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Institution: Central Michigan University

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

Full-time, 10-month, tenure-track position. APPOINTMENT: August 15, 2007.


Doctoral degree in music theory or related area (ABD candidates considered), successful college teaching experience, and qualifications to teach in related areas. Preferred: College-level teaching experience in related areas, ability to teach courses in musicology, and established program of research and scholarly activity.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in music theory, aural skills, counterpoint, musicology, and related areas. Assist with School of Music student recruitment initiatives. Teach in other music areas subject to the candidate's expertise and the needs of the School of Music. Maintain an active research, creative, and service agenda commensurate with standards of a Carnegie doctoral/research-intensive institution.

Salary Range: Salary commensurate with qualifications. Attractive benefits package.

Items to Send:

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on January 1, 2007, and will accept applications until the position is filled. Receipt of materials will be acknowledged. Applications must include a letter of application, current vita, official transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a paper or other example of scholarly work and at least three recent letters of recommendation.

Deadline: January 1, 2007


Chair, Music Theory Search Committee
School of Music
Central Michigan University
Mt. Pleasant, Michigan 48859
Phone: (517) 774-3281
Fax: (517) 774-3766

Other Information:

Serving 28,000 students, Central Michigan University is an innovative doctoral/research-intensive institution recognized for strong undergraduate education and a range of focused graduate programs and research. The School of Music is located in a new, state-of-the-art 119,000 square foot facility with a 500-seat concert hall housing a 61-rank Casavant organ, a 100-seat recital hall, MIDI technology labs, recording facilities, music resource center, and 79 practice rooms. The School of Music has 42 full- and part-time faculty and an enrollment of over 550 majors and minors. Additional information is available at

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity within its community (see

Date Listed: 11/22/2006

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