Collegiate Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Coordinator of Music Theory. Full-time, (9-month), non-tenure track. Initial appointment is for 3-years, renewable. Salary commensurate with training and experience. Start Date: August 10, 2019. DUTIES: Teach courses (3/3 Teaching Load) in undergraduate music theory and aural skills. Lead in the development and implementation of a unified music theory/aural skills curriculum and the promotion of teaching excellence in the music theory area. Additional duties are dependent upon the qualifications and interests of the applicant and the needs of the School of Performing Arts. Must maintain an active program of appropriate research and professional service. Serve on committees and perform other appropriate university service.

QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctoral degree in music theory and demonstrated success teaching at the college level are required. Candidates with a background in the pedagogy of Music Theory are strongly encouraged to apply. We seek candidates with the demonstrated potential to contribute effectively to a faculty team dedicated to creating a positive, dynamic, and inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.

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Submit a cover letter, CV, and a list of references. References will be contacted after review, when appropriate. Review of applications will begin on December 1st, 2018 and will remain open until position is filled.  

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