Assistant Professor of Music Theory
SEARCH ANNOUNCEMENT: Assistant Professor of Music Theory, tenure track, full-time, benefit-eligible.
DATE OF APPOINTMENT: September 1, 2021
QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated successful and innovative experience teaching courses in music theory in a university setting; evidence of emerging or established productivity as a scholar at the national level (research specialization area open); strong commitment to teaching and mentorship; Ph.D. in Music Theory (ABD considered, but degree must be completed by time of appointment).
JOB DESCRIPTION: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in music theory, including core undergraduate musicianship (combined written theory and aural skills), advanced undergraduate courses in analysis, post-tonal theory, and/or counterpoint, and graduate courses in tonal and/or post-tonal analysis and seminars in areas of specialized interest; sustain a national professional profile of music theory research and publication that reflects the career of a consistently productive scholar; serve on appropriate student and faculty committees and maintain active participation in other Conservatory activities; contribute to all facets of the Music Studies Division and the Conservatory, including academic, performance, and service components characteristic of a Conservatory within a university; make contributions that enrich the cultural environment and the quality of life in the greater Kansas City metropolitan community.
SALARY: Competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
APPLICATION MATERIALS TO BE SUBMITTED ONLINE: Application form, application letter, curriculum vitae. See position posting at UMKC Human Resources website at http://info.umkc.edu/hr/careers/academic-positions/ Use search keyword “music theory”
REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: Review of application materials will begin April 2, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.