The School of Music at the University of Kentucky is seeking a full-time Lecturer in Music Theory and Composition for a one-year, non-tenure track appointment. Teaching duties will include but may not be limited to undergraduate music theory and ear training courses, orchestration, and some composition lessons. Supervision and mentoring of several graduate teaching assistants is likely. Candidates should have a record of research and / or creative activity that demonstrates knowledgeable engagement with current trends in the field. They will be encouraged (but not required) to maintain that engagement during the one-year appointment.
The Division of Music Theory and Composition currently includes five full-time faculty. All faculty members in the UK School of Music are expected to participate in shared governance within the School of Music, the College of Fine Arts, and the University, as well as one’s profession. With an enrollment of over 400 students, the School of Music offers baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in music performance, music education, musicology/ethnomusicology, and theory/composition, as well as a master’s degree in music therapy. The School is a member of the National Association of Schools of Music.