Assistant Professor of Music (Music Theorist) - 000898
The Department of Music at the University of Richmond invites
applications for a full-time, tenure-track Music Theorist at the
rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2024. Candidates
must have a Ph.D. in Music Theory, awarded by August 15, 2024.
We seek candidates with a commitment to and enthusiasm for
teaching major and non-major students in an undergraduate liberal
arts context. The successful candidate will offer courses in our
theory sequence and in their own area of interest, such as music
cognition, computational analysis, corpus analysis, media, popular
music analysis, and/or intersections with cultural studies. The
Department of Music is especially interested in candidates who can
contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic
community through their research, teaching, and service.
The University of Richmond is a private university located just
a short drive from downtown Richmond, Virginia. Through its five
schools and wide array of campus programming, the University
combines the best qualities of a small liberal arts college and a
large university. With approximately 4,000 students, an 8:1
student-faculty ratio, and more than 90% of traditional
undergraduate students living on campus, the University is
remarkably student-centered, focused on preparing students "to live
lives of purpose, thoughtful inquiry, and responsible leadership in
a global and pluralistic society."
The University of Richmond is committed to developing a diverse
workforce and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus
community which values the expression of difference in ways that
promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and
institutional success. Our academic community strongly encourages
applications that are in keeping with this commitment. For more
information on the department and its programs, please see http://music.richmond.edu.
Applicants should apply online at http://jobs.richmond.edu.
Applicants are asked to submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter,
a 1-3 page teaching statement, and a 1-3 page research statement.
The teaching statement should articulate the candidate's teaching
philosophy, interests, and future professional development goals,
as well as outline the candidate's commitment to inclusive
pedagogies and document previous success in working with diverse
populations of students. The research statement should include a
description of research completed or in progress and outline future
plans for research at an undergraduate institution. Candidates for
this position may be asked to provide copies of academic
transcripts at a later time. Candidates may be asked, at a later
date, to provide the names and contact information for three
Review of applications will begin October 15, 2023 and continue
until the position is filled.