Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Position Announcement:

Music Theory Position


The Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position (Assistant Professor) in Music Theory to begin 1 July 2020. Applicants should have a completed Ph.D. in music theory, with scholarly expertise in any research area, and be prepared to teach at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate curricula. Applicants with strengths in undergraduate theory core teaching are particularly encouraged to apply.

Review of applications begins 1 October 2019. To receive full consideration, please submit a pdf containing your letter of application/curriculum vitae with one teaching demonstration video URL to TheorySearch@esm.rochester.edu (subject: Theory Search followed by Your Name) and 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 in higher education. We are an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourage applications from groups underrepresented in higher education.