Assistant Professor of Music Theory - College of Wooster in Wooster Ohio

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College of Wooster

Wooster, Ohio 44691

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Music Department of The College of Wooster invites applications for two positions in Music Theory at the Assistant Professor level, one tenure-track and the other a one-year visiting position with possibility of renewal; both will begin in August 2016.  Candidates wishing to be considered for both positions only need to submit one application.  For each position, the successful candidate should be able to teach undergraduate written theory and aural skills at all levels.  Ability to teach in secondary areas, especially including Music History and Literature and/or applied woodwinds, is desirable.  Strong keyboard and aural skills are essential.  Prior college-level teaching experience is strongly preferred, as is a doctorate or ABD in Theory or Composition by job start date. 

A complete application will include: letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Additional evidence of research and teaching interests (including course evaluations) is welcome. Address all materials to Peter Mowrey, Chair, Music Theory Search Committee. Please submit all materials through Interfolio: Interfolio accounts are free to applicants – simply press "apply." Review of applications will begin October 9, 2015.

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Drug-free workplace.

Keyword Phrases

  • Music Theory
  • Aural Skills
  • Music History and Literature
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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