Music Theory and Cognition: Open Rank

The Northwestern University Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music invites applications and nominations for a tenure-eligible faculty position in Music Theory and Cognition.  The ideal candidate will complement current faculty strengths and be committed to music theory as both a practical and academic discipline, engaging musicians in a comprehensive School of Music and the broader population of Northwestern as a research-oriented University. The position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or full Professor to begin September 1, 2018.

Qualifications: Required: PhD in Music Theory; proven record of a) scholarship as evidenced by publications and b) excellence in teaching music at the university level.  Preferred: Proven record of successful teaching in a School or Conservatory of Music within a United States university.

Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate core courses for Bienen School majors; teach upper-level undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in field(s) of expertise; direct and advise dissertations; participate in the activities of a School of Music in a research university.

Rank: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or full Professor

Application: Screening begins Friday, September 15, 2017 and continues until position is filled. Submit a letter of interest; curriculum vitae; and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references via the online application:

Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.