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Theory Only[]

Arizona State University (deadline 12/27/21) Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Baylor University (deadline 12/1) Lecturer, Non-Tenure Track, Music Theory

Belmont University (no deadline listed, posted 9/15) Assistant Professor of Music Theory

  • Review will begin Nov. 15.
  • "During the application process, applicants will be asked to attach a response to Belmont University’s Mission, Vision, Values, and “Five Ways of Being” articulating how the candidate’s knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to a Christ-centered, student-focused university of learning, service and give a brief statement of teaching philosophy."
  • 11/22 Invitation for a Zoom interview (x3)

Berklee College of Music (Review begins immediately, posted 11/5) Full-time Faculty, Harmony

Cleveland Institute of Music (review begins 12/6) Music Theory Faculty

  • "CIM does not employ a traditional rank-and-tenure system."

Columbia University (deadline 11/15) Assistant Professor, Music Theory and Race

  • 12/4 Additional materials requested

Edinburgh College of Art (deadline 11/19) Tutor in Music (part-time, starts January 2022)

Florida State University (deadline 11/22, but review begins immediately) Assistant Professor 9 Month Salaried (Music Theory)

Furman University (review begins 12/13) Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Michigan State University (review begins 10/28) Assistant Professor of Music Theory (tenure-stream)

  • 11/11 Additional materials requested (x5).
  • 12/2 Request for Zoom interview (x2)

Michigan State University (review begins 11/29) Assistant Professor of Music Theory (fixed-term)

Northwestern University (deadline 9/1) Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Music Theory and Cognition

  • 11/11 Any updates here?

NYU (deadline 1/5) Clinical Assistant Professor, Music Theory (non-tenure)

Occidental College (deadline 11/15) Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Texas Tech University (no deadline listed, posted 9/30) Lecturer in Music Theory (full-time, non-tenure-track)

  • 10/22 Looks like this was removed, anyone know if it was cancelled or already filled?
  • 11/23 It has already been filled.

Universidad de los Andes (deadline 11/1) Postdoc, Music Theory Pedagogy - Popular and Classical Music.

  • "Language: Spanish or English (preference will be given to candidates who can teach courses in Spanish, but candidates who can teach courses in English and who have a good command of Spanish will also be taken into account)."

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (deadline 11/29) Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor, Musicianship and Music Theory

  • Review begins October 25 (posted 10/22)

University of North Carolina-Greensboro (deadline 1/15) Lecturer in Music Theory

University of Oklahoma (deadline 12/1) Assistant Professor of Music Theory

University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music (deadline 10/11) Assistant/Associate Professor in Music Theory

  • 11/15: Any updates here? The confirmation letter I received last month said the committee had already begun screening and was "hoping to move rapidly toward a short list of finalists." Has anyone heard if they made the short list?
  • 11/15: Campus interviews start this week

University of Regina (deadline 10/14) MU 101 - Introduction to Basic Music Skills (Spring 2022, full-time)

  • "This course will be offered by remote delivery only. There will be no face-to-face component. Individuals who are interested in and have the capacity to teach via remote delivery are invited to apply."

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (review begins 1/10) Assistant Professor - Music Theory

University of Wisconsin-Madison (deadline 11/29) Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Yale University (School of Music) (deadline 11/15) Assistant Professor, Adjunct, of Music Analysis and Musicianship (full-time)

Theory/Composition/Performance, etc.[]

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (open until filled, posted 9/30) Assistant Professor, Jazz & Music Theory

  • "Teaching responsibilities will include directing the ABAC Jazz Ensemble, teaching music appreciation, first and/or second year theory with aural skills, applied instruction of candidate’s major instrument, and collaborations with other ensembles. "

Bard College (deadline 11/15) Tenure-Track Jazz Faculty Position

  • "Candidates from the fields of jazz performance, composition, and scholarship are encouraged to apply."

Bilkent University (deadline 12/31) Instructor/Lecturer, Music Arts Core

  • "Teach Music Humanities courses in the core curriculum and other music courses according to the candidate’s specialty and departmental needs"
  • Also posted at Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2021-22

California Institute of the Arts (review begins 1/4) Faculty in School of Music: Music Skills and Theory

  • Required qualifications include "experience across jazz, popular, and classical styles" and "an artistic practice as performer or composer that demonstrates investment in exploratory aesthetics"

Carleton University (deadline 1/15) Assistant Professor – Studies in Art and Culture (Music and Culture)

  • "We especially encourage applications from music scholars with expertise in one (or more) of the following areas: critical race studies, gender and sexuality, decolonization, music theory, creative practices (e.g., composition, performance, improvisation, production, etc.), and technology and media."
  • Also posted at Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2021-22

College of Charleston (deadline 1/10) Assistant Professor of Music (African American Music)

  • "We seek a dynamic educator who can draw on both scholarly and performance-based perspectives. The successful candidate will develop courses on Black American musics that fulfill the College’s Race, Equity, and Inclusion curriculum requirement, in addition to other teaching responsibilities within the Department of Music in accordance with their training (e.g. applied lessons, ensembles, music history or theory). Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in viola, gospel choir, jazz voice, or another area complementary to our departmental needs."
  • Also posted at Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2021-22

Georgia State University (deadline 1/10) Lecturer in Music Theory/Technology and/or Applied Performance

  • "The successful applicant can expect to teach four courses per semester focused primarily in the undergraduate music theory and aural skills curriculum at the first- and second-year levels. We are especially interested in applicants who can also teach entry-level courses for music technology students, such as “Computer Applications in Music,” and/or applicants who can offer instruction in applied music in addition to music theory and aural skills courses."

Hamilton College (deadline 10/17) Assistant Professor of Music

  • "The teaching load for this position is four courses during the first year and five courses thereafter, including music theory, music history, an introductory listening course that encompasses a diverse range of musics and approaches, and electives open to both majors and non-majors."
  • Also posted at Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2021-22
  • From musicology wiki: 10/24 - Request for preliminary Zoom interview

Louisiana State University (deadline 12/1) Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies

  • Teach applied jazz at all levels and in all degree programs; depending on qualifications, teach relevant jazz courses in history, theory, arranging/composition, and pedagogy; lead ensembles (chamber jazz and big band)

Manhattan College (deadline 1/10) Visiting Professor - Music and Theater

  • "This search is open to candidates specializing in all areas of music research. Special consideration will be given to those with expertise in digital audio recording and contemporary sound design."
  • Also posted at Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2021-22

Norfolk State University (deadline 11/9) Music Instructor (Brass, Theory, and Humanities) (Spring 2022)

South Dakota State University (deadline 11/5) Instructor of Music Theory and Voice

Stanford University (deadline 11/1) Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in the Humanities

  • "All candidates for the Mellon Fellowship must have received a qualified PhD within a specified time frame, as follows: PhD received between January 1, 2019 and June 30, 2022. ... Doctorates in Arts (DA) and other doctoral degree equivalents may apply but are unlikely to be selected."
  • Also posted at Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2021-22

Stevens Institute of Technology (review begins 1/3) Professor of Music & Technology

  • "The successful candidate will have a significant portfolio of international recognition and accomplishment in a Music & Technology-related area; examples of areas of interest include but are not limited to AI-related fields of musical creation and inquiry, musical robotics, sound and media studies, critical software studies, theory and musicology within electronic music genres, technologically mediated performance, music information retrieval, sound design, and musical instrument design."
  • Also posted at Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2021-22

Swarthmore College (deadline 12/1) Assistant Professor of Music

  • "We seek candidates who specialize in African-American, African and/or African-diasporic musical cultures in subfields such as (but not limited to) ethnomusicology, historical musicology, music theory, music education, composition, or music technology/production."
  • Also posted at Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2021-22

Queen's University Belfast (deadline 12/20) Lecturer (Education) in Music

  • "You will be responsible for delivering a range of teaching, supervision and assessment activities in music including convening and delivery of modules in song-writing and performance, and contributing to teaching on other modules in the School in one or more of the following areas of specialism: music production, composition, historical musicology, traditional Irish music and music business."
  • Also posted at Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2021-22

University College Dublin (deadline 12/2) Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Composition & Performance (Artistic Director, UCD Composition Ensemble and the UCD Gamelan Orchestra)

  • Three year, temporary part-time appointment (equal to 0.4fte)
  • "The appointee should be experienced in teaching a wide range of compositional approaches, from contemporary classical to non-Western musical traditions, jazz, electronica and audio-visual work. The UCD Gamelan Orchestra primarily studies and performs the karawitan repertoire of Central Java, with a special focus on the Yogyakarta style. The appointee should be fluent in the theory and performance practise of both Solo and Yogya styles."
  • Job Reference 013830

University of California San Diego (review begins 12/10) Assistant Professor - Music of the African Diaspora

  • "The successful candidate's work could encompass composition, performance, and emerging forms of interdisciplinary practice. They will contribute to graduate programs in composition, performance and Integrative Studies. Undergraduate teaching would include courses contributing to our emphasis in Jazz and Music of the African Diaspora and general education offerings."

University of Edinburgh (deadline 11/12) Teaching Fellow in Creative Musicianship (.2 FTE)

  • "A minimum of a PhD degree in an area relating to composition, analysis or musicology ... Demonstrable ability to deliver university-level teaching in music analysis and pastiche composition."
  • Also posted at Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2021-22

University of Liverpool (deadline 11/12) Lecturer in Music in Audio-Visual Media

  • "Aside from several specific modules on music and film, we have particular focus on music and videogames, offering a BSc in Music and Game Design Studies and a BSc in Game Design in collaboration with the Department of Computer Science. You will be required to teach history, theory and musicology of audio-visual media at undergraduate level."
  • Also posted at Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2021-22

University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley (deadline 12/1) Tenure-Track Assistant Professor – Double Reed and Theory/Aural Skills

Ursinus College (deadline 1/14) Assistant Professor of Music, Music Technology and Production

  • "We seek a collaborative faculty member who can teach dynamic courses and mentor independent research students in music technology and production. Additional responsibilities will include departmental service related to managing the department’s MIDI lab and technology equipment, and/or advising the student electronic music club, as well as the college’s first-year liberal arts seminar, the Common Intellectual Experience. Other responsibilities could include teaching courses in (but not limited to) composition, ethnomusicology, musicianship, film or game music, or ensemble direction (existing ensembles or a new ensemble related to candidate expertise), in complement to the other faculty in the department."
  • Also posted at Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2021-22

Western University (deadline 12/4) Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Music, Equity and Social Justice

  • "This position is open to candidates with expertise in this area, including (but not limited to) composers, ethnomusicologists, music education scholars, musicologists, music theorists, performers, and popular music creators and scholars."
  • Also posted at Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2021-22

Wilfrid Laurier University (deadline 10/29) Assistant, Associate and Full Professor of Music (Indigenous Faculty Cohort Hire)

  • "The Faculty of Music is seeking a musician/teacher (broadly defined as performer, composer, conductor and/or scholar) to join the Community Music program with expertise in Indigenous music that intersects with community health and wellness."
  • Also posted at Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2021-22

Yale University (Dept of Music) (deadline 10/1) Assistant Professor, Music

  • "This scholar may specialize in any culture or repertoire beyond the sphere of Western culture and have trained in any relevant discipline including (but not necessarily limited to) ethnomusicology, cultural anthropology, music history, music theory, or cultural studies."
  • Also posted at Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2021-22

Theory/Composition, etc.[]

California State University, Long Beach (deadline 12/19) Assistant Professor of Theory/Composition

  • Requires D.M.A or Ph.D. degree in composition

California State University, Sacramento (deadline 12/15) Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Theory and Composition

  • 11/17 The search committee chair will give Zoom presentations on the region, school, program, and position on November 20 and December 4 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific / 1:00 p.m. Eastern. Q&A session to follow.
  • "The successful candidate will contribute fresh pedagogical perspectives to an evolving, innovative curriculum that engages a diverse spectrum of music from around the world; will serve undergraduate and graduate students as a progressive, creative, collaborative, and well-rounded educator; and will be able to teach a wide range of academic courses and applied composition lessons."

Carnegie Mellon University (deadline 1/15) Assistant Professor of Composition/Music Theory

Drake University (deadline 10/15) Assistant Professor of Music Theory

  • "Secondary areas of specialization may include composition, music technology, pedagogy of theory, and/or music industry and administration."
  • 9/13 Is anyone aware of a specific deadline or timeline for this Drake search? X2
  • 9/23 "Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled." (They just added this deadline to the posting on their site.)

Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance (deadline 12/5) Tenure-track Position (Open Rank)

  • "Responsibilities include teaching the standard courses on the department (music theory, orchestration, improvisation) and elective courses on both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the candidate’s field(s) of expertise, and providing individual instruction in composition. ... The languages of instruction are Hebrew and English."

Lehman College (CUNY) (deadline 1/1) Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Composition

Royal College of Music (deadline 10/11) Area Leader in Creative Musicianship & Improvisation (.6 FTE)

  • "You will be an experienced creative practitioner, ideally a composer and/or classical improviser, with outstanding communication skills. You will have substantial previous experience of undergraduate teaching and assessment in musicianship, stylistic composition, analysis, and/or tonal improvisation."

Saddleback College (deadline 1/31) Music Theory & Composition Instructor (Full-time)

Shepherd University (review begins immediately, posted 11/1) Assistant Professor of Music Theory, Composition & Technology

University of Utah (deadline 1/20, but review begins immediately) Assistant Professor in Composition & Music Theory

Composition Only[]

Baldwin Wallace University (deadline 1/3, but review begins immediately) Assistant Professor of Music Composition

Berklee College of Music (deadline 10/15) Full Time Faculty, Composition

  • 11/11 request for 20-minute Zoom interview.

Berklee College of Music (review begins immediately, posted 11/5) Full Time Faculty, Jazz Composition

California Institute of the Arts (review begins 1/4) Faculty in Composition and Experimental Sound Practices

California State University, Northridge (deadline 11/15) Assistant Professor - Commercial Media Composition

Chapman University (open until filled, posted 11/3) Assistant Professor of Music Composition

Indiana University (deadline 11/19) Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Music (Composition)

Reed College (deadline 9/17) Tenure-Track Position in Music Composition

  • College requested additional materials on 9/24 via Interfolio (x7)
  • Question: Any updates about the next round?
  • ^10/12: I haven't heard anything further (x3)
  • 10/8 request for 20-minute interview (x2)
  • 10/19 request for in-person interview

Royal College of Music (deadline 11/19) Head of Composition

  • "This post is offered on a permanent basis on either a part-time or full-time basis (from 0.6FTE to 1FTE) and is available from January 2022."

Stephen F. Austin State University (review begins 1/10/22) Assistant Professor of Composition

University of California, Santa Cruz (deadline 11/8 initial review date 11/29) Assistant Professor, Composer w/Specialty in African/African-American/Global-African Traditions

University of Cambridge (deadline 11/28) Assistant Professor in Composition (Part-time)

University of Chicago (deadline 10/1) Associate/Full Professor of Composition

University of Chicago (deadline 12/20) Assistant Professor of Composition

University of Chicago (deadline 12/30) 2022-2023 Chicago Center for Contemporary Composition Postdoctoral Instructor

University of North Carolina School of the Arts (deadline 11/21) Assistant/Associate Professor of Composition

University of Sheffield (deadline 12/7) Teaching Associate in Music Composition (.7 FTE, Jan-Sep 2022)

Composition/Music Technology[]

Berklee College of Music (open until filled, posted 9/21) Chair of Songwriting

Cal Poly (deadline 11/21) Assistant Professor of Music Technology

  • 12/2 request for 30-minute Zoom interview

California State University, San Bernardino (deadline 10/1) Assistant Professor - Music Technology

  • 10/19: Request for letters of rec sent (x2)
  • 10/21a: Were the requests sent through the application portal?
  • 10/21b: Received email notification that references would be contacted.
  • 11/8 request for 30-minute Zoom interview

City, University of London (deadline 9/6) Lecturer(s) in Music, x2 (Jan-June 2022)

  • " Duties for one of these will likely involve teaching the BSc core Year 3 module Sound-Image Interaction, and BMus/BSc electives in Music, Sound and the Moving Image and Video Game Music: helping with supervision of third year major projects in Composition and/or Music, Sound and Technology, and possibly providing some seminar support for BSc Year 2 Sound Recording. The second lecturer is likely to teach a term of the BMus core modules Materials of Music (Year 1), Practical Musicianship (Year 1), and Analysing Music (Year 2), as well as an BMus/BSc elective in Nineteenth-Century Opera, and help with teaching on the BMus core module Western Music in Context 2 (Year 1)."
  • Also posted at Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2021-22

College of William & Mary (deadline 11/15) Lecturer of Music

  • "We seek an individual with expertise in audio engineering, production, and computer music"

Connecticut College (deadline 10/4) Assistant Professor - Composition and Music Technology

  • Is anyone aware of movement on this one?
    • I had to email about a recommender of mine that was having trouble and was told they are going through applications around (11/10)

Florida State University (deadline 10/15) Assistant Professor Composition

  • "Direction of FSU's electronic music facility; instruction of Digital Music Synthesis courses; individual instruction in composition; participation in composition colloquia ..."
  • 11/10 request for 30-minute Zoom interview

Francis Marion University (until filled, posted 9/15) Assistant Professor of Music Industry

  • "...a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music Industry to teach areas of expertise in music business/technology."

Georgia Tech (deadline 8/22) Lecturer, Music Technology

Grinnell College (deadline 11/15) Tenure-track Appointment in Performance and Creativity (Music/Sound Art)

  • "Performing, teaching, and research interests might include, but are not limited to: music performance, sound art, sound studies, interface and instrument building, improvisation, creative ethnography, and sound design."
  • Also posted at Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2021-22

Louisiana State University (deadline 10/31) Assistant Professor of Sound Design and Technology

  • "Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience at the Undergraduate level; ability to teach at the graduate level, music composition; and sound editing/mixing for film and TV."

Michigan Tech (deadline 1/10) Assistant Professor of Sound

Michigan Tech (deadline 1/10) Lecturer of Sound

National Sun Yat-sen University (deadline 10/1) Tenure-Track Position in Sound Engineering and Music Composition

  • "This position requires teaching the following courses:1. Music Composition and Arrangement for DAW; 2. Digital Audio Recording and Mixing; 3. Sound Engineering Theory and Practice; 4. Pop and Jazz ensembles ... Proficiency in Chinese is necessary."

NYU (deadline 11/15) Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Interaction Design, Music and Sound

Open University of Hong Kong (deadline 8/2) Assistant Professor / Senior Lecturer of Creative Arts

Purdue University (deadline 11/15) Clinical Assistant Professor of Music/Theatre in Music Technology

Royal Northern College of Music (deadline 12/6) Creative Multi-Specialist (Composition / Production / Musicianship) – School of Popular Music

  • Part-time 17.5 hours per week for 30 weeks a year

University of Amsterdam (deadline 11/1) Postdoctoral Researcher, Unravelling our Capacity for Music

University of California, Riverside (deadline 12/1) Assistant Professor of Teaching in Popular Music: Creation and Production

University of California San Diego (review begins 12/10) Assistant Professor of Composition

  • "The ideal candidate will have a strong profile as a composer whose creative practice engages creatively with technology. We are understanding technology expansively here: the successful applicant could have experience in computer music research, DIY electronics, intermedia work, live electronics or any combination thereof."

University of Colorado Boulder (deadline 11/15) ATLAS Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Creative Technology and Design

University of Kansas (review begins 12/22) Associate Professor of the Practice in Electronic Composition

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (deadline 12/10) Teaching Assistant Professor in Hip Hop/Audio Production

  • "The Department of Music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking candidates for a Teaching Assistant Professor position with teaching and professional experience in the areas of hip hop and audio production. This is a 9-month position over a 3-year term with the possibility of renewal. Candidates will be expected to teach courses ranging from Music Production I and II to Beat Making Lab, Rap Lab, and/or Music Technology."

University of North Texas (no deadline listed, posted 10/20) Assistant Professors in Popular/Commercial Music (x2)

  • "One of these appointments is likely to reside in our Division of Jazz Studies and the other will reside in our Division of Composition Studies. ... duties include teaching courses in popular/commercial music, including songwriting and music production, and courses in the analysis and history of popular music; teach courses in music technology that will enable our students to achieve professional results in composition, recording, post-production, and notation with affordable software and equipment; recruiting and mentor excellent undergraduate and graduate students with interests in popular/commercial music."

University of Oslo (deadline 10/18) Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship within Music Production Technology

University of Texas at Arlington (deadline 11/1) Assistant Professor of Music – Music Industry Studies

  • "Required Qualifications: Strong record of creative activity in audio production, music producing, commercial music performance, film scoring, or video game composition/sound design"

West Chester University (deadline 12/15) Instructor or Assistant Professor of Studio Composition

Part-time/Adjunct Positions[]

Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA): Part Time Faculty, Contemporary Writing & Production (Deadline: 31 October 2021)

  • "Primary responsibilities for this position will include teaching the Arranging 1 core course, which focuses on writing for the rhythm section with one or two horns in several contemporary music styles, and possibly other writing courses as needed. This is a part-time faculty position with an appointment to begin on January 1, 2022."

Brigham Young University (Provo, UT): Adjunct Faculty-Teaching (Music Technology) (Deadline: 29 November 2021)

California State University San Marcos (San Marcos, CA): MUSC 210 - Introduction to Music Technology (Spring 2022) (Deadline: 02 November 2021)

Glendale Community College (Glendale, CA): Music Adjunct Instructor (Deadline: 05 November 2021)

  • "The teaching assignment will be for Music 184- Electronic Music for Spring 2022."

Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Indiana, PA): Temporary Part-Time Faculty (Spring 2022) - Music Theory and Composition (Deadline: 29 December 2021)

  • "The Department of Music at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) invites applicants for a part-time, temporary Instructor/Assistant Professor position to teach Music Theory IV and applied composition lessons for Spring 2022."

Longy School of Music (Boston, MA): Film and Game Music Composition Faculty (no deadline listed, posted 9/16)

Middlesex Community College (Middletown, CT): Part-time Instructor Electronic Music (Spring 2022) (Deadline: None listed, posted 16 November 2021)

  • "The Center for New Media at Middlesex Community College is seeking a part-time instructor in music production to teach an introductory-level course in Electronic Music for the Spring 2022 semester. This individual should be technically versatile with MIDI keyboards, virtual instruments, Pro Tools, GarageBand, music composition, music recording & production, and digital audio production technology. They should also have a solid grasp of music theory."

NYU (New York, NY): Adjunct Faculty - Private Screen Scoring Composition Lessons (Spring 2022) (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 01 December 2021)

NYU (New York, NY): Adjunct Faculty - Seminar in Composition: Advanced Scoring Toolkit (Spring 2022) (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 01 December 2021)

NYU (New York, NY): Adjunct Faculty - Music Technology (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 01 December 2021)

NYU (New York, NY): Adjunct Faculty - Orchestration Lab (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 22 November 2021)

San Francisco Conservatory of Music (open until filled, posted 8/25) BAM Music Instructor

  • "We are looking for a Music Instructor who will be responsible for teaching Bridge to Arts and Music musicianship classes two hours a week, on Mondays and Tuesdays from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM, from September through May."

St. Joseph's University (Philadelphia, PA): Adjunct/Affiliate in Music Theory (Open until filled, posted 05 November 2021]

Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA): MUSC 9 - Introduction to Listening: Electronic Music (Spring 2022) (Deadline: 03 December 2021)

Spelman College (Atlanta, GA): Instructor/Lecturer (Deadline: 30 November 2021)

  • "The Department of Music at Spelman College invites applicants for a one-semester, part-time appointment for the Spring semester of 2022. The successful candidate will teach Music Theory and Musicianship 1."

University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI): Lecturer, Music Theory Department (Deadline: 11 November 2021)

  • "Lecturer I, Winter 2022 semester, 25% appointment in Music Theory, Teach one section of Theory 436/536, Analytical History of Jazz"

University of Southern California (open until filled, posted 10/6) Adjunct Instructor, Screen Scoring (Spring 2022)

University of Toronto Scarborough (Scarborough, ON): Sessional Lecturer - MUZB81H3 Independent Music-Maker (Deadline: 06 December 2021)

  • "Qualifications: A graduate degree in music composition (DMA preferred); an active career as a composer is required.  Ability to compose in various music styles is highly desirable."

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA): Lecturer, Composition and Computer Technology (Spring 2022) (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 29 October 2021)

  • "The University of Virginia’s Department of Music is seeking a composer to teach three courses in our Composition and Computer Technology program for the Spring 2022 semester.  The successful candidate will be able to teach tonal and acoustic composition as well as courses in computer assisted composition.  A Ph.D. in Music, Composition, or related field is required. "

Wilfrid Laurier University (deadline 8/1) Part-time Contract Teaching Faculty (CTF) Winter 2022

Other Positions of Interest[]

This section is for non-academic jobs of interest to theorists/composers. Please see also the list on the Musicology/Ethnomusicology page.

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