Volume 8, Number 1, February 2002
Copyright 2002 Society for Music Theory

Employment Listings


University of Bristol

Stanley Hugh Badock Professor of Music

Building on its recent successes in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise, the University of Bristol is now seeking to appoint a world-class musicologist to join a leading and dynamic department of scholars and composers. The new Professor of Music will provide academic leadership in research and teaching and further enhance the Department of Music's growing international reputation in various fields of musicology (RAE grade 5A). The successful candidate will be a distinguished musicologist with an excellent publication record and a history of attracting external research funding. Applications from scholars with expertise in any period or area of specialism, including theory/analysis and ethnomusicology, will be welcome.

Informal enquiries (after 7 January 2002) can be made to:

Dr Jonathan Cross
telephone: +44 (0) 117 954 5028

For further details (after 7 January 2002):

telephone +44 (0) 117 954 6947
minicom +44 (0) 117 928 8894
e-mail: (stating postal address only).

The closing date for applications is 09.00, Friday 1 February 2002.


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Manhattanville College

POSITION/RANK: Asst. Prof., Music Theory and Music Technology

INSTITUTION: Manhattanville College

QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate required with successful teaching experience and research. Candidate should be an accomplished pianist. Additional training in Music Education or Popular Music (applied or content courses) is desirable.

JOB DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: Position will be responsible for supervision and course work in the electronic music laboratory and recording facility, for providing technical support for departmental courses, and for offering undergraduate courses in Music Theory, including analysis, sight singing and ear training.

The Music Department at Manhattanville College offers degrees in the context of a liberal arts institution with the following concentrations: BA in Music, BA in Music with concentration in Music Management, BA in Music with concentration in Musical Theater, BMus in Music Education. In addition, the Department supports the MAT degree with a concentration in Music Education.

Manhattanville College supports diversity in its students, staff and faculty. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


ITEMS TO SEND: Cover letter and vita; be sure to indicate details of music theory research, specific experience in technology, date of doctoral degree, and contact information for three references.

DEADLINE: Until position is filled. To ensure full consideration, a completed application should be received by February 15, 2002.


Prof. Anthony LaMagra, Director of Music
Manhattanville College
2900 Purchase Street
Purchase, NY 10577
(914) 323-5260

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University of Toronto

The Faculty of Music, University of Toronto, seeks a promising junior scholar to complement the existing expertise of our faculty in ethnomusicology/historical musicology/theory. While we are open to all areas of music research, preference will be given to individuals whose expertise lies in one or more of the following three areas: ethnomusicology, popular music, and twentieth-century art music. This tenure-stream appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and candidates must have the Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2002 to be considered.

Applicants should send a current c.v. and arrange to have three letters of reference sent to:

David Beach, Dean
Faculty of Music
University of Toronto
80 Queen's Park Crescent
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M5S 2C5

Letters of reference should address potential as a publishing scholar and provide evidence of successful teaching. To ensure full consideration, materials must be received by March 1, 2002. The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, and is strongly committed to diversity within its community. The University especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, and others who may add to the diversity of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Sally Holton
Office of the Dean
Faculty of Music
Phone: 416.978.3761
Fax: 416.971.2294

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Updated 18 November 2002 by Tim Koozin, co-editor