The School of Music & Dance at San José State University seeks qualified applicants for a full-time position of Assistant Professor of Music Theory. Candidates who approach music theory and technology with an interdisciplinary perspective—for example, whose research and teaching explores the intersection of music and questions of race, class, gender, and sexuality—are especially encouraged to apply.
San José State University, founded in 1857, is the oldest public institution of higher education on the West Coast. The School of Music and Dance has been preparing professional performers, composers, and music educators longer than any other school in California. Here you will find one of the most comprehensive music programs in the state, served by a passionate group of talented and dedicated artist-teachers. The SJSU School of Music and Dance is committed to providing an academic community whose members represent and embrace diverse cultures. We actively pursue cultural consciousness through substantive learning and formal, transparent policies. https://www.sjsu.edu/music/
This position is an excellent opportunity for creative scholars interested in launching a career at a teaching-centered institution that is a national leader in graduating historically underserved students. SJSU has achieved both HSI (Hispanic Serving Institution) and AANAPISI (Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution) status. Moreover, 40% of our student population are first-generation and 38% are Pell-qualified. As a result, we rank third nationally in increasing student upward mobility.
SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.
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