Assistant Professor, Music Theory

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Position Details

Position Number 36591
Class Title Assistant Professor, Music Theory
Administrative Title No Administrative Function
Job Description

The University of Central Florida (UCF) School of Performing Arts is seeking a nine-month, tenure earning assistant professor to teach core Music Theory courses and other courses according to ability of applicant and needs of the department; collaborating with faculty, staff, and students in both music and theater departments is expected. The anticipated start date is August 2018.

UCF is a major metropolitan research university, enrolling over 66,000 students. Located in Orlando, FL, the center of a growing, diverse community of nearly two million people. The Department of Music, within the School of Performing Arts, offers B.A., B.M., B.M.E., and M.A. degrees. For more information about the Department of Music, please visit our website at For more information about UCF, please visit the website at

Position Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in music theory from an accredited institution, completed by time of appointment; experience in university-level classroom teaching; ability to teach all levels of theory; record of successful scholarship or creative work.


Music technology experience; ability to teach courses in other areas of specialized interest; strong keyboard skills.

Special Conditions
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Additional Application Materials Required

The university requires that all candidates apply online at 
In addition to the online application, candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three current professional references.

Note: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit documents at a later date.

Review of applications will begin January 16, 2018 and will remain active until filled. 
Please direct any questions related to this position to: Per Danielsson at

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 701157
Job Open Date 10/27/2017
Job Close Date
Open until filled Yes
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area College of Arts and Humanities (CAH)
Department CAH-Music
Annual Salary Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
Job Category Faculty
Work Location Orlando (Main)
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