Job ID: 206204

Part-Time Lecturer in Music Theory/Musicology

Tufts University

  • Feb. 24, 2023
  • Part-Time Lecturer in Music Theory/Musicology
  • School of Arts & Sciences: Music
  • Tufts University
    Medford, MA
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Music - Musicology/Music History
    Music - General

The Department of Music at Tufts University seeks a Part-Time Lecturer in the field of Music Theory and/or Musicology for the 2023-2024 academic year. Responsibilities include teaching four classes at a 2+2 load: two parts of the Music Theory sequence for majors (MUS 11 and MUS 112), one mid-level undergraduate class “Developments in New Music” (MUS 54), and one course in the applicant’s area of specialization. All these offerings are customizable in terms of both content and pedagogical approach. Particular interest exists in the areas of music and digital culture, music and technology, sound studies, and music cognition.

Qualifications appropriate discipline is preferred; ABD will be considered. Previous college-level teaching is desirable.

Application Instructions

Submit a dossier including: curriculum vitae; statement of teaching interests and/or experience including commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; one sample syllabus or detailed course description related to the courses you are applying to teach; and two letters of recommendation uploaded directly into Interfolio by recommenders. All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at:

The search committee will begin screening applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please contact Ingrid Pabon, Department Administrator, at with any questions.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check and meeting the University’s current COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

  • Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University has also committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and prides itself on the continuous improvement of diversity, equity and inclusion work. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students. Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at

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