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Institution: University of Georgia

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia (UGA) invites applications and nominations for the position of assistant professor of music theory, tenure-track. Applicants meeting the minimum requirements are encouraged to apply. Date of appointment: August 1, 2019


• An earned doctorate in Music Theory or be ABD with a terminal degree transcript on file no later than nine months from appointment date.
• At least one academic year of college-level teaching experience in music theory.
• Applicants whose scholarly expertise broadens the current research profile of the composition/theory area—including those who work with commercial, vernacular, or non-Western musics—are especially encouraged to apply.
• Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with students and faculty.
• Interest in contributing to other academic or performance-based areas of the school.
• A desire to contribute to a dynamic, holistic music program located in a city known for its music and arts culture.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

● Teach music theory at the undergraduate through graduate levels. Teaching load is normally five courses per year and includes supervision of graduate teaching assistants.
● Conduct research and creative activity in the field of music theory.
● Participate in activities related to the academic mission of the university, including service on committees, student advising, student recruiting, and administration of area assessments.
● Other duties as assigned.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Applications will be accepted until November 3, 2018 using the UGAJobs posting found at Required materials include: a cover letter detailing how the applicant’s credentials and experience meet the needs, responsibilities, and qualifications of the position; a C.V.; and the names and contact information for at least three referees. Letters of reference, writing samples, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and transcripts will be requested from a smaller pool of applicants at a later date.

Deadline: November 3, 2018


Adrian Childs
Hugh Hodgson School of Music
250 River Road
Athens, GA 30602

Date Listed: 10/02/2018

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