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Institution: Northern Arizona University

Position: Assistant Professor


ABD in music theory or related discipline may be considered. Doctorate must be completed by September 2007.

Doctorate in music theory or related discipline. Demonstrated success in teaching at the university/collegiate level. Evidence of potential
for continued scholarly contribution to the profession.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The NAU School of Music seeks a professionally energetic, creative, collegial, and dedicated specialist in undergraduate music theory and ear training for a tenure-eligible, assistant professor position. The candidate will be expected to provide leadership in the development
and restructuring of the undergraduate core music theory curriculum. Expertise in music technology as it relates to the teaching of music theory and ear training is essential. The candidate should also possess a comprehensive knowledge of analytical techniques appropriate to tonal, modal, and post-tonal music, including Schenkerian music theory.

Salary Range: Salary competitive and commensurate with experience. Attractive benefits package.

Items to Send:

Letter of application, curriculum vitae including contact information (mailing address, phone number, and email address) for five references, and official or unofficial transcripts of the last degree earned or in progress.

This position will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin on November 19, 2006.

Deadline: November 19, 2006


Chair, Music Theory Search Committee
Northern Arizona University School of Music
P.O. Box 6040
1115 S. Knoles Drive
Building 37/Room 120
Flagstaff, AZ 86011

Other Information:

The School of Music at Northern Arizona University continues a proud
tradition of training the next generation of music teachers,
performers, and scholars for the State of Arizona and the
Southwestern U.S. A growing number of undergraduate and graduate
students, approximately 450 in number, pursue degrees in music
education, performance, choral conducting, instrumental conducting,
music theory and composition, musicology, Suzuki violin/viola, and
piano accompanying.

Northern Arizona University is a 20,000-student institution with its
main campus in Flagstaff, a four-season community of about 57,000 at
the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks. NAU's emphasis on
undergraduate education is enhanced by its graduate programs and
research as well as distance learning. The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment.

Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the
following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint
background check.

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities,
veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Date Listed: 10/19/2006

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