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University Music Theory Faculty

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POSITION SUMMARY: Bob Jones University Division of Music seeks to hire a music theory professor with a Christian worldview for a full-time appointment. The successful candidate will be a ministry-minded leader and pedagogue who will show a commitment to the mission of BJU and the Division of Music and will contribute proactively to the spiritual, intellectual and artistic life of this Christian liberal arts university.



  • Teach undergraduate courses in music theory from a biblical worldview.
  • Collaborate with others within the academic school, division and department.
  • Other responsibilities may include teaching applied lessons in composition, instrumental studies, vocal studies, keyboard studies, and/or music technology, according to academic qualifications and experience.
  • Actively recruit prospective students for the Division of Music
  • Actively engage in professional development related to the position.
  • Actively maintain a professional profile through engagements as a lecturer, writer, or guest performer.
  • Actively serve the local church and community.
  • Other duties may include advising students on academic matters, performing in faculty ensembles, and assisting with service duties as needed within the program, division or academic school.


  • Advanced degree in music theory or comparable field with a concentration in music theory; doctorate preferred (ABD considered)
  • Three to four years related experience


  • Display the ability to communicate at a high level musically, verbally and in written communication
  • Display the ability to collaborate successfully with other musicians in rehearsal, performance, and in professional and personal interactions
  • Exhibit a refined level of excellence in personal performance
  • Successful record of teaching and research at levels appropriate to departmental needs
  • Evidence of strong research skills or success as a composer
  • Proven record of significant work in the field
  • Express a mature philosophy of music making from a Christian worldview
  • Active membership in professional organization (E.G. MTNA, etc.)

Required Education: Masters or better
Required Experience: 3-4 years related experience
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