Assistant/Associate Professor of Music Theory

Position Announcement:

Music Theory


The Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position (Assistant or Associate Professor, depending on qualifications and experience) in Music Theory to begin 1 July 2022. Applicants should have a completed PhD in music theory and be prepared to teach at any level of the undergraduate and graduate curricula. Although all research specialties are welcome, we especially seek candidates who will help us to diversify our curriculum, preferably in the areas of contemporary music (serious or popular) and media.

Review of applications begins 11 October 2021. To receive full consideration, please submit a pdf containing your letter of application and curriculum vitae, with one teaching demonstration video URL to ESMTheorySearch@esm.rochester.edu (subject: Theory Search followed by Your Name). Please also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to the same address.

The Eastman School of Music seeks to create a musical community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. We encourage applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and demonstrates a commitment to issues of diversity and equity in higher education. We are an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourage applications from groups underrepresented in higher education.