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Institution: University of North Texas

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

The College of Music invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant professor beginning August 2019.


Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in music theory at time of appointment; excellence in college-level teaching as demonstrated by service as a faculty member and/or teaching assistant; an active research agenda. One successful candidate will have expertise in music before 1750; the other will have expertise in music after 1900 and in methodological approaches that complement current faculty. In both cases, such expertise will be evidenced in a PhD dissertation and/or scholarly publications. Preferred qualifications: experience in on-line or blended course development.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Duties will include: teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in music theory, including courses in areas of specialization and core theory courses; maintaining an active program of research and scholarly publication; recruiting students into the graduate program in music theory; serving on undergraduate and graduate advisory committees (BM, MA, PhD, and DMA); serving on divisional/college/university committees; and other duties as assigned by the Division and/or College.

Salary Range: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Items to Send:

All applications must be submitted online at Please upload a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and a sample of scholarly writing; enter contact information for three references. Transcripts and additional materials may be requested at a later time.

Deadline: November 15, 2018


Dr. David Bard-Schwarz (

Other Information:

UNT is a tier-one research university with 12 colleges and schools offering 97 bachelor's, 82 master's and 35 doctoral degree programs. Located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, UNT has an enrollment of about 36,000 students. The College of Music of the University of North Texas offers one of the largest comprehensive music programs among American universities. Approximately 1,600 students enroll annually in undergraduate and graduate programs taught by globally acclaimed faculty. For more information, visit the College of Music website at Besides world-class Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degrees in the performance of jazz and classical music, the College of Music has a comprehensive program of Master's and PhD degrees in Music, with emphases in Composition, Music Theory, Music History, Ethnomusicology, and Music Education. The College hosts a vibrant, multi-cultural music atmosphere. The One O'Clock Jazz Lab Band has earned seven Grammy Award nominations and regularly tours the U.S. and festivals overseas. The Willis Music Library is one of the largest in the southwest and includes ample scholarly literature as well as special collections.

Date Listed: 10/10/2018

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