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Institution: University of North Carolina Greensboro

Position: Assistant Professor of Music Theory (two tenure-track positions)

General Information:

The School of Music at UNC Greensboro welcomes applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor in Music Theory positions beginning Fall 2020.


Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in Music Theory (or equivalent PhD) by August 1, 2020; experience teaching music theory and/or ear training at the college/university level; and commitment to implementing the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of one’s practice.

Preferred Qualifications:

We seek colleagues with promising research programs who can enrich our course offerings, help to develop our MM in Music Theory degree program, and collaborate on a changing undergraduate curriculum. We expect successful candidates to articulate how systems of inequity have shaped both their discipline in particular and university environments in general, as well as their vision for equitable transformation of these institutions.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

We seek to diversify our music theory faculty by inviting applications from committed teacher-scholars who are actively engaged in advancing equity and inclusion in their research, teaching, and/or service. The positions entail teaching undergraduate theory and ear-training courses as well as graduate seminars; cultivating an active program of research and publication; and engaging in service to the school, university, and professional organizations.

Salary Range: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

Items to Send:

We ask qualified applicants submit within this application a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references and their contact information. In the cover letter, please describe one or more graduate seminars you would like to teach and address how you implement principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion into your teaching, research, or service.

Review of applications will begin on January 31, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

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Deadline: January 31, 2020


We encourage applicants to contact the Chair of the Music Theory Search Committee, Dr. Adam Ricci, if they have questions or would like further information about the positions, the Music Theory area, or the School of Music:

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Date Listed: 12/19/2019

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