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Music, Theatre, and Dance

Assistant Professor of Music Theory & Guitar (#167)

Summary of Duties

The Marywood University Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Guitar (full-time, non-tenure-track) starting in August 2021. The successful candidate will join a thriving, well-supported, and highly collaborative department of 9 full-time faculty and 30 adjunct faculty.

Responsibilities: Teaching a four-semester music theory sequence to music majors; serving as a guitar instructor in lessons, classes, and a guitar ensemble; advising music majors; recruiting guitar majors; and auditioning prospective students. Other classes and responsibilities will depend on the candidate’s areas of expertise and interest.

Marywood University is an independent, comprehensive, Catholic University. The campus is located in a residential area of Scranton, PA with easy access to the Pocono Mountains, about a two-hour drive from New York City and Philadelphia. Affordable housing in attractive communities with good schools is readily available. The University enrolls approximately 2000 students in more than fifty-five undergraduate programs and approximately 500 graduate students in 33 Master’s and Doctoral programs. For information about the Marywood University Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance, please visit marywood.edu/mtd.



PhD or DMA in music theory, guitar, or a related field is required.

Work Experience Requirements

Candidate must possess strong administrative and communication skills (written and oral). A record of prior teaching experience, and scholarly and/or creative accomplishment is preferred.

Required Documents

Letter of application, CV, and contact information for at least three current references. Review of applications will begin on January 20 and continue until position is filled.

Marywood University is committed to being an equitable and inclusive workplace, and we encourage applicants who share our vision to apply. EEO/AA employer.
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