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Institution: Appalachian State University

Position: Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor

General Information:

temporary, full-time, beginning Spring 2018


Demonstrated excellence and experience in college-level teaching of music theory and/or aural skills. A master’s degree in music theory or composition to be completed by December 15, 2017.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University invites applications for a temporary, full-time faculty position for the Spring semester of 2018.

Music theorist to teach four sections of core theory and aural skills courses. The anticipated course load is three sections of Music Theory II (chromatic harmony) and one section of Aural Skills II.

Salary Range: Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor of Music Theory. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Items to Send:

A complete application will include PDFs of a letter of interest, a current vita, and a list of names and contact information for 3-5 references. Send applications via email to Jennifer Snodgrass, Coordinator of Music Theory ( The application deadline is November 22, 2017.

Please do not send other materials at this time; such materials may be requested later.

Deadline: November 22, 2017


Jennifer Snodgrass,

Other Information:

Appalachian State University is a member institution of the seventeen-campus University of North Carolina System. Located in Boone, North Carolina, the University enrolls approximately 17,000 students. The Hayes School of Music consists of 470 majors, 43 full-time faculty, more than 20 part-time instructors, and 30 graduate assistants, and offers undergraduate degrees in music education, music performance, music therapy, music theory/composition, sacred music, and music industry studies, and graduate degrees in music performance, composition, and music therapy. The Hayes School of Music is generously supported by the Hayes Endowment for Musical Excellence, and the University is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. Additional information is located at .

The Hayes School of Music values individuals with experience in a variety of teaching methods and/or curricular perspectives. Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation. The University has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the committee chair at the address above. Proper documentation of identity and employability will be required before the hiring process can be finalized. Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Date Listed: 10/21/2017

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