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Institution: Kent State University - Kent Campus

Position: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

General Information:

The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Music Theory beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year.


Required qualifications include a completed doctorate in music theory by the time of appointment to the position, a minimum of three years recent experience teaching college music theory, and a record of successful research activity. A high level of proficiency in aural and keyboard skills is essential.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will be a teacher and scholar committed to teaching all levels of undergraduate and graduate theory, supervising the undergraduate core theory sequence and theory graduate assistants, and advising theses and dissertations. Experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds is desirable. Demonstrated potential for significant and sustained research is required, as is appropriate service to the profession and university.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Application materials should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae current as of the date of application, and a list of three to five current references. Do not send any other materials at this time.

For full consideration, completed applications should be received by December 15, 2018.

Please visit Human Resource, Kent State University

Deadline: January 11, 2019


Dr. Richard Devore
330-672-2409 (office)
330-672-7837 (fax)

Hugh A. Glauser School of Music
Kent State University
1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, Ohio 44242

Other Information:

Must pass a security check.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco is not permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international.

Date Listed: 12/14/2018

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