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Institution: Texas A&M University - Commerce

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

The Department of Music at Texas A&M University-Commerce seeks highly qualified applicants for an Assistant Professor of Music Theory to begin in August of 2019.


Required Education and Experience:
> A completed Doctoral degree in Music Theory or Composition is required for appointment as Assistant Professor.
> Demonstrable evidence of success in classroom teaching.
> Prior experience in teaching the various levels of an undergraduate music theory/ear training sequence.
> Demonstrated record of success, or evidence of the potential for success, in research or composition.

Preferred Education and Experience:
> Proficiency in aural and keyboard skills
> Evidence of the ability to take a leading role in the instruction and retention of quality students
> Successful record of publications (theory or composition) or performances (composition).

Job Description/Responsibilities:

> The ideal candidate will be a passionate educator and scholar committed to successful classroom teaching at all levels of undergraduate and graduate theory
> Teach ear training at the undergraduate level
> Engage in significant and sustained research, scholarship, and creative activity, as well as effective service
> Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to promotion of diversity and thus the candidate should facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. The candidate should have an understanding and knowledge of multicultural and diversity issues, and their potential applications to pedagogy, programming, and service activity.

Other duties may be assigned based on the candidate\\\'s qualifications and the needs of the department.

Salary Range: Commensurate

Items to Send:

> Cover Letter describing your background, professional and teaching interests, and qualifications for the position
> Resume/CV
> Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
> Transcripts – If required for the position (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required at time of verbal offer). If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

Additional Materials may be requested by the search committee as a part of the review process.

Review of applications will begin on January 14th and continue until the position is filled.
All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.

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Deadline: January 14, 2019


Date Listed: 05/17/2019

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