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Institution: University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Position: Assistant Professor (Music Theory)

General Information:

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Music and Dance announces a Tenure-System Appointment in Music Theory beginning September 1, 2007. Tenure track.


Required qualifications: Ph.D. in Music Theory, a record of excellence in college or university teaching, and current research and publications.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in theory and analysis. Serve on masters and doctoral committees. Assist with recruiting and advising. Maintain an active program of research and scholarly activities. Serve on committees and perform other appropriate university and professional service. Position begins September 1, 2007.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Items to Send:

Applications should consist of a cover letter, CV, representative samples of scholarship, evidence of excellence in teaching, and a minimum of three letters of reference with reference contact information. Additional supporting materials may be requested of finalists.

Deadline: January 21, 2007


Dr. Gary S. Karpinski, Chair
Theory Search Committee
Department of Music and Dance
College of Humanities and Fine Arts
Fine Arts Center, Room 273
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-9274

Other Information:

Review of applications begins January 21, 2007 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is a member of the Five College Consortium along with Amherst, Hampshire, Smith, and Mount Holyoke Colleges and is also a member of the Academic Career Network, a resource for dual career couples. The department is committed to developing a more diverse faculty, student body, and curriculum. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer; applications from women and members of minority groups are encouraged.

Date Listed: 11/28/2006

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