Assistant Professor of Music Theory

University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory
Missouri, United States
Competitive Salary
Mar 18, 2021
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

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  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.

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