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Institution: Moores School of Music, University of Houston

Position: Assistant Professor of Music Theory

General Information:

The Moores School of Music seeks candidates for a tenure-track position in Music Theory at the Assistant Professor level, for appointment September 1, 2018.


Applicants should have a completed Ph.D. in music theory. Evidence of scholarly achievement and successful teaching experience are essential.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Applicants should be prepared to (a) teach in the freshman/sophomore theory and aural skills program; (b) teach undergraduate and graduate electives in music theory; (c) direct graduate research projects and provide mentoring for music theory TAs; and (d) pursue an active program of scholarly research and publication in Music Theory.

Applicants in all research areas of music theory are encouraged to apply.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three recommenders to provide confidential letters of recommendation. Recommenders will receive instructions independently on submitting letters electronically. Additional materials may be requested at a later date. Candidates should be prepared to submit a teaching video URL upon request.

Deadline: May 14, 2018


Submit ALL materials at the UH website:

Search committee chair: Timothy Koozin,

Other Information:

With over 600 students and nearly 100 faculty, the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston seeks to create a community of musical excellence and creativity in one of America’s most culturally diverse cities. The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Date Listed: 05/20/2018

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