Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in music theory, including core undergraduate musicianship (combined written theory and aural skills), advanced undergraduate courses in analysis, post-tonal theory, and/or counterpoint, and graduate courses in tonal and/or post-tonal analysis and seminars in areas of specialized interest; sustain a national professional profile of music theory research and publication that reflects the career of a consistently productive scholar; serve on appropriate student and faculty committees and maintain active participation in other Conservatory activities; contribute to all facets of the Division of Music Studies and the UMKC Conservatory, including academic, performance, and service components characteristic of a Conservatory within a university; make contributions that enrich the cultural environment and the quality of life in the greater Kansas City metropolitan community.
Demonstrated successful and innovative experience teaching courses in music theory in a university setting; evidence of emerging or established productivity as a scholar at the national level (research specialization area open); strong commitment to teaching and mentorship; Ph.D. in Music Theory (ABD considered, but degree must be completed by time of appointment).
Full Time/Part Time
This is a full time, tenure track, benefit eligible position. Date of appointment is September 1, 2020.
Competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Review of application materials will begin Novemeber 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
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