Assistant Professor of Music



Position Description

Rocky Mountain College Music Department invites applications for the full-time tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Music Theory and History beginning September 2020. The music program offers majors in Music Education and Music Performance. The successful candidate will possess a strong background in music theory and musicology. A Ph.D. in Music Theory or a closely related field is preferred. The position requires teaching an average course load of 12 credits each semester. Courses include Music Theory I, II, III, and IV and Musicianship/Aural Skills, Counterpoint, Form and Analysis, and Music History I and II. Preference will be given to candidates with music education background and/or strong pedagogy skills. Additional courses could include History of Rock, History of Jazz, World Music, and/or other classes in the candidate’s area of expertise.

Rocky Mountain College is a private, comprehensive, baccalaureate college located in Billings, Montana. RMC is dedicated to academic excellence and transformational learning. Information about Rocky Mountain College can be found at Billings is a growing community of about 125,000 people that serves as the center of culture, commerce, and health care for a multi-state region.

Questions should be directed to Dr. Steven Hart, Professor of Music,

To Apply

To apply, submit a letter of interest, résumé/CV, list of three (3) professional references and the Rocky Mountain College application. Submit required documents via email to or mail to:

Human Resources
Rocky Mountain College
1511 Poly Drive
Billings, Montana 59102-1796

Additional materials may be requested at a later time. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2020.


As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, we encourage applications from individuals with disabilities, veterans, minorities, and women.