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Institution: Georgia State University

Position: Lecturer in Theory and Composition

General Information:

The School of Music at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA, seeks to hire a Lecturer in Theory and Composition to begin August 2018. This is a full-time, continuing position focused on teaching undergraduate courses and participating in service at the school, college, and/or university levels.


Essential Qualifications:
+ Master of Music degree or higher (Ph.D., DMA, or ABD)
+ Demonstrable success in classroom teaching effectiveness at the collegiate level
+ Demonstrable success teaching in music composition (classroom and/or private instruction) at the collegiate level

Preferred Qualifications:
+ Demonstrable keyboard proficiency
+ Experience with recent music theory pedagogy and pedagogical materials (textbooks, etc.)
+ Aural Skills experience with movable Do solfeggio

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Please submit:
1) a letter of application addressing the essential and preferred qualifications as well as your teaching philosophy and your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through teaching;
2) curriculum vitae; and
3) a minimum of three letters of recommendation.

Send documents electronically to somfacultysearches -at- (preferred), or hard copies can be mailed to Ms. Julinda Norton, Faculty Searches, Georgia State University, School of Music, 75 Poplar Street, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303-4097.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, please submit all materials by December 15, 2017. Should you be recommended for a position, an offer of employment will be conditional on background verification.

Please see for further details.

Deadline: December 15, 2017


Queries should be directed to search committee chair Marie Sumner-Lott (msumnerlott -at-

Other Information:

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class. As a campus with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a history of mentoring under-represented minorities in Music Theory and Composition.

Date Listed: 11/22/2017

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