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Institution: University of Texas at Austin

Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Theory (one-year)


PhD by May 2020. We seek candidates whose areas of research and teaching expertise complement those of existing faculty. They should demonstrate a strong record of or potential for research, evidence of successful teaching at the college level, and familiarity with current trends in undergraduate theory pedagogy.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Undergraduate and graduate instruction (2 courses per semester). The successful candidate will be expected to show potential for success at a tier 1 research university.

Salary Range: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

Items to Send:

Review of applications begins March 10, 2020. Applications will continue to be accepted after this date and the position will remain open until filled.

Applications should include:
-cover letter
-curriculum vitae
-complete contact information for three references

Please do not submit additional supporting materials unless requested by the search committee. All documents must be uploaded via UT’s online application system:

Deadline: March 10, 2020


Inquiries only may be directed to:

Other Information:

The University of Texas at Austin ranks among the finest universities in the country. The Butler School of Music, comprising some 90 faculty and approximately 640 music students, has an outstanding reputation for its performance and academic programs. Degree plans range from the bachelors to the doctoral level. The theory faculty emphasizes, in both their teaching and their research, an approach that combines strong music-theoretical training with interdisciplinary inquiry.The Butler School of Music is committed to cultivating an inclusive, equitable, and welcoming community and to increasing the diversity of its faculty, students, and curricula. We welcome applicants who can help achieve these objectives. The Austin area, known for its beauty and comfortable lifestyle, also provides many cultural advantages through its numerous arts organizations and is home to a very active and creative music scene.

UT Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Date Listed: 02/29/2020

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