Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor of Music Theory
Department Music
FTE 1.0
FLSA Exempt
Job Type Full-Time
Job EEO Category Faculty
Physical Demands
Job Summary

The University of Northern Colorado is searching for an innovative pedagogue to serve as an Assistant Professor of Music Theory beginning August 2018. The successful candidate will serve undergraduate theory students as a creative educator, with an emphasis in music theory and aural skills instruction. A collaborative spirit is expected and additional academic opportunities may be possible based on the strengths and interests of the candidate and needs of the School of Music. This is a full-time contract renewable position with opportunities for promotion.

Minimum Qualifications

Master of Music degree required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience as a teacher at the collegiate level and ABD or terminal degree preferred.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00287
Position Number F99321
Desired Start Date 08/13/2018
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications begins November 15 and continues until filled. Qualified candidates complete and submit online at the following materials: online application form, cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy that includes teaching students from diverse backgrounds, and contact information for three professional references. Address the cover to the attention of Dr. Carissa Reddick, Music Theory Search Committee Chair.

Please contact Monica Coverdale at with questions regarding applying to this position.

The College of Performing and Visual Arts is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, people of color, members of the LBGT community, people with disabilities, and veterans. We are learning and growing together to create an inclusive campus community, particularly in the classroom and workplace. The University of Northern Colorado is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/Title IX employer.

Salary and Benefits

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits available include health, dental, life and long-term disability insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs. Dependents and spouses of UNC Employees who are employed as 0.5 FTE or above are entitled to and eligible for Dependent Tuition Grants. These tuition grants will cover in-state tuition charges. Further requirements may exist. Other benefits may be available based on position.

Additional Requirements

Satisfactory completion of a background check, educational check, and authorization to work in the United States is required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. The successful candidate must submit original transcripts within one (1) month of hire.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. List of References
Optional Documents