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Institution: Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Position: Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellowship

General Information:

Renewable up to a two-year term, contingent on successful annual review.


Completed Ph.D. in music theory is required by July 1, 2019.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Department of Music at Hobart and William Smith Colleges invites applications from early-career music theorists for the Postdoctoral Theory Teaching Fellowship. The appointment begins July 1, 2019 with classes beginning at the end of August. The Theory Teaching Fellow will teach a four course load (two courses per semester), consisting of three introductory music theory courses and one course that focuses on the history of music after 1600 and which can be used to satisfy one music history course requirement for majors and minors. Interdisciplinary, critical, and/or non-canonical approaches to the history course are welcome. We desire candidates with experience with and/or interest in working in a multicultural environment and encouraging excellence from students with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

The Fellow will be expected to participate in departmental outreach to first- and second-year students, students from underrepresented/marginalized groups, and prospective majors and minors, and to contribute to an innovative, inclusive, diverse undergraduate theory and aural skills sequence. The fellowship includes a competitive salary and benefits, a conference travel stipend, and formalized mentoring from a tenured music theorist faculty member.

Salary Range: Unspecified

Items to Send:

Please submit a letter of interest (citing a list of courses prepared to teach), curriculum vitae, official graduate transcript, a one-page teaching statement that addresses contributing to a rigorous and inclusive liberal arts music curriculum, diversity statement, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent via Interfolio: Additional inquiries can be directed to Mark Olivieri, Music Department Chair (

If you have a question or need help uploading your application materials, please contact Interfolio's support team at or call 1-877-997-8807 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. through 6 p.m., EST, Monday through Friday.

Deadline: March 29, 2019


Mark Olivieri, Music Department Chair
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
300 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY 14456

Date Listed: 03/13/2019

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