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Institution: Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Position: Continuing Lecturer Music Theory

General Information:

Renewable appointment beginning August 2018.


Doctorate in Music preferred, Masters degree in music theory required. Experience teaching music theory at the undergraduate level. Candidates must possess strong teaching skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to reach students from a variety of musical and educational backgrounds.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Coordinate music theory curriculum with other instructors. Teach assigned music theory courses. Advise and mentor undergraduate majors and supervise tutoring program with university personnel. Actively participate in the work of the department of music, and other duties as assigned by the department chair. Preference will be given to candidates who are prepared to teach in an additional area, such as composition, jazz, or applied instrument or voice.

Salary Range: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Items to Send:

Send application letter of interest, curriculum vitae, 1-2 page teaching philosophy, evidenc eof teaching effectiveness, names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address of three current references and any other supporting materials to the contact below.

Deadline: March 31, 2018


Music Theory Search Committtee Chair
Department of Music
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 East Coliseum Blvd.
Fort Wayne IN 46805-1499
or electronic submission to:

Other Information:

The University: Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is a comprehensive, regional state university serving approximately 10,000 students. In recent years, the percentage of traditional and full-time students has been increasing with the average age of undergraduates now at 25.1. IPFW is classified by Carnegie as a Master's I institution, is regionally accredited by eth North Central Association, and holds numerous specialized program accreditations. The university's first student -housing units opened in fall of 2004 and the current student housing population is 756. IPFW's athletic program competes in the Division I Summit Conference League.

IPFW is located in Indiana's second-largest city, Fort Wayne, with a metropolitan area population of approximately 475,000. Fort Wayne has twice been named an "All-American City" and "Most Livable City." In additiona to higher education, the city has a strong financial and manufacturing base and enjoys a diverse, active, and well-supported arts communtiy. The IPFW campus is located on spacious, park-like grounds along the ST. Joseph River on the city's northeast side.

IPFW's mission is to: offer a broad range of high-quality undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs that meet regional needs; support excellence in teaching and learning; advance and share knowledge through research and creative endeavor; and work with the community to develop intellectual, cultural economic, and human resources. This commitment to access and to excellence was recently reaffirmed in the university's most recent Strategic Plan.

The College of Visual and Performing Arts is composed of four departments: Music, Fine Arts, Visual Communication and Design, and Theatre. More than 600 students majoring in the visual and performing arts receive instruction from a professional and academic staff that includes 32 full-time faculty, numerous associate faculty, and visiting artists. The faculty of the College of Visual and Performing Arts are professionally active, recognized nationally and internationally within their fields, and frequently receive grant awards for their research and creative endeavors. The students of the College of Visual and Performing Arts are regular award winners in regional and national competitions. Internship programs are fostered for students as well as an active association with community business leaders and local projects. The three separate departments are located in the three buildings on the IPFW campus. The Visual Arts Building (1991) houses the Department of Art and Design, and the Visual Arts Gallery where exhibitions include student shows and works by selected visiting artists. The Department of Theatre maintains the Ernest E. Williams Theatre (1993) and a recently renovated black box, Studio Theatre. The John and Ruth Rhinehart Music Center (2007) includes a 1,600-seat auditorium for concerts and university. The Rhinehart Music Center is located next to Williams Theatre and the Visual Arts Building, completing IPFW's vision for an arts complex on the north side of campus.

Date Listed: 02/21/2018

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