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Institution: University of North Florida

Position: Instructor of Music Theory

General Information:

The University of North Florida School of Music (College of Arts & Sciences) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position of Instructor of Music Theory.


At a minimum, applicants must have earned a master’s degree in music or music theory at the time of appointment. It is preferred that candidates have a doctorate in music theory or composition, college teaching experience, significant experience teaching music theory, and experience creating or developing music theory curriculum.

Background Check: This position requires a background check. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.

Responsible Employee: The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include teaching courses in the four-semester freshman/sophomore Music Theory and Aural Theory sequence, as well as upper-division and graduate-level music theory courses. The successful applicant will also collaborate with colleagues, participate in faculty governance, and be involved with the campus community.

UNF embraces and promotes diversity and inclusion with an emphasis on attracting and retaining a diverse student body, attracting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff, creating a more welcoming and inclusive environment and working toward providing opportunities for our students to develop cultural competencies which allow them to successfully compete in the global economy. The School of Music is interested in applicants who will contribute to the development of our increasingly diverse campus community, and have experience working effectively with diversified populations and responding to the changing demands on our emerging performers, music educators, and professionals. Successful candidates will aspire to be part of a community that affirms an abundance of identities, experiences, and perspectives in order to imagine, examine, and implement possibilities for individual and communal thriving both inside and outside of the School of Music.

UNF faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service.

Salary Range: Approved Hiring Salary Range: $46,000

Items to Send:

1. Letter of interest

2. Curriculum vitae

3. Under the document type “Department Specific: See Special Instructions,” please submit a document containing links to videos on YouTube, Vimeo or similar. Videos must be directly accessible, without download, from an unrestricted link embedded in a Word document (not PDF). These must include video recordings of teaching demonstrations.

4. Under document type “Portfolio,” please submit artifacts representing scholarly/creative work in music theory/composition, such as scores, published research articles, etc. combined in one PDF document.

Applicants who do not apply online and upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. While the confirmation number guarantees that your online application and uploaded documents have been successfully received, it does not mean that your application is complete. Your application is not complete until your mailed documents have also been received. Review of applications begins November 15th, and the position is open until filled.

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Deadline: open until filled


For further information, please contact Dr. Timothy Groulx via email at

Date Listed: 11/11/2019

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