Instructor, I2, Composition & Theory, FY 20

Alabama (US)
04 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Alabama School of Music seeks an instructor with specialized skills in both music theory and jazz/popular music; a background in performance, composition, improvisation and arranging; and experience teaching these subjects at a college level. The Music Theory curriculum at the School of Music aims to include a broad array of contemporary styles as well as strong performative and compositional elements. The instructor’s experience must reflect these objectives. Position is renewable.

The University of Alabama School of Music invites applications for a full-time-instructor position, renewable, in Composition & Theory. Applicants must have the following:
• a Ph.D. or D.M.A. in Composition, Theory, or Performance
• college-level teaching experience in general music theory and jazz theory
• a background in music performance, composition, improvisation, and arranging
• the ability to teach a wide variety of courses in music theory, jazz, and composition at both the graduate and the undergraduate levels

To apply for this position, please complete an online application at, upload a cover letter of application and a curriculum vitae, and send at least three letters of recommendation to the address below. Only applicants who complete the online application will be considered for the position.

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