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Institution: Florida State University

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

9 Month Salaried


Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in music theory at the time of appointment, with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor.

A record of scholarly publication and ongoing research is preferred.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Teach courses from among current undergraduate and graduate music theory offerings and/or in the candidate’s area of expertise.

Maintain an active agenda of research and publication in the field of music theory.

Participate in activities related to the academic mission of the university, including service on committees, student advising, and administration of area exams.

Salary Range: This is a tenure track Faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Items to Send:

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.

In addition, please upload a single document that includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for four references (mailing address, phone, e-mail). Letters of recommendation from at least three references should be sent to Nancy Rogers, Chair, Music Theory Search Committee, FSU College of Music, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1180 (or e-mail

Review of applications will begin September 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Appointment is effective August 2019.

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Deadline: September 15, 2018


For technical assistance in applying for this position, please contact Stephanie Kemp at or (850) 644-0415. For all other inquiries, please contact Erica Francis at or (850) 644-4361.

Other Information:

Florida State University is a comprehensive, national graduate research university of 16 colleges and schools with 2,300 faculty serving a student body of more than 42,000 students. The College of Music, with 90 faculty, 40 support staff, and over 1,000 students, offers a wide range of degrees in music, including the B.M., M.M., and Ph.D. in music theory and the B.M., M.M., and D.M. in composition. See the College of Music web page at and the Theory/Composition Area web page at

Date Listed: 11/14/2018

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