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Institution: Lee University

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

Full-time tenure track beginning August 2018


To be considered for a position at the level of Assistant Professor or higher, candidates must have an earned doctorate in music theory or related area. Candidates holding an appropriate master’s degree may be
considered for a position in our non-tenure, lecturer track. Individuals from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualifications of the ideal candidate include the following: a completed doctoral degree in
music theory, a record of successful teaching of music theory to undergraduate music students, evidence of or potential to develop significant scholarship in the field, an interest in working with students of varying backgrounds and interests, and a commitment to Christian higher education and the integration of faith with teaching/learning. Graduate level work in an applied area is desirable but not required.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The School of Music at Lee University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position in music theory to begin in August of 2018. Duties will include teaching courses in music theory and aural skills, as well as other courses reflecting the successful candidate’s expertise and needs of the School, such as applied lessons or coaching of chamber music. Additional responsibilities include scholarly activities appropriate to teaching faculty, mentoring and advising students as assigned, university and/or community service, curriculum development, reporting to Department Chair, and working cooperatively with other members of the faculty.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Items to Send:

1. Current curriculum vita
2. Statement of Christian faith regarding your religious conversion and Christian
3. Statement about the integration of your faith with your academic discipline
4. Unofficial copies of transcripts
5. Names and contact information for three references
6. Student evaluations (if applicable).

An application form will be sent to promising candidates.

Deadline: open until filled


Dr. Phillip Thomas
Chair, Department of Musicianship Studies
School of Music at Lee University

Other Information:

Lee University is a private, comprehensive, Christian university that is recognized as an emerging leader in higher education in the southeastern region. The School of Music, a fully accredited member of NASM, serves some 275 majors in a variety of graduate and undergraduate curricula. More information can be found at

Date Listed: 01/18/2018

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