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Assistant Professor, Adjunct, of Music Analysis and Musicianship

Yale School of Music
Connecticut, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Oct 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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APPOINTMENT: Assistant Professor, Adjunct, of Music Analysis and Musicianship, beginning Fall 2022 (earliest) with an initial appointment of three years. Appointment renewable with review during the penultimate year. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position is full-time and includes full benefits.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Work with Academic Studies Area faculty to design and teach core courses in Analysis & Musicianship and electives on music-analytic topics; maintain a professional profile that reflects the career of a distinguished teacher/scholar; contribute to all facets of the Academic Studies area and School of Music, including committee service, student advising, and instruction and/or thesis review within the academic component of the Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) program. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in music theory at time of appointment. Exceptional skill in the classroom instruction of aspiring professional musicians. Demonstrable creativity, compelling musicality, and requisite keyboard fluency in the teaching of music analysis and aural skills. Scholarly interests that complement existing faculty strengths.

THE SCHOOL:  The Yale School of Music, a graduate professional school within Yale University, is a worldwide leader in educating the creative musicians and cultural leaders of tomorrow. It is the only school of music in the Ivy League and has 40% international enrollment.  Degrees offered at the School of Music are: Master of Music, Master of Musical Arts, Doctor of Musical Arts, Artist Diploma, and Certificate in Performance. 

THE UNIVERSITY:  Since its founding in 1701, Yale has been dedicated to expanding and sharing knowledge, inspiring innovation, and preserving cultural and scientific information for future generations. Yale’s reach is both local and international, and there is a strong partnership with its hometown of New Haven, Connecticut, to strengthen the city’s community and economy. Yale engages with people and institutions across the globe in the quest to promote cultural understanding, improve the human condition, delve more deeply into the secrets of the universe, and educate the next generation of world leaders.

APPLICATIONS:  Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 15, 2021. Interested candidates must complete an online application via Interfolio at Applications must include a letter of application, CV, three confidential letters of reference from outside Yale (uploaded directly to the Interfolio site), a sample of scholarly prose, and a statement of teaching philosophy oriented around instruction in analysis and musicianship for graduate-level musicians. For more information, contact

EEO STATEMENT: Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

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