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Institution: Rutgers (New Brunswick)

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

The Department of Music of the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in music theory at the level of Assistant Professor. The appointment carries a full-time, ten-month contract to commence September 1, 2019.


Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in music theory, proven success in teaching college-level music-theory courses, and the ability to advise research at the graduate level. Training in music-theory pedagogy is desirable, as is a vision for implementation of cutting-edge pedagogical methods within the undergraduate theory and aural-skills curricula. The successful candidate will have expertise in a wide array of musical repertories and demonstrated knowledge in the fields of music theory and analysis. Preference will be given to candidates who show a strong commitment to scholarly achievement, supported by a record of peer-reviewed publications. A research agenda that includes music-theory pedagogy would be advantageous.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will supervise the undergraduate major-level theory and aural-skills programs, teach courses in the undergraduate theory sequence, and teach graduate seminars. In addition, the supervision of Ph.D. dissertations and D.M.A. lecture-recital papers is expected, as is service on department, school, and/or university committees. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active career in research and publication.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience.

Items to Send:

Candidates should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names of three references, two sample articles/chapters and a statement of teaching philosophy. The committee will begin reading applications on October 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Deadline: open until filled


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Other Information:

Questions can be directed to Christopher Doll

Date Listed: 09/18/2018

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