’ research projects, participate in faculty meetings, serve on committees, and provide other service to the University.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Please apply online at with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, diversity statement (describing how you address diversity and inclusion in the scope of your teaching and broader work), and names and contact information for three referees who will be automatically contacted by Interfolio on your behalf to upload confidential letters.

Deadline: December 1, 2017


Prof. Panayotis Mavromatis, Search Committee Chair

Other Information:

Our mission is to advance knowledge, creativity, and innovation at the crossroads of culture, education, and human development. We have award-winning faculty and alumni engaged in ground-breaking research and artistic creation, at the cutting edge of their professions. NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Music and Performing Arts provides conservatory-level training in a leading research university located in the heart of New York City. It has developed into a major research and practice center in music technology, music composition, music business, film scoring, songwriting, music performance practices, performing arts therapies, and the performing arts-in-education (music, dance, and drama). Each program offers in-depth, specialized training, while links between programs lead to new insights, discoveries, and opportunities.

NYU\\\'s dynamic Global Network University includes NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Shanghai, and international programs and academic centers around the world. NYU Steinhardt faculty may have the opportunity to engage in research and teaching at these global study and research sites.

NYU is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer.

Date Listed: 11/15/2017

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