The Music Department at Drake University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music Theory position, to begin Fall 2022. Primary responsibilities include teaching courses within the undergraduate tonal theory sequence, particularly advanced tonal harmony and post-tonal theory. Additional responsibilities include overseeing the music theory curriculum, advising senior theses for the B.A. (Music) degree, and teaching specialized seminars (e.g., counterpoint, orchestration, etc.). Secondary areas of specialization may include composition, music technology, pedagogy of theory, and/or music industry and administration. The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with colleagues and assume an active role in the advisement and retention of music students. Must demonstrate commitment to and record of successful teaching at the University level, and a commitment to scholarly and/or creative achievement. Doctorate required by start of Fall 2022 term. Salary competitive.
Drake is an equal opportunity employer, and actively seeks applicants who reflect the diversity of the nation. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or veteran status. To apply, go to www.drake.edu/hr/ . Please submit a letter of application addressing your qualifications, philosophy of teaching, and statement of diversity, along with a current curriculum vitae (including contact details for three references). Questions may be directed by email to Rika Uchida, the search committe chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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