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Institution: University of Iowa

Position: Assistant Professor of Music Theory

General Information:

Tenure track

Appointment: begins August 21, 2019


Required Qualifications: PhD in Music Theory (degree must be completed by the starting date of the appointment); record of publication or evidence of active research program; demonstrated excellence as a teacher (including as a teaching assistant).

Desirable Qualifications: teaching experience as a faculty member at a college or university; evidence of keyboard competence.

Preference will be given to applicants who have established, or show potential to establish, a national and international scholarly reputation.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The School of Music seeks a scholar and teacher of music theory with an active research program in concert music and/or vernacular music from 1945 to the present. Primary responsibilities include advising and mentoring PhD, DMA, and MA students, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in music theory and analysis, supervising teaching assistants, and serving on departmental committees.

Salary Range: Salary: commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Items to Send:

Application: To apply for this position, go to and refer to requisition #73467. Applications should include a complete vita, a letter of interest, and three letters of recommendation that contact information will be uploaded to the online application.

Review of applications will begin Oct 22, 2018 and continue until filled.

Deadline: open until filled


Other Information:

The University of Iowa has a historic commitment to the arts. The School of Music enrolls approximately 450 majors and has a full-time faculty of 50. The Voxman Music Building, opened in the fall of 2016, is a state-of-the art facility near the heart of the campus in downtown Iowa City. The Iowa City/Coralville area has a population of about 75,000 and is a cultural center with a cosmopolitan atmosphere. Its public schools, libraries, and health care facilities are rated as outstanding.

The School of Music and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Date Listed: 09/26/2018

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