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Institution: Rutgers University

Position: Assistant Professor of Music Theory

General Information:

The Department of Music of the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University invites applications for a professional or tenure-track faculty position in music theory at the level of Assistant Professor.

Starting Date: The appointment carries a full-time, ten-month contract to commence September 1, 2018.


Ph.D. in music theory, proven success in teaching college-level music theory courses, and the ability to advise research at the graduate level. The successful candidate will have expertise in a wide array of musical repertoires, and demonstrate potential for national or international recognition as a scholar. We seek a dynamic teacher who is engaging in the classroom and has innovative ideas about theory and aural-skills curricula. Preference will be given to candidates who show a strong commitment to effective teaching and publication, and the promise of scholarly achievement.

Salary Range: Commensurate With Experience

Items to Send:

Candidates should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, the names and contact information for three references, and two samples of book chapters, articles, or other scholarly publications.

Deadline: The committee will begin reading applications on November 27, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

See original job posting and apply online at:

Deadline: November 27, 2017


Please direct any questions to Chair of Search Professor Nancy Rao, at

Other Information:

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading public research university with an enrollment of 37,000 students on its New Brunswick campus. The Mason Gross School of the Arts, with 1,200 students, is dedicated to professional programs in the arts at graduate and undergraduate levels, and to fulfilling the liberal arts missions of its constituent departments: Music, Theater, Dance and Visual Arts. The Department of Music offers the B.M., M.M., M.A., A.D., D.M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. Additional information is available at the school website:

Rutgers is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer.

Date Listed: 04/14/2018

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