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Lecturer (Music Theory)
Auburn University

Date Posted Jun. 27, 2022
Title Lecturer (Music Theory)
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Music
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Music - Scientific Study/Theory
    Music - General

Job Description Summary
Lecturer, full-time, non-tenure-track. Salary commensurate with experience

Primary responsibilities: teach undergraduate music majors in the areas of written and aural music theory. The ideal candidate would be equally conversant in classical, contemporary/commercial and jazz music theory pedagogy, integrating these throughout the core undergraduate theory and aural skills curriculum. Additional assignments dependent on Departmental needs.
Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree in Music Theory at the time of appointment is required, doctorate desired; excellent communication skills required.

The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the term of employment.

Desired Qualifications
Demonstrated ability to effectively teach core undergraduate music theory and aural skills.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Auburn is one of the nation’s premier land, sea, and space grant institutions. In U.S. News and World Report, it has been ranked in the top 50 public universities for the last 23 consecutive years. The institution is both highly research-active and committed to maintaining teaching excellence, offering bachelor, master, educational specialist and doctoral degrees. Its fall of 2015 enrollment of 27,287 students includes 21,786 undergraduates and 4,398 graduate students, and 1,103 professional-doctoral students. There are 1216 full time instructional faculty members distributed across nine colleges and three schools with degrees offered in 200 academic programs. Auburn University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, positive work environment, exciting student life, and the beauty of its campus. It is geographically located in a moderate climate with easy access to both beach and mountain recreational facilities and is situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia and Montgomery, Alabama.

Candidates should upload the following materials: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts of undergraduate and graduate work (unofficial transcripts are acceptable), and contact information for three to five references (email addresses, as well as telephone numbers) at:

Questions? Please contact Dr. Lee Johnson, Chair, Music Theory Lecturer Search Committee or 334-844-3167

Review of applications will begin July 8, 2022 and continue until position is filled.

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