The Music Program in the Department of Performing Arts at Georgetown
University invites applications for a one-year, full-time non-tenure line
position in Music Theory at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor, to
begin August 1, 2021. We seek a candidate with commensurate teaching
experience and curriculum development in undergraduate music theory, in
particular diatonic harmony, form and analysis, and counterpoint.
Candidates active in research and whose professional work includes a
secondary area of expertise, specifically in jazz, film/media/sound
studies, performance, and popular traditions are encouraged to apply.
A terminal degree (Ph.D.) in music theory is required and must be in hand
by the start of the appointment. The music program is especially interested
in candidates whose research and creative work link to the music major in
American Musical Culture, affiliated programs and the highly integrated
liberal arts curriculum in Georgetown College. Responsibilities include
teaching undergraduate courses and seminars (2+3 over two semesters) to
both music majors and minors, advising undergraduate theses, while also
fulfilling departmental service and committee responsibilities as needed.
Candidates should submit the following materials to Interfolio:
A letter of application describing their teaching experience and research
(and how they relate to the present position).
Three confidential letters of reference.
All materials must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST on April 15, 2021 to
Please do not send any other materials at this time. Questions may be
addressed to the search chair, Professor Anthony R. DelDonna at: (
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