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Institution: University of Richmond

Position: Visiting Assistant Professor

General Information:

The Department of Music at the University of Richmond invites applications for a full-time non-renewable one-year term appointment as visiting assistant professor in music theory with a focus on popular music (broadly construed) beginning in August 2019.


Completion of PhD in Music Theory is expected prior to appointment.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

We seek candidates with a commitment to and enthusiasm for teaching major and non-major students in an undergraduate liberal arts context. The successful candidate will oversee a theory curriculum that includes courses in harmony, musicianship and analysis, and offer courses in a secondary area such as popular music composition, music industry, arranging, leading popular music ensembles, and/or song writing. The teaching load is three courses each semester.

Salary Range: competitve

Items to Send:

Applicants should apply online at and submit the following materials: a brief cover letter; a summary of current teaching and research interests; evidence of teaching effectiveness and commitment to inclusive pedagogy; a current curriculum vitae; and copies of graduate transcripts. Please provide the names and contact information for three references who will receive an email requesting them to submit their recommendation letters to the University\'s Human Resources department at One of these references must be able to speak to the candidate’s record of or potential for excellence in teaching.

Deadline: April 12, 2019


Jeffrey Riehl, chair
Department of Music
113 Booker Hall
455 Keller Road
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Date Listed: 05/22/2019

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