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Institution: Rutgers University

Position: Assistant Professor in Music Theory

General Information:

Position and Title: Beginning to mid-level Assistant Professor in Music Theory; full-time, tenure track. Starting date: September 1, 2007


Ph.D. in Music Theory required. We are open to all areas of research specialization but are especially interested in applicants who work in: 18th and 19th-century music; popular music; critical approaches that cross traditional disciplinary boundaries.

Experience in university-level teaching, especially imaginative pedagogy, is desirable.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Teach graduate and undergraduate level theory courses; supervise research projects at the masters and doctoral levels; participate in theory curriculum and aural skills program development; maintain significant record of scholarly research.

Salary Range: salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

Items to Send:

letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation

Applications are due by January 10, 2007. The review process will begin in January until the position filled.

Deadline: January 10, 2007


Prof. Nancy Yunhwa Rao, Chair, Theory Search Committee
Department of Music, Marryott Music Bldg.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
81 George Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1411

Other Information:

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading public research university with an enrollment of 35,000 students on its New Brunswick campus. The Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers’ premiere arts conservatory, offers professional undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as liberal arts instruction in Dance, Music, Theater Arts, and Visual Arts. It was ranked nineteenth-most-selective college/school in the nation in the most recent Kaplan/Newsweek college survey. The Rutgers campus is located within thirty miles of New York.

Rutgers is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

The Department of Music is a member of NASM, and offers baccalaureate degree programs in performance, music education, and jazz studies.

Graduate degrees are available in performance, jazz studies, and music education. Graduate degrees in theory/composition, music education, and musicology are offered in conjunction with the Graduate School in New Brunswick. There are ten performance ensembles and chamber music opportunities. The faculty consists of forty full-time lines and a number of part-time positions.

Date Listed: 11/22/2006

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