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Schools with Accepted Offers[edit | edit source]

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Hiring Institution Type of Position Name PhD Date, Institution Degree (if known) Current Position (if different) (Sub)discipline
Baruch College (CUNY) Full-time TT Ted Gordon 2018, University of Chicago PhD, History & Theory of Music Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, Columbia University Musicology
Beloit College Full-time NTT Ellen Hebden 2019, UW Madison PhD, Ethnomusicology Ethnomusicology
Boise State University Full-time TT Rachel Becker 2018, University of Cambridge PhD, Musicology Musicology
Brock University Full-time NTT Nina Penner 2016, McGill University PhD, Musicology Unemployed Musicology
Cal State University San Bernardino Full-time TT Jessica Getman 2015, University of Michigan PhD, Musicology Musicology/Ethnomusicology
Cardiff University Full-time NTT Rachel Moore 2012, Royal Holloway, University of London PhD, Musicology Lecturer, St Peter’s College, Oxford Musicology
Central Connecticut State University Full-time NTT Heather DeSavage 2015, University of Connecticut PhD, Musicology Central Connecticut Adjunct Musicology
College of William & Mary Full-time TT Alex Blue V ABD, University of California, Santa Barbara PhD, Ethnomusicology Thurgood Marshall Fellow in African/African American Studies, Dartmouth College Ethnomusicology
Colorado College Full-time TT Liliana Carrizo 2018, UIUC PhD, Ethnomusicology Postdoc, Harvard University Ethnomusicology
Columbia University (Mellon Teaching Fellow) Full-time NTT Ruth Opara 2017, University of Colorado Boulder PhD, Ethnomusicology Skidmore VAP Musicology/Ethnomusicology
Columbia University (Mellon Teaching Fellow) Full-time NTT Suzanne Thorpe 2020, UC San Diego PhD, Music/Integrative Studies Musicology/Ethnomusicology
Columbus State University Full-time TT Reba Wissner 2012, Brandeis University PhD, Musicology Adjunct Professor, NYU Musicology
Curry College Full-time NTT Emily Howe ABD, Boston University PhD, Ethnomusicology Curry College adjunct Ethnomusicology
Dixie State University Postdoc (Full-time NTT) Anne Levitsky 2018, Columbia University PhD, Musicology Lecturer in Music, Columbia University Humanities
East Carolina University Full-time NTT Miguel Ramirez 2009, University of Chicago; 1995 Boston University PhD, History & Theory of Music; DMA, Oboe Instructor, James Madison University Musicology
Emory University (Postdoc) Full-time NTT Byrd McDaniel 2019, Brown University PhD, Ethnomusicology VAP, Northeastern University Humanities
Emory University (VAP) Full-time NTT Heidi Senungetuk 2017, Wesleyan University PhD, Ethnomusicology University of Alaska Postdoc Musicology/Ethnomusicology
Florida Atlantic University Full-time TT Andrés Espinoza Agurto 2014, Boston University PhD, Musicology & Ethnomusicology University of LaVerne Asst Professor Musicology/Ethnomusicology
Fordham University Full-time TT Angelina Tallaj 2018, CUNY Graduate Center PhD, Ethnomusicology Asst Professor, Guttman CC Ethnomusicology
Fresno Pacific University Full-time (?) NTT Christa Pehl Evans 2017, Princeton University PhD, Musicology Fresno Pacific adjunct Musicology/Music Theory
Indiana University Full-time NTT Julianne Graper 2019, UT Austin PhD, Ethnomusicology Ethnomusicology
Kenyon College Full-time NTT Violet Cavicchi Muñoz 2020, Brown University PhD, Ethnomusicology Ethnomusicology
KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Stockholm) Full-time NTT (Postdoc) Rujing Huang 2019, Harvard University PhD, Ethnomusicology Musicology
McGill University (Postdoc) Full-time NTT Matthew Zellar 2020, Duke University PhD, Musicology Musicology
Memorial University of Newfoundland Full-time NTT Annalise Smith 2020, Cornell University PhD, Musicology Memorial University Lecturer Musicology
Oberlin College & Conservatory Full-time NTT Jacob Cohen 2017, CUNY Graduate Center PhD, Musicology Musicology
Open University Full-time Marie Thompson 2014, University of Newcastle PhD, Musicology Senior Lecturer, University of Lincoln, School of Film and Media Popular Music Studies
Rocky Mountain College Full-time TT Cara Schreffler 2016, University of Colorado Boulder PhD, Musicology/Ethnomusicology Musicology/Music Theory
St. Lawrence University Full-time TT Fritz Schenker 2016, University of Wisconsin PhD, Ethnomusicology Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, St. Lawrence University Ethnomusicology
St. Olaf College Full-time NTT Caitlin Schmid 2019, Harvard University PhD, Musicology VAP, Carleton College Musicology
Swarthmore College Full-time NTT Krystal Klingenberg 2019, Harvard University PhD, Ethnomusicology University of Hartford Asst Prof Ethnomusicology
Towson University Full-time NTT Gretchen Carlson 2016, University of Virginia PhD, Critical & Comparative Studies in Music Towson adjunct Musicology
University College Cork (Lecturer) Full-time TT Emily Gale 2014, University of Virginia PhD, Critical & Comparative Studies in Music Popular Music Studies
University of Aberdeen Full-time TT Matthew Machin-Autenrieth 2014, University of Cardiff PhD, Ethnomusicology University of Cambridge, Senior Research Associate Ethnomusicology
University of Alberta Full-time TT Fabio Morabito 2017, King's College London PhD, Musicology Lord Crewe Junior Research Fellow in Music, Lincoln College, University of Oxford Musicology
University of California, Los Angeles Full-time TT Catherine Provenzano 2019, New York University PhD, Ethnomusicology Musicology
University of California, Merced Full-time NTT Shannon Garland 2014, Columbia University PhD, Ethnomusicology UCLA Postdoc Ethnomusicology
University of Cincinnati (American Music) Full-time TT Shelina Brown 2018, UCLA PhD, Musicology Musicology
University of Cincinnati (Asst Prof-Educator) Full-time NTT Megan Steigerwald Ille 2018, Eastman School of Music PhD, Musicology WUSTL Postdoc Musicology/Ethnomusicology
University of Cincinnati (Asst Prof-Educator) Full-time NTT Kristy Swift 2013, University of Cincinnati PhD, Musicology CCM VAP Musicology/Ethnomusicology

University of Denver (VAP)

Full-time NTT Gillian Gower 2016, UCLA PhD, Musicology University of Edinburgh Postdoc Musicology
University of Denver (Spirituals Project Postdoc) Postdoc (Full-time NTT) Veronica Pacheco 2015, UCLA PhD, Ethnomusicology Musicology/Ethnomusicology
University of Florida Full-time TT Imani Mosley 2019, Duke University PhD, Musicology Wichita State VAP Musicology/Ethnomusicology
University of Hawai'i at Mānoa Full-time TT Elina Hamilton 2015, Bangor University PhD, Musicology Asst. Prof. (Part Time), Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Lecturer, M.I.T. Musicology (Open)
University of Houston (position canceled due to financial cuts tied to Covid-19) Full-Time TT Daniel Castro Pantoja 2018, University of California, Riverside PhD, Musicology Scholar in residence, University of Houston Musicology
University of Malta Full-time TT Jeremy Coleman 2016, King's College London PhD, Musicology University of Aberdeen Teaching Fellow Musicology
University of Manchester Full-time TT Alexander Gagatsis 2018, University of Nottingham PhD, Musicology University of Manchester Lecturer (temporary) Musicology/Popular Music Studies
University of Manitoba Full-time TT Andrew Deruchie 2008, McGill PhD, Musicology Musicology
University of Melbourne (Tutor) Full-time NTT Rachel Orzech 2017, University of Melbourne PhD, Musicology University of Melbourne adjunct Musicology
University of Miami Full-Time TT Gabrielle Cornish ABD, Eastman School of Music PhD, Musicology -- Musicology (Open)
University of Michigan Full-time TT Charles Lwanga 2020, Univ of Pittsburgh; 2012, Univ of Pittsburgh PhD, Ethnomusicology; PhD, Music Composition/Theory Musicology/Ethnomusicology
University of Michigan Full-time TT Mackenzie Pierce 2019, Cornell University PhD, Musicology private sector Musicology
University of Oxford (Lady Margaret Hall) Full-time NTT Tom Hodgson 2013, University of Oxford PhD, Musicology & Ethnomusicology Lecturer, King's College London Musicology/Ethnomusicology
University of Oxford (Lincoln College) Full-time NTT Samantha Ege 2020, York University PhD, Musicology Musicology
University of Oxford (Pop Music) Full-time TT Sarah Hill 2002, Cardiff University PhD, Musicology Senior Lecturer, Cardiff University Musicology
University of Pittsburgh Full-time NTT Jay Arms 2018, UC Santa Cruz PhD, Cultural Musicology Univ of Pittsburgh Visiting Lecturer Ethnomusicology
University of South Carolina Full-time TT Alexandria Carrico 2019, Florida State University PhD, Musicology Lecturer, University of Tennessee Musicology/Ethnomusicology
University of Surrey Full-time NTT Bruno Bower 2016, Royal College of Music PhD, Musicology Musicology
University of Tampa Full-time TT Anne Heminger 2019, University of Michigan PhD, Musicology VAP, University of Tampa Musicology
University of Texas at Austin Full-time TT James Gabrillo 2018, University of Cambridge PhD, Ethnomusicology Lecturer, The New School Musicology/Ethnomusicology
University of Texas at El Paso Full-time TT Juan David Rubio Restrepo 2020, UC San Diego PhD, Music/Integrative Studies Musicology/Ethnomusicology
University of Washington Full-time TT Anne Searcy 2016, Harvard University PhD, Musicology Asst Professor, Univ of Miami Musicology
Vanderbilt University Postdoc (Full-time NTT) Isidora Miranda 2020, University of Wisconsin PhD, Musicology Musicology
Virginia Tech Full-time TT Christopher Campo-Bowen 2018, UNC Chapel Hill PhD, Musicology Postdoctoral Fellow, New York University Musicology
Wabash College Full-time NTT Alex Badue 2019, University of Cincinnati PhD, Musicology Ethnomusicology
West Virginia University Full-time TT Jennifer Walker 2019, UNC Chapel Hill PhD, Musicology VAP, North Carolina Central University Musicology

UPCOMING DEADLINES[edit | edit source]

Schools with Failed/Canceled/Postponed Searches[edit | edit source]

  • Canceled 6/24: Bangor University: Lecturer in Musicology
  • Canceled 6/4: Springfield College: One Year Instructor General Music
  • Canceled 5/22: Binghamton University Visiting Assistant Professor in Musicology
  • Canceled 5/9: Indiana University: Visiting Lecturer in Ethnomusicology
  • Canceled 5/8: Valencia College: Professors, Humanities (3 positions)
  • Canceled 4/24: University of Houston: Assistant Professor of Musicology (AFTER candidate had accepted the job)
  • Canceled 4/20: University of Kentucky: Assistant Professor in Ethnomusicology/Musicology
  • Paused 4/18/Canceled 9/28: University of North Texas: Assistant Professor of Jazz History
  • Paused 4/8: Peabody Institute, Johns Hopkins University: Liberal Arts (Critical Writing)
  • Paused 4/1: University of Florida: Assistant Professor in Musicology/Ethnomusicology Unpaused 4/3!
  • Postponed 3/20: Rollins College: Visiting Assistant Professor, Musicology
  • Postponed 2/27: The New School, Mannes School of Music: Assistant/Associate Professor in Musicology

Jobs for 2020[edit | edit source]

Note: in keeping with prior practice, "Jobs for 2020" shall be interpreted as covering jobs that fall into the 2019-2020 application cycle for jobs starting during the North American / UK 2020-2021 Academic Year. Although exact start times will vary, this will generally include any positions starting between January 2020 and April 2021, and can include such things as 1-term visiting professorships, temporary lecturer opportunities, etc. Listings accidentally placed here but belonging to a preceding or following academic year will be moved appropriately.

In keeping with discussion on the previous year's wiki page, this listing welcomes postings about jobs from institutions around the world, including but not limited to: full-time tenure track faculty, full-time non-tenure track faculty, full-time community college faculty, and part-time/adjunct faculty appointments. (We do not currently post listings for part-time adjunct pools, only for specific part-time/adjunct positions.)


Tenure-track Faculty Positions, Ethnomusicology[edit | edit source]

Colorado College: Assistant Professor, Music (Ethnomusicology) FILLED: Liliana Carrizo, UIUC 2018[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 30 October 2019
  • The Department of Music at Colorado College invites applications for a tenure-track position in ethnomusicology at the assistant professor level beginning August 2020. We seek candidates with a contemporary-topic focus, abreast of the latest methodological developments in the field, and open to integrative and collaborative teaching in a liberal arts environment. The candidate should be conversant with social, cultural, and structural elements of musical practices with a commitment to offer innovative exploration of these areas in the classroom through inclusive pedagogical practices. Situated within a thriving performing arts program, courses to be offered by this position will expose students to diverse cultures and identities as well as upper-level seminars in their areas of expertise. We especially encourage applications from candidates who can contribute music courses to the college’s Indigenous Studies program. This position will also contribute to the core curriculum of the music department as well as participate in the broader General Education requirements of the college. As an academic model for our students, we seek candidates with an active and robust scholarly agenda.
  • The College actively promotes a dynamic and inclusive environment in which students and employees of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives can learn and work. Applicants should describe the ways in which they can contribute to this goal in their cover letter. One distinguishing feature of Colorado College is its Block plan, in which professors teach, and students take, one course at a time. This model lends itself to experiential and community-engaged learning as well as opportunities for field-based courses. Candidates whose ideas for teaching at Colorado College include such possibilities are encouraged to speak to them in their cover letter.
  • Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. is required, but ABD will be considered if degree is completed by the start of employment
  • Job Open Date: 08/27/2019
  • Application Deadline (at 11:59 PM Mountain Time): 10/30/2019
  • Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications should be submitted by October 30, 2019 and should include: 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy, and 4) a statement of research interests. Additionally, applicants will need to list at least three references. The application site will send emails to references with instructions for electronic submission.
  • 1/6 Skype Interview
  • 3/17 Any updates?
    • 3/29 Offer made and accepted in February.

Fordham University: Assistant Professor, Ethnomusicology/Musicology (Latinx/Afro-Latinx Musics) FILLED: Angelina Tallaj, CUNY Graduate Center 2018[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: Review of applications will begin 11 October 2019
  • The Department of Art History and Music at Fordham University seeks a full-time tenure-track Ethnomusicologist / Musicologist at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a specialization in Afro-Latinx music, to begin in Fall 2020.
  • Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be responsible for advanced courses in ethnomusicology, and Latinx and Afro-Latinx musics, directed toward upper-level students in Music, Latin-American Studies, and African-American Studies. They will also cover introductory surveys, aimed at the general student population, in Latin-American and/or Afro-Latinx musics. An ability to teach introductory-level classes on Western art music traditions or another geographical area is desirable. The successful candidate will collaborate with, and contribute to, the Latin American and Latino Studies Institute, and will offer courses cross-listed with the Department of African and African-American Studies, and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. Cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to excellence of Fordham’s academic program, and we strive to foster an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of stellar and diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. As such, we are especially interested in candidates whose specialties could lead to collaborations with faculty and organizations in the Department, across the University, and in the larger metropolitan area, especially within the overwhelmingly Latinx/Afro-Latinx and Afro-Diasporic communities of the Bronx.
  • Qualifications: a terminal degree in (ethno)musicology, a dynamic research program, and demonstrated effectiveness as a classroom teacher.
  • Required documents: Review of applications will begin on 11 October, 2019 and continue until the position has been filled. Submit a Letter of Application, a CV, three letters of reference, and a writing sample (article, book chapter, or equivalent).
  • Fordham University operates in the Jesuit tradition, in which a high quality education is viewed as a path to leadership and service, and a call to human excellence. Students learn each subject’s implications for what it means to be a human being and what we may contribute to the future well-being of the world. Fordham is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. Women, people of color, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

Northwestern University: Open Rank Position in African Diasporic Performance[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 December 2019
  • Tenure-track position in African Diasporic Performance
  • The Departments of African American Studies and Performance Studies at Northwestern University invite applications to fill an open rank tenured or tenure-track position in African Diasporic Performance to begin September 1, 2020. Applicants at the assistant level must possess or supply evidence that all requirements for the degree will be completed by August 1, 2020.
  • We seek a scholar with teaching and research interests in African diasporic performance, especially the relationship between expressive cultures and social movements. We are particularly interested in scholarship that looks at musical forms and sound cultures, particularly as they intersect with political aspects of the black experience. The departments are particularly interested in scholars whose work engages critical race studies and performance studies. The applicant’s area of specialty is open.
  • A Ph.D. in performance studies, music studies, dance studies, ethnomusicology, American Studies, or cognate area is preferred. While we are also open to various methodological approaches—i.e., historical, ethnographic, theoretical—an applicant who is also a practitioner would be particularly welcomed. The position will be a joint appointment between African American Studies within the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and Performance Studies within the School of Communication.
  • In addition to maintaining an active research agenda, the successful applicant should demonstrate excellence in teaching and a willingness to advise and mentor both undergraduate and graduate students. The applicant should be prepared to teach undergraduate courses in her or his research area in addition to core courses in both departments, particularly survey courses and courses on research methods, as both departments have top-ranked graduate programs. The incoming scholar would also have the opportunity to participate in interdisciplinary initiatives across the campus, especially the Black Arts Initiative.
  • Applications and supporting documents will be accepted only by online submission at the following link https://facultyrecruiting.northwestern.edu/apply. Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample of no more than 25 pages or article length manuscript, and three letters of recommendation (submitted separately). For full consideration, applications should be submitted by December 15, 2019.
  • Inquiries about the search may be sent to ps@northwestern.edu. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Note 2nd similar position - Assistant Professor in Africana Performance Studies. This position seems more focused on performance studies and less open to an ethnomusicologist, so I am not posting the full ad on this wiki. -5120j
    • 2/10. Anybody heard anything from this one?

Tenure-track Faculty Positions, Musicology[edit | edit source]

Baruch College (CUNY): Assistant Professor - Music FILLED: Ted Gordon, University of Chicago 2018[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 22 January 2020 DEADLINE EXTENDED: 31 January 2020
  • FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: The music program at Baruch College, CUNY, seeks a promising scholar with a strong commitment to teaching, currently completing or having recently attained the Ph.D. in musicology, for a tenure-track position beginning Fall 2020. All degree requirements must be met by the beginning of the 2020-2021 academic year. The rank is at the Assistant Professor level.
  • The faculty member will teach a variety of courses in music history and literature to a diverse student body including music majors and music minors. Other responsibilities may include directing undergraduate research projects, advisement, and the like. The successful candidate is expected to conduct a scholarly agenda with significant publications and conference presentations, and to engage in other activities within the profession. The faculty member will be an active participant in departmental and college-level committees and will share responsibility for academic governance, which may include curricular development and program review.
  • QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
  • HOW TO APPLY: Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information. Candidates should provide a CV/resume.
  • CLOSING DATE: January 31, 2020 - Deadline Extended
  • 12/28 - It seems the only thing they are asking for is a CV. Just checking in to make sure I'm not missing something obvious here.
  • 12/29 - I see the same thing. I navigated through the application interface. There's a place to submit a C.V. and then (on an additional page) a place to submit supplementary documents, although at no point on any of these pages does it say what those documents should be (if required at all). Perhaps they're assuming people would submit a cover letter as a supplementary document?
  • 1/13 - I suppose I will just submit a C.V., since that's all the application asks for. Please chime in if you can advise otherwise, either from experience or as a result of connections to the search.
    • 1/19 I'm not applying for this job but if I were, I'd submit a cover letter in the "supplementary documents" field, since I've never seen an application that didn't ask for one before—it can't hurt to do so, anyway.
    • 1/28 I emailed them and the chair confirmed that they are only asking for a CV at this stage.
  • 2/2 - Request for cover letter and reference letters (x5)
    • 2/3 - This is so strange.
    • 2/3 - I second the strangeness. How many others have received this request? Anyone who submitted a cover letter with initial application also get request for more info?
    • 2/3 - I submitted a cover letter just in case for the first round, and received and email today requesting cover and rec letters.
    • 2/3 It honestly makes sense to me and feels like a refreshing alternative to the typical process. I'd imagine they wanted to look at CVs first to determine a long list of sorts. And then they're gathering cover letters and reference letters for those on this list (who haven't already submitted them). And then they'll go from there. I know a cover letter is typically the bare minimum and a CV cannot tell all as a document, but the minimalism feels welcome, given the way many others lean in the opposite direction.
    • 2/3 I applied to a job at Baruch a few years ago and same process. As someone who has served on search committees at my own institution, I appreciate the expediency. First we look at the cvs and if we like them, go on to the cover letters, then other materials. This way, applicants aren't wasting their time crafting a careful cover letter if they aren't going to make the first cut.
  • 2/4 Did anyone submit a CV and NOT get a request for a cover letter and rec letters? Otherwise they didn't really save anyone (least of all themselves) any work.
    • yes; update: I just received a request for letters of rec but no cover letter. I submitted a cover letter with my original application (2/4)
    • I submitted a CV and did not receive a request for further materials. (x2)
    • I submitted a CV and just now got a request for rec letters. I was not asked for a cover letter. Quite baffling. Anyone else in the same situation? (x9)
    • I'm kind of in the same situation but I initially submitted both cover letter and CV and just received "Dear Applicant" request for reference information. Maybe just an automated message that went to all who applied? (2/4)
    • I received the cover letter/rec letter request on 2/2 and just received a request for rec letters a second time. I think the request just now must have gone out to the whole pool, but I can't know for sure.
    • Can anyone confirm ^ (that they did not receive either request for more materials)?
    • Thanks for replying.
  • Were the requests for cover letter + references automated or personalized? Trying to gauge this...don't want to waste letters on a position for which I'm not on the long list, if a long list has been made. Thanks all.
  • ^ The requests for cover letter + references came directly from the search chair with instructions on how to proceed.
  • Yesterday (2/4) I got an automated request for three references. The link given includes an error and does not appear to be for the job I applied for- I did submit a cover letter with the original application CV. Emailed HR and they instructed me to contact a different office to resolve that issue. Now I wonder if this whole email was sent by mistake?
  • Unfortunately, it seems likely that the automated reference letter requests were sent by mistake, as the chair did contact selected candidates to ask for a cover letter/references with specific instructions. But, who knows!
  • 2/5 (5120j) For what it's worth, I am not going to try to organize or date the above comments - there are just too many editors chiming in. But it sounds like the timeline was -
    • Feb 2 - Personalized request from the chair to select applicants for cover letter + reference letters (or just reference letters if they had already submitted the cover letter)
    • Feb 4 - Entire applicant pool received automated request for reference letters (possibly/likely in error)
    • Is there anyone still out there who applied (either with CV or CV+cover letter) who didn't receive either the 2/2 or 2/4 request?
  • 2/6 It would be great if someone could post the name of the search chair so that those of us who only received the second request could contact that person directly. I, too, do not wish to waste the time of my recommenders for some adminstrative error, but I want to be sure that's what's going on. Responding to another poster above, the link I received does appear to be legit for submitting references to the correct job.
  • 2/10 Heard from search chair prof. Tomasello that rejection emails ought to have gone out on 2/5. In my case I did receive the request for references, in error. (x2)
  • To the previous poster: Thanks for sharing this information. It sounds like you were supposed to receive rejection email but did not. Has anyone received a rejection email?
  • 2/11 Confirmed with SC Chair that the request for letters to "Dear Applicant" was sent in error to the entire applicant pool.
  • 2/14 Received an official rejection letter confirming that the 2/4 request for reference letters was, indeed, a mistake.
  • 2/16 -- Skype interview request (x2)
  • 3/4 - any word on campus interviews?
  • Nothing here (3/4) (x2)
  • 3/15 Anyone ever hear anything post-Skype?
    • 3/16: Not here; any sort of communication from them would be such a relief.
  • 2/17 I agree. I'm tempted to inquire but, given the state of things, I worry it would seem insensitive/inappropriate. It's impossible to imagine campus visits under the circumstances, anyway.
  • 3/27: rejection email
  • FILLED: Ted Gordon, University of Chicago 2018

Columbus State University: Assistant Professor of Music (Musicology) FILLED: Reba Wissner, Brandeis University 2012[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 16 September 2019
  • The Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University seeks an exceptional teacher of music history and promising scholar in musicology. This is a tenure-track position that will hold the academic rank of Assistant Professor.
  • Responsibilities: The successful candidate must teach music history survey courses for majors; teach upper level courses in music history-these may be cross-listed for graduate students and undergraduates; and teach a graduate seminar in music history. Teaching may also be assigned in a secondary area according to the needs of the school (courses may be for non-majors or within the music theory curriculum); serve on school college, university, and professional committees; and pursue research. It is also expected that the successful candidate will coordinate core music course offerings for graduate students and take an active role within the graduate program.
  • Required Qualifications: Candidates should have an earned Doctorate in Music or its equivalent is required. ABD candidates will be considered. The successful candidate must possess excellent, documented credentials as a teacher; demonstrated ability to actively engage students in learning and problem solving; and demonstrated abilities as a scholar.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Preference may be given to candidates with a demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate music theory; significant experience in music performance; and whose historical research priorities lie in one or more of the following fields of inquiry: musical theatre, film music, performance/reception history, music and the visual arts.
  • Required Documents to Attach: Review of applications will begin on September 16, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications for part-time and full-time faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.
  • Required Documents to Submit with Online Application:
  • Statement of Interest and Qualifications
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts (Official transcripts from all institutions attended must be received prior to campus visit)
  • Three references with emails and current telephone numbers (Will not be contacted without prior notification)
  • All applications and required documents must be submitted using Columbus State University’s online employment site and a complete packet must be submitted for full consideration. If applicable, any international transcripts must be evaluated by an approved foreign credential evaluator prior to submission.
  • Contact Information: If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Scott Harris, Schwob School of Music, Columbus State University, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907; or email to harris_scott@columbusstate.edu.
  • Conditions of Employment: A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment.
  • Please note: Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position.
  • 11/6 Request for writing sample (x6)
  • 11/18 Request for full list of references
    • 11/18 (2) can you be more specific? what is a "full list"? Wondering if I should cross this off my list. Thanks.
    • 11/19 I cannot; the request for references was not accompanied by further information. My guess is that something went wrong with the list I submitted initially. Keep this job on your list for now.
  • 11/20 References have been contacted (x4)
  • 11/22 Request for phone interview (x3)
  • 11/26 do people know if all your refs were contacted? 2/3 of mine were.
    • 11/26 No. One mentioned it in passing, but generally my referees don't notify me when they've been contacted.
    • 11/30 At least 2/3 of mine were.
    • 12/9: I'm a bit concerned about this because two of my references contacted me to say they had been called and reported positive interactions, but I did not get an invite for a phone interview. I'm wondering if I need to take someone off of my references list.
    • 12/9 (2) Same thing with me. 2/3 contacted, no interview. Thought one recommender might have torpedoed me, but it's probably just the numbers game.
  • 12/6 Request for campus visit

Lehman College (CUNY): Open Rank Professor of Musicology[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 22 November 2019
  • Job Title: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or full Professor of Musicology – Department of Music, Multimedia, Theatre, and Dance
  • Job ID: 21223
  • Location: Lehman College
  • The Department of Music, Multimedia, Theatre, and Dance at Lehman College, City University of New York is conducting an open rank search for a dynamic faculty member with expertise in musicology beginning Fall 2020. The appointment will be at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor, or tenured Associate Professor, or tenured full Professor. Candidates must have an active record of research and scholarship and a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate music courses, and developing an innovative and collaborative curriculum that includes both academic and performance-oriented courses with links to other programs on campus. Candidates should demonstrate the potential for continued scholarly and/or creative activity, effectiveness in classroom teaching, administrative experience, and a commitment to service to the college.
  • Professorial ranks at Lehman College teach 18 hours (6 courses) per year. Teaching is reduced for tenure-track professorial faculty by 24 hours (8 eight courses) over the first five years for scholarly development. Lehman College and CUNY funding is available through competitive grants for research, travel, and professional development. All faculty are encouraged to seek external funding.
  • QUALIFICATIONS: For Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor: Candidates must have a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or D.M.A.) with an emphasis in musicology, including Western art music, popular music, and American music. Additionally, an ability to teach a broad range of subjects, such as music theory, ethnomusicology, performance practice, avant-garde music, and/or multimedia arts, is preferred.
  • We are seeking candidates who will contribute to a dynamic, growing Music program with a diverse student body and a strong commitment to working with communities. Candidates should have a proven track record of scholarship, publication, and teaching as well as the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution, engage actively in professional organizations, and maintain a strong commitment to students. We are interested in candidates with prior administrative experience.
  • COMPENSATION: Salaries are commensurate with education and experience, and are subject to the Professional Staff Congress-CUNY salary schedule: https://www.psc-cuny.org/contract/full-time-faculty-and-research-series.
  • CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
  • HOW TO APPLY: Visit the employment page http://www2.cuny.edu/employment/, click on BROWSE JOB OPENINGS, and search for this vacancy using the job title, keywords, or the “Lehman College” name. When you have found the job, select APPLY NOW. Create a new user account and log in to apply.
  • Candidates must attach a cover letter, a curriculum vitae (that includes three professional references – name, title, organization, and contact information), and a statement of teaching. Candidates should also arrange for three (3) reference letters to be sent to Dr. David Claman, chair of the search committee, at search.music@lehman.cuny.edu
  • Music search email: For other questions, please contact the chair of the search committee at search.music@lehman.cuny.edu
  • CLOSING DATE: Please submit completed applications by Friday, November 22, 2019 for full consideration. Review of CVs will begin on November 23 and continue until a candidate has been identified.
  • Request for video interview (2/28) X3
  • 4/8 Any updates here?
    • Had a zoom interview a few hours before the campus closed and they went online. Thanked the committee for their time by email. Never heard back (usually I get a generic thank you back after such things, but it's certainly not expected on my part). Don't know if they moved on after zoom interviews, if the search is canceled, or the search is paused. Anyway, same boat.
    • Checked in with search committee, they are "interviewing finalists."
  • 9/8 Search failed/postponed? I can't figure anything out from the website. -5120j

University of Alberta: Assistant Professor of Musicology FILLED: Fabio Morabito, King's College London 2017[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 October 2019
  • The Department of Music at the University of Alberta invites applications for a tenure-track position in Musicology. Applications will be considered at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting July 1, 2020.
  • We are seeking a scholar with a record of successful teaching and demonstrated potential for research and scholarly achievement, who can contribute to the department’s commitment to diversity and cultural engagement, and complement our current faculty strengths in ethnomusicology, music theory, popular music, and performance. A comprehensive knowledge of Western Art Music is crucial, especially of the musical practices of the 18th through 20th centuries; however, we welcome secondary areas of expertise, including interdisciplinary and collaborative approaches to musicology.
  • Required qualifications include a PhD in Musicology (ABD may be considered); primary expertise in Western Art Music, with knowledge of analysis; evidence of active musicological research; evidence of successful teaching; strong writing ability and a commitment to fostering excellent writing skills in students; aptitude for collaborative and cross-disciplinary engagement with all the department’s sub-areas, including performance and composition.
  • Primary responsibilities of this position include teaching core undergraduate courses in Western Art Music history, as well as leading graduate courses and seminars. In addition to sustaining the department’s vibrant curriculum of courses, the successful applicant will develop new seminars in their area of research expertise. Additional teaching responsibilities of the position include graduate supervision and service on supervisory and examination committees across all disciplines and areas within the department.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to develop or continue a strong record of personal research, as appropriate to the discipline, in both national and international academic venues. The Department of Music values and expects a commitment to service both to the academic (department, faculty and university) and larger professional communities.
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications in accordance with the Faculty Agreement as per the negotiated salary scales: https://www.ualberta.ca/faculty-and-staff/pay-tax-information/salary-scales.
  • Apply online by submitting:
  • cover letter that includes highlights of the candidate’s profile and the names of the three referees (see below for more information)
  • curriculum vitae (CV)
  • research statement that outlines main areas of current and future research (submit under “Research Plan”). This research statement must include a list of publications and conference presentations.
  • writing samples from recent research publications or presentations (submit under “List of Publications”)
  • teaching dossier that includes a brief teaching philosophy, evidence of, or potential for, teaching effectiveness, and sample course outline(s) (submit as an attachment under "Statement of Teaching/Research Interests")
  • Applicants are also expected to contact the three referees and arrange to have them submit their letters of reference via email attachment to the Executive Assistant in the Department of Music, Mathew Walton, mwalton1@ualberta.ca by the application deadline. Please enter “Reference - A110939843” in the subject line.
  • Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019. Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203 (3)(e), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number at the bottom of your cover letter. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this at the bottom of your cover letter.


UCLA: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Department of Musicology FILLED: Catherine Provenzano, NYU 2019[edit | edit source]

  • Next review date: Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time). Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
  • Final date: Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time). Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
  • The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music’s Department of Musicology seeks a scholar in the early stages of their career for a tenure track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor. The position requires a researcher of great promise who will add to and complement the intellectual achievements of the current Musicology faculty, and whose research interests include theoretical, historical, or practical approaches to the study of musical industries, broadly defined, and the cultural issues they raise, such as: formations of identity and capital; global vernacular cultures; organology, technology, and innovation; venues, cities, tourism, and migration; mass media culture, intellectual property rights, social economies of music production, etc. The successful candidate will demonstrate aptitude for, and, ideally, have some experience working with academic programs in music industry, technology, business, or sound production.
  • All applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Musicology or related field in hand by June 2020. Applicants are also expected to have a well-developed research agenda and should be prepared to teach a wide variety of musical subjects at the graduate, undergraduate, and general education levels. Relevant professional experience in the music industry, though not a requirement, may also be considered.
  • The Department of Musicology, one of three departments comprising the new UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, is a leading program in its discipline worldwide. The Department administers the Alpert School’s free-standing Minor in Music Industry, open to all UCLA students, and is preparing to launch a departmental B.A. in Music History and Industry. The department expects robust growth in this area, and seeks an innovative, dynamic educator to help guide it in collaboration with current faculty.
  • The position is open until October 1, 2019. To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, statement on contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion, and the names and addresses of three references. Please do this ONLINE at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF04673
  • 7/23 UCLA search committee chair edit: A key line in the full posting was embedded in the EOE paragraph, and we worked hard on it, so I'll add it here: "Strong preference in the current search will be given to candidates whose work on the music industry directly engages social justice issues such as access, equity, representation, and control of intellectual property." FYI.
  • 7/28 "in the early stages of their career." Does this mean that people who've been employed in non-tenure-track appointments for some years need not apply?
  • 9/6 UCLA committee chair: "in the early stages of their career" refers to academic career only. It is about the rank at which we can hire. Any other implication (about age, job history outside academia) can be set aside.
  • 11/4 It seems as though this language, intentionally or not, would have the effect of discouraging applicants who have held non-tenure-track (or nonacademic, post-PhD) appointments for a significant length of time; if it were merely about rank, the "early stage" comment would be redundant since the job description already indicates the rank with the terms "tenure track" and "Assistant Professor." Similarly, the reference to a "researcher of great promise" seems not to account for the possibility of candidates of some accomplishment (rather than "promise") who are some years beyond completing their terminal degree. It's no secret that the longer one works off the tenure track, the harder it is to be hired to a tenure-track position.
  • 11/28 Request for more materials (x2)
  • 01/10 Skype interviews scheduled.
  • 02/04 Any news here? (x4)
  • 02/18 Campus interview scheduled
  • 2/26 Notified I'm not on the short list and no longer in consideration

University of Hawai'i at Manoa: Assistant Professor of Music (Musicology) FILLED: Elina Hamilton, Bangor University 2015[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 08 November 2019
  • Duties and Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in music history and musicology. Supervise student research and writing. Maintain active research agenda. Serve on department committees. Advise students. Other duties as assigned by the chair.
  • Minimum Qualifications: Earned doctorate in musicology by the time of appointment. One year of teaching experience at the college level.
  • Desirable Qualifications: Area of specialization that complements research interest of current musicology faculty (music in film). Strong secondary area of research in musicology. Demonstrated scholarly achievement (including conference presentations, grants, awards, etc.). Promising publication record. Evidence of successful university-level teaching.
  • To Apply: Click on the "Apply" button at the top right corner of the screen to complete an application and attach required documents: (1) cover letter indicating how minimum and desirable qualifications are met; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) names and contact information for five references; (4) samples of published work; (5) academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for initial application; official transcripts are required by date of hire), and (6) three recent letters from professional references sent to: Cindy Nakashima at cindymn@hawaii.edu via UH FileDrop Service at https://www.hawaii.edu/filedrop/ with the Expiration Timer for the file upload set to 7 days. Letters from professional references can also be mailed to: Musicology Search Committee Chair, Music Department, University of Hawai'i, 2411 Dole Street, Honolulu, Hawai'i 96822. The application will be considered incomplete if materials are unreadable. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Note: If you have not applied for a position before using NeoGov, you will need to create an account.
  • Inquiries: Musicology Search Committee, (808) 956-7756, mcquisto@hawaii.edu
  • Continuous recruitment: Review of applications will begin on November 8, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Monthly Type: 9 Month
  • Tenure Track: Tenure
  • Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
  • Temporary/Permanent: Permanent
  • Other Conditions: To begin approximately August 2020.
  • request for Skype interview (12/4) (x2)
  • OFFER Made and Accepted: Elina G. Asato Hamilton (Bangor University 2015; Boston Conservatory + MIT Faculty)

University of Houston: Assistant Professor of Musicology FILLED/CANCELED: Daniel Castro Pantoja, UC Riverside 2018[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 10 November 2019
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience
  • Description: The Moores School of Music seeks candidates for a tenure-track position in musicology at the Assistant Professor level, for appointment Fall 2020. Applicants should be prepared to (a) teach and develop courses in the undergraduate core; (b) teach undergraduate and graduate electives and required courses in musicology; (c) direct graduate research projects; (d) pursue an active program of scholarly research and publication in musicology; and (e) engage in related service activities. In addition, applicants for the position are expected to exhibit the following Core Values and demonstrate the Core Competencies listed below:
  • Core Values:
    • Dedicated to excellence in the arts
    • Focused on student success
    • Team players who are willing to work across disciplines
    • Problem solvers
    • Models of integrity and collegiality with a commitment to diversity
    • Passionate, energetic, and tenacious
  • Core Competencies:
    • The ability to attract resources, including grants or other external sources of support that advance the school’s mission;
    • The ability to grow dynamic degree programs and recruit dynamic, top-tier students
  • The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university. With over 500 students and nearly 100 faculty, the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston seeks to create a community of musical excellence and creativity in one of America’s most culturally diverse cities. The Moores School offers bachelor, master and doctoral degrees in performance as well as varying degrees in performance and pedagogy, conducting, music education, musicology and music theory. It also offers courses and performance opportunities to the campus and community at large. These programs and initiatives incorporate applied instruction, ensemble performance, and coursework in music history, music theory, aural skills, music technology, research, pedagogy, and conducting.
  • The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
  • Applicants with evidence of success in the five job responsibility areas listed above, with specializations in all research areas from 1750 to the present, are encouraged to apply, especially those with specializations that reflect the University of Houston’s commitment to diversity.
  • Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three references for the letters of recommendations. Once applications are completed, the applicant’s recommenders automatically will receive instructions on submitting letters electronically. Additional materials may be requested at a later date.
  • Applications are due by November 10, 2019. Please submit all materials at the UH website: http://www.uh.edu/human-resources/careers/
  • Search Committee Chair: Howard Pollack, hpollack@uh.edu
  • The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Qualifications: Applicants should have a completed Ph.D. in musicology and show evidence of scholarly achievement and successful teaching experience
  • Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. All positions at the university are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.
  • Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Employee Status: Regular/Benefits
  • Job Posting: Oct 13, 2019, 11:32:03 PM
  • 11/24 Request for more materials x3
  • 12/4 Request for Skype interview x2
  • 1/28 Campus interview scheduled
  • 1/28 Notice of rejection
  • FILLED: Daniel Castro Pantoja
  • UoH announced a hiring freeze and suspended all searches due to COVID-19. This search was closed without a hire and the position will remain unfilled (worst possible outcome).

University of Manitoba: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Musicology FILLED: Andrew Deruchie, McGill 2008[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 01 November 2019
  • Assistant Professor, Musicology
  • The Desautels Faculty of Music at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a probationary, tenure-track position in musicology at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2020.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach a full range of undergraduate and graduate courses, to maintain an active research program, and to engage in a broad range of institutional and professional service.
  • The ideal candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Musicology (ABD may be considered) with primary expertise in Western art music and will have demonstrated success in teaching at the postsecondary level, as well as a record of peer-reviewed scholarly work. The candidate's area of specialization within musicology should complement the research interests of the current faculty.
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Please send a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests/plans, two samples of scholarly writing, and arrange for three (3) confidential letters of reference under separate cover to:
    • Dr. Edward Jurkowski, Dean
    • Chair, Musicology Search Committee Desautels Faculty of Music
    • University of Manitoba
    • 150 Dafoe Road
    • Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2
    • Email: sarah.rout@umanitoba.ca
    • Position Number: 28274
  • Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
  • The Desautels Faculty of Music enrols approximately 240 students in a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in a collegial, supportive environment. It includes over 30 full-time faculty, as well as more than 20 sessional instructors drawn from Winnipeg's thriving professional music community. The Desautels Faculty of Music is housed in the Tache Arts Complex, a state-of-the-art facility, opened in 2015, that includes teaching and performance spaces in the heart of the university's campus. Western Canada's first university, the University of Manitoba is the only member of the U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities in the province. It is home to approximately 30,000 students, 5,000 academic staff, and 3,900 support staff. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. Winnipeg is the capital of Manitoba and its largest city, with a population of over 700,000 and a diversified economy. The city supports a diverse array of outstanding cultural and visual and performing arts institutions.
  • The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact U of M's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Facilitator, Valerie Williams at Valerie.williams@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-8371. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.
  • 9/27 Can anyone speak to Canadian boilerplate language, specifically to the wording of the point on publications? In my experience, when ABDs will be considered, usually there is an understanding that publications have to be assessed on the register of potential for future publications in addition to published pieces. And also in my experience, many US job ads tweak that language accordingly. Is there any sense of whether the same assessment would hold in Canada? Thanks!
    • 9/30 My experience has been that peer-reviewed scholarly work is a broad designation that might include conference papers and other scholarly work that would be appropriate for a candidate's career stage. I can't imagine a SC looking at an ABD candidate (or an early career candidate) without considering the potential for the future.
    • 10/01: in general, it is never wise to exclude yourself from the applicant pool just because you are ABD and the boilerplate language doesn't specify whether ABD's will be considered.
  • 10/11 The online application page asks, "Can you legally work in Canada?" As a US citizen, my understanding is that I can work in Canada if offered a job. Any advice on whether to answer Yes or No on the application?
    • 10/11 This would likely be a question for the university's HR people or the contact person listed in tha job announcement. Anecdotally, it's been my experience that if one is not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, it is necessary to obtain a valid work permit. Before extending a letter of offer, the institution would have applied for and received a favourable Labour Market Opinion from the government allowing the university to hire a non-Canadian. Once the offer has been accepted, the successful candidate should have no trouble getting the work permit. My understanding is that, until one has the work permit, one is not technically able to work in Canada, legally. I don't think this should discourage anyone from applying, though. Many Canadian universities hire non-Canadians, although I'm told that favourable LMOs Have become more difficult to obtain since changes made during the final years of the Harper government.

University of Michigan: Assistant Professor of Musicology FILLED: Mackenzie Pierce, Cornell 2019[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 November 2019
  • Open Date: Oct 14, 2019
  • Duties: Teach musicology courses at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels with an emphasis on twentieth- and twenty-first-century art music; pursue a significant program of scholarly research and musicological publication, with interdisciplinary research according to the applicant's expertise, which may include international concert repertoires; teach additional courses in the musicology program; advise musicology students; other departmental needs as required. The appointee will be expected to: maintain a national and international profile as a scholar of music; demonstrate a strong commitment to excellent, innovative teaching at both graduate and undergraduate levels; expand the areas of interest represented in our department; and have the potential to work well with the variety of students in our diverse undergraduate and graduate programs within a large School of Music, Theatre, and Dance. The appointee will also be expected to serve on departmental, faculty, and University committees, and participate in faculty governance as appropriate.
  • RANK: Assistant Professor, tenure-track
  • Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in musicology in hand; evidence of scholarly promise; demonstrated potential as an innovative classroom teacher; commitment to nurturing a broad range of students of diverse identities and experiences, as demonstrated through pedagogy, service, and other activities
  • Preferred: Specialization in any aspects of twentieth- and twenty-first-century art music. Applicants engaged in developing musicological approaches to identity, gender, sexuality, race, and disability are encouraged to apply.
  • Application Instructions: To Apply: Materials are only being accepted via Interfolio. Required documents to be uploaded are, letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of professional and teaching activity, and at least three confidential letters of recommendation. Please ensure you upload documents to the position for which you are applying and not to your personal Interfolio account. Samples of scholarly work and publications may be requested at a subsequent stage of this search.
  • Deadline: Review of materials will begin November 15. Materials will be accepted until position is filled.
  • 10/24 Another user already posted something to this effect that disappeared, but what does "evidence of professional and teaching activity" look like relative to the usual teaching, research, etc. statements?
  • 10/29 Here's the deleted comment/question: 10/18 Hivemind, any thoughts on the full extent and/or formal structure of "evidence of professional and teaching activity?" A pdf that bundles together writing samples and a teaching dossier, probably? Is this the sort of thing where everyone will submit a slightly different-looking set of documentation, and the committee has no particular preconceived notion of what the ideal document looks like before they see one that excites them?
  • 10/30 The aforementioned requirement is frustratingly vague -- my entire CV contains "evidence of professional and teaching activity." Clarification by a committee member would be greatly appreciation.
  • 11/8 For anyone applying to this job: I reached out to Michigan, and the person with whom I emailed said "evidence of professional and teaching activity" is not a separate document but simply the typical information contained in your CV.
  • 11/9 I too reached out, and my contact likewise confirmed that your CV should contain the stated evidence of professional and teaching activity. This is also implied by the fact that, on the IF page where one attaches documents, the CV attachment field says "C.V. should show evidence of professional and teaching activity."
  • 11/9 Many, many thanks to the two posters above.
  • 12/5: Request for additional materials
  • 01/15: Request for Skype Interview
  • 01/30: Campus invite
  • 2/15: Campus visits began
  • 3/20: Position filled (yet to be announced who)

University of Notre Dame: Department Chair, Musicology[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 November 2019
  • Musicology. Department Chair. The University of Notre Dame seeks a specialist in the history of music (ca. 1750-1900) potentially appointable to the J. W. Van Gorkom endowed chair in Music, who can also serve as the Chair of the Music Department (http://music.nd.edu) for a three-year term, with the possibility of renewal.
  • Our highly selective student body, with about 75 undergraduate majors, is expected to increase in the fall, due to new interdisciplinary minors in Musical Theatre and Liturgical Music Ministry. The person hired for this position will teach some required courses, but will also have opportunities to design new and innovative seminars for non-majors, advanced undergraduate majors and graduate students.
  • The Chair of the Music Department will need to work collaboratively with the graduate program in Sacred Music at Notre Dame (http://sacredmusic.nd.edu), which is independent of the Music Department but functions in partnership with it, and grants both a Master's Degree and a Doctor of Musical Arts.
  • We seek a strong record of research and publication, excellent teaching and thesis advising, and proven success as a visionary and effective administrator, as demonstrated by:
  • 1. A record of internationally respected, original publications, focused on the history of music between about the year 1750 and about the year 1900.
  • 2. A documented history of exemplary teaching, of both music majors and non-majors, including a willingness to design advanced seminars for undergraduates, and graduate seminars for students in the Sacred Music at Notre Dame program.
  • 3. Experience advising undergraduate honors theses, and the interest and ability to serve on D.M.A. thesis committees in the Sacred Music program.
  • The committee will begin reading applications on November 15, 2019. Applicants should send a cover letter, a CV, and three letters of recommendation addressing administrative experience as well as teaching and research. Please do not send supporting materials in this initial stage of the search.
  • 9/8 Search failed/postponed? I can't figure anything out from the website. -5120j

University of Washington: Assistant Professor in Music History FILLED: Anne Searcy, Harvard 2016[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 October 2019
  • The School of Music at the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle seeks a scholar of music history for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor, to begin September 16, 2020. This position is a nine-month annual service term, with an initial three-year appointment. The area of expertise sought is post-1900, in order to complement the research and teaching activities of the current academic and performing faculty of the School of Music. We welcome applicants who represent a broad array of approaches to the issues of repertory, composers, and trends; the School of Music will appreciate this range of research methodology. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in research that will have significant influence on the field of musicology, to pursue a well-developed research agenda and teach a variety of courses in music history at the graduate, undergraduate, and general education levels. Currently, M.A. students in music history can select an early music performance concentration, working with early music specialists to combine research and performance; and we hope to hire someone who will support a similar collaboration for graduate music history students who study contemporary music.
  • The UW operates on the quarter system, with a teaching load consisting of one or two courses per quarter, depending on the type of classes and enrollment; courses range from large lecture classes for non-majors, to courses for music majors, to graduate seminars in music history.
  • Qualifications: Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in musicology, or foreign equivalent, by the start of the appointment.
  • Instructions: A review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019. To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one sample of writing (an article or dissertation chapter), a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement on perspectives and contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion; please request three reference letters that can address the teaching experience and research promise of the applicant. All application materials and letters of reference should be submitted via Interfolio. The search committee recognizes there will be a variety of post-1900 fields represented, and looks forward to learning about the context of the research of each applicant through the combination of the writing sample and letters. Some applicants will be asked for additional materials after the initial review of applications, and the committee plans to conduct Skype interviews prior to inviting candidates for a campus visit. More information about the program can be found at https://music.washington.edu/areas/music-history and inquiries can be sent to muhst@uw.edu.
  • 9/7 Interfolio link for applications is at https://apply.interfolio.com/67418
  • 1/13 Been a while here: any word?
  • 1/21 Rejection email stating that the search has been completed and results will be publicly announced soon

Virginia Tech: Assistant Professor, Musicology FILLED: Christopher Campo-Bowen, UNC Chapel Hill 2018[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 01 November 2019
  • Job no: 511312
  • Assistant Professor, Musicology. Tenure-track, full time, 9 months.
  • Start Date: August 10, 2020.
  • Duties: Teach blended Music History/Theory curriculum for sophomore music majors in addition to upper-division music history seminars for undergraduate students (2/2 load); maintain an active program of research and present at national conferences; serve on committees and perform other appropriate university service.
  • We seek candidates with the demonstrated potential to contribute effectively to a faculty team dedicated to creating a positive, dynamic, and inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.
  • Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three references online at jobs.vt.edu (Job Number 511312). Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and continue until filled. The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal background check.
  • Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Musicology or Music History by August 2020; university teaching experience; demonstrated record or potential for national reputation as a scholar.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Certification in pedagogy of music theory; demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion in the classroom and/or campus community.
  • 12/5: Phone Interview request
  • 12/5: Request for phone interview and teaching video (to be sent immediately)
  • 12/6: May I ask if anybody else was also asked a teaching video?

West Virginia University: Assistant Professor - Musicology FILLED: Jennifer Walker, UNC Chapel Hill 2019[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 28 February 2020
  • The West Virginia University School of Music seeks nominations and applications for the position of Assistant Professor -- Musicology (open specialty) of candidates with a commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels, conducting cutting-edge musicological research, and fostering a positive and collaborative environment for colleagues and students alike. This position is full-time, 9-month, tenure-track, benefits-eligible beginning August 14, 2020.
  • Duties: Primary duties include teaching general education courses for non-majors, music history courses for music majors, and seminars for graduate students; serving on masters and doctoral committees; and serving as research advisor for students enrolled in the M.A. program in musicology and the D.M.A. programs in performance.
  • Like all faculty in the School of Music, the successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of scholarly research and professional development sufficient to meet the expectations of a land-grant university categorized as Doctoral/Research -- Very High. Participation in University, College, and School activities, committees, academic advising, professional service, and faculty governance is expected.
  • Deadline: Application review begins February 28, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Qualifications: The successful candidate must hold the Ph.D. in musicology or a related field by the time of appointment (August 2020) and will have taught successfully at the collegiate level for at least two years. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a broad knowledge of western art music; a working knowledge of jazz, poplar music, and/or non-western musical traditions; and a commitment to research and publication with the potential for national and international achievement as a scholar. Additionally, the successful candidate will be collaborative, intellectually adventurous, and willing to embrace all aspects of music studies.
  • Application: For a complete application, interested candidates should submit the following:
  • letter of application
  • current curriculum vitae
  • three (3) current letters of reference addressing the applicant's potential as a scholar and instructor
  • the names and contact information of three (3) additional references
  • Please do not submit writing samples at this time. Samples will be requested at a later date.
  • 2/18 No way to submit letters on the application portal.
  • 2/19: I emailed the Director of the School of Music last night to ask where the letters should be submitted. I haven't yet gotten a response.
  • 2/20 Communicated with Michael Ibrahim, director of the School of Music. Response:
    • Thank you for your inquiry and your interest in our position. If you have your reference letters, you may attach them as supplementary documents in our job application portal. If your letters are confidential, your referees may send them directly to:
Assistant Professor of Musicology Search Committee
WVU School of Music
1436 Evansdale Driv
PO Box 6111
Morgantown, WV 26506-6111
  • 2/24: Is there an email? My letter-writers prefer to submit confidential letters, but expecting my references to physically mail letters internationally in less than a week is monumentally unusual (and unfair) in the 21st century.
  • 2/26: I went with WVUHire@mail.wvu.edu, as it's listed on their HR web pages. I gave my writers a choice of that or mailing.
  • 2/27: Notification from the unnamed person who reads emails directed to the WVU School of Music email address: "Letters of recommendation may be sent confidentially to the following email. Travis.Stimeling@mail.wvu.edu "
  • 2/27: The deadline, including references, is 2/28, and we don't find this out until one day before?!
  • 3/31: Received email from Travis Stimeling confirming that interviews have already begun.

Tenure-track Faculty Positions, Ethnomusicology and/or Musicology[edit | edit source]

  • This section is for jobs that will accept applications from both musicologists and ethnomusicologists, even if the teaching duties are only in one or the other area.

Boise State University: Assistant Professor of Musicology/Oboe or Bassoon FILLED: Rachel Becker, University of Cambridge 2018[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 06 January 2020
  • Job responsibilities:
  • Lead the Department of Music in the area of Musicology/Ethnomusicology/Music History; teach courses in Musicology/Ethnomusicology/Music History (this will likely constitute about 60% of total teaching load)
  • Teach studio lessons in Oboe or Bassoon, recruit and develop an outstanding studio for the Department of Music (this will likely constitute about 40% of total teaching load)
  • Provide mentorship for the development of undergraduate and graduate student research
  • Cultivate working relationships with area and regional educators to promote music education, studio performance, and studio pedagogy
  • Perform as a member of the Faculty Woodwind Quintet, which serves to recruit for the Department of Music
  • Participate in Department of Music activities and committee work, as load permits
  • At a minimum, candidate will have:
  • PhD or DMA, with Musicology/Ethnomusicology/Music History and Oboe or Bassoon at the forefront of your curriculum and experience; ABD will be considered
  • Successful experience teaching courses in Music History at the college level
  • Successful experience teaching Oboe or Bassoon
  • Evidence of scholarly research and achievement in the area of Musicology/Ethnomusicology/Music History
  • Preferentially, candidate will have:
  • Successful experience teaching Oboe or Bassoon at the college level
  • Evidence of creative activity and achievement in Oboe or Bassoon performance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Rank, salary and benefits: Assistant Professor, salary competitive, plus an excellent benefits package. Formore information visit: http://hrs.boisestate.edu/careers/benefits/
  • Required application materials: Please complete the online application, and in the attachments section, applicants will submit:
  • Letter of application, indicating candidate’s interest and qualifications for this position
  • CV, including five professional references with contact information
  • The following application materials should be emailed to Department Chair, Dr. Linda Kline lkline@boisestate.edu(mailto:lkline@boisestate.edu).
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Writing sample of scholarly research
  • Video recording of teaching a recent academic course (2017-current)
  • Video recordings of recent solo performance (2017-current)

California State University, San Bernardino: Musicology/Ethnomusicology - Assistant Professor Tenure Track FILLED: Jessica Getman, University of Michigan 2015[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 05 October 2019
  • The Department of Music at California State University, San Bernardino invites applications from a diverse group of qualified applicants for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Musicology/Ethnomusicology to begin August 2020.
  • The department seeks an exceptional teacher of music history and promising scholar in musicology. The successful candidate will teach in a typical music history sequence for majors, which includes a world music course, as well as offer miscellaneous musicology and/or ethnomusicology courses for music majors and for general education. Additional duties will be assigned based on qualifications and department need. Qualified candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population and to working effectively with faculty, staff and students across a wide range of disciplines.
  • In addition, new faculty are encouraged to develop and participate in activities that support the University's strategic plan. This plan emphasizes: a) student success; b) faculty and staff success; c) stewarding resources; d) community engagement and partnerships; and, e) enhancing the campus identity. CSUSB's Strategic Plan is available at https://www.csusb.edu/strategic-plan.
  • Minimum Qualifications: A PhD in Musicology or a related field is required by time of appointment.
  • Supplemental Information: To apply please submit the following required documents:
  • 1) Curriculum Vitae
  • 2) Cover Letter that includes: a. A statement of your teaching philosophy. b. A statement of your research experience and goals. c. A statement of how you might contribute to CSUSB's Strategic Plan.
  • 3) If available, evidence of teaching effectiveness such as teaching portfolios, reports on teaching observations, and/or student evaluations of teaching.
  • 4) Unofficial copies of all postsecondary degree transcripts (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment).
  • 5) Reference List - names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three (3) referees whom we may contact to obtain letters of recommendation.
  • 6) A Diversity Statement, which may include your interpretation of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and must include specific examples of how your background and your educational and/or professional experiences have prepared you for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 1,000 words).
  • 7) One writing sample (an article or dissertation chapter).

College of William and Mary: Assistant Professor of Musicology/Ethnomusicology FILLED: Alex Blue V, UCSB ABD[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 27 October 2019
  • The Department of Music at William & Mary invites applications for a full-time, tenure-eligible position in musicology/ethnomusicology at the Assistant Professor level. The department seeks an outstanding scholar of popular music with a research focus on African American musical styles and traditions, and with expertise in critical and cultural theory. Also of interest are scholar/performers ready to direct an ensemble.
  • Teaching responsibilities will include survey courses in American popular music as well as lecture courses and seminars according to individual research interests and departmental needs. The expectation for teaching is two courses per semester and the selected candidate should be prepared to contribute to the growth of a dynamic music department through departmental and university-wide service. The selected candidate will be expected to maintain a research program in their field(s) of interest and to demonstrate a commitment to excellent undergraduate teaching. The selected candidate should also possess a strong interest in advancing the goals of the discipline of music within the context of a liberal arts curriculum.
  • Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in musicology/ethnomusicology at the time of appointment (August 10, 2020).
  • Preferred Qualifications: The Department of Music especially welcomes applications from individuals who have an interest in creating and teaching courses in the general education curriculum (COLL). For more information on COLL please visit: https://www.wm.edu/as/undergraduate/coll/index.php)
  • Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.wm.edu. Applicants must submit (1) a curriculum vitae and (2) a cover letter that includes statements of both research and teaching interests. Applicants will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references. Referees will be contacted by the system with instructions for submitting letters of reference.
  • Applications received after the review date, October 27, 2019 will be considered if needed.
  • Job Open Date: 09/27/2019
  • Review Begin Date: 10/27/2019
  • For full consideration, application materials must be submitted by October 18, 2019 (sic). Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed.
  • 9/27 I will keep an eye on the ad to see if they fix the multiple due dates. Since October 27 is listed twice, that's probably correct, but until/unless they fix it, I'd recommend having everything in by Oct 18 in case the HR site closes applications prematurely. - 5120j
  • 9/30 October 18 due date has been removed from the ad.
  • Any word here?
  • More material (posted 1/6)
  • Skype interview (posted 1/6)
  • Invitation for Campus Visit (1/29)
  • Notice sent that position has been filled (3/24).

Florida Atlantic University: Assistant Professor of Music FILLED: Andrés Espinoza Agurto, Boston University 2014[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 25 November 2019
  • The Department of Music in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters at Florida Atlantic University seeks to hire a tenure-line Assistant Professor of Music, with specialization in musicology/ethnomusicology.
  • Preference will be given to a candidate whose research can contribute to the College’s Americas’ Initiative, comprising a multidisciplinary group of faculty with a research-intensive focus on the trans historical African Diaspora in the Americas, which may include research and teaching intersections with Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx musical, cultural, social and artistic practices. The successful candidate will join current faculty whose research contributes to the overall hemispheric studies emphasis in the college. FAU’s status as a Hispanic Serving Institution, and its unique location at the nexus of South America, North America and the Caribbean, provides an exciting environment for research specialization in musicology/ethnomusicology. The College seeks scholars wishing to engage with the diverse FAU student body, multicultural South Florida and institutional exchange programs in the Americas, Africa and Europe.
  • The successful candidate would teach undergraduate and graduate music history courses in the music major degree (antiquity through 21st century), and in additional areas as expertise applies. The candidate may participate as appropriate in interdisciplinary teams to advance a distinctive scholarly agenda with the aspiration of establishing a Center for the Study of Diaspora and Migration in the Americas. The candidate may have opportunities to mentor graduate students in the Department of Music, across disciplines, and in our college-wide interdisciplinary PhD program as appropriate. Participating faculty will also have access to our University’s Peace, Justice and Human Rights platform for additional research and programing support if applicable to the candidate’s area of specialization. Collaborative multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary extramural grant opportunities will be encouraged with internal seed grants, robust institutional grant-writing support, and post-award administrative assistance.
  • This position is contingent on funding.
  • Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. from an accredited institution in Musicology/Ethnomusicology by time of appointment required.
  • Three years of collegiate teaching experience preferred.
  • Evidence of potential for research significance in music preferred.
  • Application Deadline: 2019-11-25-08:00
  • Special Instructions to Applicant: This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.
  • All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website (https://fau.edu/jobs) by completing the required employment application for this recruitment and submitting the related documents.
  • The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, reference letters/letters of recommendations,sample(s) of your research into one PDF and copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format.
  • In the event when the individuals writing letters of recommendation/reference want their letters to remain confidential, email letters directly to Rebecca Lautar at rlautar@fau.edu.
  • 09/30 Note that job posting will close at 8am on the due date - 5120j
  • 10/7 FAU's application website is a bit confusing when it comes to uploading the documents. The very first section of the application system will ask you to upload your CV, but you should upload all of the other required documents there as well.
  • 01/24 Skype invitations sent.

McGill University, Schulich School of Music: Assistant/Associate Professor of Music[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 18 December 2019
  • The Department of Music Research invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, starting August 1, 2020. We seek an outstanding music scholar (open specialization) and pedagogue whose research interests include teaching and learning in higher education. The successful candidate will assist the Schulich School of Music as it pursues strategic pedagogical and curricular innovation.
  • Responsibilities will include teaching courses and leading seminars at the undergraduate and graduate levels on teaching and learning in higher education across music subdisciplines, and subjects in the candidate’s area(s) of music specialization and research interests. The ability to develop and sustain a level of research commensurate with the University’s expectations for tenure is required. Participation in administrative and service duties, particularly related to pedagogical and curricular innovation, is expected.
  • Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree in a relevant music field (ABD considered) and a strong record of published research commensurate with career stage. The candidate should have knowledge of evidence-based teaching practices, and an aptitude for innovative teaching, graduate supervision and/or collaborative curriculum development. Demonstrated engagement with issues of decolonization and intercultural collaboration, cross-disciplinary interaction, or community outreach will be considered an asset. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to engage with a wide range of people, including those from underrepresented communities.
  • Applicants should submit the following items using the on-line application form at https://mcgill.ca/music/about-us/employment:
  • Cover letter describing the candidate’s qualification for the position, including statements on (i) research interests, (ii) commitment to increasing and supporting diversity
  • Detailed curriculum vitae
  • A one-page statement of teaching and learning philosophy
  • The names and contact information of three referees
  • Further inquiries may be addressed to: Prof. Chris Harman, Chair, Department of Music Research search-musicresearch.music@mcgill.ca
  • Also posted at Music Theory/Composition 2019-20
  • (12/13) I only see a December 18 deadline. Where did we get the Dec 15 date from?
  • 12/13 Either the university changed it since the job originally went up, or I made an error when I put it on the wiki. In either case December 18 looks pretty solid since that's what's on the McGill site. -5120j
  • (02/18) Any updates about this search? Has anybody received a request for materials or a Skype interview invitation?
  • Skype interview 2/17
  • 9/8 Search failed/postponed? I can't figure anything out from the website. -5120j

The New School, Mannes School of Music: Assistant/Associate Professor in Musicology POSTPONED[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: None listed, posted 18 December 2019
  • The College of Performing Arts (CoPA) at The New School (consisting of the Mannes School of Music, The School of Jazz and Contemporary Music, and The School of Drama) invites applications for a full-time Renewable Term Appointment (RTA) at the rank of Associate or Assistant Professor in Musicology. The position will begin on July 1, 2020 with an initial four-year renewable term appointment and the possibility of renewal following a successful reappointment review. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
  • The ideal candidate will be an outstanding scholar of music, with a broad interest in musical styles and genres from early to bleeding-edge contemporary, including through-composed and improvised.
  • The ideal candidate will be scholar-leader, who values teaching, scholarship, and collaboration with colleagues across a wide-range of fields. The candidate will be inspired by the broad range of disciplines across CoPA and The New School, including design, social sciences, liberal arts, visual arts, and of course, the performing arts.
  • The selected candidate will be expected to maintain their scholarly practice, while teaching a five-course annual load and providing service, including the coordination of numerous part-time faculty teaching musicological and musical history courses. This is an excellent opportunity to help redefine the role of musicology in a conservatory environment.
  • Minimum Qualifications: While we recognize that no single candidate will possess all of the following, the ideal candidate will have:
  • A Ph.D., in musicology or ethnomusicology.
  • A minimum of five years of experience teaching in higher education
  • An interest in trans-genre and trans-disciplinary research and scholarship
  • Experience in mentoring students focused on careers in music and the performing arts
  • Knowledge of the current trends and transformations in the professional landscape and industries
  • An openness to sharing ideas, experience and knowledge with others
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Administrative experience in an academic or arts organization
  • Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in musicology at the time of the appointment (July 1, 2020).
  • Job Family: Mannes School of Music
  • Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates must apply online. Email submissions will not be accepted. Submissions will not be returned to applicant. Included with materials should be:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter
  • Concise statement of pedagogical approach and teaching philosophy, summarizing past teaching experience
  • Well-organized selection of artistic work in an easily accessible format (for example: website, Adobe pdf, YouTube or Vimeo)
  • Names and contact information for at least four references
  • Other supporting material such as a selection of applicant’s writing (writings, interviews, statements, course evaluations) and critical reviews of applicant’s work by others
  • The position will begin on July 1, 2020 with an initial four-year renewable term appointment and the possibility of renewal following a successful reappointment review in the final year of the contract. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
  • 12/19 Maybe this should go under non-tenure-track? -5120j
  • 1/1 If any of the committee members are on here: there's clearly no deadline or review-begins date, but is there still a date by which it no longer makes sense to apply? Have we already crossed that threshold?
  • 2/27 -- Email from Dean stating that the search has been postponed.

Stony Brook University: Assistant Professor of Music[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 01 October 2019
  • The Stony Brook Department of Music seeks a scholar of music whose research and teaching profiles complement those of our current faculty. We have a particular interest in applicants whose research specialties intersect with one or more these areas: new approaches to music before 1600; gender, sexuality, and queer theory; critical race studies; or popular music studies. Candidates should hold a Ph.D, or have advanced ABD status, in Music History, Theory, or Ethnomusicology, and should be well-versed in both historical and theoretical domains. We look for demonstrated achievement in or potential for scholarly productivity, and a record of successful teaching experience. Responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate instruction, supervision of student research and writing, advising, and departmental and university service.
  • This is a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level (if holding a doctorate). *Starting date: late August 2020. Salary according to qualifications.
  • Application deadline: review of files begins October 1, 2019, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should complete the Academic Jobs Online application at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14419. Electronic submission of materials is required. The application requires these materials: cover letter, CV, statement of experience in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in scholarship and the classroom, and three letters of recommendation.
  • Further Info:
Ryan Minor, Chair of History/Theory/Ethnomusicology Search
Department of Music
3304 Staller Center
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5475
ryan.minor@stonybrook.edu
  • 11/4 Has anybody heard anything?
  • 11/18 Request for more materials
  • 02/06 Any news for anyone? (x2)
  • 9/8 Search failed/postponed? I can't figure anything out from the website. -5120j

University of Cincinnati: Assistant Professor of American Music FILLED: Shelina Brown, UCLA 2018[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 06 November 2019
  • The College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) at the University of Cincinnati seeks a specialist in American music, to be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track), whose research and teaching is inclusive, innovative, and impactful. We seek:
  • An innovative researcher whose methodologies complement those of the existing faculty, which include adaptation/crossover, archival work, critical editing, ethnography, hermeneutics, mapping/spatial analysis, media studies, notation, performance practice, sound studies, and transculturalism. An inspiring teacher whose classes and advising can engage an ethnically-diverse student population, the majority of whom primarily study European and American art music traditions as part of their BA, BM, MM, DMA, or PhD curricula. A colleague who will actively collaborate with other departments at CCM, particularly its centers of excellence in chamber music, conducting, musical theater, and opera. A community-facing scholar whose work will positively impact the university and civic community.
  • Required: PhD at time of appointment; evidence of outstanding research profile; one year of recent teaching experience at the college level.
  • Preferred: Research specialty in 20th- or 21st-century art music, Black music, popular music, or public musicology; experience teaching international students.
  • Candidates will submit a CV, cover letter, and list of three references.
  • 11/6 FYI to other applicants: a "contribution to diversity and inclusion" statement is also required.
  • 1/16 Email acknowledging receipt of application, indicating they've begun reviewing applications.
    • 1/17-Is this the same "thank you for your interest" email that we received upon submission of the application? or an email from the chair updating applicants on the search? Has anyone else received an update?
    • 1/17 (same poster as 1/16) It's a different email...but it doesn't say anything different, just that the application is "now under review"
    • 1/18 - I applied for this job and I did not get such an email on 1/16... (x3)
    • 1/22 It was an automated email from HR. I wouldn't regard it as an indicator of anything.
    • Request for writing sample (1/30).
    • 2/24 Zoom Interview (20 minutes--not a virtual on-campus interview)
  • Does anyone know if this search has been paused or cancelled? (4/1)
    • 4/1 Had a Zoom interview and am also interested in this question (2/24 poster above)
  • 4/22 https://www.uc.edu/news/articles/2020/04/n20908661.html

University of Florida: Assistant Professor in Musicology/Ethnomusicology FILLED: Imani Mosley, Duke University 2019[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 February 2020, but review begins immediately
  • Position: Full-time, 9 month, tenure accruing faculty position
  • Date of Expected Hire: August 16, 2020
  • Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience; comprehensive benefits package eligible
  • The University of Florida School of Music, within the College of the Arts, invites application for a tenure-accruing, full time position in Musicology/Ethnomusicology. We seek an academic colleague prepared to interact fully in the life of a vital and collegial department that strives to integrate the values and approaches of historical musicology and ethnomusicology. The successful candidate will advise both musicology and ethnomusicology students, teach sections of the undergraduate music history sequence, and offer a variety of courses of interest to our graduate students. We value someone who brings performance experience and expertise to their work, whether it is through research, teaching, and/or an ability to work collaboratively within the department, school, and college. The area of specialization is open. We seek a colleague whose research and teaching orientation is innovative in a way that complements the current strengths in our department and prepare students for the current, competitive climate in the arts and in the academy.
  • The University of Florida College of the Arts intends to be a transformative community, responding to and generating paradigmatic shifts in the arts and beyond. As artists and scholars, we embrace the complexity of our evolving human experience and seek to empower our students and faculty to fearlessly shape that experience through critical study, creative practice, and provocation. We seek a colleague who identifies as a change maker. We seek a colleague who will prepare students to access and unsettle centers of power in a radically changing world. We seek a colleague who will position emerging artists and researchers as catalysts for equity on local and global levels.
  • Responsibilities
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses and seminars, including the undergraduate music history sequence
  • Advise honors projects, theses, and dissertations
  • Pursue a vigorous research agenda
  • Participate fully in faculty governance and the life of the School of Music, College of the Arts, and the University of Florida
  • Qualifications
  • Earned PhD
  • Excellence in college-level teaching, mentoring, and curriculum development
  • Evidence of established and active research
  • Evidence of success in promoting an environment that advances diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Ability to complement existing programs
  • Application Instructions Application Deadline: This position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, all application documents must be submitted by February 15, 2020. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority.
  • Application Process: Applications must be submitted via the University of Florida’s online application system at https://facultyjobs.hr.ufl.edu/.
  • Online applications must include the following:
  • Detailed letter of application that explains your qualifications of this position and how your work and perspective will contribute to and enhance our transformative community
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Research narrative (750 words)
  • Statement describing your experience in promoting equity, diversity, in inclusion in your career as educator and researcher (750 words)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • List of three additional references with name, relationship and contact information
  • The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time.
  • Nominations and inquiries may be sent to: Silvio J. dos Santos, Search Committee Chair, sjdossantos@ufl.edu
  • 1/10 This position is just about the same they advertised last year. Anyone know what happened? Is this a new position or the person that just came is leaving? or something else?
  • 1/14 New position!
  • 1/31 Why require so many documents for application? (x2)
    • 2/18 Often these requirements are set by the university, not the department.
    • 2/24 Then someone within the department should speak to the university about this. Many higher ed institutions have changed the process to better manage candidate materials and reduce applicant labor when a candidate is not selected for further review.
      • 2/24 (2) I second this! Especially when they know they're going to get hundreds of applications, and they made a decision within 72 hours of the closing date--clearly most of these submitted materials were not read.
      • 2/24 (3) I completely agree. It is obvious they did not bother to read all the materials from all the applicants. What a waste of time, energy, and resources.
      • 6/14 (4) Maybe now with the hiring pause, they'll have time to thoroughly read all of those materials each applicant submitted.
  • Request for Skype Interview (2/18)
  • 3/3 Rejection email
  • 3/3 Request for campus visit
  • 4/1 Email received about hiring pause. (x2)
  • 4/3 Email received that search is un-paused and the committee will be in touch when they are able to "engage in travel and face-to-face contact of some kind"

University of Michigan: Assistant Professor in Black Popular Culture FILLED: Scott Poulson-Bryant, Harvard 2016 (PhD American Studies), Fordham Asst Prof[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline October 7. 2019
  • Job Summary: The Department of Afroamerican and African Studies at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Black Popular Culture. Applicants with research and teaching interests in any aspect of the production and consumption of popular culture from the black diaspora with intersectional and interdisciplinary approaches are welcome. Areas of expertise may include (but are not limited to) music and spoken word, film and television, visual culture, and digital media. Emphasis will be given to scholars whose scholarship focuses on explorations of popular cultural practices within comparative or transnational frameworks. We encourage scholars in the fields of African-American, African, Afro-Latinx, Caribbean, and/or Transatlantic Studies across the Humanities and Social Sciences to apply. This is a university-year appointment with an expected start date of September, 2020.
  • Required Qualifications: Interested applicants are required to hold a Ph.D., degree prior to the appointment. Applicants must demonstrate evidence of excellence in both teaching and research.
  • Deadline to apply for full consideration for the position is October 7, 2019.
  • Application material should be uploaded via the link provided: http://webapps.lsa.umich.edu/Apply/1221
  • Applicants should provide:
  • Cover letter addressed to Chair of the Black Popular Culture Search Committee
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of current and future research plans
  • Writing sample (no more than 25 pages)
  • Statement of teaching philosophy and experience (or a teaching portfolio containing such a statement)
  • Evidence of teaching excellence (i.e., student evaluations of teaching, course syllabi, teaching awards that can be parts of a teaching portfolio)


University of Kentucky: Assistant Professor in Ethnomusicology/Musicology SEARCH CANCELED[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 06 January 2020
  • The program in African American and Africana Studies and the Division of Musicology/Ethnomusicology in the School of Music invites applications for an Assistant Professor with a specialization in the music and/or the expressive culture of Africa and/or the African Diaspora, to begin August 2020.
  • The area of research specialization is open, but we are particularly interested in candidates whose work is engaged with 20th and 21st century music and methodologies, and who have experience teaching in some combination of the following: jazz, popular music and/or dance, the expressive cultures of Africa and/or the African Diaspora, and core classes in African American and/or Africana Studies. We seek interdisciplinary candidates whose research centers on the Black experience in fields such as African American Studies, African Studies, Africana Studies, Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Colonial and/or Postcolonial Studies, Performance Studies, Gender Studies, and Sound and Visual Studies. PhD is required, or to be completed by July 2020.
  • Responsibilities of the position include pursuing an active research program in the candidate’s area of specialization; teaching the equivalent of four courses per year in AAAS and the School of Music; contributing to the mission of the School of Music; and taking an active role in the expansion of the program in AAAS. Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Teaching and service will be shared with AAAS and the School of Music. Both units are committed to interdisciplinary collaboration and dialogue among faculty with diverse geographical interests, theoretical concerns, and methodological approaches. While this is a shared position, the AAAS is not a tenure-granting program so the successful applicant’s tenure home will be in the School of Music. The criteria for evaluation, promotion, and tenure reviews are specifically defined in the Evidences for the Evaluation of Faculty in Cases of Promotion and Tenure https://www.uky.edu/universitysenate/college-fine-arts-rules and are based the University of Kentucky Administrative Regulations https://www.uky.edu/regs/administrative-regulations-ar. Please refer to these documents for full details on promotion and tenure criteria.
  • When prompted in the employment system, applicants will submit the following materials: current CV highlighting all teaching, research, and experience; cover letter; writing sample; teaching statement (upload under Specific Request 1); and diversity statement (upload under Specific Request 2). The University of Kentucky is strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all. In the diversity statement, applicants should reflect on their commitments, approaches, and insights related to inclusion, diversity, and equity.
  • Please also include the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. These references should be able to speak to the candidate’s teaching ability and/or research potential. This information may be used to solicit reference letters within the employment system.
  • Review of applicants will begin on January 6, 2020, so please submit all materials by then for optimum consideration and convey to your references that letters are also due by this date.
  • Questions regarding this opportunity may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Assistant Professor Donna Kwon at donna.kwon@uky.edu. For more information about the School of Music, please visit our website: https://finearts.uky.edu/music

University of North Texas: Assistant Professor of Jazz History SEARCH PAUSED/CANCELLED[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: None listed, posted 24 February 2020
  • The Division of Jazz Studies in the College of Music invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Jazz History beginning August 2020. Duties will include: teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in jazz history and research, including courses in areas of specialization and an occasional general-education jazz-history course; maintaining an active program of research and refereed scholarly publication; recruiting students into the graduate program in Jazz Studies; serving on undergraduate and graduate advisory committees (BM, MA, PhD, and DMA); serving on divisional/college/university committees; and other duties as assigned by the Division and/or College.
  • Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in music, ethnomusicology, or musicology at time of appointment with a focus on jazz and related genres; excellence in college-level teaching as demonstrated by successful service as a faculty member and/or teaching assistant; an active research agenda; expertise in jazz music and related genres as evidenced in a Ph.D. dissertation and scholarly publications.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Undergraduate or master’s degree in Jazz Studies preferred. Experience with online teaching.
  • Posting Number: F134P
  • Special Instructions to Applicants: Please upload your CV, a cover letter which speaks to the required and preferred qualifications of the position, a list of names and contact information for three references, and one example of professional writing.
  • 4/17: Email from chair stating that after 3 finalists had completed "on-campus" (online) interviews the Provost had frozen the search.
  • 9/28: Automated email advising that the department has cancelled the search. 

University of Miami: Open Rank, Musicology FILLED: Gabrielle Cornish, Eastman ABD[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 09 February 2020
  • Position Description: The acclaimed Frost School of Music at the University of Miami seeks an innovative scholar, dynamic teacher, and supportive colleague to join the tenure-track faculty of the Department of Musicology. The ideal candidate will embrace an interdisciplinary approach to music research that resonates with the interests of the current faculty of the Department of Musicology and the Frost School of Music. Applications from individuals whose work examines the interplay of historical and modern-day cultural processes, global crosscurrents of musical activity, or new trends in music-centered scholarship are especially welcome. The Search Committee also encourages applications from members of historically underrepresented groups, particularly those who will enhance an environment of inclusion within the Frost School and help to advance the university’s initiatives in hemispheric studies.
  • Responsibilities of the position involve teaching undergraduate and graduate courses on European art music, bibliography, research methods, and/or topics in the scholar's field(s) of expertise. The new hire will also be expected to pursue a vibrant program of scholarly research that demonstrates continued professional growth and visibility; recruit, mentor, and advise students; engage in service within and beyond the institution; and contribute to the creative and intellectual life of the university.
  • Required Qualifications: A successful candidate at the rank of Full or Associate Professor will have an exemplary record of publication and research, extensive teaching experience at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and a strong national and international reputation. A successful candidate at the rank of Assistant Professor will hold a PhD in musicology, music history, or ethnomusicology at the time of appointment, and show evidence of effective collegiate teaching and an emerging national reputation as a scholar.
  • Deadline: February 9, 2020 or until filled.
  • What to Submit: Letter of application, CV, and names and contact information of three references.
  • Applications: Please send all materials electronically to www.hr.miami.edu/careers. Questions about the search should be addressed to Melvin L. Butler, Chair, Musicology Search Committee, email: mlb267@miami.edu.
  • 1/22 Changes to the submission guidelines were made to the wiki posting that no longer match the ad on the HR site, but since the edits are from a Miami IP address, I'll let them stand, since presumably the ad will also be updated soon.
  • 1/23 The HR site still has the original information posted here. Just FYI.
  • 1/24 *Search Committee Update* -- Please know that we are aware of the discrepancy between the wiki post and the ad on our HR site. The wording of the wiki post is correct, and we will update the HR ad accordingly. Thank you for your patience as we work to resolve this issue.
  • 1/25 Thanks to the Search Committee for the updates here. I assume both the previous posters and the SC member above are alluding to the fact that there's no place to attach anything other than a CV?
  • 1/26 In response to poster above, the wiki lists a "career assessment" as one of the requirement application documents, while the HR site does not mention this document at this point.
  • 1/27 Since the Search Committee appears to be reading the wiki, would one of them elaborate on what is meant by a "career assessment"?
  • 1/27 *Search Committee Update* The inconsistencies between the wiki and the HR site should be ironed out within the next day or two. Re: attachments--when you click on the link to attach a CV, it should also be possible to attach additional documents at that point. Thank you again for your patience.
  • 1/27 Hoping for one more point of clarification from the committee regarding references. This page asks for three letters of recommendation; the HR site asks for names and contact info only for the three references, and there is nowhere on the application to direct referees to upload letters.
  • 1/28 *Search Committee Update* - The HR site and this wiki page should now be consistent. At this stage, the search committee is requesting only the names and contact information for three references. A "career assessment" is not required. Applicants can upload all required documents (i.e., a letter of application, CV, and list of references) via the HR site. We apologize for the confusion caused by previous edits to the wiki.
  • 1/28 Kudos to the search committee for deciding NOT to require letters for the initial application, or a career assessment, whatever that is. (X2)
  • 1/28 Just tried to submit an application but the system only allows me to submit a c.v. and not a cover letter. Is there still a glitch?
    • Under the Resume/CV section, you are able to attach additional documents.
  • 2/12 Request for reference letters and writing samples (x2)
  • 2/26 Campus invite (x2)

University of Michigan: Assistant Professor of Musicology/Ethnomusicology FILLED: Charles Lwanga, University of Pittsburgh (PhD Ethnomusicology 2020); University of Pittsburgh (PhD Composition/Theory 2012)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 November 2019
  • Open Date: Oct 14, 2019
  • Duties: Teach musicology courses at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels, including introductory surveys for music majors and nonmajors; pursue a coherent program of scholarly research and musicological publication, with interdisciplinary research according to the applicant's expertise; advise students; and engage in university service as required. The appointee will be expected to develop a portfolio of significant scholarly publications; maintain a national and international profile as a scholar of music; demonstrate a strong commitment to excellent, innovative teaching; expand the areas of interest represented in our department; and have the potential to work well with the variety of students in our diverse undergraduate and graduate programs. The appointee will be expected to serve on departmental, faculty, and university committees, and participate in faculty governance as appropriate.
  • Rank: Assistant Professor, tenure-track
  • Qualifications: Ph.D. in ethnomusicology/musicology in hand; evidence of scholarly promise; demonstrated potential as an innovative classroom teacher; commitment to nurturing a broad range of students of diverse identities and experiences, as demonstrated through pedagogy, service, and other activities; research that focuses on African and African diasporic music, with additional interests in critical race studies, gender and sexuality, disability studies, and sound studies.
  • Application Instructions: To Apply: Materials are only being accepted via Interfolio. Required documents to be uploaded are, letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of professional and teaching activity, and at least three confidential letters of recommendation. Please ensure you upload documents to the position for which you are applying and not to your personal Interfolio account. Samples of scholarly work and publications may be requested at a subsequent stage of this search.
  • Deadline: Review of materials will begin November 15. Materials will be accepted until position is filled.
  • 10/24 The recommendation upload on Interfolio asks for three confidential recommendations, but allows for only one document. This document, moreover, is "uploaded" by users rather than solicited as is usually the way with recommendations. Anyone facing this same issue?
  • 10/28: For those of us who are both musicologists/ethnomusicologists, does it make sense to submit two separate applications for UofM's two open positions? Or just submit one and assume that we'd be considered for both?
    • 11/3 I don't have specific inside knowledge here, but I do know these are two separate searches, with different search committees. UM has a department of musicology with both historical musicologists and ethnomusicologists, and I believe they are looking for one of each.
  • 10/29 I have no inside knowledge of UM's hiring practices, but I strongly suspect that at a large state research university, they will be unable to hire you for a position for which you did not apply.
  • 2/1 Any updates here? Seems like things are moving with the musicology search
  • Skype interviews conducted (1/13-15), notification of finalist status (1/25)

University of South Carolina: Assistant Professor of Musicology or Ethnomusicology FILLED: Alexandria Carrico, Florida State University 2019[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 30 November 2019
  • The University of South Carolina School of Music is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor of Musicology or Ethnomusicology. The successful candidate will build a regional, national, and international reputation of excellence through scholarship and publications; contribute to the diverse curricula for School of Music undergraduate and graduate students through teaching, including the existing Western music history sequence for undergraduate majors, and graduate seminars on specialized topics and/or contemporary issues in musicology/ethnomusicology; mentor and advise masters and doctoral students; and undertake service obligations as assigned.
  • Required Education and Experience: An earned doctorate in musicology or ethnomusicology by the employment start date, demonstrated potential for excellence in college-level teaching and demonstrated potential for significant contributions in the area of research.
  • Preferred Qualifications: The School of Music vision statement identifies five core values: the pursuit of Excellence; devotion to Student Success; the production of Music Leaders; preparation of the Musician-Educator; and the creation of Diversely Skilled Musicians. The school encourages applications from candidates who demonstrate interests and abilities that align with these values.
  • Desired Start Date: 08/16/2020
  • Job Open Date: 09/13/2019
  • Special Instructions to Applicant: Applicants should upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact information for three letters of recommendation, and work samples which may include published articles or conference papers.
  • N.B. The USC HR site has no deadline or review date, but the Chronicle Vitae posting says "Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2019 and continue until the position is filled."
    • 11/28 Happy Thanksgiving, all. Any intel on the committee chair's name? Also, protocol/etiquette question: when it's one of these musicology or ethnomusicology positions, is it better to declare oneself one or the other in the first sentence of the letter, or to give the name of the position with both disciplines, just as printed in the ad? I've never known what to do here.
    • 12/5 I always just write what subdiscipline my PhD is in (or if you're ABD, what it will be in) so they know, but then make it clear in the letter that I do work that roughly falls into both categories. If it's a job like this one that says Musicology OR Ethnomusicology, I usually assume that either they're 1) going to end up asking you to teach both world music and music appreciation, or 2) that they had two lines and now only have one so two old jobs are just one new job, or 3) that the committee couldn't agree on what they wanted so they just said both and would see what they can got.
  • Skype interviews scheduled for this week (1/6)
  • Rejection email (1/13) (x3)
  • 1/16 Anyone else not hear anything one way or the other? (x4)
  • 1/26 Campus interviews scheduled
  • Filled: https://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/music/about/news/2020/carrico.php

University of Texas at Austin: Assistant Professor of Musicology/Ethnomusicology FILLED: James Gabrillo, University of Cambridge[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 23 September 2019
  • Full-time, tenure-track; salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate instruction, advising, supervision of theses, and university service. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a record of professional scholarly activity appropriate for tenure at a Tier 1 research university.
  • Qualifications: PhD completed by August 2020. We seek candidates whose areas of research and teaching expertise complement those of existing faculty, with a particular interest in music, media, and technology (digital humanities, mediated sound, studio production, sampling, the internet and musical communities, etc.). We particularly welcome individuals who are willing to seek and expand cross-departmental collaborations, and who are able to introduce students to practical skills in digital humanities (or other technologies) as part of their pedagogical practice . Candidates should demonstrate a strong record of (or potential for) research, as well as evidence of successful teaching at the college level.
  • The Musicology/Ethnomusicology division offers a diverse curriculum that includes many different music-making traditions and cultures. The successful candidate will demonstrate a record of promoting a learning and research environment that advances diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Application Instructions: Review of applications begins September 23. Applications will continue to be accepted after this date and the position will remain open until filled.
  • Applications should include:
  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • complete contact information for five references
  • Please do not submit additional supporting materials unless requested by the search committee.
  • All documents must be uploaded via UT’s online application system: http://apply.interfolio.com/66519
  • Inquiries only may be directed to: bsom-hr@utexas.edu
  • Request for additional materials (October 4) (x5)
  • 10/29: rejection email stating they received 144 applications
  • 11/6 Skype interview request
  • 12/9: Rejection email stating that three candidates have been invited to the campus interview.
  • 4/22 Post on Butler School's Facebook says they've hired James Gabrillo (PhD Cambridge, Postdoc Princeton, Lecturer The New School)
  • https://www.facebook.com/ButlerSOM/photos/a.274945914287/10158205872574288/?type=3&theater

University of Texas at El Paso: Assistant Professor of Borderlands Music FILLED: Juan David Rubio Restrepo, UC San Diego 2020[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 November 05 December 2019
  • The Department of Music and the Chicano Studies Program at The University of Texas at El Paso invites applications for the position of a Borderlands Music specialist at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek an interdisciplinary scholar who can advance our focus on music of the borderlands and Chicana/o/x culture. The successful candidate will have a record of research and creative activities related to the performance practice of transnational musical expression and be able to perform and teach styles such as (but not limited to) Norteño, Tejano, or Cumbia at a professional level.
  • Teaching responsibilities will include specialized courses in music and Chicana/o/x studies, general education, and the direction of borderland music ensembles.
  • A Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology, Musicology, or equivalent. Related fields will also be considered.
  • A complete application will include the following:
    • Letter of interest
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Complete contact information for three current professional references
    • YouTube links to teaching videos (optional)
    • YouTube links to video and/or audio recordings of the candidate performing relevant musical styles (optional)
  • Review of applications will begin November 15 resume December 5, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Andrea Shaheen Espinosa at alshaheen@utep.edu.
  • 11/22 Deadline extended
  • 12/11 Skype interview request

York University: Assistant Professor, Black Popular Cultures FILLED: Ola Mohammed, York University 2020 (PhD Social and Political Thought )[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 30 October 2019
  • The Department of Humanities, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites applications for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Black Popular Cultures at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.
  • A PhD or a PhD near completion in Humanities or a related field is required. The program seeks outstanding scholars in interdisciplinary and contemporary Black Popular Cultures. Applicants must have an ongoing program of research and specialize in one of the following areas: music and sound studies, visual and material cultures, social media studies, and comics and graphic novels. Preference will be given to candidates whose research focusses on Popular Cultures of Canada and covers multiple approaches. Candidates must demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence in teaching, scholarly research and publication, and service.
  • The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is preferred.
  • York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/self-identification-form/. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/work-authorization-form.
  • The deadline for receipt of completed applications is October 30, 2019. Applicants should submit a signed letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, and a sample of their written work (no longer than 20 pages) and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Professor Andrea Davis, Chair, Department of Humanities, 206 Vanier College, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3; or by e-mail to humachr@yorku.ca (subject line: “Black Popular Cultures Humanities”).

Non-tenure-track Full-time Faculty Positions, Musicology and/or Ethnomusicology[edit | edit source]

Beloit College: Visiting Assistant Professor of Music (Spring 2020) FILLED: Ellen Hebden, UW Madison 2019[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: Review begins immediately, posted 31 May 2019
  • Beloit College seeks a candidate trained in ethnomusicology or related fields to teach an introductory course in ethnomusicology in the spring semester of 2020. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. (or be A.B.D.) in music and will be responsible for teaching an introduction to the ethical, musical, historical, and methodological concerns of the field of ethnomusicology. The course will be open to majors and non-majors who may have limited musical training. Candidates will have the flexibility to shape the course to fit their respective interests and abilities.
  • Interested candidates should submit materials to Beth Pohl (pohlb@beloit.edu). The application requires a cover letter, C.V., and the names and contact information for two references. Applications will reviewed as they are received.
  • 7/24 Position filled

Binghamton University (SUNY): Visiting Assistant Professor in Musicology SEARCH CANCELED[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 01 April 2020
  • The Binghamton University (State University of New York) Department of Music invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professorship in Musicology beginning in September 2020. This position begins Fall semester 2020 (9/1/2020) and runs through Spring semester 2022 (8/31/22), with the potential for renewal. We seek a colleague with the ability to engage students at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a broad array of courses. The successful candidate may also have the opportunity to advise honors projects and master's theses.
  • Essential Duties, Tasks, and Responsibilities: This position entails a 3-3 course load. The yearly schedule will include one graduate-level seminar, one Western-music survey for music majors (1750-1900 or 1900-present), an introductory course in the Western classical tradition for non-majors (taught both semesters), and both major- and non-major electives, preferably focusing on 20th- and 21st-century popular and vernacular musics. The Music Department is particularly interested in expanding our curricular offerings in African-American, Latinx, *Required Qualifications
  • A completed PhD or ABD status in Musicology or a closely related field (PhD strongly preferred) by the appointment start date.
  • Experience teaching college courses in music history as instructor of record.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience teaching courses in music history for music majors or master's students.
  • Experince teaching courses focused on popular or vernacular musics, especially those of African-American, Latinx, Indigenous, or other historically marginalized musical cultures.
  • Experience developing and teaching new courses.
  • Teaching experience that engages closely with the candidate's research and publication program.
  • Application Instructions: Applications must be submitted through the Binghamton Interview Exchange site. Please submit: 1) a cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) two sample syllabi, and 4) names and contact information for three professional references who can comment on your teaching and research; do not send reference letters or other materials at this time.
  • Review of applications will begin April 1 and continue until the position is filled.
  • 3/26: Does anyone know who is chairing this search?
  • 3/30 Paul Schleuse
  • 4/10: Request for teaching video, writing sample, and recommendation letters. (x6)
    • 4/12 For uploading the writing sample and link to the teaching video, did you just add these to the Documents section of Interview Exchange? I didn’t see a new place to upload materials, and the function to reply to the “follow-up” did not provide a way to upload files.
    • 4/13 In response to the above poster - I uploaded everything to the Documents section of Interview Exchange, including links to my teaching video. When I checked again, it seemed that everything uploaded successfully and that links were active and accessible.
    • 4/14: Yes, I uploaded my writing sample to the documents section and included my video link in the follow-up response to the request.
  • 4/21: Request for Zoom interview (X3)
  • 5/7: Notification that search is ongoing, but there have been delays re: NY State's hiring freeze (X2)
  • 5/11: Any word here?
  • 5/22: Search canceled

Brandeis University: Florence Levy Kay Fellow in Afro-Asian Diaspora Studies FILLED: Soham Patel, University of Minnesota ABD (PhD American Studies)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 08 May 2020, but review begins immediately
  • Brandeis University invites applications for a two-year, non-renewable Florence Levy Kay Fellowship in Afro-Asian Diaspora Studies.
  • We seek a Fellow whose work focuses on the formation of Afro-Asian diasporas and/or explores the interconnections and interactions between members of African and Asian diasporas in any geographic or temporal setting. Scholars working in a wide range of fields, including but not limited to history, literature, art history, political science, sociology, anthropology, music, performance, and relevant cultural and interdisciplinary fields of study, are welcome to apply.
  • Kay Fellowships are interdisciplinary appointments. The Kay Fellow in Afro-Asian Diaspora Studies will hold a joint appointment as a faculty member at the rank of lecturer in the Department of African and African American Studies, and the Program in Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies. The Kay Fellow will teach one course per semester and actively pursue their own research interests. The Fellow will receive a 2020-2021 salary of $60,000, plus benefits, a modest moving expense allowance, and a research fund of up to $4,000 per year. PhD must be in hand by the commencement of the fellowship in August 2020.
  • Submitted through AcademicJobsOnline at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/16260, applications should include a cover letter which addresses your interest in the position and your current research and teaching interests; a current cv, three letters of recommendation; and a writing sample no more than 30 double-spaced pages. Review of applications will begin immediately. First consideration will be given to applications received by May 8. Questions about the position may be directed to Yuri Doolan at yuridoolan@brandeis.edu.
  • https://twitter.com/IamSoham2/status/1278341374610268165

Brock University: Three-Year Limited-Term Appointment, World Music/Historical Musicology FILLED: Nina Penner, McGill University 2016[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 30 March 2020
  • Brock University invites applications for a 3-year limited-term appointment in World Music/Historical Musicology at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2020. The position is subject to final budgetary approval. The successful candidate will be expected to:
  • Teach undergraduate courses in music in global cultures and historical topics in music
  • Engage in a program of academic research in their chosen area(s)
  • Participate in the affairs of the Department
  • Fulfill service commitments to the Department and University
  • Engage actively in recruitment and community outreach
  • Qualifications: A completed doctorate and a demonstrated ongoing record of research activity in one or more sub-disciplines of world music and/or historical musicology. Interdisciplinary research based in one of more of these areas is encouraged. Other sub-discipline specializations that complement the main specialization in world music/historical musicology will be favourably considere. Demonstrated record of high-quality and innovative university-level teaching in these areas. Post-doctoral experience and/or other university appointments will be considered assets
  • Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a detailed summary of ongoing research, and a teaching dossier (or equivalent documentation that outlines the candidate’s teaching experience and philosophy), all in electronic format (a single PDF document is preferred) via the online application system. (Note: file maximum of 5MB per attachment upload.) Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent electronically to Dr. Matthew Royal, mroyal@brocku.ca by 12:01am on April 1, 2020.
  • Post End Date: Note to all candidates: This posting will close at 12:01 am on the date listed: April 1, 2020
  • All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
  • It is Brock University’s policy to give consideration to qualified internal applicants.
  • We appreciate all applications received; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • 5/26 - Anyone hear anything about this?

Central Connecticut State University: Assistant Professor of Music History (one-year, NTT) FILLED: Heather DeSavage, University of Connecticut 2015[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 February 2020 (priority deadline); 29 February 2020 (final deadline)
  • Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, one-year special appointment for a non-tenure track Assistant Professor in the Department of Music beginning academic year 2020-2021. The person in this position will teach our three-semester music history sequence for music majors as well as related courses for music majors and general education courses for non-majors.
  • Departmental and University expectations of the person in this position include the following: evidence of quality teaching and successful recruiting endeavors; demonstrated research and creative activity through regional and national performances and presentations, recordings and/or publications; participation in academic governance and service at both the departmental and university levels as appropriate. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body.
  • Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Musicology, Music History, or related degree by date of appointment (ABD will be considered)
  • Preferred Qualifications: Excellence in teaching at the university/college level as the instructor of record. Experience in teaching music history courses to music majors. Experience in teaching non-major music history/appreciation courses and other related exploratory courses. Experience working with diverse populations
  • Application and Appointment: For full consideration, applications must be received by February 29, 2020. Priority review of applications will be given to applicants who apply by February 15, 2020. Applications will be accepted through February 29, 2020 unless position is filled prior to the closing date. Semi-finalist candidates will be contacted for videos of classroom teaching, and Skype interviews.
  • To begin the application process, click on the Apply Now button and electronically submit the following:
  • Letter of interest addressing qualifications for the position
  • Current curriculum vita
  • Three letters of professional recommendation including, contact information
  • Careful consideration will be given to candidates who are able to share access to some or all of the following: copies of student evaluations of representative classes taught, and writing samples of research activity.
  • Note: When unloading in the additional materials section, please scan as one document all copies of student evaluations and writing samples.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered. Mailed applications will not be accepted. Please redact any personally identifiable information (i.e., Social Security number, date of birth, marital status, country of origin) from any documents submitted. Please ensure your Social Security Number is not listed on any documents submitted.
  • For more information, contact Dr. Charles Menoche at 860-832-2904 or menochec@ccsu.edu

Updates

  • 2/17 Job posting implies that applicants need to upload their letters of recommendation through the portal with their other materials, meaning that the letters would not be confidential. I checked with Dr. Menoche and he said that while applications must have something uploaded in the "References" category (e.g. a list of referees and their contact details) he is authorized to receive confidential letters directly from referees. Send to email address listed above.
  • 2/18 So to be clear, the instruction to have letters sent to the Chair should have been the instruction to begin with? Are people who completed the application site procedure by the "priority" deadline but didn't have them sent directly going to be knocked back to the "regular" deadline?
  • 3/28 Request for teaching video
  • 4/9 Request for online interview (x2)
  • 6/22 Rejection email announcing position as filled

Columbia University: Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow/Lecturer FILLED: Ruth Opara, University of Colorado-Boulder 2017 and Suzanne Thorpe, UC San Diego 2020[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 01 December 2019
  • The Department of Music at Columbia University invites applications for Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowships. Appointment will be at the rank of Mellon Teaching Fellow/Lecturer, for a period of two years beginning July 1, 2020. A PhD, DMA degree, or the equivalent is required, at time of appointment. The degree must have been received between January 1, 2016 and July 1, 2020. Fellows will be expected to do research, participate in the academic life of the Department of Music, and teach one course per semester, three in Columbia’s Core Curriculum and one in the candidate’s area of specialization. All candidates must demonstrate excellent scholarship and show promise for future development as scholars and teachers.
  • All applications must be made through Columbia University’s Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS). Please upload the following required materials: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three references with contact information, a statement of research interests and plans, and a two-page syllabus for a course in the candidate’s area of specialization. The syllabus should be uploaded under the category “Other Document 1.” RAPS will accommodate uploads up to a maximum of two megabytes in size per document.
  • For inquiries please email Gabriela Kumar at gk2255@columbia.edu.
  • Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Minimum Degree Required: PhD or DMA or equivalent, at time of appointment.
  • Minimum Qualifications: All candidates must demonstrate excellent scholarship and show promise for future development as scholars and teachers.
  • Also posted at Music Theory/Composition 2019-20
  • 1/10 Is this a different position from the Columbia Society of Fellows post doc? Both bear the name Mellon. Link
    • 1/11 Can confirm, these are indeed two different positions.
  • From theory wiki: (1/11) Request for writing/work samples (x2)
  • 1/11 Request for writing/work samples (x2
    • Trying to make it clear which were posted on the theory wiki (presumably by theorists) and which were posted here (presumably by musicologists) - 5120j
  • 2/6 Any news? x2
  • 2/18 Campus interview
  • From theory wiki: (3/18) Rejection email
  • https://music.columbia.edu/news/ruth-opara-and-suzanne-thorpe-announced-as-mellon-postdoctoral-teaching-fellows

Dixie State University: Visiting Post-Doctoral Fellow of Humanities FILLED: Anne Levitsky, Columbia University 2018[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 24 February 2020
  • The Department of History, Humanities, and Modern Languages at Dixie State University in St. George, UT invites applications for a full-time, two-year position as Visiting Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow of Humanities for the 2020-21 and 2021-22 academic years. This position is well-suited for a professional who wishes to prepare for a career of teaching at a primarily undergraduate institution that emphasizes excellence in teaching and research.
  • Responsibilities: Teach 30 credits of lower-division lecture courses each academic year, primarily in art history, literature, and musicology. Opportunities for curriculum development are also available. Attend department, division, and college faculty meetings; work with other faculty in program management; adhere to university policies.
  • Qualifications: Ph.D. in Art History, Literature, or Musicology from an accredited college or university required. Preference will be given to those applicants who were recently awarded (within the last two years), or are about to earn, a Ph.D. in Art History, Literature, or Musicology. ABD may be considered if degree is awarded prior to August 2020. Significant teaching and/or research background in a secondary area of arts research listed above. Evidence of potential for successful teaching at the college level. Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills. An eagerness to engage with colleagues, staff and administrators to develop ways to improve the educational experience for our students.
  • CONTRACT: Full-time (9-month) non-tenure-track faculty position, with a two-year contract. Faculty service begins August 2020, with pay & benefits starting July 1, 2020. Annual salary of $40,000 - $42,000, depending on qualifications & experience, with additional compensation available for summer/overload teaching. Excellent benefits package included –see https://humanresources.dixie.edu/employee-benefits/ under "Benefits Summary" for more details.
  • ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Application review begins February 24, 2020; position open until filled. Candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references (including email addresses), transcripts, and a Student Success Statement (1-2 pages about their teaching or other experience, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population). Please upload all of the requested documents when you submit your application. Employment is contingent upon successful completion and certification of required degrees and upon successfully passing a background check. If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office (435) 652-7520.
  • 3/11: Request for Skype interview and teaching video

Emory University: Visiting Assistant Professor in Musicology or Ethnomusicology FILLED: Heidi Senungetuk, Wesleyan University 2017[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 10 June 2020
  • The Department of Music at Emory University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Musicology or Ethnomusicology, to begin August 2020. The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher and scholar who is committed to and experienced in mentoring a diverse undergraduate study community. Qualifications for the position include: PhD in musicology or ethnomusicology by the time of appointment; demonstrated commitment to teaching undergraduates; evidence of significant scholarly contributions to the field; and ability to articulate how the study of music contributes to a liberal arts education.
  • The successful candidate will teach five courses during the academic year, two in Fall 2020 and three in Spring 2021. Both semesters will include “Music, Culture, and Society” (MUS 200), in which students are introduced to classical and vernacular traditions from throughout the world, and equipped with skills they need to research and write critically about musical cultures, repertoires, and practices. This course is designed for music majors and minors, and is a prerequisite for many other music courses. The other course in the fall will be “Music and Contemporary Society” (MUS 284), which offers a detailed historical examination of Western classical music composed since 1900, emphasizing both repertoire and the cultural practice of music-making. The other two courses in the spring will be “19th-Century Music” (MUS 283), which focuses on Western classical music from the 1820s through 1900, and a special-topics writing course in the area of the candidate’s expertise (either MUS 370W or MUS 470W).
  • Applicants must submit the following materials to Stephen Crist via email (scrist@emory.edu): (1) letter of interest, (2) CV, (3) brief statement describing experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students of diverse backgrounds, (4) sample syllabus for the writing course, (5) contact information for three professional references who are familiar with your teaching and scholarship.
  • Review of applications will begin on June 10, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Stephen Crist, chair of the search committee, at scrist@emory.edu.
  • Emory University is located in Atlanta, a major metropolitan area and cultural center. The Department of Music serves more than 100 music majors across three tracks: performance, research, and composition. The department enjoys close relationships with important Atlanta arts organizations, including the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
  • Emory University, an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, is committed to equity and diversity and strongly encourages applications from women, people of color, indigenous peoples, veterans, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender
  • As of 5/28, not yet posted on the Emory HR site (or anywhere else online as far as I can tell). Looks to be legit since it was posted to the wiki from an Atlanta IP address. -5120j
  • It was also posted on the SEM listserv by an Emory faculty member
  • Yes, it is legit. If you're interested and qualified, please send your application materials by June 10. (Stephen Crist, committee chair, 5/29)
  • 7/1, has anyone heard anything since the finalist interviews in June? (x2)

Indiana University: Visiting Assistant Professor in Ethnomusicology FILLED: Julianne Graper, UT Austin 2019[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 01 April 2020
  • The Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology invites applications for two, one-year positions beginning in Fall of 2020. Applicants are welcome to apply for one or both positions. If you are applying for both, only one set of recommendation letters is needed. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement that of our current faculty. Candidates should be broadly conversant with the theoretical and conceptual aspects of ethnomusicology.
  • The Visiting Assistant Professor will teach 4 courses, at least one of which will be a graduate seminar, during the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • The Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology is an innovative, interdisciplinary center for the study of music and culture in global contexts, which offers BA, MA, and PhD degrees. The department has a full-time teaching faculty of 17 folklorists and ethnomusicologists, and a graduate and undergraduate student population of nearly 100 students.
  • Applicants must have completed the PhD in ethnomusicology or a related field by the date of appointment, and have demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and research.
  • A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation should be sent electronically to Michelle Melhouse (mmelhous@indiana.edu). Address materials to Dr. Daniel Reed, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, 800 E. 3rd St., Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • The Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
  • May 9: Video interviews took place this week.
  • May 22: Received an email saying an offer has been accepted.
  • https://twitter.com/IUFolkEthno/status/1271445969037647873

Indiana University: Visiting Lecturer in Ethnomusicology SEARCH CANCELED[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 01 April 2020
  • The Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology invites applications for two, one-year positions beginning in Fall of 2020. Applicants are welcome to apply for one or both positions. If you are applying for both, only one set of recommendation letters is needed. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement that of our current faculty. Candidates should be broadly conversant with the theoretical and conceptual aspects of ethnomusicology.
  • The Visiting Lecturer will teach 3 undergraduate courses per semester. Preference will be given to applicants with experience teaching world musics.
  • The Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology is an innovative, interdisciplinary center for the study of music and culture in global contexts, which offers BA, MA, and PhD degrees. The department has a full-time teaching faculty of 17 folklorists and ethnomusicologists, and a graduate and undergraduate student population of nearly 100 students.
  • Applicants must have completed the PhD in ethnomusicology or a related field by the date of appointment, and have demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and research.
  • A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation should be sent electronically to Michelle Melhouse (mmelhous@indiana.edu). Address materials to Dr. Daniel Reed, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, 800 E. 3rd St., Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • The Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
  • May 9: This position was folded into the VAP position.
  • 5/11 So one person will be hired instead of two, but all applicants for the lectureship are also being considered for the VAP?
  • May 15: Not sure whether that's the case if you only applied for the lectureship.

Kenyon College: Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor in Ethnomusicology FILLED: Violet Cavicchi Muñoz, Brown University 2020[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 09 March 2020
  • Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor of Ethnomusicology beginning in July 2020.
  • The departments of Music and Anthropology at Kenyon College invite applications for a joint interdisciplinary one-year visiting position at the assistant professor or instructor level in ethnomusicology. The candidate’s primary appointment will be in the Music Department, where they will teach a seminar in ethnomusicology as well as another course in an area of specialty. In addition, they must be able to teach an Introduction to Cultural Anthropology course. An ability to teach gamelan ensemble (Javanese or Sundanese) or Korean percussion ensemble is desired but not required. Other ensemble opportunities are possible, especially if the candidate has their own set of instruments.
  • Teaching responsibilities consist of five courses per year. A Ph.D. in ethnomusicology is preferred, though ABD status is also acceptable. A master’s degree or significant course work in anthropology is a plus. Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching, with evidence of support for Kenyon’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • To apply, please submit the following materials using the online application system at http://careers.kenyon.edu: (1) a cover letter detailing teaching approaches and experience as well as research interests; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) graduate transcripts; and (4) the names of three references who can provide letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses the candidate’s teaching abilities. Inquiries may be directed to Donna Maloney, Administrative Assistant for Music, at maloneyd@kenyon.edu or 740-427-5197.
  • Review of applications will begin March 9, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the March 9, 2020 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.

Loyola University Chicago: Instructor, Department of Fine and Performing Arts (Music History), Non-Tenure Track (One-Year) SEARCH FAILED (?)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 16 March 2020
  • Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Fine and Performing Arts (DFPA) invites applications for a one-year non-tenure-track appointment as Instructor in Music with a specialization in Musicology or Ethnomusicology. The position will begin in Academic Year 2020-2021.
  • Candidates will be expected to teach four courses per semester, approximately half of which will be comprised of upper level courses in music history and the College of Arts and Sciences “Artistic Knowledge and Experience” core course, MUSC 101: Art of Listening. Additional teaching responsibilities will be assigned based on the candidate’s area of expertise and the needs of the department. The candidate will be expected to contribute to the ever-growing program and artistic life of the department through division and departmental meetings, recruiting initiatives, auditions, and student advising.
  • Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Musicology or Ethnomusicology from an accredited college or university is required, as is a minimum of three years professional experience in the field and four years of college-level teaching experience. The successful applicant should demonstrate research interests and accomplishments in the area of musicology.
  • Open Date: 03/03/2020
  • Special Instructions to Applicants: All applications must be submitted through www.careers.luc.edu. Candidates are required to provide the following: letter of interest; Curriculum Vitae; statement of teaching philosophy and research interests; and the names and contact information of three references, who will not be contacted immediately but will be at subsequent points in the review process. Applicants should forward additional questions to:
Anthony Molinaro, Director of Music
Department of Fine and Performing Arts
Loyola University Chicago
1020 W. Sheridan
Chicago, Illinois 60626
amolinaro@luc.edu
  • Application review will begin on March 16, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
  • 3/13: I think someone posted a question about documents that somehow got deleted. I contacted the director, and he told me I could either submit an integrated teaching and research statement as one document or the standard separate teaching and research statements as two documents (the research statement would go in the "Other Document" slot. I hope this helps!
  • 3/13 Thanks for the clarification. The person who posed the question you've answered deleted it themselves, and I normally let self-deletions stand even if I don't know why they'd want to remove what was an innocuous question with no identifying information. Then they (probably accidentally) deleted a bunch of other random comments, which I reverted. -5120j
  • 4/9: I do not have any concrete information related to this specific search nor have I heard anything from the committee, so please understrand this is second-hand information. I have a friend in another department at Loyola chairing a search and they told me Loyola announced a University-wide hiring freeze. So things don't really look good for this search continuing.
  • 7/31 Classes above are currently assigned to existing faculty (orchestra conductor), so very likely failed.

Marist College: Lecturer, Music[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 06 June 2020
  • Department: International Programs
  • Type of Position: Full-time
  • Classification: Faculty
  • Months per Year: 9
  • Work Schedule: Time as required for teaching, office hours, departmental/school activities and other activities as needed.
  • Location: Marist College main campus, Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Job Summary: Marist College is searching for a Lecturer in Music to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as maintain a high level of professional activity through research and service.
  • Minimum Qualifications: The position requires a Ph.D. in Music or a related field. The successful candidate must have significant experience, including:
  • Teaching at the post-secondary level;
  • Providing administrative direction for academic operations and international program development; and
  • A strong network of professional affiliations and networks in both ethnomusicology and international education.
  • Essential Functions: The incumbent is expected to engage in scholarly activity and participate in institutional programs and activities. Courses to be taught include but are not limited to MUS 226: Music Cultures of the World and MUS 393ST: Northern Lights - Norway. Additional courses and co-curricular programming in African, Asian, and Latin American ethnomusicology as well as African drumming ensemble may be required.
  • In addition, teaching and research obligations in music, the incumbent will assume administrative responsibility to work with the Dean of International Programs to develop Marist’s international programs and affiliations; enhance Marist’s international presence through curricular and programmatic review; and support the International Programs Office through review of policy and procedure to ensure international standards.
  • Required Application Documents: Resume, Cover Letter, Three Professional References
  • 5/7 Does not appear to be tenure-track? -5120j

McGill University: Postdoctoral Fellow: Analysis, creation and teaching of orchestration (ACTOR), Analysis Axis FILLED: Lindsey Reymore, Ohio State University 2020 (PhD Music Theory)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 April 2020, or until position is filled.
  • Start date: May 15th to August 1st, 2020.
  • Another two-year position as a postdoctoral fellow (PDF) is now available at the Schulich School of Music (www.mcgill.ca/music) of McGill University: the position announced here is in the ACTOR Project’s Analysis Axis, in contrast to the recently posted position with the same application deadline (April 15) for a PDF working in the Output Innovation Axis (www.actorproject.org/calls/postdoc/output-innovation-axis-2020). Applicants can request to be considered for either or both PDF positions, depending on their research expertise and qualifications.
  • The PDFs will work within an international, interdisciplinary partnership directed by Stephen McAdams, and including McGill faculty members in composition (Denys Bouliane, John Rea, Philippe Leroux), music theory (Robert Hasegawa), sound recording (Martha de Francisco), music technology (Philippe Depalle, Ichiro Fujinaga), conducting (Guillaume Bourgogne), and music psychology (Stephen McAdams). The ACTOR Partnership (see www.actor-project.org) proposes to bring the often-neglected topics of timbre and orchestration to the forefront of musical scholarship and practice, through a collaboration including world-class artists, scholars, and scientists. This Partnership links major North American and European universities, conservatories, research centres, orchestras, and companies to develop a solid theoretical basis for orchestration practice and pedagogy, to stimulate the development of new creativity-enhancing digital tools for teaching and learning orchestration, and to apply tools of corpus analysis and machine learning to better understand orchestration practice in over four centuries of music. The partnership is organized into three primary research axes: 1) Analysis Axis – score, text, audio, perception and performance analysis of orchestration practice and interpretation, 2) Tool Development Axis – development of computer-aided orchestration and orchestral simulation environments, an orchestration research database, and an online interactive orchestration resource, 3) Output Innovation Axis – applying the analysis-based research and tools to innovation in orchestration pedagogy, music scholarship and composition.
  • The post-doctoral researcher will work primarily on the Analysis Axis and will be involved in project coordination and research on orchestration in the fields of music theory and musicology, audio analysis, performance analysis, perceptual analysis and text analysis. They will participate in the development of methods for evaluating the impact of this research in those domains and will co-supervise graduate and undergraduate students. The ideal candidate will have a doctoral degree in music theory, music psychology, or music-related computer science, with a strong background in orchestration and an interest in interdisciplinary innovation. A deep knowledge of common-practice and contemporary orchestral repertoire is a significant plus. Additional tasks include being a member of the ACTOR Executive Committee, coordinating development of the Online Orchestration Resource, organizing the ACTOR Symposium semi-annually at McGill University, contributing to the annual ACTOR Workshops, and communicating with specialist and general audiences (including dissemination through social media and blog posts). Ability to communicate fluently in French is an asset.
  • There will be ample opportunity for collaboration with team members at McGill and with the other institutional partners. The PDF will be co-supervised by Stephen McAdams, ACTOR Director, and Robert Hasegawa, ACTOR Associate Director.
  • Applicants must have received their doctorate within 3 years of the starting date of the fellowship. They should submit a cover letter, CV, and 3 representative papers and should arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent to stephen.mcadams@mcgill.ca. Complete applications will be reviewed as of April 15, 2020 until the position is filled. The ideal start date is May 15, 2020 to provide overlap with the incumbent PDF, but August 1, 2020 is the latest start date. For further details on the ACTOR Partnership to decide if this PDF is a good fit for you, please contact Stephen McAdams (stephen.mcadams@mcgill.ca) and Robert Hasegawa (robert.hasegawa@mcgill.ca).

McGill University: Postdoctoral Fellow: Analysis, creation and teaching of orchestration (ACTOR), Output Innovation Axis FILLED: Matthew Zellar, Duke University 2020[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 April 2020, or until position is filled.
  • Start date: June to August 1, 2020.
  • A two-year position as a postdoctoral fellow (PDF) is available at the Schulich School of Music (www.mcgill.ca/music) of McGill University. The PDFs will work within an international, interdisciplinary partnership directed by Stephen McAdams, and including McGill faculty members in composition (Denys Bouliane, John Rea, Philippe Leroux), music theory (Robert Hasegawa), sound recording (Martha de Francisco), music technology (Philippe Depalle, Ichiro Fujinaga), conducting (Guillaume Bourgogne), and music psychology (Stephen McAdams). The ACTOR Partnership (see www.actor-project.org) proposes to bring the often-neglected topics of timbre and orchestration to the forefront of musical scholarship and practice, through a collaboration including world-class artists, scholars, and scientists. This Partnership links major North American and European universities, conservatories, research centres, orchestras, and companies to develop a solid theoretical basis for orchestration practice and pedagogy, to stimulate the development of new creativity-enhancing digital tools for teaching and learning orchestration, and to apply tools of corpus analysis and machine learning to better understand orchestration practice in over four centuries of music. The partnership is organized into three primary research axes: 1) Analysis Axis – score, text, audio, perception and performance analysis of orchestration practice and interpretation, 2) Tool Development Axis – development of computer-aided orchestration and orchestral simulation environments, an orchestration research database, and an online interactive orchestration resource, 3) Output Innovation Axis – applying the analysis-based research and tools to innovation in orchestration pedagogy, music scholarship and composition.
  • The post-doctoral researcher will work primarily on the Output Innovation Axis and will be involved in project coordination and research on orchestration in the fields of music theory and musicology, orchestration pedagogy, and compositional practice. They will participate in the development of methods for evaluating the impact of this research in those domains and will co-supervise graduate and undergraduate students. The ideal candidate will have a doctoral degree in music theory, musicology, or composition, with a strong background in orchestration and an interest in pedagogical innovation. A deep knowledge of common-practice and contemporary orchestral repertoire is a significant plus. Additional tasks include being co-chair of the ACTOR Training and Mentoring Committee, coordinating development of the Online Orchestration Resource, organizing the ACTOR Symposium semi-annually at McGill University, contributing to the annual ACTOR Workshops, and communicating with specialist and general audiences (including dissemination through social media and blog posts). Ability to communicate fluently in French is an asset.
  • There will be ample opportunity for collaboration with team members at McGill and with the other institutional partners. The PDF will be co-supervised by Robert Hasegawa, ACTOR Associate Director, and Stephen McAdams, ACTOR Director.
  • Applicants must have received their doctorate (PhD, DMA, DMus) within 3 years of the starting date of the fellowship. They should submit a cover letter, CV, and 3 representative papers or 2 papers and a composition and should arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent to stephen.mcadams@mcgill.ca. Complete applications will be reviewed as of April 15, 2020 until the position is filled. The ideal start date is June 1, 2020 to provide overlap with the incumbent PDF, but August 1, 2020 is the latest start date. For further details on the ACTOR Partnership to decide if this PDF is a good fit for you, please contact Stephen McAdams (stephen.mcadams@mcgill.ca) and Robert Hasegawa (robert.hasegawa@mcgill.ca).
  • https://music.duke.edu/news/matthew-zeller-phd-musicology-2020-awarded-post-doctoral-fellowship-mcgill-university

Memorial University of Newfoundland: Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor in Musicology (Fall 2020) FILLED: Annalise Smith, Cornell University 2020[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: June 9, 2020
  • Start date: September 1, 2020
  • Memorial University School of Music seeks to fill a 4-month teaching term appointment in Musicology at the rank of Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor, effective September 1, 2020. Duties will include undergraduate instruction in musicology with an emphasis on historical musicology in western art music traditions as well as Canadian musical traditions. The successful candidate will teach core undergraduate musicology curriculum, including survey based history courses, as well as elective courses in one or more of the following areas: Canadian music, symphonic music. In line with the research focus and expertise of the successful applicant, and in keeping with the needs of the School, additional teaching responsibilities, such as additional elective course areas, may also be required. This position is subject to budgetary approval.
  • Qualified candidates will hold, or be close to completion, a PhD in musicology or cognate discipline. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated record of research, as well as a demonstrated record of teaching in the advertised areas (historical musicology, Canadian musical traditions). Salary for this position is dependent on qualifications and experience in accordance with the terms of the Collective Agreement.
  • To apply, candidates must submit the following: i. Letter of application ii. Full curriculum vitae iii. Evidence of successful teaching iv. Examples of scholarly work v. Names and contact information of three referees vi. Academic transcript for the highest degree earned Additional materials and references may be requested by the search committee at a later date. Please send all applications digitally to the Search Committee through the Dean, Dr. Ian Sutherland, at musicdean@mun.ca.
  • Note: There is an internal candidate for this position (June 2).

MIT: Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Digital Humanities FILLED: Kanyinsola Obayan, Cornell 2019 (PhD Africana Studies)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 06 July 2020
  • MIT’s School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences announces a one-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Digital Humanities to begin September 1, 2020.
  • Founded in 2018 with a $1.3 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the MIT Programs in Digital Humanities (https://digitalhumanities.mit.edu) aim to advance computational methods and digital approaches to humanistic inquiry through code, communication, and community. Taking advantage of MIT’s rich STEM expertise, the DH lab is centered on a diverse group of undergraduate research associates (over 70% female and 35% underrepresented minorities) who work closely with postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, faculty, and staff on groundbreaking research and teaching projects in the humanities and humanistic social sciences.
  • Position: We seek a dynamic teacher-scholar who complements existing research and teaching excellence in the lab and SHASS. Applicants for the 2020–21 fellowship are welcomed from the following areas:
African American Studies
History
Linguistics
Musicology and Music Theory
Philosophy
Theater and Performance Studies
  • This position is the equivalent of a half-time teaching load. Fellows are expected to divide their time equally between pursuing their own research projects and supporting the work of the lab. Fellows will also be active members of our intellectual community, invited to present on their research during the tenure of their fellowship and to attend other lab-hosted events.
  • Annual salary is $70,000, plus benefits. Additional funding for research and travel may be available by application.
  • Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in any of the relevant humanities disciplines or a related field: African American Studies, History, Linguistics, Music, Philosophy, or Theater and Performance Studies.
  • Prior experience uniting computational methods with humanistic applications is essential. Possible areas of technical interest include but are not limited to machine learning; natural language processing; computer vision and image processing; spatial humanities, mapping, and GIS; data visualization; creative computing; computational textual study and topic modeling; network analysis; digital editing; and cultural analytics.
  • Experience in undergraduate teaching and demonstration of pedagogical innovation desirable.
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills; experience addressing non-academic audiences welcome.
  • Desire to work collaboratively and across disciplines.
  • Flexibility and the capacity to learn quickly.
  • Eligibility: Ph.D. granted between January 1, 2017 and June 30, 2020. Only candidates with degree in hand will be considered. Only US citizens are eligible. This position is based in Cambridge, MA but flexible homeworking will be considered for the current academic year (2020–21).
  • Please submit the following application materials to Academic Jobs Online no later than July 6 for full consideration:
  • Cover letter addressing qualifications and indicating a proposed research project to be pursued during the fellowship.
  • CV.
  • Excerpt from the dissertation or other relevant publication of no more than 5,000 words.
  • Portfolio of any online or computational projects or publications.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Any questions may be directed to Nicole Fountain at digitalhumanities-admin@mit.edu. Further information about MIT’s School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences can be found here: https://shass.mit.edu/.

Oberlin College & Conservatory: Faculty Sabbatical Replacement in Musicology (begins Spring 2020) FILLED: Jacob Cohen, CUNY 2017[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: October 31, 2019
  • The Division of Musicology at Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music seeks to fill a one-year position to begin Spring Semester, 2020.
  • Responsibilities: Primary teaching responsibilities include survey courses in music of the Romantic Era, music post-1914, and American music. Additionally, the position offers the opportunity to work closely with the Frederick R. Selch Collection of American Music History. This extensive collection of instruments, books, manuscripts, and visual materials from the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries is described at <http://www2.oberlin.edu/library/cons/special/selch.html>.
  • Qualifications for the position include the Ph.D. (or ABD) in musicology with research related to one of the primary teaching areas.
  • Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2019 and continue until position is filled.
  • Required Documents: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, List of References
  • 11/19 Does anyone have any information about this one? If someone is going to interview, commit, and move to Ohio before classes start in January, I would assume that the search would move fairly quickly...
    • On-campus interviews have been scheduled
  • 12/4 Offer has been made and accepted (Jacob Cohen, CUNY 2017)

Ohio Northern University: Visiting Assistant Professor of Music FILLED: Erin Torres, Ohio State University 2010 (DMA Flute), Ohio Northern adjunct[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 28 February 2020
  • Scope: 9-month, Non tenure-track, Visiting Assistant Professor of Music. 2020/2021 Academic Year.
  • Principal Responsibilities: The program expects the successful candidate to lead the musicology curriculum in both its delivery and assessment.
  • The successful applicant should be a dynamic classroom teacher with qualifications and proven teaching effectiveness in musicology and/or ethnomusicology. In addition, ONU Music seeks a versatile pedagogue who has secondary teaching strengths in one or more of the following areas: Music Theory, Applied Music (with a preference for woodwinds), Music Technology, or Sound Recording Technology.
  • Minimum Qualifications: Earned Doctorate, classroom teaching experience at the collegiate level. Expertise in secondary teaching areas.
  • Preferred Qualifications: PhD in Musicology. Record of teaching excellence at collegiate level. Expertise in tertiary teaching areas.
  • Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit a cover letter, CV and three letters of recommendation through the on-line portal. Materials submitted before 02/28/2020 will be given primary consideration and the search will remain open until the position is filled. All questions can be directed to Dr. David Kosmyna at d-kosmyna@onu.edu
  • 5/11 Rejection email (x2)

Rollins College: Visiting Assistant Professor, Musicology POSTPONED[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 01 March 2020
  • The Department of Music at Rollins College seeks a candidate for a full-time, visiting assistant professor in musicology, beginning August, 2020. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal. The department is requesting a tenure-track position for academic year 2021-22.
  • The primary responsibilities will be to teach musicology courses to music majors in liberal arts degree programs, and non-music majors at the undergraduate level. In addition to musicology courses, responsibilities may include Department of Music research courses, teaching in the acclaimed general education curriculum, pursuing a program of scholarly research and musicological publication, advising Rollins students, other departmental needs as required. The appointee will be expected to: maintain a national and international profile as a scholar of music; demonstrate a strong commitment to excellent, innovative teaching; expand the areas of interest represented in our department; and have the potential to work well with the variety of students in our diverse undergraduate programs. The appointee will also be expected to serve on departmental and faculty committees, and participate in faculty governance as appropriate.
  • Qualifications / Required Skills: Ph.D. in musicology at time of appointment; evidence of scholarly promise; Collegiate classroom experience in teaching music history, capstone (research), and general education; demonstrated success as an innovative classroom teacher; commitment to nurturing a broad range of students of diverse identities and experiences, as demonstrated through pedagogy, service, and other activities.
  • Preferred: At least 3-years of successful college-level teaching. Specialization in any aspects of nineteenth through twenty-first-century art music. Innovative approaches to music history pedagogy. Applicants engaged in developing musicological approaches to identity, gender, sexuality, race, and disability are encouraged to apply.
  • To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:
  • Cover letter outlining the candidate’s qualifications
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy that presents the candidate's commitment to the liberal arts and to student development
  • Names and email addresses for three professional references who can speak to the candidate’s abilities
  • Documents should address an interest in and qualifications for the job responsibilities listed above.
  • Any questions should be sent directly to: John Sinclair, Director of Music/Professor, jsinclair@rollins.edu
  • Review of applications will begin March 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
  • 3/20 Email from HR saying that all of the school's current searches have been paused due to COVID 19.

St. Olaf College: Visiting Assistant Professor, Musicology FILLED: Caitlin Schmid, Harvard University 2019[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 13 March 2020
  • Scope: 12-month, Non tenure-track, Visiting Assistant Professor of Music. 2020/2021 Academic Year.
  • Position Summary: The Department of Music at St. Olaf College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Musicology to begin August 2020. The successful candidate will be a teacher-scholar of outstanding ability who will contribute to the artistic and intellectual life of the college. Qualifications for the position include: a doctorate in musicology by the time of appointment, a demonstrated commitment to teaching undergraduates, evidence of or potential for significant scholarly contributions to the field, and a vision for how the study of music contributes to a liberal arts education.
  • Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach six courses over the course of the academic year, which includes two semesters and a January term. Teaching responsibilities include a two-semester music history survey and several upper-level, topics-based courses related to the candidate’s areas of expertise. The successful candidate will excel at teaching and mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, political views, and religion. Candidates who have particular interdisciplinary interests that may enhance St. Olaf’s intellectual community are encouraged to highlight these aspects in their cover letter.
  • Applicants must submit materials online at https://stolaf.hiretouch.com/faculty-postings. A complete application includes: cover letter; curriculum vitae; graduate transcript(s) - official or unofficial; statement of teaching philosophy; sample syllabus; scholarly writing sample; the contact information for three professional references who can speak to your abilities in teaching and scholarship (St. Olaf solicits letters directly after an initial round of screening) ​​​​​.
  • Review of applications will begin on March 13, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by that date will receive fullest consideration.
  • Questions about the position, department, or college may be directed to Louis Epstein, chair of the search committee, at epstein@stolaf.edu. Applicants who need assistance with the online application process should call 507-786-3356.
  • 3/11 Anyone know whether sample syllabus means a past syllabus from a real course we've taught, or a proposed syllabus designed for their program/students?
    • 3/12 I emailed the Chair about this, and he said it should be whichever syllabus best reflects your work and/or approach to teaching, past or proposed.
  • 3/21: request for teaching video and contacting of references (x2)
  • 4/10: Email rejection
  • 4/14: Email rejection
  • 6/22 Not sure who edits the Schools with Accepted Offers field up top, but: the winner of this search is coming from a VAP? Is that correct? Carleton College was advertising a TT position last year. Is this an error on the wiki, or did Carleton convert last year's search to an NTT one after advertising TT?
  • 6/22 I'm the one who put that in the Accepted Offers. Though it was never announced on the wiki, I believe Brooke McCorkle was hired as assistant professor at Carleton in 2019. Caitlin Schmid was at Carleton in a one-year VAP for 2019-20 and will move to St. Olaf for 2020-21. -5120j

Springfield College: One Year Instructor General Music SEARCH CANCELED[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: None listed, posted 26 May 2020
  • The Department of Visual and Performing Arts (Music Program) at Springfield College seeks an experienced music educator for a one-year appointment to teach several courses for the fall and spring semesters of academic year 2020-21.
  • Courses will likely include: World Music, Music as a Form of Social Protest, Basic Musicianship and/or Music Appreciation. Other responsibilities may be assigned depending on candidate experience and departmental needs.
  • An MA or MM is preferred, and experience with online instruction is also valued.
  • Requirements: Master's degree preferred, or MM; experience teaching in online format also valued. To complete the applciation process a letter of application, c.v., and three references with contact information are required.
  • 6/14 - Email from HR. Position has been cancelled.

Texas A&M University: Full-Time Lecturer January - June 2020[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: Open until filled, posted 03 October 2019
  • The Department of Performance Studies, College of Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track, lecturer position with a 5- month academic appointment beginning January 13, 2020.
  • Responsibilities for this position include teaching at the undergraduate level and will carry no research expectations. The teaching load will be four core curriculum courses, MUSC 226: History of Rock (2 sections) and MUSC/ANTH 324 Music in World Cultures (2 sections).
  • The minimum degree requirement is a completed M.A. or M.M. in in the area of musicology and experience teaching courses in music cultures and the subarea of the history of music, such as the history of rock. A Ph.D. is preferred.
  • Applications are only accepted online. Applicants must include electronic copies of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement and contact information for 3 references. Please direct any questions to Katherine Payne kpayne@tamu.edu.
  • 10/22 As of today, the Interfolio link https://apply.interfolio.com/67962 is not working. Not sure if this is because the job is already closed, or what. If someone knows the answer or contacts the person listed above, please share. -5120j

Towson University: Lecturer in Music History and Culture FILLED: Gretchen Carlson, UVA 2016[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 18 November 2019, but review begins immediately
  • The College of Fine Arts and Communication invites applications for a non-tenure-track, 10-month Lecturer in Music History and Culture in the Department of Music beginning August, 2020. This position is a one-year contract that will carry a load of four courses per semester (Fall and Spring).
  • Qualifications: PhD in musicology or related field (ABD applicants will be considered if all degree requirements are completed by August 2019 [sic] - see below); candidates holding only a DMA will not be considered. Record of excellence in teaching at the university/college level as the instructor of record. Ability to incorporate creative, diverse, critical, and interdisciplinary approaches in teaching. Effective in integrating technology into instruction. Commitment to equity and diversity in all aspects of the position. Documented success in scholarship through publication or conference presentations. Areas of expertise in teaching and scholarship should complement those of current faculty.
  • Responsibilities: Teach courses in music history and culture for music majors (undergraduate and graduate) and non-majors. Subjects will include Western music canon surveys and other areas that align with the applicant’s experience and expertise, which may include world musics, popular musics, jazz, current musical trends, freshman seminars, and graduate bibliography and research. Potential to advise graduate recital research papers and undergraduate senior theses. Contribute to curriculum development by bringing creative, collaborative, and interdisciplinary approaches to a diverse and dynamic music student population studying music education, performance, composition, and jazz. Maintain an active trajectory of scholarship commensurate with a lectureship appointment. Participate in academic governance and service at the department, college, and university levels.
  • Application Process: Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, please submit materials by November 18, 2019. A completed digital dossier will include:
  • [1] a letter of application outlining teaching experience and qualifications in the areas enumerated above and ideas about how to integrate your scholarship into our diverse music curriculum;
  • [2] curriculum vitae;
  • [3] a statement of teaching philosophy that demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity, and community engagement;
  • [4] one sample syllabus from a course you have taught;
  • [5] a copy of the transcript from your doctoral degree-granting institution (an official transcript will be required at the time of the appointment); and
  • [6] names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers for three or more references who may be contacted by the search committee.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered. Submit complete digital dossiers as a single PDF file to: musichistorysearch@towson.edu
  • 10/16 Email to moderator from search committee co-chair: "The wording in the ad is somewhat unclear, but this is a continuing / renewable position, not limited to one year only. We intend it to be a continuing full time member of the faculty."
  • 10/16 Further clarification from committee co-chair: "ABD applicants will be considered if all degree requirements are completed by August 2019" - it is supposed to read "by 2020".
  • 12/10 Invitation for Skype interview received (x2)
  • 1/14 Invitation for campus visit
  • 3/11 Offer accepted
  • Especially since they wanted finalists to pay their own transportation to the campus interview and could only afford to put candidates up in a hotel for one night. (x2)
  • https://www.towson.edu/cofac/departments/music/facultystaff/gcarlson.html

University of California, Merced - Full Time Lecturer(s) in Global Arts Studies FILLED: Shannon Garland, Columbia University 2014[edit | edit source]

  • Open February 24th, 2020 through Wednesday, Apr 15, 2020. Review of applications began 3/5/20.
  • The School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts seeks a lecturer(s) to teach courses in Global Arts, Media and Writing Studies for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters. Course(s) being offered may include but not limited to:
    • Latin Dance Ensemble; Social Dance; Movement for Dancers; Elements & Cultures of Hip Hop; Rhythm & Flow; African Dance
    • Making Electronic Music; Recording & Studio Techniques; Experimental Ensemble; Songwriting;
  • Masters and/or PhD and experience teaching at the college or university level are required. Must be able to provide a record of excellence in teaching.
  • This is a limited-term appointment which falls under the purview of the agreement for the Lecturers Unit between University of California and the American Federation of Teachers. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and appropriate collective bargaining agreement. See the following url for additional information: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/ix/index.html
  • Application website: https://aprecruit.ucmerced.edu/JPF00955
  • For more information, please contact Jayson Beaster-Jones at jbeaster-jones@ucmerced.edu
  • Salary is based on an annual full time rate of $56,381.00.
  • Full time and part time positions available. Three courses in Fall and three courses in Spring are equivalent to full time position. Part time varies based on need and availability.
  • Review of applications will begin on 3/5/20 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Posted on the wiki 4/6/20 by a Merced IP address, so they are presumably still seeking applicants. -5120j
  • From theory wiki: (4/27) Request for video interview
  • From theory wiki: (5/19) Position filled
  • Position is not filled; verbal offer only (05/18).

University of California, Davis: Full Time Postdoctoral Position in Ethnomusicology[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 01 September 2019
  • The Department of Music at the University of California Davis invites applications for a full-time post-doctoral position in ethnomusicology. The appointment will be for one year with a potential start date of 1/1/2020.
  • The position is funded through the Henry Luce Foundation. The project, “Toward a music history of the Indonesian archipelago,” has two overall goals: (1) to consolidate and corroborate existing evidence about the musics of the Indonesia archipelago, and (2) to mine a hitherto underutilized resource: documentation, in assorted media, from Christian missions that took root in many parts of the East Indies in the colonial era.
  • The post-doctoral scholar(s) will (1) identify, procure, and examine mission archival data for information about musics in the Indonesian archipelago together with the project’s principal investigators, Anna Maria Busse Berger and Henry Spiller; (2) help organize and participate in one of two international conferences, to be held in Davis (October 2020 and October 2021) that will invite scholars to share research related to Christian missionaries’ musical activities in Indonesia; (3) pursue the post-doctoral scholar’s own research.
  • PhD in ethnomusicology, musicology, history, anthropology, or another related discipline is required. Degree in hand at the time of appointment (applications from students close to completing their degrees considered). Candidates’ research must relate to the project’s overall goals; candidates should provide evidence of ongoing interest and research in the musical records of missionaries and/or historical documentation of the musics of Indonesia. In their letter of application, candidates should address their specific relationship to the project goals as well as ideas for undergraduate or graduate courses relevant to the topic. Submit CV, application letter, and three letters of recommendation to: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF02853
  • The position will remain open until filled.
  • 10/4 Request for writing sample and Skype interview

University of Cincinnati: Assistant Professor, Educator of Musicology/Ethnomusicology FILLED: Megan Steigerwald Ille, Eastman 2018 AND Kristy Swift, CCM 2013[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 06 November 2019
  • The College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) at the University of Cincinnati seeks to fill an educator faculty position in the division of Composition, Musicology, and Music Theory. Educator faculty are appointed to renewable 5-year contracts, and are eligible for promotion but not tenure. The successful candidate will be a motivating teacher whose classes can engage an ethnically diverse student population, the majority of whom primarily study European and American art music traditions. We are especially interested in candidates who can offer a wide variety of classes in undergraduate and graduate programs and whose areas of specialty complement those of our existing faculty. The successful candidate will participate fully in the intellectual life of the department, and will be expected to teach the core music history curriculum, research and writing, and other courses in their areas of interest.
  • Responsibilities include a teaching load of four courses per semester and service to the division, the College, and wider University community. Although scholarly work will be encouraged and supported, it is not central to the duties of educator faculty.
  • Required: PhD in musicology or ethnomusicology at time of appointment; two years of teaching experience at the college level.
  • Preferred: Engagement with recent Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL); innovative approaches to music history pedagogy; experience teaching in a conservatory environment; experience teaching international students.
  • Candidates will submit a CV, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching success, and list of three references.
  • 1/27: Received email that application is now "under review." (x2)
  • 3/24: Rejection email.
  • 4/22 https://www.uc.edu/news/articles/2020/04/n20908580.html and https://www.uc.edu/news/articles/2020/04/n20908509.html

University of Denver: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Spirituals Project and Social Justice FILLED: Veronica Pacheco, UCLA 2015[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 06 March 2020
  • The University of Denver Interdisciplinary Research Institute for the Study of (In)Equality (IRISE: www.du.edu/irise) is seeking a postdoctoral research fellow to join an interdisciplinary team of scholars and practitioners for a two-year term from summer 2020 through summer 2022.
  • Under the guidance of mentorship faculty from the Lamont School of Music and the Department of Media, Film and Journalism Studies, the postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to pursue inter- and trans-disciplinary work on music, race, social justice, and the media and music industries that create, package, promote, and shape the cultural artifacts of our time. We seek a candidate from the humanities and/or social sciences whose work engages with these issues and who has expertise in critical race theory. The candidates discipline(s) might include, but are not limited to, ethnomusicology, media studies, ethnic studies, and/or social work. The position will provide experiences in research, teaching, and service, preparing the fellow to pursue professional trajectories including, but not limited to, a tenure-track appointment in the academy.
  • Responsibilities
  • Active research and service engagement within The Spiritual Projects (attending events, working with the community, etc.).
  • Involvement with opportunities available in the host departments (e.g., colloquia, seminars).
  • Teach one undergraduate course each year and an additional undergraduate or graduate course in the second year.
  • Participate in a quarterly educational inequities research group and colloquiums for the DU campus as part of the IRISE lecture series.
  • Participate in campus-wide and or community forums exploring questions of racial and intersectional forms of diversity, equity, and inclusion at DU and the broader academic community. Present research findings to interdisciplinary academic audiences and community partners.
  • Required Qualifications: PhD in musicology/ethnomusicology, anthropology, media/film/digital media or internet studies, journalism, social work or related topics. Applicants must have completed all requirements for their PhD by their start date. Strong methodological training in qualitative methodologies. A record of successful academic work in the humanities and/or social sciences (e.g. publications, presentations). Interest in pursuing research that integrates community engagement, the arts (e.g. music, film) and their industries, religion, and social justice in addition to other areas of interest. A demonstrated commitment to working with diverse student and community populations. A demonstrated commitment to community engagement. A demonstrated appreciation for the arts, religion, and social justice.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Strong mixed methodological training and a record of successful publication and/or academic leadership in their related field. Prior experience in community-based research on social justice (e.g. racism, education). Experience with courses that have included attention to the cultures of production that shape the media, digital media, and/or music landscape. Experience in more than one area of the fellowship.
  • Application Deadline: Please submit your application materials by 6:00 p.m. MST on March 6, 2020. Applications may be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.
  • Special Instructions: Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Inquires about this position can be made to inclusion@du.edu.
  • Salary Range: The fellowship carries a stipend of $50,004 for the first year and $50,004 for the second year, a professional development and research account ($3,000 per year), access to space and research equipment (including personal office and computer), and a comprehensive benefits package.
  • Please include the following documents with your application:
  • Cover letter (which includes a brief research statement and description of teaching interests/accomplishments)
  • CV
  • One writing sample (e.g., peer-reviewed publication(s), dissertation, chapter)
  • Statement on how applicant’s research and teaching specifically address issues of social justice, diversity, and Inclusive Excellence
  • Names and contact information of 3 individuals that can provide a letter of recommendation

University of Denver: Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor in Musicology FILLED: Gillian Gower, UCLA 2016[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: Review begins immediately, posted 30 April 2020
  • The University of Denver's Lamont School of Music invites applications for a one-year Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor in Musicology for the 2020-2021 academic year. Contingent on funding and need, there is the potential for the position to be extended an additional year. This position entails eight courses distributed over three quarters that include the music history sequence for music majors from the Middle Ages through the Classical period, three upper division/graduate seminars in the applicants area(s) of expertise, and two Common Curriculum courses for the general student.
  • Essential Functions: Teach eight courses distributed over three quarters that include the music history sequence for music majors from the Middle Ages through the Classical period, three upper division/graduate seminars in the applicants area(s) of expertise, and two Common Curriculum courses for the general student.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Demonstrated knowledge and ability to work effectively with diverse populations, with particular implementation of inclusive principles in the classroom. Commitment to teaching excellence.
  • Required Qualifications: PhD in Musicology. Applicants with teaching experience who are ABD may be considered.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Strong background in research and writing in any area of scholarly expertise. Prior college-level teaching experience in musicology.
  • Application Deadline: The search committee will review applications as they are received and will continue to review them until the position is filled.
  • Special Instructions: Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
  • Please include the following documents with your application:
  • CV
  • Cover letter describing the candidate’s scholarly work and college-level teaching experience.
  • A list of potential courses the candidate would want to teach for general students and for graduate students at the master's level.
  • A one-page statement about experience with and commitment to inclusive excellence.
  • Names and email addresses of three to five professional references.
  • If considered further for the position, you may be asked to provide the following materials:
  • Philosophy of teaching.
  • A sample of the candidate’s scholarly work.
  • Because it is uncertain at this point whether the university will be teaching in person, online, or in a hybrid combination of both, applications may be asked to submit a teaching demonstration via a recording of an online class or a module from a course taught asynchronously.
  • Advertised: April 30, 2020
  • Applications close: Open until filled
  • 5/22: Request for additional material (x3)
  • 6/19: Has anyone heard anything since turning in the additional materials? (x3)
  • 7/1: I wrote to the chair to check, and the position has been filled, despite the hiring freeze.
  • 7/1: rejection email stating position was awarded to Gillian Gower.

University of Pittsburgh: Lecturer in Ethnomusicology FILLED: Jay Arms, UC Santa Cruz 2018[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 24 January 2020
  • The Department of Music of the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a faculty position to begin September 1, 2020, pending budgetary approval. The appointment will be made at the level of Lecturer, not in the tenure stream, for an initial term of three years.
  • Position: Lecturer in Ethnomusicology; full-time, appointment stream; renewable.
  • Duties: Teach undergraduate courses in ethnomusicology (2 courses per year); teach the University Gamelan (2 courses per year); serve as Coordinator of Public Ethnomusicology (equivalent to 2 courses per year); and share in departmental responsibilities.
  • Qualifications: Candidates will have received the PhD degree by June 2020 and demonstrated evidence of scholarly promise and excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will work closely with the ethnomusicology faculty. In addition to courses in ethnomusicology, we are seeking a public ethnomusicologist to organize musical outreach activities and collaborate with local musicians, educational groups, and cultural organizations to bridge the gap between university and non-university-based musical projects and ethnomusicological pursuits.
  • Candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/Mjg5.
  • In order to ensure full consideration, applications should be received by January 24, 2020.
  • 1/2 From what I can tell, the deadline for this job is January 24th (not January 4th as listed above). Does anyone know otherwise?
  • 1/3 I think Jan 4 was an error/typo on my part. I can't find anything else saying Jan 4 either. -5120j

Vanderbilt University: Musicology/Ethnomusicology Academic Pathways Postdoc Position 2019 FILLED: Isidora Miranda, University of Wisconsin 2020[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 01 December 2019
  • The Academic Pathways Postdoctoral Fellowship at Vanderbilt is a research/mentorship program that is designed to bridge fellows between academic training and entry-level faculty positions. The program includes teaching and leadership training, grant and manuscript writing and preparation, a multi-level mentoring framework, as well as substantial “protected time” for the pursuit of each fellow’s academic and scholarly objectives.
  • Fellows receive an annual stipend of $60,000 for two years along with benefits, travel funding, and a research allowance.
  • The application window is October 1st - December 1st, with applications reviewed on a rolling basis.
  • Qualifications: Academic Pathways welcomes proposals from all eligible individuals; no person shall be excluded from participation on grounds of race, color, age, sex, national origin or disability. External applicants (i.e., non-Vanderbilt) will be given priority consideration.
  • Applicants will typically have received their graduate degree within the last 3 years. All applicants who are offered a fellowship must have completed a Ph.D. in ethnomusicology or musicology before the start of the fellowship. International applicants must hold a graduate degree from an institution in the United States.
  • The successful candidate will have a well-defined research agenda that crosses disciplinary boundaries between ethnomusicology and musicology and will have a commitment to undergraduate teaching.
  • Desired scholarly specialties include but are not limited to:
  • musical cultures of Asia, the Pacific Rim, Latin America, the Caribbean/Mediterranean basins, Africa, and/or the African Diaspora
  • global popular music (including jazz)
  • music in global media (including film and/or video games).
  • Required Application Components: All the following components are required in order to be considered a complete application.
  • Online Application Form - Please note that the application will not be made available until the open date. On Interfolio, be sure to hit the “Submit” button, not just “Save”. Unsubmitted applications are not transmitted to the program and so cannot be reviewed.
  • Cover Letter - Please submit a letter addressed to the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. In the letter please summarize your scholarly achievements. Because of the importance of a scholarly fit between applicants and faculty, identify specific faculty and programs you would like to collaborate with, if selected. You are strongly encouraged to contact faculty via email to discuss common scholarly interests. Maximum length: 2 pages
  • Curriculum Vitae - A current curriculum vitae, which must include publications.
  • Dissertation Summary and Other Recent Scholarly Endeavors - Summarize your dissertation and other recent scholarly endeavors. A statement of planned research is not requested at this time. If you are selected as a finalist, you will work with your prospective hosts to formulate a research concept. Maximum length: 2 pages (single spaced).
  • Personal Statement - Describe why you are interested in this opportunity; for example, career aspirations, relevant leadership experience, relevant experiences in diversity and inclusion efforts and other key points for the committee to consider. Maximum length: 3 pages (single spaced)
  • Writing Sample - An article- or chapter-length sample of written work representative of your scholarly research. Maximum length: 20 pages (or 40 pages double spaced) excluding references.
  • Letters of Recommendation - A minimum of two letters of recommendation are required. You may submit up to four letters. Please use the Interfolio tools to send requests to your recommenders, or upload letters already saved to Interfolio. Your application can be submitted after the letters have been requested. Recommendation letters from your preferred mentor at Vanderbilt are allowed and encouraged. The deadline for submitted reference letters is December 4, 2019, at 11:59 PM Eastern Time.
  • If you are selected as a finalist, you will be required to visit Vanderbilt and meet with faculty from the host department to exchange ideas and develop a research concept. Your visit will include participation in the annual Academic Pathways Symposium, including research presentations by finalists and a brief summary of a collaborative research concept. After the symposium you will be asked to submit a brief research proposal that you developed during the visit with your mentor.
  • 11/4 The posted description and the Interfolio descriptions differ on page lengths for the cover letter and research statement components. Can we get a clarification on what is desired? (E.g. Cover letter job post 2 page max v. Interfolio 1 page max, research statement job post 2 page max v. Interfolio 3 page max)
  • 11/5 I see no differences between the text posted on the wiki and the linked Interfolio page. Where are you seeing discrepancies?
  • 11/6 When you begin an application through Interfolio, the entry boxes have the discrepancies from the job post listed in the 11/4 inquiry.
  • 11/11 - Hi. I'm the department chair. I'm sorry for a discrepancy in the instructions and any confusion it might have caused. The cover letter does not need to be more than two pages. There is a university-wide version of this postdoc program with slightly different requirements, and we might have missed some web pages where the instructions conflict. Thanks for bringing this up.
  • 12/19- received rejection email
  • 1/9 Has anyone else heard anything, one way or the other, from this one?
  • 1/26 Had to follow up with the office of post doctoral affairs, who confirmed that finalist notifications have indeed gone out.

Wabash College: Visiting Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology FILLED: Alex Badue, University of Cincinnati 2017[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: Open until filled, posted 26 June 2020
  • Wabash College invites applications for a one-year appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology to begin on or around July 1, 2020. The teaching load is 3-3, and will include topics courses in World Music and other aspects of ethnomusicology as well as the introductory course/s in music theory and/or music appreciation, or applied music. Depending upon pandemic-related rehearsal and performance guidelines, there may be a course release to direct a small world music ensemble. Candidates whose background and teaching interests include hybrid teaching and performance platforms or ethnomusicology as it relates to social movements and social media are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, an appreciation for the broad intellectual community of an excellent liberal arts college, and the ability to work with a diverse student body. Competitive salary and support for faculty development is available.
  • Qualifications: Doctoral degree preferred by time of appointment, ABD considered.
  • To apply, visit http://www.wabash.edu/employment/ and submit a cover letter, CV, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three recent letters of recommendation. The cover letter should address interdisciplinary undergraduate courses grounded in ethnomusicology the candidate is prepared to teach and display an understanding of music’s role in the liberal arts. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please direct questions to the Chair of Music, Prof. Dan Rogers, through Mrs. Julia Phipps (phippsj@wabash.edu).
  • 7/31 Not sure how I missed this one - preserving for posterity even though it's likely been filled by now. -5120j

UK / Ireland Faculty Positions[edit | edit source]

Bangor University: Lecturer in Musicology[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 31 May 2020
  • Applications are invited for the above permanent full-time post working in the School of Music, Drama and Performance.
  • Duties will include teaching and research duties in a field of musicology addressing 19th- and/or 20th-century music, in addition to further teaching duties in a range of musicological methodologies across the broad spectrum of Western music history. The post-holder will also contribute to the administrative and pastoral functions of the School.
  • Candidates will have a doctorate in musicology (or near completion of), and will already have an emerging international profile as a scholar. They will be an inspiring teacher, and will have a clear strategy for future career development. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates who are interested in contributing to the extracurricular life of the School, including directing university-wide music-making.
  • Interested applicants are warmly invited to contact the Head of School, Professor Chris Collins (c.collins@bangor.ac.uk), for informal discussion.
  • The successful candidate is expected to commence on 1 August 2020.
  • Purpose of the Job
  • To teach musicology at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including supervision of projects and students.
  • To conduct and publish musicological research of an international standard, with substantial evidence of quality and international peer recognition.
  • To provide pastoral and academic support to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • To undertake administrative tasks as designated by the Head of School.
  • Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Teaching duties will include:
  • Planning, preparing and delivering lectures and seminars, responding effectively to a variety of student backgrounds, learning styles and class sizes.
  • Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate projects.
  • Acting as personal tutor to a number of undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • Contributing to assessment activities, including assessment of musical performance.
  • Contributing to the development of new programmes and modules.
  • Additionally, the post-holder may wish to contribute to extracurricular musical activities within the institution.
  • Research duties will include:
  • Conducting personal musicological research, and/or collaborative research with colleagues.
  • Managing one’s own research projects, with an emphasis on research output of a quality and quantity to contribute positively to the esteem and resources generated by Research Excellence assessments.
  • Disseminating and publishing results of research in high quality learned journals, books, book chapters, and/or critical editions.
  • Developing personal capability and contributing towards the School’s capability to attract external research funding.
  • Supervising research students.
  • Administrative duties will include:
  • Contributing to pastoral care of students.
  • Contributing to the management of the School, and participating in the administration of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
  • Contributing to the marketing of programmes, including undertaking recruitment visits in the UK and internationally.
  • Contributing to student employability initiatives.
  • Undertaking other administrative duties and responsibilities as directed by the Head of School.
  • Other Duties and Responsibilities
  • The post holder will be expected to participate in performance review and developmental activities.
  • The post holder will be expected to comply with the University’s equality policies and statements, Dignity at Work and Study Policy and the University’s Welsh Language Scheme.
  • The post holder has a general and legal duty of care in relation to health, safety and wellbeing and must take all reasonable steps to ensure a safe and healthy working environment for themselves and for other members of staff, students and visitors affected by their actions or inactions. The post holder is also required to comply with all applicable health and safety policies, procedures and risk assessments.
  • The post holder must comply with relevant legal and financial policies and procedures and be aware of their responsibilities in terms of the legal requirements of their posts.
  • Qualifications/Training
  • Essential: PhD (or near to completion of PhD) in a relevant subject area.
  • Desirable: Higher education teaching qualification completed or near to completion, or HEA fellowship.
  • Experience/Knowledge
  • Teaching
  • Essential: Effective teaching capability in musicology at HE level.
  • Desirable: Experience of module development and delivery in higher education; Experience of supervising undergraduate and postgraduate projects.
  • Research
  • Essential: A research specialism in 19th- and/or 20th-century music history, and a wide knowledge of Western music history in general; Capability to develop and manage research projects, and to disseminate results through presentation and publication in relevant fora; Potential to attract external funding for research.
  • Desirable: Experience of engagement in scholarship that has impact outside academic circles; Experience of engagement with external agencies and/or industry.
  • Skills/Abilities
  • Essential: Ability to develop innovative and exciting approaches to teaching and research; Ability to prioritise workload and work to deadlines; Ability to work effectively as part of a team and on own initiative; Excellent verbal and written skills; Demonstrable IT skills (web, email, VLE, productivity software, etc.).
  • Desirable: Experience of directing musical performance; A musicological research specialism of relevance to drama and theatre.
  • Other
  • Desirable: The ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh is desirable for this role. If applicants are not able to speak/write in Welsh at present, there are many opportunities to learn if the successful candidate wishes to do so.
  • Job Number: BU02142
  • School/Department: School of Music and Media
  • Grade: 7
  • Salary Information: £33,797 - £40,322 p.a. on Grade 7
  • Contract Duration: Permanent

Cardiff University: Lecturer Music (Darlithwyr Disglair) FILLED: Rachel Moore, Royal Holloway 2012[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 17 August 2019
  • Lecturer Music (Darlithwyr Disglair)
  • “Darlithwyr Disglair” Scheme (“Bright” or “brilliant” in Welsh)
  • Our Darlithwyr Disglair development scheme for early career academics is a bespoke programme of innovative leadership training, peer-to-peer support and networking opportunities. It is designed to support early career academics wishing to pursue lecturer roles by giving them the opportunity to experience life as a full time university lecturer for 18 months, and to develop their leadership skills in teaching and research supported by an innovative training programme.
  • The School of Music invites applications for a Lectureship in Musicology, especially music of the 20th and 21st centuries (including thematic areas such as music and politics, with a possible subsidiary profile in composition). The successful candidate will be expected to provide high quality teaching as well as contribute to the overall research performance of the School and University by the production of measurable outputs including: bidding for funding; publishing monographs with recognised high-quality editors or publishing compositions with high-quality performances; and, publishing in national academic journals and conferences.
  • This post is full-time (35 hours per week), fixed term for 18 months.
  • Salary: £33,199 - £39,609 per annum (Grade 6)
  • For further details of this vacancy please contact Professor Kenneth Hamilton, Head of School on HamiltonK1@cardiff.ac.uk. Those with queries about the Darlithwyr Disglair scheme are encouraged to contact Professor Claire Gorrara, Dean of Research Environment and Culture or Professor Kim Graham, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Research and Innovation on research@cardiff.ac.uk.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in early September. Specific dates will be provided after shortlisting.
  • Date advert posted: Wednesday, 17 July 2019
  • Closing date: Saturday, 17 August 2019

City University London: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Music[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 September 2019
  • Reference Number: 60028366
  • Contract Duration: Permanent
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Salary Range (£): 37345 to 61618
  • Responsibilities: The Department is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic to a Lectureship or Senior Lectureship in Music. The appointed candidate will have an established record of world-leading or internationally excellent research and a strong commitment and capability to deliver high quality education.
  • Person Specification: Appointees to a Senior Lectureship will need to evidence the ability to make a significant wider contribution as a member/leader of the academic community, including taking a lead on one or more aspects of research or education. Particularly welcome are candidates with research expertise in the areas of popular music (including jazz), ethnomusicology, or music and digital cultures, especially candidates who can evidence links between these areas. Also welcome are candidates who are active practitioners with exceptional research profiles. Applicants will need to demonstrate the capacity to make imaginative links between different areas of the Department’s work.
  • Closing date for applications: 11:59pm, 15th September 2019
  • Interviews will be on week commencing 30th September 2019
  • Please use the link below to view further details for this job. 60028366+JD.pdf
  • Question: I can't seem to find instructions on how to apply for this job or what materials are required. Can anyone help me out?
    • 9/4 A: This application is a series of forms where you manually enter parts of your CV into different areas. You'll also answer some questions regarding credentials and experience. It's more like a detailed online application than submitting a packet of materials. You have to login and start an application to see all the component parts of the application. If you click the City University link above, there is a place to login/create an account in the menu on the left.
  • 5/9/19 Question: Can anybody see any information on the preferred start date for this job?
  • 5/9/19 Question: Can anybody see anywhere in the online form/documentation where references are requested?
  • 27/9/19: notification they've established a long list, request for more materials (x2)
  • 7/10/19: request for interview

Durham University: Assistant Professor, Music Analysis[edit | edit source]

  • 01 October 2019
  • Vacancy reference: MUSI20-1
  • Department: Music
  • Responsible to: Head of Department
  • Grade: 7-8
  • Salary range: £33,797- £49,553per annum
  • Working arrangements: The role is full time but we will consider requests for flexible working arrangements including potential job shares
  • Opening date: 02/09/2019
  • Closing date: 01/10/2019
  • Preferred start date: Successful candidates will ideally be in post by 01/09/2020
  • The role: Applications are invited for an Assistant Professor in Music from 1 September 2020. The successful candidate will have expertise in teaching in the field of music analysis and contribute towards the teaching of musicology in general. The post will include teaching undergraduate modules which may include: Analysis 1: Elements of Tonal Theory and Practice (Level 1), Theory and Analysis (Level 2), and a Level 3 module in their area of analytical specialisation. The Assistant Professor will be expected to contribute to the development and delivery of our curriculum (lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops) at UG and PG Level. The successful candidate will conduct high-quality research in their field of expertise and they will be expected to develop connections and interdisciplinary dialogue between their field and other areas supported by the Department. The successful candidate will be entitled to apply for research leave and research support in accordance with University and Departmental guidelines.
  • The University provides a working and teaching environment which is inclusive and welcoming and where everyone is treated fairly with dignity and respect. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate these key principles as part of the assessment process.
  • Download the full job description as a PDF.

Goldsmiths, University of London: Lecturer in Music (.85 FTE, 3 years)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 08 April 2020
  • The Department of Music at Goldsmiths, University of London is looking to recruit a .85 Lecturer in Music on a 3-year fixed-term contract (Teaching and Scholarship), with a specialism in popular music and/or jazz.
  • The Department of Music contributes to Goldsmiths' focus on creativity, innovation and interdisciplinarity. You will join a team of academic staff delivering our successful B.Mus. programme in Popular Music, on which you will coordinate and/or contribute to modules in popular music history, jazz and cultural theory. You will also contribute to our MA (Popular Music Research pathway). It is expected that you will develop innovative teaching approaches and materials for popular music and musicology within our curriculum, embracing the mix of academic and creative practice that underpins our teaching.
  • Your teaching experience should lie in popular music and/or jazz. Areas of desirable expertise here include Afro-diasporic musics and cultural theory. You will have teaching experience at HE level, with a demonstrable ability to engage and enthuse students in theoretical and practice-based work. You should have an undergraduate qualification in a relevant area; a postgraduate qualification or equivalent professional experience would also be desirable
  • Closing date: midnight, 8 April.
  • Vacancy Type: Fixed-Term
  • Contract Length: 3 years
  • Full-Time/Part-Time: Part Time
  • Actual Hours: 30 hours pw (approx)
  • FTE: 0.85
  • Salary: £39,306.20 - £43,783.32
  • Interview Date: 23 April 2020
  • Contact Details: Stephen Graham - s.graham@gold.ac.uk

King's College London: Lecturer in Music[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 25 August 2020
  • The Music Department at KCL seeks to appoint a musicologist or ethnomusicologist with interests in the music industry and/or digital music. The ability to teach popular music history and/or the music of one or more world regions will be an advantage.
  • The successful candidate will teach modules in the Music Industry and Music & Digital Cultures on our BMus and MMus programmes, as well as other modules TBC. They will also supervise undergraduate and Masters dissertations and contribute to department administration.
  • While this is primarily a teaching role, the postholder will be given every opportunity to participate in the research culture of the department and the wider university. Applicants must be available to start early September or soon thereafter and to begin teaching in a blended online/in-person format on September 28.
  • This is a full-time, fixed-term contract for 24 months.
  • Job ID: 004185
  • Salary: £38,304 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance
  • Posted: 12-Aug-20
  • Closing date: 25-Aug-2020
  • Contact details: Professor Dr Andy Fry, andy.fry@kcl.ac.uk

National University of Ireland, Galway: Lecturer (Below the Bar) in Creative Arts Teaching and Learning[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 31 July 2020
  • Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer (Below the Bar) in Creative Arts Teaching and Learning for a fixed term of 9 months, to be completed by 31 May 2021.
  • The post-holder will join a team of academics, artists and students who are working together on a project entitled “Re-Making the Creative Arts Canon, Re-Imagining the Creative Arts Curriculum” which has been funded by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.
  • This T&L initiative brings together more than 100 NUI Galway students at undergraduate and postgraduate level working in Music, Film, Drama, English, and Digital Humanities. Together with creative arts partners, the group will work together to address the neglect of key figures from the Creative Arts Canon (as performed by arts organisation) and the Creative Arts Curriculum (as taught in universities). Using NUI Galway’s extensive archival collection and other resources, students will identify neglected or forgotten Irish female playwrights and Irish composers. They will create new editions of those artists’ scripts (in English and Irish) and scores, which will be published online and made available to our creative arts partners as well as the broader public. They will stage a festival of forgotten Irish artists in the summer of 2021. That event will include two stage plays (one of which will be performed in Druid’s Mick Lally Theatre), two concerts, and a student-led conference. As well as being important artistic creations in their own right, those events will be also be usable as resources for future teaching and performance events.
  • These activities will take place in at least six credit-bearing modules and will result in a new set of online resources that can be used both as teaching material for future classes, and for professional arts performances.
  • Essential Requirements:
  • PhD in Drama or Music (viva passed before application date)
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching experience.
  • Peer-reviewed publications in relevant areas (Irish theatre, Irish composers, canon-formation, creative arts curriculum development)
  • Ability and willingness to direct student productions and/or performances
  • Evidence of administrative skills and direct experience of successful project management.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Desirable Requirements:
  • PhD in a relevant area (Irish theatre, Irish composers, canon-formation, creative arts curriculum development)
  • Experience in university administration and management.
  • Experience working with creative industries / professional arts organisations.
  • For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Patrick Lonergan, Email: patrick.lonergan@nuigalway.ie
  • Salary: € 38,644.00 to € 59,976.00 p.a (applicable to new entrants effective from January, 2011). (This appointment will be made on the Lecturer Below the Bar scale in line with current Government pay policy)
  • Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on Friday, 31st of July 2020. It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.
  • Due to the University closure related to COVID-19, interviews may have to take place virtually and start dates may need to be delayed. Garda vetting may apply. Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation.

Newcastle University: Lecturer in Folk and Traditional Music[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 19 June 2020
  • The International Centre for Music Studies (ICMuS) at Newcastle University wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Folk and Traditional Music to contribute to the teaching and supervision of music at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The post is offered for one year on a fixed-term basis.
  • You will be expected to contribute to the teaching of performance and historical-cultural approaches to folk music in the British Isles or Ireland. You may hold a PhD in traditional/folk music, ethnomusicology or a related field, or have equivalent professional experience in the field. Yoiu will be able to demonstrate a track record of high quality teaching ideally within a higher education environment, as well experience of having undertaken administrative duties, or the potential to do so. You must be able to demonstrate expert performance experience with a portfolio of first rate outputs (in any format) relating to the traditional or folk music of the British Isles or Ireland. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively and engagingly to students, staff and external audiences. You must be collegiate in approach, and will be able to work within a diverse and plural teaching and research environment.
  • Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Kirsten Gibson (Head of Music) at kirsten.gibson@newcastle.ac.uk or on 0191 208 5247.
  • Qualifications: Good first degree in Music or a related subject. PhD in folk/traditional music, ethnomusicology or a related field or equivalent professional experience in relevant field.
  • Requisition ID: 4801
  • Location: Newcastle, GB
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Posted Date: 22-May-2020
  • Salary: £35,845-£40,322
  • Closing Date: 19 June 2020

Newcastle University: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships - Medieval and Early Modern Research Studies[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 12 May 2020
  • Newcastle University’s Medieval and Early Modern Studies Faculty Research Group research.ncl.ac.uk/mems invites expressions of interest from eligible researchers seeking to apply to the Individual Fellowship-European Fellowship scheme of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions. These Fellowships last 12-24 months and have a research project as their focus, with a strong element of advanced training both in the research area and in transferable skills. The ideal fellow will be able to engage in a two-way transfer of knowledge, acquiring skills and/or knowledge from and sharing her or his expertise with Newcastle researchers.
  • Medieval and Early Modern Research Studies is an interdisciplinary research group which incorporates MEDLAB (Early Medieval, Late Antique and Byzantine Studies). MEMS’ members belong to the disciplines of Literature, Linguistics, Archaeology, Architecture, History, Classics and Music and are listed here: research.ncl.ac.uk/mems/people
  • Some indicative research projects are listed here: research.ncl.ac.uk/mems/research/currentresearch
  • We specifically welcome applications in the following key areas:
  • Byzantine Studies
  • Roman frontier studies
  • Late medieval and early modern book history and manuscript studies
  • Music and musical performance/performers in the medieval and early modern periods
  • European intellectual and religious history
  • Histories of print
  • Scholarly editing projects
  • Digital humanities projects such as those falling under the interests of the ATNU project research.ncl.ac.uk/atnu
  • We warmly welcome applications from outstanding scholars eager to work in an interdisciplinary environment for the Individual Fellowship Scheme. Applicants must have a compelling track record appropriate to their career stage of peer-reviewed publication(s) in internationally recognised outlets, conference invitations or other indicators of success. Applicants must meet the Scheme’s eligibility requirements, outlined below:
  • Eligibility: On the date of the deadline, candidates:
  • (i) must have at least four years’ full-time equivalent research experience (which can include doctoral studies)
  • (ii) and/or be in possession of a doctoral degree.
  • (iii) cannot have spent more than 12 months of the past 3 years in the UK.
  • If the fellow is resuming research after a career break of at least one year (within the 18 months immediately prior to the deadline), or is a European national or long term resident returning to Europe after a period outside Europe, a modified mobility rule applies: in these cases the researchers must not have carried out their main activity in the country of their host for more than 3 years in the 5 years immediately prior to the deadline.
  • Expressions of interest should be sent to the MEMS convener Ruth Connolly (ruth.connolly@ncl.ac.uk) no later than 12th May 2020. Please submit:
  • CV (maximum of 2 sides of A4)
  • Outline of project, the training you need to achieve the project goals, and why Newcastle University is a good place to do this particular project. You should identify a preferred supervisor (maximum of 2 sides of A4)
  • Confirmation that you meet the eligibility criteria (in a cover letter)
  • These should be sent as a single PDF with your name as the file name. Applications which do not include these three components and/or which are over-length will not be considered.

The Open University: Lecturer in Popular Music FILLED: Marie Thompson, University of Newcastle 2014[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 13 January 2020
  • The role: The post-holder will work in a team that presents and produces innovative learning resources across our music curriculum, focusing on contemporary popular music. The post-holder may also be asked to contribute to curriculum in music theory and history at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. In addition to contributing to teaching within the School of Arts and Humanities, the post-holder will be expected to contribute to strategic research priorities by conducting independent research in music and making a significant contribution to the Open University's REF submission.
  • We welcome applications from those with teaching and/or research experience in contemporary popular music, including those with expertise in the analysis and ethnography of it. We expect the successful candidate to play a central role in the production of new curriculum in popular music at postgraduate and undergraduate levels.
  • The successful candidate will:
  • Have a PhD (or equivalent) in music or a closely related subject, completed or close to completed.
  • Have a good honours degree in music or a closely related subject.
  • Display evidence of teaching ability, and the capability and readiness to prepare printed and online teaching materials for distance learning, and to support modules in presentation through online and face-to-face tutoring, the preparation of assessment materials, and participation in Quality Assurance and examination processes.
  • Have enthusiasm for supporting distance learning by adults and for the application of new technologies to teaching and supporting students.
  • Read staff notation and to analyse both recorded and notated music.
  • Be an active researcher and have a track record of successful research in the area of popular music, complementing existing music research at the Open University and underpinned by a good record of peer-reviewed publications, commensurate with career stage.
  • Use excellent communication skills, both oral and written, in a variety of contexts, including the ability to offer and receive constructive criticism.
  • Develop a leadership role in teaching and research, commensurate with stage of career.
  • Have the ability to plan and organise work to agreed deadlines.
  • Have commitment to the aims, ethos and values of the Open University, including the principles and practice of equality and diversity.
  • What you get in return: Benefits include a supportive and friendly working environment, research study leave, 33 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays and Christmas closure days and an attractive pension proposition. This is a full-time post, but applications for job-share working will be considered.
  • How to apply: Please complete a short application form and include:
  • your CV (including details of academic qualifications, teaching, management experience, research experience, grants received and publications)
  • a covering letter detailing how you meet the items in the person specification (this should be no more than 2 sides of A4).
  • Email the documents to Resourcing-Hub@open.ac.uk. When submitting your application, please make sure your communication includes the following in the subject line 'APPLICATION – FASS Lecturer in Popular Music Ref. 16839'.
  • Closing date: noon 13 January 2020 (N.B. This is 7am EST on January 13)
  • Interview date: to be confirmed but expected the week of 24 February 2020
  • If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the application closing date, please assume that on this occasion you have not been selected for interview. In that case, we thank you for your interest in The Open University and encourage you to apply for future positions.
  • Salary: £36,914 to £49,553
  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Please quote reference: 16839
  • Permanent and full time (job share considered)

Royal Northern College of Music: Lecturer in Music[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 16 July 2020
  • The Royal Northern College of Music seeks to appoint an outstanding Lecturer to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • With expertise to complement the existing Academic Studies team, the successful applicant will be an experienced lecturer with a flair for bringing together the theoretical and the practical for students at all levels of study, and a commitment to promoting diversity in both curriculum content and pedagogical approaches. Core teaching duties will include the coordination of modules on the cultural history of performance and composition in the Western art music tradition, but the successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop modules focussing on other areas of their research expertise within the College’s broad and diverse curriculum, including (if appropriate to their expertise) music from other repertoires and traditions.
  • The Lecturer’s developing research profile, and ambitious plans for individual and/or collaborative projects including grant applications, will be expected to make a significant contribution to the further development of research in the music college ranked highest for research in REF 2014.
  • Working with the Head of Undergraduate Programmes, the successful applicant will also support the wider learning and student experience of the college’s UK and international students, including the administration of the programmes.
  • For full details regarding this role please view the job description and person specification, which can be found in the downloads section.
  • To apply for this role please submit a copy of your CV (maximum 4 pages) and a covering letter (maximum 1 page) along with your completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring form to our Human Resources Department via email to Human.Resources@rncm.ac.uk.
  • Once you have submitted your application you will receive an email from our Human Resources Department confirming that your application has been received (please note that this email is not automated). Due to high volume of applications, after this communication only candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted.
  • If you have any queries please contact Bebee Wood, Human Resources Assistant via email at Human.Resources@rncm.ac.uk.
  • Salary Grade: Grade 7, scale points 32 to 35, currently £35,845 to £39,152 per annum
  • Closing date: Midday Thursday 16th July 2020
  • Interview date: Thursday 30th July 2020
  • Full-time and permanent, commencing September 2020
  • 6/17: Emailed HR. The College won't be sponsoring any international visas.

Trinity Laban Conservatoire: Professorial Staff - Academic Studies (Music) Maternity Cover[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 03 June 2020
  • The Faculty of Music seeks to appoint a suitably qualified candidate to a part-time, hourly-paid fixed term maternity cover teaching position from September 2020 to January 2021. The successful candidate will have expertise in the field of historical musicology and will be expected to contribute to the development and delivery of music history/context (long 19th and 20th centuries along with Medieval and Renaissance) at undergraduate level.
  • Subject to enrolment numbers, there is also an opportunity for the successful candidate to provide online tutorial support for the Faculty’s Certificate: The Practice of Music Making programme on a part-time, hourly paid fixed term maternity cover basis from September 2020 to January 2021. The tutorial staff form the primary source of support for students, making contact at key points in their study, helping students understand programme material, marking and providing feedback on assignments, and helping them prepare for their end of programme personal project. The Certificate is a one-year 60-credit Level 6 (undergraduate) programme developed by Trinity Laban in partnership with the Open University. It offers adults with a passion for music the opportunity to develop their practical music making and performance skills. It is delivered through distance (online) learning plus a residential learning week at Trinity Laban’s World Heritage Site home in Greenwich. The Certificate is available as a stand-alone programme, but can also count towards degree study with the Open University. Further information can be found at: http://www.trinitylaban.ac.uk/study/music/certificate-the-practice-of-music-making
  • Educated to a PhD degree-level, you will have proven higher music education teaching experience, strong research interests, outstanding communication and organisational abilities, excellent IT skills and the capability to deal with a busy and varied workload, within a highly creative environment.
  • Interview Date: w/c 15th June 2020
  • If you think this might be just the job for you, please click on ‘Apply online’ and attach your CV and cover letter detailing how you meet the criteria from the person specification to the online application form. For any queries about this role that are not covered in the job pack, please email staffrecruitment@trinitylaban.ac.uk or call Thea Lillis, People Services and Resourcing Officer on 0208 305 4382.
  • You can download a job pack by clicking on the ‘Job Pack’ link.
  • Post Type: Hourly-paid
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Contract Length: September 2020 - January 2021
  • Hourly Rate: £51.45 to £60.40
  • Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 03 June 2020
  • Reference: 135-20-R

University College Cork: Lecturer in Popular Music Studies FILLED: Emily Gale, UVA 2014[edit | edit source]

  • Lecturer in Popular Music Studies (anticipated duration of 5 years)
  • DL: Tuesday 20th August 2019 (12pm, Republic of Ireland Time)
  • Job ID: 036955
  • UCC wishes to appoint a scholar of distinction to the position of Lecturer in Popular Music Studies. Reporting to the Head of the Department of Music, the Lecturer in Popular Music Studies will make a key contribution to teaching and research in the areas of musicology and popular music studies. Such an approach might include, but need not be limited to, cultural history, critical theory, media studies, postcolonial studies, intersectional race and gender theory, music industry studies, archive-centred approaches, ethnography, jazz studies, sound studies, or ludomusicology.
  • It is expected that the appointee will have a record of innovative scholarship, a strong publication profile, and/or successful funding applications. She or he will be dedicated to achieving excellence as a university teacher, at all levels. Further, the successful candidate will ideally have experience in external and community engagement, for instance through an active record of performance or other research-led outreach.
  • Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.
  • For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see https://ore.ucc.ie/. The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.
  • Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Prof. J. Griffith Rollefson Tel: +353 (0)21 490 4931, Email: jg.rollefson@ucc.ie. For further information on the School of Film, Music and Theatre, please visit http://www.music.ucc.ie/
  • Appointment may be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale: €33,481 - €59,132 (Scale B) / €35,321 - €56,267 (Scale A) Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.
  • Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal https://ore.ucc.ie/. Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to recruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title.
  • Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday 20th August 2019
  • No late applications will be accepted.
  • UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER
  • Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector
  • Contact Person: Prof. J. Griffith Rollefson Contact Email: jg.rollefson@ucc.ie
  • Job ID: 036955 Contact Number: +353 (0)21 490 4931
  • Close Date: 20-Aug-2019 12:00
  • https://www.ucc.ie/en/fmt/music/news/music-welcomes-newest-colleagues-emily-gale-and-warrick-moses.html

University College Cork: Post-Doctoral Researcher, Hip Hop Studies - 2 positions[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 09 September 2019
  • Two Post-Doctoral Researcher posts in Hip Hop Studies, are available at the Department of Music in the School of Film, Music, and Theatre at University College Cork. The positions are funded by the European Research Council and are associated with the research project CIPHER: Hip Hop Interpellation . This study of global hip hop knowledge flows will synergize ethnographic and computational methods to examine how hip hop “unlocks the global through the local.” The principal investigator of the project is Professor J. Griffith Rollefson.
  • We look to hire two Post-Doctoral Researchers with specialization in the hip hop cultures of any world culture region(s) outside of Europe and North America. Especially welcome (but not necessary) will be hip hop scholars with specialisms in two or more cultural/musical/linguistic areas (e.g. Japanese and Mandarin; Wolof, French, and Arabic; Spanish, Tagalog, and English).
  • This study of global hip hop knowledge flows will synergize ethnographic and computational methods to examine how we might conceive of hip hop as a form of “bottom-up globalization.” The successful candidates may have a disciplinary background rooted in any of the four traditional “elements” of hip hop (DJing/turntablism, MCing/rapping, graffiti/street art, bboy/bgirl dance) or any university discipline, but must demonstrate a deep knowledge of and commitment to hip hop’s “fifth element”: knowledge (of self). The postdoctoral scholars will also demonstrate knowledge of the theory and methods of ethnographic fieldwork and/or community engaged scholarship and have an established track record in such work. The successful candidates will have linguistic, musical, and cultural specializations in one or more geographic communities and an ability to do community-engaged work across various cultural sites and scenes. In their project proposal, the candidates are expected to outline how their research record, interests, and skills align with the CIPHER project – namely, how they might explore hip hop’s localizations in their field(s) of cultural specialization. Citing specific “gems” of local hip hop knowledge in the context of the proposal will be particularly advantageous.
  • The Post-Doctoral Researchers will work closely with J. Griffith Rollefson, as well as doctoral student researchers, a team of Computational Analysts with specializations in social media, big data, stylometry, and sonic analysis, an Advisory Board of established global hip hop scholars, and an Artistic Council of global hip hop artists.
  • The successful candidates will have access to dedicated funds for research and conference travel, and assist with the organization of CIPHER’s international conferences and publications.
  • The successful candidates are expected to live in Cork, Ireland and become part of the research environment/network of the university and contribute to its development. The Post-Doctoral Researchers are expected to publish independently and together with the CIPHER team, present research papers at workshops and international conferences, and contribute to popular dissemination of the research results.
  • Post Duration: 2 years
  • Salary: €37,221 - €44,266 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale)
  • CRITERIA
  • PhD in relevant humanities and social science field that offer a solid foundation for research in hip hop studies (e.g. ethno/musicology, ethnic/area studies, cultural studies, anthropology, education, media studies, African American studies, sociology, art history, etc.). The doctoral dissertation must have been submitted for evaluation before the application deadline.
  • Experience in ethnographic and/or community-engaged research.
  • The candidate's research must be closely engaged with the field of hip hop studies and/or aligned with the CIPHER initiative’s methods, aims, an ethos.
  • Appropriate technical competence and accomplishment.
  • A capability of working within a project team to achieve results.:*Good communication, organisation and interpersonal skills.
  • A commitment to gaining practical experience working on a research project.
  • Ability to work well within a team.
  • Personal suitability and motivation for the position.
  • Please note that Garda vetting and international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.
  • For Informal Enquiries on the post candidates should contact: Name: J. Griffith Rollefson; Title: Professor of Music; Email Address: cipher@ucc.ie; Telephone: +353 (0)21 490 4530
  • To Apply: Applicants must submit the following attachments in pdf format, via email, to J. Griffith Rollefson, Professor of Music, cipher@ucc.ie, +353 (0)21 490 4530, on or before the closing date 9 September 2019.
Application Letter (max 2 pages) describing the applicant’s qualifications and motivation for the position
Curriculum Vitae (complete list of education, positions, teaching experience, administrative experience and other qualifying activities, including a complete list of publications)
Project description (max 3 pages). The project description should address the following questions: (1) How will your work synergize with and/or augment CIPHER’s theory and methods? Please use a specific example or examples of hip hop knowledge from the music, lyrics, dance, imagery, or performance from your region(s) of specialization. How do these examples align with or complicate the theory of Hip Hop Interpellation outlined in the CIPHER proposal ; (2) How will you draw upon your disciplinary, artistic, and theoretical background and previous research or practical experience when working on the project? How will that background benefit the project?; and (3) what will be the details of your methodological approach, and how will you deal with potential practical and ethical challenges.
  • Please note that all documents must be in English.
  • The short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview by Skype or at UCC. Details of interview will be finalised at a later date. It is envisaged that the posts will start between January and May 2020 and run for two years. It is also envisaged that a further 1-2 postdoctoral posts will be advertised in years 2-3 of the five-year CIPHER study.
  • Finalists who are not selected for the two posts--and promising scholars with specializations outside of the specified regions--will be encouraged to apply for external funding to join the CIPHER Team. Qualified candidates will receive application support from the PI and UCC's Research Office in the application process. Applicants with specializations in any area of global hip hip studies (incl. Europe and North America) are encouraged to investigate the ERC's Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/portal/screen/opportunities/topic-details/msca-if-2019 (See also: Fulbright, SSRC, Irish Research Council) and email cipher@ucc.ie with a 1-page proposal for vetting.

University College Dublin: Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Folklore and Ethnology[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 02 September 2019
  • Applications are invited for a Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Folklore and Ethnology post within UCD School of Irish, Celtic Studies and Folklore.
  • Candidates should have an established record of expertise in the study of Folklore and Ethnology. They should have completed a PhD in Folklore or a cognate discipline and have experience of teaching at university level. While the position is primarily associated with Irish expressions of vernacular culture, the essentially global nature of Folklore and Ethnology as an academic discipline and its interdisciplinary potential is recognised by the School in its teaching and research activities.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with lecturing and teaching experience in the following areas: material culture, traditional music and/or ethnomusicology, oral narrative, popular belief and practice including folk religion, and social tradition. In addition, the candidate's record should indicate a thorough knowledge of folkloristic theory, approaches and methods with some experience of studying folklore in an international context.
  • The appointee will be expected to participate effectively in the School's postgraduate and undergraduate programmes and contribute significantly to the expansion of research in relevant areas.
  • Lecturer / Assistant Professor Below the Bar Salary Scale: € 33,479- € 58,760
  • Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines.
  • Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 2nd September 2019.
  • Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

University of Aberdeen: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Music (Ethnomusicology) FILLED: Matthew Machin-Autenrieth, University of Cardiff 2013[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 05 January 2020
  • We seek to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Music (Ethnomusicology). We welcome applications from high quality candidates of outstanding promise and/or with established reputations in ethnomusicology. The successful candidate will contribute work of outstanding international distinction to the research profile of the Department of Music. Candidates should also be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to, and experience of, teaching at undergraduate level and a strong profile in the ethnomusicological community.
  • The successful candidate will undertake research and teaching in an area of Music relevant to the requirements of the Department. Preference may be given to a specialism in Scottish traditional music that complements existing areas within the school and the locality and an interest in a secondary area (such as popular music, performance, aesthetics, music and gender etc.) would be favourable. They will teach on the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offered by the Department of Music, including introductory courses and research-informed specialist options; will undertake supervision of postgraduate research students; will contribute to the work of the School’s research centres; and will pursue external funding opportunities. Responsibilities will also include administrative roles as agreed with the Head of Music and the Head of the School of Language, Literature, Music & Visual Culture.
  • For appointments made at Lecturer level the salary will be paid at the appropriate point on the Grade 7 salary scale (£41,526 - £49,552 per annum) and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience. For appointments made at Senior Lecturer level, salary will be paid at the appropriate point on the Grade 8 salary scale (£52,559 - £59,135 per annum) and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.
  • Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and a 3 year probation period. For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here
  • Should you require a visa to undertake paid employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship and Tier 2 visa. As appropriate, at the time an offer of appointment is made you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of financial maintenance and competency in English. Please do not hesitate to contact Heather Clark, HR Adviser on +44 (0)1224 273244 or email h.m.clark@abdn.ac.uk for further information.
  • The closing date for receipt of applications is 5 January 2020
  • Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact Dr Phillip A. Cooke, Head of Music, 01224 274599, p.cooke@abdn.ac.uk. Please do not send application forms or CVs to Dr Cooke
  • Please quote reference number LAN101A on all correspondence
  • 1/3 Does anyone know what documents are required for this application? Are they requiring letters at this time or contact information for references? I have not been able to find this information in the online application or any of the job posts. Any info would be greatly appreciated!

University of Birmingham: Research Fellow, Music And The Internet: Towards A Digital Sociology of Music[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 18 November 2019
  • Part Time, Fixed term from 1st of April 2020 to 31st of March 2021
  • Grade: Grade 7, 30 or below pro rata
  • This post will support Music And The Internet: Towards A Digital Sociology of Music, a project funded by the AHRC and led by Dr Christopher Haworth. DIGSOCMUS will explore the use of digital methods for the analysis of electronic music from the 1990s to the present, addressing research questions on the changing relations between: art and popular electronic musics; ‘major’ and ‘independent’ labels; and local and transnational musicking in the age of the internet.
  • The post will be centred on devising bespoke digital methods to further the analysis of the research questions. These may involve text-mining and social data analysis techniques, and the postholder will be expected to analyse, interpret and visualise data using Gephi or an equivalent network visualisation software. The postholder will be expected to participate in workshops and other events associated with the research project, and to produce and present research papers in seminars and at conferences.
  • You should have completed a PhD in music computing, music technology, digital humanities, computer science or a related field, and you should have an interest in one of the following fields: twentieth-century music, digital music, electronic music, media history, or ethnomusicology.
  • The Department of Music recognises that scholars and practitioners from minority backgrounds are under-represented in music-related fields. We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and/or transgender status.
  • Informal enquiries should be directed to Christopher Haworth at c.p.haworth@bham.ac.uk / 0121 414 6177
  • Closing date: 18/11/19
  • Reference: 95120
  • To download the details and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button below; please quote Job Reference in all enquiries. Alternatively information can be obtained from 0121 415 9000 or visit www.birmingham.ac.uk/jobs

University of Bristol: Postdoctoral Researcher for ERC Beyond East and West Project (part-time)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 28 April 2020
  • Applications are now being accepted for a 28 hours per week, 7.5-month Postdoctoral Assistantship at the University of Bristol, on the ERC-funded 2015- 2021 project Beyond East and West: Developing and Documenting an Evolving Transcultural Musical Practice.
  • This project facilitates integration of Turkish and Western instruments and voices through practical work that reinforces evolving modes of interaction between different musical traditions. Through a series of workshops, an ethnography to be included in a team-authored book, will trace the web of issues musicians must navigate.
  • Main responsibilities: The postdoctoral researcher will be expected to maintain project archives, an interactive project website, organise grant activities, recordings and workshops, and contribute his or her own research to project outputs, including an instrumentation chapter on Anatolian folk string instruments for the project book.
  • Required: PhD or near completion, with an MA or PhD in Ethnomusicology, Turkish language proficiency.
  • Highly desirable: experience archiving, recording, storing and cataloguing audio and video data; experience in analysing performance from a combination of notation, audio and video data.
  • Other desirables: Experience transcribing interviews, experience with data analysis software, recording equipment, fieldwork, quantitative and qualitative research methods, organising events, editing, indexing and subtitling video footage.
  • Expected start Date: 1 July, 2020
  • Please include in your application a 2 page CV, a single page cover letter and one short writing sample
  • For informal enquiries, please contact Michael Ellison - Michael.Ellison@bristol.ac.uk
  • Job number: ACAD104537
  • Salary: £33,797 - £38,017 per annum (pro rata)
  • Closing date for applications: 28-Apr-2020

University of Cambridge: Early Career Research Fellowships[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 11 November 2019
  • Churchill College, Fitzwilliam College, Murray Edwards College, Robinson College and Trinity Hall operate a Joint Application Scheme for Early Career Research Fellowships. Applications will be considered by all Colleges offering Fellowships in the relevant subject. A total of eight Fellowships are offered but candidates are advised that competition is likely to be intense; last year over 1000 applications were received.
  • The prime duty of a Research Fellow is to pursue research, and a report on the progress of that research will be required each year. The Research Fellow will become a member of the Governing Body of the College, with joint responsibility for its governance. Research Fellows are frequently invited, but not obligated, to undertake (for an additional payment) up to four hours of small group teaching per week.
  • Early Career Research Fellowships are open to graduates, women and men, of any university who have recently or are about to complete their doctorates. Candidates would normally be expected to have completed no more than 5 years full time equivalent post-doctoral research. Research Fellowships will not normally be awarded to people who have held comparable post-doctoral positions. Successful candidates will normally have submitted their theses by the commencement of the Fellowship.
  • The statements of research should be no more than 1,000 words outlining the work candidates would submit in support of their applications, if requested, and the research they propose to do if elected. Please note that it will be read by people outside, as well as within, the candidate's own discipline and should therefore be intelligible to scholars in other subjects.
  • Candidates must provide details for two referees who have agreed to submit a reference through the website by 5.00pm on Monday, 18th November 2019. The referees should be familiar with the work to be submitted and one should normally be your PhD supervisor.
  • The application must be submitted online by 5.00pm on Monday, 11th November 2019.
  • Candidates are warned that they are responsible for checking their eligibility to take up the post under UK immigration rules.
  • Full information regarding the Fellowships on offer, further particulars and registration details is available at the Joint Application Scheme website: https://www.chu.cam.ac.uk/about/master-fellows/junior-research-fellowships/jrfapplications/rf_2020/

University of Cambridge, Downing College: Graham Robertson Research Fellowship 2020[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 19 March 2020
  • The Governing Body of Downing College, Cambridge, invites applications for election to a three-year Graham Robertson Research Fellowship in the fields of Architecture, History of Art, or Music, starting on 1 October 2020 and continuing until 30 September 2023.
  • Established by the generous bequest of Graham Robertson, this Research Fellowship is intended to support the early careers of exceptionally talented researchers in the Arts and Humanities who will go on to make significant contributions to their fields. The successful candidate will become a full Fellow of the College and member of the Governing Body, and will be entitled to all the rights and privileges of a Fellow.
  • The Graham Robertson Research Fellowship is open to postgraduates of any university working in the fields of Architecture, History of Art, or Music.
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong background in a relevant discipline and should have completed (or be approaching completion of) an outstanding doctoral thesis. Candidates must not have undertaken more than 3 years of postdoctoral work by 1 October 2020 (i.e. your doctoral degree cannot have been conferred before 30 September 2017). The successful applicant must provide satisfactory evidence of eligibility to work in the UK. Applications are welcomed from a broad range of backgrounds.
  • Although this is a research post, Research Fellows are expected to take advantage of opportunities to undertake a small amount of University and/or College teaching up to four hours per week in term time (remunerated separately). Research Fellows should expect to participate broadly in the governance and communal life of the College.
  • The stipend is £30,942 (step 39). This figure is reviewed annually and standard increments awarded during the coming academic year will be included before October 2020.
  • Application and Dates: The deadline for applications and receipt of references is Thursday 19 March 2020 at 12.00 noon via this link: https://app.casc.cam.ac.uk/fas_live/grahamrobertson.aspx. Applications received after this date and time will not be considered.
  • Applicants must upload the following documents to the online application system:
  • A curriculum vitae (of no more than three A4 sides) including details of higher education, degrees awarded, positions held and a list of publications.
  • A document (of no more than 1200 words in length) containing descriptions of your current research and of the research you propose to undertake during the Fellowship.
  • Applicants must also supply the names and contact details of three referees to enable letters of recommendation to be uploaded by 12.00 noon on Thursday 19 March 2020. Each referee will also be asked to provide the names of two further readers, not in the candidate’s institution, to whom work might be sent if the candidate is long-listed. It is the duty of the candidate to ensure that the referees submit the references and the names of two readers before the deadline.
  • Applications will not be considered in the competition until all references, including the names of additional readers, have been received. An email will be sent once this has occurred.
  • Towards the end of March, the College will contact long-listed applicants by email to ask for samples of written work, up to 10,000 words (either published papers, manuscript in press, or chapters of a doctoral thesis). This work must be uploaded within a week of sending the long-listing e-mail.
  • A very small number of candidates will then be short-listed and invited for interview in the second half of May 2020. Please ensure that you will be available for interview during this period, as it is not possible to arrange other times for interviews. Anyone interested in applying for the Fellowship should note that the standard needed to progress to the later stages of the competition is extremely high. The College will not reimburse candidates for travel costs, should they be shortlisted for interview. It is hoped that the Governing Body of the College will make an election in July 2020. The Fellowship will begin on 1 October 2020 and will run until 30 September 2023. It is non-renewable.
  • Further questions: If you have any further questions regarding any aspect of the competition, please e-mail research-fellowship@dow.cam.ac.uk to reach the competition administrator.


University of Cambridge, Trinity College: Fixed-term College Lectureship and Fellowship in Music and English[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 05 June 2020
  • Applications are invited for appointment, preferably from 1st October 2020, to a 12-hour College Lectureship in Music and English, with particular expertise in Music before 1750 and in Medieval English Literature, together with a Fellowship, tenable for five years. The successful applicant will assist in supervising in Music and English in the College, and will participate in the admission of undergraduate students, which includes some outreach work.
  • The successful applicant will be required to teach pre-1750 Music History papers for Parts IA and IB of the Music Tripos and either Part IA Music and Musicology Today or Counterpoint and Fugue options for all three years of the Tripos. Other Music teaching might include supervising dissertations on historical topics.
  • Furthermore, an ability to teach the compulsory Part I paper, English Literature and its Contexts, 1300-1550 in the English Tripos will be a priority for the appointing committee. The successful applicant would also be able to contribute to teaching of Part II papers in English, such as the optional papers on Chaucer and the Medieval Supernatural, and dissertations on medieval literature.
  • As a general guide, the position would amount to 8 hours teaching for Music and 4 hours for English. Applicants should have experience in teaching, as well as a record of research and publication commensurate with her/his stage of career.
  • The 12-hour lectureship is a full-time position and will require 12 hours per week of College teaching for 20 weeks per year. The stipend will be £47,552 per annum, together with other benefits of College membership.
  • Further details are available at 2020 Music and English Further Particulars
  • Application should be made via the online application system https://app.casc.cam.ac.uk/fas_live/trinmusicenglish/
  • Applicants should submit a CV, including details of publications and teaching experience, and should also ensure that three referees have uploaded references to the application system on their behalf before the closing date of Friday 5 June 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to submit up to 10,000 words of their written work; such candidates will be notified by Friday 12 June 2020 and should have their work ready for submission by Wednesday 17 June 2020. It is expected that interviews will be held on Monday 22 June 2020.
  • 6/12: Request for interview and more materials

University of Gloucestershire: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Music (.6 FTE)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 18 November 2019
  • Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Music (including potential Course Leadership for the MA in Creative Music Practice)
  • 0.6 FTE
  • As a result of ongoing expansion and strong recruitment in our Music provision at the University of Gloucestershire, we are looking to appoint a part-time lecturer / senior lecturer in Music. If appropriate, the post would also include Course Leadership of the MA in Creative Music Practice.
  • We are looking for a forward-thinking individual with an established academic practice, that includes teaching, module leadership, student support and administration, along with a background in two or more of the following
  • Entrepreneurship and enterprise
  • Musicology
  • Arts management
  • Community music practice
  • Music publishing and rights management
  • Music and sound production
  • Production and sound design for a range of visual media environments
  • Songwriting and composition.
  • In addition, we welcome applications from practitioners who are research active in the areas of music entrepreneurship, music performance, music production, interactive music, music and visual media, and who can demonstrate an awareness and understanding of the way in which music practice is evolving in response to a range of digital, audiovisual and economic contexts.
  • Closing Date: 18th November 2019
  • Interview Date: TBC
  • Salary: Grade 7/8 £33,797-£49,553 pa,pr
  • Date Posted: 10/22/2019
  • Reference: A1132

University of Manchester: Lecturer in Music FILLED: Alexander Gagatsis, University of Nottingham 2018[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 02 March 2020
  • Job reference: HUM-15229
  • Salary: £36,914 to £51,034 per annum according to experience
  • Employment type: Permanent
  • Department: Humanities
  • Division: Music
  • Hours per week: Full time
  • Contract Duration: Permanent from August 2020
  • The Department of Music at the University of Manchester invites applications for a permanent lectureship in Music, tenable from August 2020. Applications in any area of music studies/musicology are welcome, although preference may be given to applicants with specialisms in jazz studies and/or performance studies.
  • You will hold a PhD in Music (or equivalent), demonstrate subject expertise and a strong awareness of current thinking in your specialist field, have peer-reviewed research outputs, and have a proven ability to provide high-quality and innovative teaching. You will be expected to make a strong contribution to the department’s research strategy, including through the publication of high-quality peer-reviewed research outputs and the potential to attract external research funding; to lead undergraduate and Master’s-level teaching and supervision in your field of specialism (including both broad-ranging course units and those offering more intensive study); to contribute to teaching in related areas; to recruit and supervise PhD students; and to contribute to the management and administration of the department under the guidance of the Head of Music.
  • Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews: Name: Caroline Bithell, Head of Music, Email: caroline.bithell@manchester.ac.uk
  • General enquiries: Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk, Tel: 0161 275 4499
  • This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.
  • Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.
  • 3/28 Notification to finalists that the position has been filled.

University of Oxford: Associate Professor or Professor in Popular Music FILLED: Sarah Hill, Cardiff University, 2002[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 23 January 2020
  • Open Date: December 2019
  • Duties: The University, in association with St Peter’s College, proposes to appoint an Associate Professor or Professor in Popular Music with effect from 1 October 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a joint appointment: the person appointed to the (Associate) Professorship will also be appointed to a Tutorial Fellowship at St Peter’s College and will be a member and trustee of its Governing Body. The person appointed will be required to provide not fewer than 36 hours of lectures/seminars per year for the Faculty of Music and to undertake examining and graduate supervision. For the College they will be expected to take responsibility for the organisation, supervision and teaching of Music at St Peter’s College including arrangements for admission to the subject; to undertake up to 6 hours of tutorial and class teaching a week averaged over the three terms of the academic year; to organise tutorial provision in subjects that the appointee does not teach; to take pastoral care of students; and to take a full part in the administration of the College including acting as a member of College committees when called upon to do so and attending St Peter’s College Governing Body meetings.
  • Rank: Associate Professor or Professor
  • Qualifications: Candidates must hold a doctorate in music or a closely related discipline, already awarded at the time of application. Applications are welcome from candidates with expertise in any aspect of popular music in any period and/or geographical area, with a view to complementing the teaching and research interests of current postholders within the Faculty of Music. This expertise may embrace a range of interdisciplinary and theoretical approaches to music studies, and may be in any musical tradition, including music for film and mass media. Please note that this is not a position for candidates who are primarily composers. The successful candidate will have the potential to enhance the high reputation of the Faculty of Music in research and teaching. They will have a proven record of internationally recognised scholarship and research, or the clear promise of such achievement, and will be required to provide a high standard of teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels, including the supervision of research students. The postholder will also be expected to play a full and active role in Faculty administration and undertake Divisional responsibilities as needed. An interest in interdisciplinary research and a willingness to collaborate with the work of related University departments or institutes is desirable.
  • The combined University and College salary is in the range £48,114 - £64,605 p.a., plus additional benefits including college housing allowance of £9,660 p.a. An allowance of £2,804 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title.
  • Enquiries about the post may be directed to the Chair of the Board of the Faculty of Music, Professor Suzanne Aspden (suzanne.aspden@music.ox.ac.uk), or the Senior Tutor at St Peter’s College, Professor Mark Moloney (mark.moloney@chem.ox.ac.uk).
  • Application Instructions: See instructions on the following webpage
  • Deadline: The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 23 January 2020. Interviews are expected to be held on 17 March 2020. Full details can be by clicking on the link to the document "144409 AP in Popular Music at SPC" at the bottom of this page
  • 2/27: rejection email

University of Oxford, Lady Margaret Hall: Departmental Lecturer in Music FILLED: Tom Hodgson, University of Oxford 2013[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 04 May 2020
  • The Faculty of Music proposes to appoint a fixed-term Departmental Lecturer in Music in association with Lady Margaret Hall. This is for a fixed-term of 5 years with effect from 1 September 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.
  • For the Faculty, the appointee will give 36 hours of lectures/seminars per year and will undertake examining and graduate supervision. For Lady Margaret Hall, the appointee will take responsibility for the organisation, supervision and teaching of music at the College.
  • Applications are welcome from candidates with expertise in music since 1930, and who have teaching expertise and experience - at undergraduate and graduate level - in music.
  • Candidates must hold a doctorate in music or a closely related discipline, already awarded at the time of application.
  • If you have any questions, please contact: Music Faculty Head of Administration on email administrator@music.ox.ac.uk
  • The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 4 May 2020. Interviews are expected to take place remotely on Monday 18 May 2020.
  • Grade 8: £41,526 - £49,553 p.a.
  • Vacancy ID: 146003
  • Click on the link(s) below to view documents: Job Description Dept. Lecturer in Music LMH
  • (5/21) Email rejection
  • https://www.music.ox.ac.uk/faculty-appoints-dr-tom-hodgson/

University of Oxford, Lincoln College: Lord Crewe Junior Research Fellowship in Music FILLED: Samantha Ege, York University 2020[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 11 March 2020
  • Lincoln College invites applications for a three-year, non-renewable, Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Music, available from 1 September 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter, until 31 August 2023. This post is intended to provide a career development opportunity for a scholar in the early stages of an academic career. Applicants should have recently obtained a doctorate in an appropriate area, or will have submitted their doctoral thesis for examination by 1 September 2020. He or she will have a developing public profile within their field of scholarship, as evidenced by publications and/or performances. Applicants should have been awarded a higher degree (DPhil or PhD) no more than three years prior to 1 September 2020; exceptions can be made for candidates whose postdoctoral career has been interrupted by, for example, childbirth, caring commitments, illness or compulsory military service; this should be fully explained in the letter of application. Applicants should not previously have held a similar early-career research fellowship.
  • The Fellow will be expected to undertake advanced research in any field of music. He or she will be required to provide tutorial teaching or small group teaching for up to three hours per week, averaged across the three 8-week terms of the academic year and to act as advisor to a limited number of graduate students in the subject. He or she will also be expected to take an active role in the musical life of the College, working particularly with the Chapel Choir and with the Organ and Choral Scholars.
  • Salary and allowances: £30,046 in year 1, rising by annual increments to £31,866 in year 3; full Common Room rights; hospitality credit; access to the College Research and Equipment Funds; membership of the USS pension scheme.
  • Further particulars and the application form may be downloaded here. Applications must be submitted to the college via hr@lincoln.ox.ac.uk by 12 midday (UK time) on 11 March 2020. Application forms in alternative formats may be requested from the above email address, the completed forms to be received in College by the same date.
  • 3/19: notification of finalist status

University of Oxford, New College: Weston Junior Research Fellowship in Music[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 21 November 2019
  • The College invites applications for this post, which is tenable for a fixed period of three years from 1st October 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter based in New College, Oxford. The person appointed will be expected to undertake advanced research in Music and is open to those who will have completed a PhD/DPhil or will be near completion at the time of taking up the post.
  • Candidates may not previously have held a Junior Research Fellowship or comparable appointment.
  • Duties: The Junior Research Fellow will be expected to undertake advanced research in Music. The Fellow may be required to undertake up to six hours of tutorial teaching per week in full term (for which additional remuneration will be available) and to act as a College Adviser for graduate students. He/she will be expected to self-manage their holiday and to take any holiday days outside of term time.
  • Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required: Junior Research Fellowships are intended for researchers at an early stage in their career who show outstanding ability and potential in their chosen field. The Fellowship is open to those who will have completed PhD or be near completion at the time of taking up the post. Please note that we cannot sponsor Tier 2 visa holders for this post.
  • Salary and Conditions: The Fellowship carries a stipend of £22,474 per annum (subject to annual review). The appointment will be pensionable under the USS scheme, the Fellow contributing up to 8% of the stipend and the College 18% (currently under review).
  • The Fellow is entitled to a housing allowance (currently £2,104 p.a.) or to free accommodation in College if suitable rooms are available. In addition, Fellows are entitled to free lunch and dinner at the common table when this is available, a book and research allowance (£1,380 p.a.) and an entertainment allowance (£230 p.a.).
  • The appointment will be for a fixed period of three years without possibility of renewal.
  • Applicants should please:
  • Candidates should ask two referees to write directly to the Academic Registrar at tuition@new.ox.ac.uk, and should supply each referee with a copy of these further particulars. The College wishes to take this opportunity to thank in advance those referees who write on behalf of applicants.
  • The closing date for applications and the last date for receipt of references is 21st November 2019. It is the responsibility of each applicant to ensure that her or his application (including references) arrives in full by the deadline.
  • Samples of written work are not required at this stage, but may be required at short notice if you are shortlisted for interview.
  • All enquiries should be in the first instance addressed to the Academic Registrar at tuition@new.ox.ac.uk
  • 12/2: Request for interview

University of Sheffield: Research Associate[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 September 2020
  • Contract Type: Fixed-term for 3 years from 5 October 2020
  • We are seeking to recruit one professional and innovative Research Associate in the Department of Music, Faculty of Arts & Humanities for a period of 36 months.
  • You will work on the "Sounding the Bookshelf 1501: Musical Knowledge in a Year of Italian Printed Books' project with Dr Tim Shephard.
  • 358 known editions were printed in Italy in the year 1501. Few contained notated music or specialist music theory; yet these books present a cornucopia of musical knowledge—as sounding art, social skill, metaphor, science, therapeutic practice, aspect of religious experience, in a programme of education, etc. These sources, largely ignored by musicologists, offer compelling witness to the contemporary understanding of music beyond the limited perspective of the professional musician. The project will harness this body of evidence to give an accurate and balanced snapshot of the Italian discourse on music in 1501 as viewed through the technology of print.
  • The research will proceed in three phases. In Phase 1 we will create a simple database of the 358 editions, and also define a 'back catalogue' sample of texts printed multiple times during the 1490s. During this phase we will identify and secure (or create) digital copies for as many editions as possible. In Phase 2 we will read every edition in our database, excerpting and translating any passages relevant to music into 'record cards' held as an Online Reader on the project website. Our work in this phase will be organised according to four categories of book: religious; ancient and scholarly; verse and prose fiction; and lifestyle literature. In Phase 3 we will synthesise the information gleaned from our sample to write a co-authored book.
  • You will lead the ‘religious’ category throughout all phases of the project, as well as acting as project manager in creating the database, securing digital copies, and curating the Online Reader. You will be an Italian Renaissance specialist with expertise in the history of religion (in any disciplinary field), with extensive experience of working with primary sources. You will have excellent language skills in English, Italian and Latin. You will have an MA and/or PhD in a relevant field or relevant research experience in a field that is equivalent to an MA and/or PhD.
  • You will contribute to the department’s strategic objectives to produce high quality research of world-leading significance and rigour, attracting international recognition to the project’s research team. Additionally, you will further the department’s objective to increase the reach and significance of our research through cross-disciplinary collaboration, in the context of what is overall an interdisciplinary project.
  • Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Tim Shephard (t.shephard@sheffield.ac.uk) for a copy of the full project description before making their application.
  • Salary: £31,866 to £33,797 per annum (Grade 7.1-7.3)
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Placed On: 17th August 2020
  • Closes: 15th September 2020
  • Job Ref: UOS026135

University of Surrey: Teaching Fellow in Music (1 year, starting Nov 2019) FILLED: Bruno Bower, Royal College of Music 2016[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 October 2019
  • We invite applications for the post of Teaching Fellow in Music, starting November 2019. This is a fixed-term post for maternity cover.
  • We seek an applicant who specializes in music of the Western art tradition. Scholarly interests may include musicology, music history (post 1800s – to present day), and areas related to performance studies. The post requires teaching cover for modules in Encountering Music History (year 1), Nineteenth-century Music (year 2), Topic Study 2B/3B (cross-year module in a classical music idiom to be decided according to candidate’s specialism), and Music Project 1B/2B/3B (cross-year module in a classical music idiom to be decided according to applicant’s specialism). There may be the potential to contribute to other scholarly fields as appropriate. You will also support performance-based modules, contribute to postgraduate research seminars and supervision of postgraduate students (MMus and/or PhD as appropriate), and carry out some administrative duties as determined by the Head of Department.
  • You will contribute teaching primarily to the Music (BMus) Programme, and to the Creative Music Technology, and Music and Sound Recording (Tonmeister) undergraduate programmes for cross-programme modules such as the Topic Studies and Music Project. You will contribute to the evolution and development of the Music undergraduate degree course, and help the University to continue as a leading centre of excellence in Music. The successful applicant will have the potential to develop and sustain teaching activities of the highest level in accordance with the University’s commitment to teaching excellence.
  • Salary: £32,236 per annum
  • Fixed Term until 13th November 2020
  • Post Type: Full Time
  • Advert Placed: Wednesday 25 September 2019
  • Closing Date: Tuesday 15 October 2019
  • Interview Date: Wednesday 30 October 2019
  • Reference: 076819
  • For an informal discussion you may wish to contact Professor Tony Myatt, Head of Music and Media, at t.myatt@surrey.ac.uk, or Dr Georgia Volioti, Programme Director for Music, at g.volioti@surrey.ac.uk

Faculty positions outside the US / Canada / UK / Ireland[edit | edit source]

Beijing Normal University: Assistant / Associate / Professor (B) of Arts & Communication[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: None listed
  • Category: Outstanding Academic Leaders
  • First-Level Discipline: Musicology and Dancology
  • Second-Level Discipline: Musicology
  • Responsibilities:
  • Enhance the development of music discipline and conduct academic exchanges at home and abroad, and lead the research team to conduct high-level research or practices.
  • Undertake discipline-related teaching and scientific research tasks, with academic vision and high-end research capabilities in the field, and train high-level postgraduates.
  • Make scientific research and academic achievements, contribute to the building of first-class disciplines, and significantly enhance the status and influence of the discipline at home and abroad.
  • Hiring Criteria: Meet the hiring criteria for Outstanding Academic Leaders of Humanities and Social Sciences; professionals of Music Theory, Music Education and Music Performance with advanced technical titles.
  • For more details on the Eligibility, Remuneration and Benefits, please visit BNU Global Recruitment - Beijing Campus
  • Application: For more information and to submit your application, please refer to below contact details
  • Mr/Ms. Guo, Tel: +86-10-58809318, Email: xm@bnu.edu.cn

Bern University of the Arts: Professor for Pop and Jazz/Improvisation[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 May 2020
  • Location: Bern - Switzerland
  • Placed On: 18th March 2020
  • 50–70% / Permanent / Bern
  • Start 01.08.2020 or by appointment
  • What you'll be doing here
  • Responsible for overseeing and developing of the research field "Pop Music and Jazz in Context" through the acquisition and management of third-party funded projects
  • Leading continuing education courses, advising students and interested parties, promoting cour­ses, ensuring quality, developing curricula, being responsible for budget
  • Advise, coach and co-supervise dissertations with colleagues
  • Teaching scientific work and accompanying theses - Developing and supervising services (including SoundLab)
  • What you'll bring with you
  • Doctorate/PhD in a humanities subject related to popular music/jazz, successful acquisition of third-party funds, regular publication activity
  • Teaching experience and practice at university level, enjoy coaching, possess leadership and ma­nagement experience
  • National and international network in music and academia, organisational skills, management expe­rience
  • High level social and communicative skills as well as a sound knowledge of German and English, both spoken and written
  • Creativity, openness, teamwork, assertiveness, en­trepreneurial thinking, result oriented, the inter­views will take place on June 5th, 2020

Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Art History: Research Position, Musicology[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 17 February 2020
  • The Musicology Department of the Institute of Art History, Czech Academy of Sciences, is seeking to fill a research position
  • In accordance with law no. 283/1992 of the Czech Academy of Sciences, as amended by law no. 420/2005, and the Statutes of the Czech Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Art History, Czech Academy of Sciences, is pleased to announce a selection procedure for a new research position specialising in Czech music of the second half of the nineteenth and the twentieth centuries. The activities undertaken by the holder of this post will consist of research and the dissemination of research results in the agreed field as described in the project proposal of the individual applicant.
  • Commencement date: to be agreed on
  • Number of hours worked per week: full-time, i.e. 40
  • Requirements: Completed university-level education in the field of musicology or a related field with at least a Master’s degree or equivalent;Proven previous research activity in the field of musicology; Motivation to undertake research; Moral integrity, independence, initiative; and Ability to work in a team.
  • Applications must include:
  • A short motivation letter;
  • Certificates showing the level of education achieved;
  • A professional CV outlining all non-academic and academic activities including publishing, teaching and other relevant experience as well as language skills; and
  • An outline of the potential future research undertaken by the applicant with a view to music in the second half of the nineteenth or the twentieth century, preferably with a focus on the Czech lands.
  • Applications including all of the above shall be sent to the secretariat of the Director of the Institute at the address Husova 4, 110 00 Praha 1, or at the e-mail address udu@udu.cas.cz.
  • Link to job announcement (in Czech)
  • Invitation for interview (3/2)

Europa-Universität Flensburg: Professorship of Musicology[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 14 November 2019
  • The Department of Music in the Institute of Aesthetic and Cultural Education at Europa-Universität Flensburg seeks to fill the following position as soon as possible: Professorship of Musicology (Salary Grade W2)
  • This professorship covers research and teaching for the entire field of musicology, including its didactics. Teaching duties include courses in the study programs linked to music studies at EUF (BA program in educational science and MA programs relevant to teacher training), as well as courses in musicology (mainly historical, partially systematic). A connection to questions concerning school and extracurricular music pedagogy is expected.
  • Prerequisites include an outstanding (qualifizierte) doctorate in a relevant field, and exceptional academic research achievement as obtained through a postdoctoral lecturing qualification (Habilitation), a positively evaluated junior professorship, or equivalent academic achievements, plus relevant professional publications. Articles 61-63 of the Higher Education Act of the German federal state of Schleswig-Holstein apply.
  • The selected candidate is expected to have ideas about how to help shape music studies and the associated courses of study at EUF, as well as a willingness to engage in interdisciplinary research and teaching (particularly at EUF research centers) and to collaborate in the university’s Center for Teacher Training. Course teaching in English is expected. A networked standing in national and international research landscape, as reflected in the candidate’s willingness to shape collaborative research initiatives and organize conferences and academic sessions, and in his/her publication strengths, is expected. Experience in third-party fundraising and in collaborative research projects are also expected.
  • Desired qualities include the willingness and ability to develop and establish musicological research priorities that also fit with key topics for the subject and institute (for example, music mediation in schools, cultural education, inclusion) as well as to the priorities of the extra-curricular, interdisciplinary European study programs at EUF. Proven competence in higher education didactics and the willingness to participate in the university's self-governing bodies are desired.
  • Europa-Universität Flensburg has a balanced gender ratio (m/f) with respect to its faculty, and would like to further promote the diversity of biographies and competences in its employment relationships. Applications from persons with a migration background are explicitly welcomed. Severely disabled applicants with adequate qualifications will be given preference.
  • For further informationplease contact the chair of the EUF Department of Music, Prof. Dr. Susanne Dreßler (susanne.dressler@uni-flensburg.de). Applications, together with the usual documents (such as certificates, references, and an overview of the applicant’s research and teaching experience), must be received by EUF no later than 14.11.2019 and should be sent to the following address: President of Europa-Universität Flensburg, Prof. Dr. Werner Reinhart, -Private and confidential-, Reference Number 022012, Auf dem Campus 1, 24943 Flensburg.
  • To facilitate the work of the search commission, we kindly ask that applications be submitted in both paper and digital form on a standard storage device (CD-ROM or USB stick, not via email). We expressly renounce the use of CV photographs and kindly ask applicants to refrain from providing these.

Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg: Research Assistant in Musicology, Artistic Research / Digital Humanities[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 16 December 2019
  • An der Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg ist zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt die Stelle eines wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiters (m/w/d) für Musikwissenschaft mit Schwerpunkt Künstlerische Forschung/Digital Humanities (E 13 TV-L - befristet) in Vollzeit zu besetzen. Beinhaltet ist eine Lehrverpflichtung von derzeit 5 Semesterwochen-stunden.
  • Neben einem Hochschulabschluss im Fach Musikwissenschaft erwarten wir den Nachweis eines geplanten oder laufenden wissenschaftlichen Forschungsvorhabens (Promotion oder Post-Doc) sowie ein besonderes Interesse an interdisziplinären Forschungsansätzen mit Schwerpunkt im Bereich der künstlerischen Forschung (Artistic Research) und/oder der Digital Humanities.
  • Die Stelle dient der wissenschaftlichen Qualifizierung und ist auf zunächst bis zu drei Jahre, ggf. mit Verlängerungsoption, befristet.
  • Die Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg legt besonderen Wert auf eine breite Vernetzung innerhalb der Ausbildungsbereiche. Erwünscht sind daher Bezüge zur künstlerischen Praxis sowie die Fähigkeit zur Entwicklung von und Beteiligung an innovativen Lehrkonzepten und Unterrichtsformen.
  • Die Bereitschaft zur Mitarbeit in administrativen Angelegenheiten (auch in der vorlesungsfrei-en Zeit) und in den Gremien der Hochschule wird vorausgesetzt.
  • Die Hochschule strebt eine Erhöhung des Frauenanteils beim Lehrpersonal an und fordert deshalb qualifizierte Frauen nachdrücklich auf, sich zu bewerben.
  • Die Stelle ist grundsätzlich für die Besetzung mit schwerbehinderten Menschen geeignet. Schwerbehinderte Bewerberinnen und Bewerber werden bei ansonsten im Wesentlichen gleicher Eignung, Befähigung und Leistung bevorzugt eingestellt.
  • Ihre aussagefähige Bewerbung mit den entsprechenden Unterlagen senden Sie bitte bis zum 16.12.2019 direkt über unser Online-Stellenportal.

Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg: Research Assistant in Musicology, Human-Animal Studies[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 16 December 2019
  • An der Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg ist zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt die Stelle eines wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiters (m/w/d) für Musikwissenschaft mit Schwerpunkt Human-Animal Studies (E 13 TV-L – befristet) in Vollzeit zu besetzen. Beinhaltet ist eine Lehrverpflichtung von derzeit 5 Semesterwochen-stunden.
  • Neben einem Hochschulabschluss im Fach Musikwissenschaft erwarten wir den Nachweis eines geplanten oder laufenden wissenschaftlichen Forschungsvorhabens (Promotion oder Post-Doc) sowie ein besonderes Interesse an interdisziplinären Forschungsansätzen mit Schwerpunkt in den Human-Animal Studies.
  • Die Stelle dient der wissenschaftlichen Qualifizierung und ist auf zunächst bis zu drei Jahre, ggf. mit Verlängerungsoption, befristet.
  • Die Hochschule für Musik Nürnberg legt besonderen Wert auf eine breite Vernetzung innerhalb der Ausbildungsbereiche. Erwünscht sind daher Bezüge zur künstlerischen Praxis sowie die Fähigkeit zur Entwicklung von und Beteiligung an innovativen Lehrkonzepten und Unterrichtsformen.
  • Die Bereitschaft zur Mitarbeit in administrativen Angelegenheiten (auch in der vorlesungsfreien Zeit) und in den Gremien der Hochschule wird vorausgesetzt.
  • Die Hochschule strebt eine Erhöhung des Frauenanteils beim Lehrpersonal an und fordert deshalb qualifizierte Frauen nachdrücklich auf, sich zu bewerben.
  • Die Stelle ist grundsätzlich für die Besetzung mit schwerbehinderten Menschen geeignet. Schwerbehinderte Bewerberinnen und Bewerber werden bei ansonsten im Wesentlichen glei-cher Eignung, Befähigung und Leistung bevorzugt eingestellt.
  • Ihre aussagefähige Bewerbung mit den entsprechenden Unterlagen senden Sie bitte bis zum 16.12.2019 direkt über unser Online-Stellenportal.

Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main: W3 Professor of Historical Musicology[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 05 January 2020
  • Im Fachbereich 2 der HfMDK ist zum 1. Oktober 2020 eine W3-Professur (w/m/d) für historische Musikwissenschaft zu besetzen. Bewerbungsfrist ist der 5. Januar 2020.
  • Gesucht wird eine renommierte und international vernetzte Persönlichkeit, die das Fach Musikwissenschaft in Forschung und Lehre in seiner Breite vertritt, innovativ und im besonderen Kontext einer Kunsthochschule weiterentwickelt. Wünschenswert sind spezifische Erfahrungen oder Konzepte zu Interpretationsforschung / Musical Performance Studies.
  • Aufgabenschwerpunkte
  • Forschung und Lehre im Fach Musikwissenschaft
  • Konzeption und Verantwortung der musikwissenschaftlichen Lehre für alle Studiengänge
  • Konzeption und Entwicklung eines Masterstudiengangs Musikwissenschaft
  • Entwicklung und Mitwirkung an interdisziplinären, internen wie internationalen Forschungs-, Kunst- und Lehrprojekten
  • Mitwirkung an der Entwicklung digitaler Lehr- und Lernformate
  • Beratung und Betreuung der Studierenden
  • Aktive Mitarbeit in der Organisation der Studiengänge sowie in der akademischen Selbstverwaltung
  • Die Hochschule setzt voraus
  • Abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium
  • Promotion und Habilitation oder habilitationsadäquate Leistungen im FachMusikwissenschaft
  • Herausragende Qualifikation in Forschung und Lehre
  • Eigene Forschungsprojekte mit erfolgreicher Drittmittelakquise
  • Erfahrungen oder Konzepte zu Interpretationsforschung / Musical PerformanceStudies wünschenswert
  • Sehr gute nationale und internationale Vernetzung
  • Die Hochschule erwartet
  • Bereitschaft zur interdisziplinären Zusammenarbeit mit anderen Ausbildungs- und Fachbereichen
  • Hohe Präsenz, Identifikation mit dem Profil der Hochschule, Teamfähigkeit
  • Bewerberinnen und Bewerber mit einem Grad der Behinderung von mindestens 50 oder diesen Gleichgestellte werden bei gleicher Eignung bevorzugt. Die Hochschule fördert Frauen und fordert sie deshalb ausdrücklich zur Bewerbung auf. Es gelten die Einstellungsvoraussetzungen der §§ 61 und 62 des Hessischen Hochschulgesetzes. Bei der ersten Berufung in ein Professorenamt erfolgt die Beschäftigung zunächst in einem Beamtenverhältnis auf Probe bzw. in einem befristeten Beschäftigungsverhältnis. Nach entsprechender Bewährung wird ein unbefristetes Beschäftigungsverhältnis angestrebt. Das Deputat beträgt 8 SWS.
  • Auskunft erteilt: Frau Prof. Dr. Schilling-Sandvoß, Dekanin Fachbereich 2, Telefon: 069 154007-233 Emailadresse: katharina.schilling-sandvoss(at)hfmdk-frankfurt.de
  • Bewerbungen mit ausgefülltem Personalbogen (bitte hier herunterladen) und den üblichen Unterlagen (Lebenslauf, Abschlusszeugnisse, Ernennungsurkunden, Nachweise, Auswahl Projekte / Publikationen / Lehrveranstaltungen etc.) werden per E-Mail (bewerbung(at)hfmdk-frankfurt.de) oder auf dem Postweg bis zum 05.01.2020 erbeten an die Personalabteilung der Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main, Kennwort: W3 Musikwissenschaft, Eschersheimer Landstraße 29 – 39, 60322 Frankfurt am Main.
  • Bitte reichen Sie die Bewerbungsunterlagen nur in Kopie ein, da diese nach Abschluss des Verfahrens nicht zurückgesandt werden.

Hochschule für Musik und Theater München: Research Assistant, Paul Ben Haim Research Center[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 31 October 2019
  • Für das neu gegründete Paul-Ben-Haim-Forschungszentrum am Institut für Musikwissenschaft sucht die Hochschule für Musik und Theater München (HMTM) zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt einen Wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiter (m/w/d) (Beschäftigungsumfang 100%). Die Beschäftigung erfolgt zunächst befristet auf drei Jahre.
  • Forschungsfelder des Paul-Ben-Haim-Zentrums sind das Musikleben vor, während und nach der NS-Zeit, die Musik NS-verfolgter Komponistinnen sowie die jüdische Musikkultur, zunächst überwiegend mit regionalem Schwerpunkt Süddeutschland. Namensgeber ist der Dirigent und Komponist Paul Ben-Haim (geb. als Paul Frankenburger).
  • Ihre Aufgaben
  • Archiv- und Feldforschung zu Biographien, musikalischen Werken und Praktiken, Institutionen und Strukturen im Bereich der o.g. Forschungsfelder
  • Mitwirkung bei der Konzeption und Einrichtung des Paul-Ben-Haim-Zentrums
  • Anknüpfung an das internationale Forschungsnetzwerk und Vorbereitung von Kooperationen
  • Enge Zusammenarbeit mit dem NS-Dokumentationszentrum der Landeshauptstadt München
  • Lehrtätigkeit im Kontext der Forschungsfelder des Paul-Ben-Haim-Zentrums
  • Vorbereitung und Durchführung von Symposien und Kongressen
  • Herstellung von Werkeditionen und wissenschaftlichen Publikationen
  • Mitarbeit bei der Erstellung von Drittmittelanträgen
  • Organisatorische und konzeptionelle Zusammenarbeit mit dem Beirat des Paul-Ben-Haim-Zentrums, der Leitung des Instituts für Musikwissenschaft sowie den unterschiedlichen Ausbildungsbereichen der HMTM
  • Ihr Profil
  • Promotion in Musikwissenschaft oder einem verwandten Fach
  • Umfangreiche Kenntnisse in den Bereichen Musik-, Kultur-, Sozial-, Politikgeschichte sowie möglichst im Bereich Judaistik
  • Erfahrung in den oben beschriebenen Forschungsgebieten und entsprechenden Forschungsmethoden :*Lehrerfahrung im Hochschulbereich
  • Publikations- und Vortragserfahrung
  • Sehr gute Ausdrucksfähigkeiten in Wort und Schrift (deutsch/englisch)
  • Gute EDV-Kenntnisse (MS Word, MS Excel)
  • Kommunikations- und Teamfähigkeit
  • Motivation zu engagierter Arbeit in den speziellen Forschungsfeldern des Zentrums
  • Wir bieten: eine interessante und verantwortungsvolle Tätigkeit an einer Musikhochschule. Die Vergütung erfolgt bis Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L mit allen im öffentlichen Dienst üblichen Leistungen. Schwerbehinderte werden bei ansonsten im Wesentlichen gleicher Eignung bevorzugt berücksichtigt. Die Hochschule kann keine Reisekosten im Rahmen des Vorstellungsverfahrens übernehmen.
  • Schwerbehinderte werden bei ansonsten im Wesentlichen gleicher Eignung bevorzugt berücksichtigt. Die Bewerbung von Frauen wird ausdrücklich begrüßt (Art. 7 Abs. 3 BayGlG). Die Stelle ist teilzeitfähig, sofern durch Jobsharing die ganztägige Wahrnehmung der Aufgaben gesichert ist.
  • Bitte bewerben Sie sich ausschließlich über unser Online-Portal bis spätestens 31.10.2019.
  • Die Bewerbungsinterviews finden voraussichtlich im Zeitraum vom 27. bis 29.11.2019 statt.


Hong Kong Baptist University: Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Music Theory and Musicology)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 31 December 2019
  • The Department of Music at Hong Kong Baptist University (http://mus.hkbu.edu.hk) invites outstanding applicants for a tenure-track appointment as Associate Professor / Assistant Professor specialising in the cross-disciplinary field of music theory and musicology. The appointee is expected to have a vibrant track record of innovation in research publications, in acquiring publicly funded grants, in developing international linkages, and in service to the global profession. In addition, he/she should articulate a 21st-century vision for teaching a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses effectively, including both core and elective courses in theory, music history, and/or other courses assigned by the Head of Department.
  • Applicants should possess a doctoral degree in music (PhD degree or equivalent) and extensive collegiate-level teaching experience. Preference will be given to those with expertise in one or more areas relating to the Department’s strategic development: a) music theory, including theoretical systems, structure and analysis, the history of theory and compositional practices, and musical cognition; b) musicology, including historical musicology, film and media, cultural history, opera, and historical performance; c) interdisciplinary research involving creative media/practice, well-being and the public good.
  • The appointee is expected to be an active member in Department and Faculty-level administration, including (but not limited to) quality assurance, curriculum development, academic advising, supervision of undergraduate Honours Projects and postgraduate research, active participation in student recruitment, juries, and auditions.
  • The appointment is offered on a tenure track. Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years commencing September 2020. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.
  • Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Application Procedure: Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). Applicants are requested to send in samples of creative outputs (performance/compositions) and/or research publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent works, and their most recent teaching evaluation results. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk) direct. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.
  • The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.
  • Closing date: 31 December 2019
  • Also posted at Music Theory/Composition 2019-20

Humboldt University of Berlin: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Institut für Musikwissenschaft und Medienwissenschaft[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 09 October 2019
  • Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (m/w/d) mit 65 v. H. d. regelm. Arbeitszeit - E 13 TV-L HU (Diese Stelle ist unbefristet.) zurück zur Übersicht
  • Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät – Institut für Musikwissenschaft und Medienwissenschaft
  • Aufgabengebiet: Wiss. Dienstleistungen in Forschung und Lehre im Fach Musikwissenschaft mit Schwerpunkt auf dem Gebiet der Systematischen Musikwissenschaft; Betreuung von Abschlussarbeiten; Wahrnehmung von Daueraufgaben in der Lehrkoordination und -evaluation; Koordination des Erasmus-Programms; Engagement in der akademischen Selbstverwaltung
  • Anforderungen: Abgeschlossenes wiss. Hochschulstudium und Promotion in einem für das Aufgabengebiet relevanten Fach (mit mögl. überdurchschnittl. Ergebnis); eine nach Abschluss des Hochschulstudiums ausgeübte mind. dreijährige wiss. oder fachlich-praktische Tätigkeit in einem hauptberuflichen Dienstverhältnis; umfassende universitäre Lehrkompetenz (wenn möglich mit Nachweis positiver Lehrevaluationen) erwünscht
  • Bewerbung bis 09.10.19
  • Bewerbung an: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Institut für Musikwissenschaft und Medienwissenschaft, Prof. Dr. Sebastian Klotz, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin

KTH Royal Institute of Technology: Postdoc in Music Cultures & AI FILLED: Rujing Huang, Harvard University 2019[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 18 March 2020
  • In this position you will work with Associate Professor Bob L. T. Sturm, Principal Investigator (PI) of the project, Music at the Frontiers of Artificial Creativity and Criticism (MUSAiC, ERC-2019-COG No. 864189). More information can be found here: https://www.kth.se/tmh/speech-communication/musaic-music-at-the-frontiers-of-artificial-creativity-and-criticism-1.950539.
  • The successful candidate will help perform research on the cultural impacts of AI involvement in three music practices, with particular focus on traditional music of Ireland, England and Scandinavia: 1) listening, 2) composition and performance, and 3) analysis and criticism. The intended outcomes of this part of the project, for which the postdoctoral candidate will share responsibility with the PI, include:
  • A survey of AI-human partnerships in these music practices, and their ethical dimensions;
  • Ethnographies of session music cultures in Ireland, England and Scandinavia, with specific attention paid to reactions to and prescriptions for involving AI;
  • Observation and analysis of AI-human partnerships in music creation;
  • Experiments investigating listener bias arising from involving AI in music creation;
  • A framework of ethical AI in the context of music creation.
  • These activities will also inform the research to be accomplished by the rest of the MUSAiC team. Each outcome will result in conference papers and journal articles. Some travel will be necessary. The postdoctoral candidate will also assist in organizing workshops, conferences, competitions and concerts focused on AI in music practices. The workload will be divided as follows: 80% of the time will be dedicated to research, 20% of the time for organization of the above-mentioned activities.
  • What we offer
  • An international workplace.
  • A leading technical university that creates knowledge and expertise for a sustainable future.
  • Here you have colleagues with high ambitions in an open, curious and dynamic environment.
  • A friendly and supportive working environment.
  • Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH
  • Qualifications: The candidate should have a strong background from at least one of these areas, or strongly related fields: (ethno)musicology, anthropology, science and technology studies.
  • The candidate must have experience in performing ethnographies, as well as quantitative and qualitative research methods. Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills are a requirement. Musicianship is not essential, but desired. The successful applicant should have an outstanding research and publication record. The successful applicant must have an awareness of diversity and equal treatment issues with a particular focus on gender equality. Very good command of English orally and in writing is required to present and publish research results. Great emphasis will be placed on personal competence and suitability.
  • Requirements: A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree, obtained within the last three years prior to the application deadline. Great emphasis will be placed on personal competence and suitability.
  • The application must include:
  • CV including relevant professional experience and knowledge.
  • Copy of diplomas and grades from your previous university studies. Translations into English or Swedish if the original documents have not been issued in any of these languages.
  • Brief account of why you want to conduct research, your academic interests and how they relate to your previous studies and future goals. Max two pages long.
  • List of publications.
  • Contact information for two reference persons, including their email address and telephone number. We reserve the right to contact references only for selected candidates.
  • Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply to this position. You are the main responsible to ensure that your application is complete according to the ad.
  • Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day of application, midnight CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time). Temporary employment for up to two years, or by agreement.
  • Type of employment: Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • Contract type: Full time
  • First day of employment: September 1 or according to agreement
  • Reference number: J-2020-0376
  • Contact: Bob Sturm, bobs@kth.se, Anna Olanås Jansson, annaoj@kth.se
  • Published: 19.Feb.2020
  • Last application date: 18.Mar.2020 11:59 PM CET

National Sun Yat-sen University: Tenure-track Faculty Position in Musicology[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 31 December 2019
  • The Music Department at National Sun Yat-sen University invites applications with minimum of two years of college teaching experience for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Musicology.
  • Qualifications:
  • 1) Doctorate degree, Assistant professor or higher ranking
  • 2) With minimum of two years of college teaching experience in Musicology
  • 3) Compliance with the personnel regulations issued by the university for teachers and researchers (To view the description of regulations, please visit: https://ope.nsysu.edu.tw/var/file/11/1011/img/208152474.pdf
  • Teaching Duties:
  • 1) Divisional History of Western Music
  • 2) World Music
  • 3) History of Chinese Music
  • 4) Taiwanese Music
  • 5) History of Jazz
  • The position also requires supervision of graduate thesis, as well as service on department, college, and university committees as assigned. Proficiency in Chinese is required.
  • Required Information:
  • 1) Curriculum vita
  • 2) A list of courses to be offered
  • 3) An official copy of highest degree certificate
  • 4) An official transcript for the highest degree
  • 5) An official copy of teaching certificate issued by the Ministry of Education (R.O.C.) (optional)
  • 6) A copy of the PhD dissertation
  • 7) At least one published scholarly book or journal article, which should be published after receiving present ranking
  • 8) Three confidential letters of recommendation
  • 9) Applicants are required to submit Form 2 and Form 3 with applicant’s signature (website: http://ope.nsysu.edu.tw/p/412-1011-165.php?Lang=zh-tw)
  • To view the position description, please visit: http://music.nsysu.edu.tw
  • (All materials must be received with the postmark no later than December 31, 2019)
  • Contact:
Dr. Jui-Chi Chang, Chair
Department of Music
National Sun Yat-sen University
70 Lian-hai Road, Kaohsiung 80424
Taiwan, R.O.C.
  • Email: musi@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Palacký University Olomouc: Professor of Musicology with a focus on historical musicology[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 24 April 2020
  • Description: Professor of Musicology with a focus on historical musicology
  • Entrance Requirements: Appointment as a Professor in the field of Musicology; experience with teaching; active research and publication profile (including conferences); command of English and German.
  • Workload: 0.6; number of vacant positions: 1
  • Beginning of employment: 1 September 2020
  • What do we offer: Academic position at a university with long tradition in a beautiful university city.
  • Documents Required for Application: Applications along with a CV, educational documentation and an overview of professional history, scholarly and publication activities should be sent to e-mail: personalni.ff@upol.cz.
  • Deadline: The deadline is 24 April 2020. If you have any further questions, do not hesitate to contact Ondrej Molnar at ondrej.molnar@upol.cz

Radboud University: Postdoctoral Researcher in Music (Medieval)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 22 April 2020
  • As a postdoctoral researcher you will be responsible for one of the three subprojects within the NWO project 'Making a martyr in medieval Iberia (589-1080)'. This project studies how martyr cults were created through a variety of media in early medieval Iberia. The area was home to a widespread and very active devotion to indigenous Christian martyr saints, as well as the emergence of new martyrs in the ninth and tenth centuries. The project goes beyond hagiography to focus on the ritual commemoration of martyrs, looking at how the Old Hispanic liturgy (a unique tradition practiced only in Iberia) communicated the ideal of martyrdom throughout the peninsula, but always in connection with material expressions of religious piety.
  • You will study the music of the Old Hispanic liturgy for the commemoration of martyr saints, as it survives in a number of manuscripts. Deciphering the music in these manuscripts is complicated by the fact that the notation is written without indication of pitch. You will nevertheless receive training in working with this notation from Professor Emma Hornby at the University of Bristol whose groundbreaking work is opening this tradition up to study, remaining in Bristol for up to six months towards the beginning of the project. This training will include learning to work with bespoke transcription and analysis software, helping you to identify melodic characteristics of the chants under investigation. You will then collaborate closely with the Principal Investigator to investigate how music and text worked together in this liturgical tradition to create unique identities for martyr saints.
  • Your findings should be presented in at least three articles in international scientific journals (at least one co-authored), as well as conference papers and book chapters. Additionally, you are expected to contribute chant data to the online transcription and analysis software, and to the Spanish Early Music Manuscripts database, which is linked to the CANTUS Index. You will also contribute to the organisation of scientific meetings related to the project and the wider communication of the project's results.
  • We ask
  • A completed PhD degree in Musicology, or a relevant field (at least a manuscript approved by the board of examiners by 15.04.2020).
  • An excellent research and publication record in relation to the career stage.
  • An excellent command of written and spoken English.
  • A working knowledge of Latin and Spanish.
  • Demonstrable experience in the field of musicology, more specifically with:
    • Undertaking musical analysis, preferably of medieval music, monophonic song, or liturgical chant.
    • Working with musical notation, preferably neumes.
    • Working with medieval manuscripts, preferably liturgical.
  • A strong willingness to collaborate as part of a research team
  • Willingness to travel regularly for training, archival research and to attend international scientific meetings.
  • We offer
  • Employment: 30 hours per week.
  • A maximum gross monthly salary of € 4.978 based on a 38-hour working week (salary scale 11). The exact salary depends on the candidate's qualifications and amount of relevant professional experience. In addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
  • Duration of the contract: You will be appointed for an initial period of 12 months, after which your performance will be evaluated. If the evaluation is positive, the contract will be extended with another 2 years. The intended start date is 1 September 2020.
  • You will be able to make use of our Dual Career Service: our Dual Career Officer will assist with family-related support, such as child care, and help your partner prepare for the local labour market and with finding an occupation.
  • For more information about this vacancy, please contact: Kati Ihnat, Assistant Professor in History, Email: k.ihnat@let.ru.nl
  • Please address your application to Kati Ihnat and submit it, using the application button, no later than 22 April 2020, 23:59 Amsterdam Time Zone.
  • Your application should include the following attachments:
  • Letter of motivation.
  • CV.
  • A proposal for your potential contribution to the project of max. 1500 words (excluding bibliography) engaging creatively with the intended focus of your subproject.
  • A copy of your doctoral degree or a statement by the supervisor confirming that you will hold the required degree by the time of appointment.
  • The first round of interviews will take place in the week of 11 May 2020.

Staatliche Hochschule für Musik Trossingen: Professuren (W3) Musikwissenschaft[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 21 October 2019
  • An der Staatlichen Hochschule für Musik Trossingen sind zum Sommersemester 2020 wg. Eintritt in den Ruhestand der Vorgängerinnen zwei W3-Professuren für Musikwissenschaft (je 100 %)
  • zu vergeben.
  • Gesucht wird eine Persönlichkeit, die das Fach Musikwissenschaft möglichst in seiner gesamten Breite in Forschung und Lehre vertritt.
  • Zu Ihren Aufgaben zählen:
  • Lehrveranstaltungen im Fach Musikwissenschaft für Studierende aller Studiengänge, einschließlich Lehramt fürs Gymnasium, Verbreiterungsfach Jazz und Popularmusik sowie Musikdesign (Lehrverpflichtung: 9 Semesterwochenstunden)
  • Entwicklung von interdisziplinären und internationalen Forschungs- und Lehrprojekten (auch in Kooperation mit dem an der Hochschule angesiedelten Landeszentrum MUSIK-DESIGN-PERFORMANCE)
  • Betreuung von Promotionen und Habilitationen
  • Im Rahmen der Hochschulselbstverwaltung wird erwartet:
  • Teamfähigkeit sowie Bereitschaft zur Übernahme von Aufgaben in Gremien oder ggf. der Studiengangsleitung
  • Abstimmung und Zusammenarbeit mit den Fachkolleg*innen aller Studiengänge, in die dieses Fach curricular integriert ist
  • Beteiligung am Schrifttum der Hochschule sowie konzeptionelle Beratung der Bibliothek
  • Aktives Engagement bei der Einwerbung von Drittmitteln
  • Als Anforderungen werden vorausgesetzt:
  • Einschlägiges abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium
  • Promotion sowie Habilitation bzw. habilitationsäquivalente Leistungen
  • Mehrjährige Lehrerfahrung an einer Musikhochschule oder Universität
  • Gute fachliche Vernetzung, möglichst auch international
  • Das Dienstverhältnis wird zunächst auf drei Jahre befristet (im Beamtenverhältnis auf Probe, sofern die Voraussetzungen für ein Beamtenverhältnis gegeben sind).
  • Die Staatliche Hochschule für Musik Trossingen fördert Frauen und fordert sie deshalb ausdrücklich zur Bewerbung auf. Die Hochschule bekennt sich ausdrücklich zu dem Ziel einer familiengerechten Hochschule. Schwerbehinderte werden bei entsprechender Eignung bevorzugt eingestellt. Bei der Einstellung werden die Grundsätze des Allgemeinen Gleichbehandlungsgesetzes (AGG) berücksichtigt.
  • Richten Sie Ihre aussagekräftige Bewerbung mit den üblichen Unterlagen (u. a. Angaben zum Werdegang, Kopien der Schul- und Hochschulabschlüsse etc.) bis zum 21. Oktober 2019 (Poststempel) an die
Staatliche Hochschule für Musik Trossingen
Personalbüro
Schultheiß-Koch-Platz 3
78647 Trossingen

Università degli Studi di Pavia: Researcher at the Department of Musicology and Cultural Heritage[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 09 July 2020
  • The researcher will teach in the Musicological programme according to SSD L-ART/07. His/Her duties will concern: research, teaching, supplementary teaching and student support. The researcher is expected to do research coeherent with the SSD L-ART/07 (Musicology and Music History), especially (even though not exclusively) with regards to “Medioevo musicale. banca dati bibliografica e discografica sulla musica medievale” and in the fields of textual bibliography and textual criticism. Applicants, both Italian and foreigner, must hold a PhD (or equivalent), obtained in Italy or abroad or medical specialization diploma. This requirement must be met at the latest on the deadline of this call.
  • The full text of the call of proposal can be found at the following link (Italian only): http://wcm-3.unipv.it/site/home/ateneo/bandi-e-concorsi/concorsi-per-personale-docente/articolo14379.html
  • Candidates must submit their application online only at the following link: https://pica.cineca.it/unipv
  • The application must be delivered by the non-extendable deadline of the 9th of July 2020 at 12.00.

University of Adelaide: Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor - Elder Conservatorium of Music (begins Feb 2020) FILLED: Tsan-Huang Tsai, University of Oxford 2007 (PhD Anthropology), University of Sheffield 2000 (MM Ethnomusicology)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 04 December 2019
  • Job no: 503376
  • Work type: Continuing - Full-time
  • Categories: Faculty of Arts, Level C, Level D
  • (Level C) $119,070 to $136,990 or (Level D) $142,958 to $157,289 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply
  • Continuing position available from February 2020
  • The Elder Conservatorium of Music is seeking a senior academic with proven research and teaching capabilities in the discipline of music. You will contribute to the Conservatorium’s reputation for excellence in teaching; producing research outputs that have national and international impact and act as an advocate for music within academic and community contexts.
  • In this role you will help lead and encourage an environment of professional excellence, creativity and innovation and engage with the broader academic, research and professional community, to promote and enhance the national and international profile of the Conservatorium and the University.
  • To be successful at Level C you will need:
  • A doctorate in music in an area relevant to the Conservatorium’s research aspirations and Australian Field of Research (FoR) 1904.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching music within a university environment.
  • A record of academic distinction and significant professional standing in the field of music.
  • A research track record with evidence of recent quality outputs in FoR 1904 and evidence of research leadership and competitive grant success.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the development of scholarship, research and engagement within the Conservatorium including the ability to work effectively as a member of a team, to mentor others and to provide guidance and support for students and staff.
  • In addition to the above, to be successful at Level D, you will need:
  • A record of academic distinction and significant professional standing in the field of music in addition to a demonstrated excellence in teaching music within a university environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to forge meaningful external relationships and represent the Conservatorium and the University locally, nationally and internationally, to community, industry and other academic institutions and partners.
  • An ability to take a leadership role in the development of the Elder Conservatorium’s research and teaching activities.
  • Demonstrated experience with online learning management systems or a willingness to engage in online learning management systems training.
  • This position requires a valid Working with Children Check.
  • Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 4 December 2019. (NB this is 7:55am EST on Wed Dec 4)
  • For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:
Graeme Koehne
Director, Elder Conservatorium of Music
P: +61 (08) 8313 5425
E: directorecm@adelaide.edu.au

University of Amsterdam: Special Professor Musical (Joop van den Ende chair)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 05 February 2020
  • Job description: The Special Chair Musical is a joint initiative of the Faculty of Humanities and the VandenEnde Foundation. The aim of the chair is to encourage academic research into the history and aesthetics of musical theatre, particularly musicals, in the Netherlands in an international context.
  • The research in the context of the chair will make a relevant contribution to the study of Musical, which is still relatively young. This contribution will include developing theories and carrying out research into the social and historical context of musicals, composition, lyrics, the materiality of performance practices and their institutional and cultural conditions. The focus of this research will be primarily on the Netherlands in an international context.
  • Teaching and research: In addition to Musical, the Special Chair primarily covers the fields of Theatre Studies and Musicology. The professor by special appointment will contribute to the study programmes offered in the field of Musical in the form of BA and/or MA modules. In addition to electives in the Bachelor's and (dual) Master's programmes, the professor's teaching duties will also include thesis supervision (visit http://studiegids.uva.nl for the Faculty's full curriculum). Furthermore, he/she will play a stimulating role in attracting and supervising PhD candidates, and will join various academic networks for relevant research.
  • The professor by special appointment will conduct research in the relevant field of study and publish the results in journals and the media in order to reach a wider audience. The research will be carried out at the interdisciplinary research school ASCA, which forms part of the Amsterdam Institute for Humanities Research, the Faculty's research institute.
  • Tasks: The professor by special appointment will be charged with the following duties:
  • teaching in the field of Musical with a focus on the Netherlands in an international context;
  • supervising theses;
  • conducting research and supervising doctoral research projects;
  • submitting (joint) applications for research grants;
  • actively enhancing the chair's image and visibility through his/her actions within and outside the UvA;
  • stimulating academic research and analysis of other disciplines and subjects within the performing arts in the Netherlands.
  • Requirements: The professor by special appointment must satisfy the following job requirements:
  • excellent research abilities, as evidenced by an academic dissertation, high-profile international academic publications and other activities;
  • broad and demonstrable expertise in the field of Musical, preferably both in the Netherlands and abroad, and knowledge of and experience with digital research methods and valorisation. Candidates with little experience with musicals in the Netherlands should be prepared to immerse themselves in this subject upon appointment;
  • a very good command of English and Dutch. Deficiencies in one or both of these languages must be eliminated within two years of appointment;
  • good teaching skills (i.e. an enthusiastic, inspiring and appealing lecturer) in Dutch and in English, as evidenced by e.g. a University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) obtained from a Dutch university (candidates who do not yet hold this qualification must obtain it after their appointment);
  • good interpersonal and organisational skills and leadership qualities.
  • Appointment: In order to perform the duties associated with the position, the professor by special appointment should be available for an average of one day per week. Candidates must have acquired expertise in the field of Musical. Please note that this professorship by special appointment will not lead to employment at the UvA or the VandenEnde Foundation and does not come with a formal salary. However, to cover the costs associated with the performance of the duties, a sum of €20,000 per year is available to spend in consultation with the Curatorial Panel. It is also intended to enable the availability of the professor by special appointment.
  • The professorship by special appointment is not compatible with any form of employment at the UvA Faculty of Humanities. The professor by special appointment will be appointed for a period of five years at a time.
  • For further information, please contact: Mr Hotze Mulder, secretary of the Curatorial Panel, T: +31 (0)20 525 3066
  • Applications may be addressed to the Curatorial Panel of the special Joop van den Ende chair in Musical no later than 5 February 2020. The application must consist of: a covering letter; a curriculum vitae; a list of publications; three key publications which, in the applicant's opinion, optimally support his or her application (to be sent in PDF format; in the case of a book, please mark a chapter as representative to be studied by the Curatorial Panel); a concise proposal for a research project in the context of the chair; a concise proposal for a series of lectures in the context of the chair.
  • The application can be sent digitally, in PDF format, to Hotze Mulder, indicating vacancy number 19-861. #LI-DNP
  • Hours: 7,6 hours per week
  • Vacancy number: 19-861

University of Basel: Assistant Professor of Historical Musicology[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 16 February 2020
  • An der Philosophisch-Historischen Fakultät der Universität Basel ist zum 1. August 2020 eine Assistenzprofessur für Historische Musikwissenschaft (befristet auf 5 Jahre) zu besetzen.
  • Ihre Aufgaben: Wir suchen eine Persönlichkeit, die das Fachgebiet in Lehre und Forschung mit philologisch-analytischen und kulturwissenschaftlich-ästhetischen Kompetenzen vertreten kann. Erwartet wird insbesondere ein etablierter Forschungsschwerpunkt im Bereich der Musik der Vormoderne, eine angemessene Vertrautheit mit theoretisch-methodologischen Debatten des Faches sowie die Bereitschaft zur inter- und transdisziplinären Zusammenarbeit. Eine Anschlussfähigkeit an die zweite Fachbereichs-Professur im Bereich der Neueren Musikgeschichte sowie eine aktive Mitwirkung am Doktoratsprojekt "Musikwissen" (gem. mit den Musikhochschulen FHNW) ist erwünscht. Zur Professur gehört eine vierstündige Lehrverpflichtung.
  • Ihr Profil: Bewerberinnen und Bewerber sollen sich durch ausgezeichnete internationale Publikationen ausweisen, über Forschungserfahrung im Anschluss an ihre Promotion verfügen und einen Projektvorschlag vorweisen, der zur Förderung eingereicht werden kann. Bewerbungen sind möglich unabhängig davon, ob eine Habilitation vorliegt, und es bestehen keine Einschränkungen betreffend der Anzahl Jahre ab Promotion.
  • Wir bieten Ihnen: Die Universität Basel steht für Exzellenz durch Diversität und setzt sich für Chancengleichheit und Familienfreundlichkeit ein. Im Bestreben, den Frauenanteil in akademischen Führungspositionen zu erhöhen, ist die Universität an qualifizierten Bewerbungen von Frauen besonders interessiert.
  • Bewerberinnen und Bewerber werden gebeten, ihre Unterlagen entsprechend den Angaben unter https://philhist.unibas.ch/de/bewerbungen/ bis zum 16. Februar 2020 elektronisch einzureichen an: bewerbung-philhist@unibas.ch.
  • Für weitere Auskünfte steht Ihnen der Dekan der Philosophisch-Historischen Fakultät, Prof. Dr. Ralph Ubl (Tel. +41 61 207 34 09), zur Verfügung.


University of Cologne: Post-Doc in the Research Group "Dynamics of Conventionality (400-1550)"[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 December 2019
  • Das Graduiertenkolleg 2212 untersucht die Dynamiken der Konventionalität in interdisziplinärer Perspektive von der Spätantike bis zur Frühen Neuzeit. Beteiligte Fächer sind Geschichtswissenschaft, Germanistik, Philosophie, Kunst- und Architekturgeschichte, Mittellateinische Philologie und Musikwissenschaft.
  • IHRE AUFGABEN
  • Entwicklung und Bearbeitung eines eigenen For­schungsprojekts
  • Wissenschaftliche Beratung von Promovend*innen
  • Mitarbeit (Konzeption, Durchführung, Vor- und Nachbereitung) an den im Kolleg geplanten Ver­anstaltungen sowie an der Perspektivierung des Schwerpunktthemas des GRK 2212
  • IHR PROFIL
  • Abgeschlossene Promotion in einem der im Kolleg vertretenen Fächer
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  • Weitere Möglichkeiten der Karriereplanung und wis­sen­schaftlichen Vernetzung stehen offen
  • Ein vielfältiges und chancengerechtes Arbeitsumfeld
  • Unterstützung bei der Vereinbarkeit von Beruf und Familie
  • Flexible Arbeitszeitmodelle, teilbare Vollzeitstellen
  • Umfangreiches Weiterbildungsangebot
  • Angebote im Rahmen des Betrieblichen Gesundheitsmanagements
  • Teilnahme am Großkundenticket der KVB
  • Die Stelle ist ab 01.04.2020 in Vollzeit zu besetzen. Sie ist bis 30.09.2022 befristet. Sofern die entsprechenden tarif­lichen und persönlichen Voraussetzungen vorliegen, richtet sich die Vergütung nach der Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L.
  • Die Universität zu Köln fördert Chancengerechtigkeit und Vielfalt. Frauen sind besonders zur Bewerbung eingeladen und werden nach Maßgabe des LGG NRW bevorzugt be­rücksichtigt. Bewerbungen von Menschen mit Schwerbe­hinderung und ihnen Gleichgestellten sind ebenfalls aus­drücklich erwünscht.
  • Bitte senden Sie Ihre aussagekräftige Bewerbung mit bei-gefügten Nachweisen für die gesuchten Qualifikationen (Lebenslauf und Zeugnisse,ein 6-seitiges Exposé zum geplanten Forschungsprojekt und ein Motivationsschreiben im Umfang von einer Seite) ausschließlich per E-Mail (zusammengefasst in einer PDF-Datei) unter der Kennziffer Wiss1910-17 an anica.schumann@uni-koeln.de.
  • Die Bewerbungsfrist endet am 15.12.2019.

University of Graz: Professor of Musicology[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 03 JUne 2020
  • At the Institute of Musicology at the Faculty of Art and Humanities, the University of Graz is seeking to appoint a Professor of Musicology (40 hours per week; selection procedure in accordance with Section 99 (1) of the Universities Act (UG); fixed-term employment for 5 years according to the Salaried Employees Act (AngG); position to be filled as of now)
  • The future post holder will be responsible for the subject of musicology in research and teaching, with a focus on aesthetics, music philosophy and music history of the 19th-21st century. An interdisciplinary orientation (music and visual arts) in the field of contemporary aesthetics is preferred. Collaboration with researchers and teachers at the University of Graz in the field of music and art studies is expected. The research activities of the successful candidate should be documented by relevant publications in internationally renowned journals. Active participation in the administration and events of the Institute as well as in the committees of academic self-administration is expected. In addition, the post holder is to participate in the development of curricula and measures in the Fields of Excellence (including with other universities). In teaching, the post holder will offer bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate courses and supervise final papers in the field of musicology and aesthetics at all of these levels.
  • Employment requirements:
  • Austrian or equivalent foreign higher education degree corresponding with the position (doctorate/PhD)
  • Habilitation or equivalent qualification in Musicology
  • Outstanding academic qualifications in research and teaching in the relevant discipline (commensurate with stage of academic career)
  • Skills in higher education didactics
  • Gender mainstreaming skills
  • Skills and experience in attracting subject-specific project grants
  • Professional experience abroad during academic career
  • Management and leadership experience
  • Willingness to take on leadership roles
  • Very good knowledge of German and English as well as knowledge of at least one other relevant foreign language (preferably French)
  • Higher education teaching aptitude and proof of international university teaching experience
  • International networking within the subject-specialist community The ability to perform interdisciplinary scientific work in research and teaching is required
  • The ability to perform interdisciplinary scientific work in research and teaching is required
  • The successful candidate will be highly motivated, aiming for academic excellence and integrity in research and teaching. He/she will have demonstrated ability to collaborate constructively in a responsible manner and inspire colleagues and students in an interdisciplinary, internationally oriented context.
  • We offer a diverse, challenging, team-oriented working environment and a high degree of personal responsibility. Working hours are flexible and there are many options for further education and personal development.
  • Classification Salary scheme of the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff (Universitäten-KV): A1
  • Minimum salary: The minimum remuneration as stated in the Collective Bargaining Agreement is EUR 73.438,40 gross per year. Salary subject to negotiation.
  • Application deadline: June 3rd 2020
  • Reference number: VV/13/99 ex 2019/20
  • Please submit your application documents (in German or English) in accordance with the general application guidelines (which can be found at http://jobs.uni-graz.at/en/Berufungsverfahren) before the stated deadline. Your application documents should include the reference number of the position and be sent by email to: bewerbung.professur@uni-graz.at
  • For further information please contact Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Walter at +43 (0) 316 / 380-8000

University of Hamburg: Professorship (W2) for Historical Musicology: Music of the 20th and 21st Century[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 07 May 2020
  • The Faculty of Humanities invites applications for a PROFESSORSHIP (W2) FOR HISTORICAL MUSICOLOGY: Music of the 20th and 21st Century commencing as soon as possible, ref. no. 2332/W2.
  • Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to teach and conduct research in the field with a focus on the music of the twentieth and twenty-first century including popular music. In their application, applicants are expected to indicate to which of the University’s core research areas, emerging fields, or profile initiatives (https://www.uni-hamburg.de/en/forschung/forschungsprofil/forschungsschwerpunkte.html) their research can best be assigned. Duties include participation in one or more of the core research areas, emerging fields, or profile initiatives.
  • Section 12 subsection 7 sentence 2 of the Hamburg higher education act (Hamburgisches Hochschulgesetz, HmbHG) applies.
  • Requirements: Academic qualifications and additional requirements as specified in Section 15 HmbHG.
  • Additional criteria: Applicants are expected to have international research experience as well as a successful track record in acquiring external funding and carrying out externally funded projects. The University places particular emphasis on the quality of teaching and therefore requests that applicants provide details of their teaching experience and objectives.
  • The post holder is expected to acquire the language skills necessary to teach in German (Level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) within two years of commencing

employment providing he or she does not have the requisite skills when starting.

  • In accordance with Section 14 subsection 3 sentence 3 HmbHG, Universität Hamburg seeks to increase the proportion of women in teaching and research and encourages female academics to apply. Suitable disabled candidates or applicants with equivalent status with comparable qualifications, abilities, and experience receive preference in the application process.
  • The application deadline is 07 May 2020. Please submit your application with your CV, list of publications, teaching experience, successful external funding record, copies of certification and documents, teaching and research plans, additional evidence of skills and experience, such as presentations, posters, significant roles held in organizations, etc., and the reference number 2332/W2, preferably by email in a single PDF file, to: Bewerbungen@uni-hamburg.de or per post to: An den Präsidenten der Universität Hamburg Stellenausschreibungen Mittelweg 177 20148 Hamburg
  • You may be asked to provide representative publications during the interview process.
  • Please submit a completed application form alongside your application documents. Link to ap-plication form: www.uni-hamburg.de/form-prof-w2-gw-en

University of Hildesheim: Junior Professorship: Ethnomusicology with Tenure Track[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 31 January 2020
  • The Faculty 2: Cultural Studies and Aesthetic Communication invites applications for a Junior Professorship (W 1): Ethnomusicology with Tenure Track (W 2) at the Department for Music and Musicology. The position is open from October 2020.
  • This professorship is one of five professorships the Stiftung Universität Hildesheim has been granted by the Tenure Track Programme of the German Federal Government and the Federal States. It specifically targets researchers at an early stage in their academic career.
  • The holder of the position should represent the field of ethnomusicology, and should employ perspectives and approaches in cultural science/arts and humanities, and social and cultural anthropology in research and teaching.
  • Responsibilities:
  • Research in the fields of digitization and digitality from an ethnomusicological perspective (engagement with e.g. digital sound archives, digital data management, digital teaching/mediation formats)
  • Intensive collaboration with the Center for World Music in a research as well as a community service capacity. As such, the ability to relate to the main areas of work at the center (music and conflict, cultural heritage, educational integration, exhibition design) is expected
  • Cooperation with the Center for Digital Change at the University of Hildesheim
  • Involvement in engaged ethnomusicology as part of a practice-oriented mediation concept
  • Participation in the research activities of Faculty 2 and the Herder Kolleg – Center for Transdisciplinary Cultural Research
  • Teaching in the cultural studies degree programs of Faculty 2 as well as in the teaching degree programs
  • Participation in furthering curriculum development
  • The successful candidate will teach in both German and English. Candidates who are not sufficiently fluent in German will initially be assigned to teach in English but should be willing to acquire the skills necessary to lecture in German within three years.
  • Qualifications:
  • A high level of proficiency in in-depth independent academic work, supported by an outstanding doctoral degree in the field of ethnomusicology. A focus in one of the mentioned fields of research is desirable
  • Pedagogical aptitude
  • Willingness to further develop necessary social and leadership skills
  • Experience in interdisciplinary and international collaboration
  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English as a contribution to the internationalization of research and teaching in Faculty 2
  • Experience in the acquisition of third-party funds is desirable
  • Experience in higher education is desirable
  • The requirements for employment listed in § 30 of the Niedersächsisches Hochschulgesetz (University Law of the State of Lower Saxony) apply. In the third year of employment, an interim evaluation is made. This serves as the basis for the decision as to whether an extension for a further three years will be granted to the candidate. A final evaluation is held no later than the sixth year of employment. Dependent on the results, a decision will be reached as to whether the candidate will be given tenure at W 2 level. The tenure procedures are regulated in the Ordnung zur Gewährung einer Professur auf Lebenszeit im Tenure-Track Verfahren an der Universität Hildesheim.
  • For further information, please contact the Dean of the Faculty 2, Prof. Dr. Stefan Krankenhagen, Phone +49 5121 883 20740, e-mail: krankenh(at)uni-hildesheim.de.
  • Written applications containing the relevant documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae, certificates, list of courses taught, list of publications, concept paper about research and teaching, list of grants as well as short descriptions of completed projects) are to be submitted no later than 31.01.2020 with the reference number 2020/11 to the President of the Stiftung Universität Hildesheim, Dezernat für Personal- und Rechtsangelegenheiten, Universitätsplatz 1, 31141 Hildesheim, Germany. Please send an additional PDF (< 5 MB) with your application via email to dekanat2(at)uni-hildesheim.de.

University of Hong Kong: Society of Fellows in the Humanities, Faculty of Arts[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: January 7, 2020
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
  • The Society of Fellows in the Humanities is a prestigious initiative that aims to attract exceptional, early-career postdoctoral scholars from around the world to Asia's Global University. Located in one of the world's most dynamic cities and on Mainland China's doorstep, the University of Hong Kong offers unique opportunities to engage in cutting-edge research through its commitment to innovation and interdisciplinarity.
  • The Faculty of Arts is one of the University's oldest and largest faculties and is consistently recognized as the first in Asia for the Arts and Humanities. Its international outlook is reflected in the incredible diversity of its staff and students and its collaborations with other top universities around the globe.
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship in the Society of Fellows in the Humanities (Ref.: 498967)
  • The Society is seeking outstanding applicants for up to six Postdoctoral Fellowships, to commence on August 1, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter, for a period of three years.
  • The Society aims to establish a vibrant research community in which Fellows interact with each other and other members of the Faculty. Fellows will be expected to teach two courses during the term of their appointment, and will be required to submit a brief, annual summary of their activities and accomplishments. The University of Hong Kong is an English-medium university. A host department within the Faculty of Arts will be selected on the basis of a Fellow’s proposed area of research.
  • Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree conferred after January 1, 2017. Candidates will have defended or submitted their dissertation by December 31, 2019 and their degree conferred not later than March 31, 2020. They will not be currently employed in tenure-track positions.
  • A highly competitive package including housing allowance, medical benefits, annual leave, and conference and research support will be offered to the successful applicants. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.
  • The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers website (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V., cover letter (not exceeding 300 words), a research proposal (not exceeding 1500 words), and a writing sample to the Faculty via the online system. Three letters of recommendation shall be sent directly to the Society at sofhku@hku.hk by the referees. Applications will be vetted by a panel of scholars from across the spectrum of the arts and the humanities. Further particulars can be obtained from http://arts.hku.hk/sof. Closes January 7, 2020. Successful applicants will be notified by the end of March 2020.
  • The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity. To promote gender diversity and professional advancement of women as well as men, the Faculty of Arts expressly encourages qualified persons from both genders to apply.

University of Leuven: Post-Doctoral Position[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 10 September 2019
  • ONE Ph.D. AND ONE POST-DOCTORAL POSITION: “The Sound of Music: Innovative Research and Valorization of Plainchant through Digital Technology”
  • 4 years, full-time, Starts 1 January 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter
  • Salary: c. €2000 / month (net, Ph.D); c. €2500 / month (net, post-doc)
  • Applications are invited for two four-year, full-time research positions: one leading to a Ph.D.; and one at post-doctoral level. Both positions are attached to a research project focusing on the plainchant traditions of the Low Countries in the late Middle Ages and early modern period (here defined as the fifteenth through early seventeenth centuries). The project is directed by prof. dr. David Burn, in collaboration with Bart Demuyt (director of the Alamire Foundation) and prof. Ichiro Fujinaga (McGill University).
  • (Ph.D. position info removed)
  • The post-doc. post-holder will research topics relevant to the project, according to their interests and experience. Potential topics include source-studies, melodic and liturgical traditions, chant performance, and the relations between chant and polyphony. Post-doc. applicants should hold a Ph.D. in musicology, awarded by the project start-date, in a relevant topic, and must not have resided, studied, or been employed in Belgium for more than 24 months during the 3 years immediately preceding the start-date of the position.
  • Applications for both posts should consist of:
  • A letter of motivation
  • A CV
  • A writing sample
  • A letter of recommendation, sent under separate cover
  • In addition, applicants for the post-doc. should include:
  • A publications list
  • A one-page research proposal
  • The application and letters of recommendation should be addressed to prof. David Burn, at david.burn -at- arts.kuleuven.be, and should to be received no later than 10 September 2019. Prof. Burn may also be contacted for further particulars and informal enquiries.
  • Posted to AMS-L 7/30

University of Malta: Resident Academic Full Time Post in Music FILLED: Jeremy Coleman, King's College London 2016[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 18 March 2020
  • Applications are invited for a Resident Academic Full Time Post in Music in the Department of Music Studies within the School of Performing Arts, University of Malta. The appointment will be on an indefinite basis, subject to a one-year probationary period, up to statutory retirement age. The appointee will be required to contribute to the teaching, research, administrative and other activities of the Department of Music Studies at the School of Performing Arts.
  • Candidates must be in possession of a PhD or an equivalent research-based doctorate in the relevant area of specialisation and have teaching experience at tertiary level. The selected candidate is expected to be fully competent to teach and undertake supervisory duties at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and demonstrate professional practical experience in music.
  • The applicant must have interdisciplinary expertise in Musicology grounded in at least two of the following areas: Historical Musicology, Critical Theory, Performance Studies, Popular Music, Music Analysis, and Artistic Research. The candidate will be expected to teach and carry out research in these areas as well as in related areas as required and in discussion with the Head of Department. The appointee will also be expected to contribute substantially to the development of the School of Performing Arts more broadly.
  • Applicants should submit their letter of application by e-mail to recruitment.hrmd@um.edu.mt together with a copy of their curriculum vitae, one set of copies of their certificates and the names and e-mails of three referees.
  • They are also required to submit a full twelve-week teaching programme (totalling to 24 teaching hours) for a second year study-unit in historical musicology and/or critical theory.
  • Applications should be received by Wednesday, 18 March 2020. Late applications will not be considered.
  • The Selection Procedures
  • The evaluation of qualifications and experience claimed and supported by testimonials and/or certificates (copies to be included with the application).
  • Short-listing of candidates.
  • An invitation to short-listed candidates to a Selection Board interview.
  • A short presentation on a subject allotted to short-listed candidates.
  • The Resident Academic Stream is composed of four grades; these being Professor, Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer and Lecturer. Entry into the grade of Lecturer or above shall only be open to persons in possession of a Ph.D. or an equivalent research- based doctorate within strict guidelines established by the University.
  • The annual salary for 2020 attached to the respective grades in the Resident Academic Stream is as follows:
    Professor: €43,119 plus an Academic Supplement of €29,822 and a Professorial Allowance of €2,330
    Associate Professor: €39,603 plus Academic Supplement of €22,850 and a Professorial Allowance of €1,423
    Senior Lecturer: €35,881 plus an Academic Supplement of €16,346
    Lecturer: €29,737 with an annual increment of €641 to €31,660 and an Academic Supplement of €13,446
  • In exceptional circumstances, the University will consider appointing an applicant at the grade of Professor or Associate Professor when the applicant already holds a similar professorial appointment at a University of repute.

University of Melbourne: Dean's Research Fellowship[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 10 November 2019
  • Job no: 0049371
  • Work type: Fixed Term
  • Location: Southbank
  • Division/Faculty: Fine Arts and Music
  • Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super
  • Salary:
  • Level A: $72,083 - $97,812 p.a. (*PhD entry Level A.6 $91,125 p.a.) or
  • Level B: $102,967 - $122,268 p.a. or
  • Level C: $126,128 - $145,431 p.a.
  • Plus 17% superannuation. Level of appointment is subject to experience and qualification.
  • About the Role: We invite applications from early career researchers for a Dean’s Research Fellowship. The Research Fellowship is designed to support talented, recent doctoral graduates in any field within Fine Arts and Music to establish and consolidate their research and teaching careers by contributing to the intellectually vibrant research culture of the Faculty. Applicants will researchers in one or more of the research interests of the Faculty.
  • The Research Fellowship provides an opportunity for dedicated research time within a supportive and collegial research environment. A small teaching component is also an essential part of this position, enabling the development of teaching skills and a teaching portfolio. The successful candidate will receive research, teaching and academic career training and mentoring, designed to equip the candidate for a career as a teaching and research-focused academic at an Australian or international university.
  • A research fund of $25,000 will be provided to support project costs during the Fellowship.
  • About you: You will be a recent PhD graduate with a demonstrated track record in research excellence. A demonstrated capacity for multidisciplinary and collaborative research and eagerness to contribute to the research outcomes of the Faculty are required.
  • The Details: Please download a copy of the position description (below) for full details of the role and selection criteria.
  • In developing your application, you must include the details required as outlined in the Guidelines for Application for Dean's Research Fellowship document
  • Advertised: 24 Oct 2019 12:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
  • Applications close: 10 Nov 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time (NB this is 7:55am EST on Sun Nov 10)

University of Melbourne, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music: Tutor in Music (Musicology) FILLED: Rachel Orzech, University of Melbourne 2017[edit | edit source]

  • The Musicology and Ethnomusicology Area of the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music seeks an outstanding candidate with a strong record of teaching in music history for a one-year, fixed term contract in 2020. The successful candidate will coordinate and teach a six-week intensive summer offering of the core subject Music History 2: C19th Music and Ideas (MUSI20198), coordinate and teach a musicology elective in their area of expertise, coordinate the World Music Performance breadth ensemble program and other duties as directed. Area of expertise is open, but ability to teach electives in early music or nineteenth-century music is preferred.
  • You will hold a PhD degree in musicology (or related discipline), demonstrate ability to teach music history at the tertiary level and have relevant experience in curriculum design and development of educational resources. It is important you have high-level organisational and problem-solving skills, including the ability to prioritize workload and work well under pressure to ensure the timely delivery of projects.
  • Please download a copy of the position description for full details of the role and selection criteria.
  • For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to: https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria
  • Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a document addressing the key selection criteria, a one-page description of a proposed musicology elective and a cover letter indicating university-level teaching experience and primary areas of teaching and scholarly expertise. In the cover letter, applicants should demonstrate and discuss their qualifications to teach MUSI20198 Music History 2, as well as a musicology elective in their area of expertise.
  • Advertised: 26 Aug 2019 12:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time
  • Applications close: 22 Sep 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time (N.B. this is 9:55am on Sun Sep 22 in US EDT)
  • Job no: 0048849
  • Work type: Fixed Term
  • Salary: $72,083 - $97,812 (Level A)
  • Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Part time - 9.5% super

University of Music and Performing Arts Graz: Professorship for Musical Aesthetics[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 31 January 2020
  • An der Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz, Institut für Musikästhetik, gelangt ab dem Wintersemester 2020/21 eine Universitätsprofessur für Musikästhetik gemäß § 99 des Universitätsgesetzes und § 25 des Kollektivvertrages für die Arbeitnehmer_innen der Universitäten in Form eines teilbeschäftigten vertraglichen Dienstverhältnisses mit einem Beschäftigungsausmaß von 75 % einer Vollbeschäftigung befristet auf 10 Monate zur Besetzung. Sie dient der Vertretung der Lehre und Forschung von Univ.Prof. Dr. Andreas Dorschel während seiner Fellowship am Wissenschaftskolleg Berlin im Studienjahr 2020/21.
  • Das Entgelt richtet sich nach der Einstufung gemäß Kollektivvertrag für die Arbeitnehmer_innen der Universitäten, Verwendungsgruppe A1. Das kollektivvertragliche monatliche Mindestentgelt für die Verwendung beträgt derzeit 3.847,65 € brutto.
  • Aufgabenbereiche
  • verantwortliche Vertretung und Förderung des Fachs in Theorie und Praxis
  • Lehre insbesondere Abhaltung von vier Lehrveranstaltungen im Umfang von je 2 Semesterwochenstunden, insgesamt 8 Semesterwochenstunden (wöchentlich abzuhalten, nicht geblockt)
    • Vorlesung: Musikästhetik; Vorlesung: Kammermusik (für Studierende im Masterstudium Instrumentalstudium); Vorlesung: Philosophie der Kunst I; Seminar: Texte zur Ästhetik verbunden mit Übung: Lektüre fachspezifischer Literatur und Erwerb von Repertoirekenntnissen (WS)
    • Vorlesung: Einführung in die Ästhetik; Vorlesung: Musiksoziologie; Vorlesung: Philo-sophie der Kunst II; Übung: Ästhetische Projekte (SS)
  • Beratung und Betreuung von Studierenden, insbesondere:
    • Betreuung von Bachelor-, Masterarbeiten
    • Supervision von Doktorandinnen und Doktoranden (wissenschaftlich und künstlerisch)
  • Mitarbeit an Organisations-, Verwaltungs- und Evaluierungsaufgaben
  • I. Grundsätzliche Anstellungserfordernisse
  • eine der Verwendung entsprechende abgeschlossene inländische oder gleichwertige auslän-dische Hochschulausbildung auf Doktoratsebene (bevorzugt Musikwissenschaft oder Philosophie)
  • Habilitation bzw. eine der Habilitation gleichzuhaltende Qualifikation im zu besetzenden Fach
  • die Bereitschaft zur aktiven Teilnahme an der Weiterentwicklung der Lehr-und Lernkultur und am künstlerischen und wissenschaftlichen Leben der Universität sowie zur Mitgestaltung der Kunstuniversität Graz in der akademischen Selbstverwaltung
  • Genderkompetenz
  • II. Spezifische Anstellungserfordernisse
  • eine herausragende internationale wissenschaftliche Reputation
  • eine pädagogische und didaktische Eignung zu exzellenter universitärer Lehre sowie fachlich einschlägige Lehrerfahrung (ein Syllabus, der auch tatsächlich als Lehrveranstaltungskonzept verwendet wurde, ist der Bewerbung beizufügen)
  • Bereitschaft zur Zusammenarbeit mit den Mitarbeiter_innen des Instituts und der Universität
  • Sehr gute Deutschkenntnisse
  • Für die Dauer der Professur ist eine Wohnsitznahme in oder in der Nähe von Grazerwünscht. Interessentinnen und Interessenten mit entsprechender Qualifikation werden eingeladen, ihre schriftliche Bewerbung mit den üblichen Unterlagen (Lebenslauf, Publikationsliste, Zeugnisse, ein Syllabus) bisspätestens 31. Jänner 2020 unter der GZ 90/19 per E-Mail in einem PDF-Dokument an bewerbung-prof@kug.ac.atzu senden. Sofern erwünscht, können Tonträger bzw. DVDs per Post übermittelt werden.
  • Posted to AMS-L Dec. 20

University of Otago: Lecturer in Music FILLED: Madeleine Parkins-Craig, University of Otago 2017 (DMA Music & Theater Studies)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 03 February 2020
  • We are seeking to appoint a permanent, full-time (confirmation path) Lecturer in Music. In this role, undertake teaching primarily in the area of song-writing and musicology and teach other departmental courses including summer school where needed.
  • You will also be required to undertake research in your area of expertise, supervise undergraduate and graduate research projects and be actively involved in the recruitment of new students. In addition, you will contribute to the effective and efficient running of the School and its responsibilities within the University and wider community.
  • Your Skills and Experience: As well as song-writing and musicology, the successful applicant should be able and willing to teach music theory (harmony, and other musical materials). Other areas of musical expertise may be considered.
  • In addition, you will also have:
  • Doctoral degree (DMA or PhD) or equivalent, as well as relevant professional experience, and therefore be eligible to supervise postgraduate students.
  • Experience in teaching and coordinating courses at university level.
  • Active research portfolio as evidenced by quality publications (including compositions, performances and other practice-based research outputs).
  • A strong commitment to developing collaborative working relationships with colleague.
  • It would be an advantage if the candidate was able to undertake professional practice in contemporary song-writing.
  • Specific enquiries may be directed to Professor Anthony Ritchie, Head of The School of Performing Arts, via the contact details below.
  • Candidates are requested to submit the following:
  • A CV
  • A cover letter
  • Three referee contact details
  • To submit your application please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 1902716 will close on Monday, 3 February 2020.

University of Vienna: University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Musicology[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 12 September 2019
  • The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 178 fields of study, approx. 9.800 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.11.2019 of a University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Musicology (Historical Musicology, Ethnomusicology and Systematic Musicology) to 15.02.2020.
  • Reference number: 10003
  • The position is vacant for the period of absence of a member of staff.
  • Extent of Employment: 20 hours/week. Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.
  • Job Description: Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves
  • Developing and strengthening the independent research profile
  • International publications and presentations
  • Independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
  • Supervision of students
  • Participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance
  • Involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration
  • Profile:
  • Doctoral degree with focus on Historical Musicology
  • Study or work experience abroad
  • High professional and methodological competence
  • Excellent didactic competence
  • High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • IT user skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • In addition, we expect the successful candidate to have
  • Teaching experience / experience of working with e-learning
  • Publications in renowned, subject-relevant media (peer-reviewed, depending on the professional standards)
  • Desirable qualifications are
  • Knowledge of university processes and structures
  • Experience of supervising students
  • Application documents
  • Letter of motivation
  • Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)
  • Description of research interests and research agenda / of the intended habilitation project (if applicable)
  • Contact details of people who could provide a letter of reference
  • Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna (http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 12.09.2019, mentioning reference number 10003. For further information please contact Ladislav, Sabine +43-1-4277-44266.

University of Vienna: University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Musicology (Ethnomusicology)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 28 May 2020
  • The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 178 fields of study, approx. 9.800 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.07.2020 of a University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Musicology (Historical Musicology, Ethnomusicology and Systematic Musicology)
  • Reference number: 10617
  • Duration of employment: 6 year/s
  • Extent of Employment: 40 hours/week. Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.
  • Job Description: Your responsibilities include participation in publications and in international conferences and interdisciplinary projects, as well as independent research activities and administrative tasks.
    Participation in research, teaching and administration
    (International) publishing and presentation activities
    Holding classes due to extent regulations of wage agreement
    Examination activities
    Support of students
    Participation in administration of the institute /department
  • Profile:
    PhD in the field of Ethnomusicology
    Excellent Knowledge of principles of teaching
    High command of written and oral languages
    Foreign languages
    Excellent command of written and spoken English
    Ability to work in teams
    Experience in fieldwork Regional focus: Africa or Asia
    Experience in third-party fund raising, experience in international science management, interest in interdisciplinary research
  • Application documents
    Letter of motivation
    Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)
    Description of research interests and research agenda / of the intended habilitation project (if applicable)
    Contact details of people who could provide a letter of reference
  • Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna (http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 28.05.2020, mentioning reference number 10617.
  • For further information please contact Schmidhofer, August +43-1-4277-44255, Reuter, Christoph +43-1-4277-44280, Ladislav, Sabine +43-1-4277-44266, Mendivil Trelles, Julio César +43-1-4277-44231.
  • E-Mail: jobcenter@univie.ac.at

University of Vienna: University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Musicology (part-time, starts October 2020)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 09 August 2020
  • The University of Vienna (20 faculties and centres, 178 fields of study, approx. 9.800 members of staff, about 90.000 students) seeks to fill the position from 01.10.2020 of a University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Musicology (Historical Musicology, Ethnomusicology and Systematic Musicology) to 31.08.2023.
  • Reference number: 11038
  • The position is vacant for the period of absence of a member of staff.
  • Extent of Employment: 20 hours/week. Job grading in accordance with collective bargaining agreement: §48 VwGr. B1 lit. b (postdoc) with relevant work experience determining the assignment to a particular salary grade.
  • Job Description: Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This involves
  • Developing and strengthening the independent research profile
  • International publications and presentations
  • Preparing a third-party funded project, a monograph or peer-reviewed articles
  • Independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
  • Supervision of students
  • Participation in evaluation measures and quality assurance
  • Involvement in the department administration as well as in teaching and research administration
  • Profile:
  • Doctoral degree/PhD in the field of historical musicology
  • Research competences in music history after 1600
  • Very good musical or music theory skills
  • Methodological competencies in the field of the cultural history of music
  • Internationaler track record
  • Didactic competences
  • High ability to express yourself both orally and in writing
  • Excellent command of written and spoken German and English
  • IT user skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • In addition, we expect the successful candidate to have
  • Teaching experience / experience of working with e-learning
  • Publications in renowned, subject-relevant media (peer-reviewed, depending on the professional standards)
  • International presentation experience
  • Desirable qualifications are
  • Knowledge of university processes and structures
  • Experience of supervising students
  • Application documents
  • Letter of motivation
  • Academic curriculum vitae (including a list of publications, a list of courses and a list of talks given)
  • Description of research interests and research agenda / of the intended habilitation project (if applicable)
  • PDF-files of the dissertation and of 2 further publications
  • Contact details of people who could provide a letter of reference
  • Languages:
  • German: Excellent knowledge: MUST
  • English: Excellent knowledge: MUST
  • Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna (http://jobcenter.univie.ac.at) no later than 09.08.2020, mentioning reference number 11038.
  • For further information please contact Reuter, Christoph +43-1-4277-44280, Ladislav, Sabine +43-1-4277-44266.

Utrecht University: Teacher in applied musicology (0.7 FTE)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 20 May 2020
  • The Department of Media and Culture Studies at Utrecht University is an internationally renowned teaching and research consortium composed of scholars in Musicology, Theatre, Dance, Film, Television, Arts Policy, Communication, New Media, Game and Gender Studies. It is dedicated to an interdisciplinary approach to music, media, performance, and culture in general. Musicology at Utrecht University offers courses at the Bachelor, Masters and Doctoral level. The BA programme in Musicology (conducted in both Dutch and English) has frequently been rated best programme of its kind in the Netherlands and offers fundamental training in Musicology with a focus on Historical Musicology and Music and Media research.
  • The 1-year MA in Applied Musicology offers intensive training for a career as a decision maker in the music world. The 2-year Research MA in Musicology prepares students for a research-oriented or academic career in Music, including PhD studies. Both MA programmes are conducted in English.
  • Qualifications
  • Master in Musicology (preferably a PhD); as well as a
  • Master in (Music Business Administration);
  • teaching experience;
  • practical experience in, and profound knowledge of the music business;
  • excellent communication skills and evidence of team spirit;
  • basic Teaching Qualification (BKO) according to Dutch university standards or to be acquired;
  • fluency in English at near-native or native speaker level in oral and written communications.
  • Offer: This is an appointment of 0.7 FTE for the duration of one year In case of a good perfomance, extending the employment for 2 more years is one of the possibilities. The minimum gross salary is € 2,709 and the maximum gross salary is € 4,978 (scale 10/11 of the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities) per month, at a full-time employment.
  • For more information about this position, please contact: Prof. dr. Emile Wennekes, via e.wennekes@uu.nl.
  • Applications must include:
  • a letter of motivation (detailing how the candidate fulfils the requirements of the post as described above);
  • a CV including a full list of publications;
  • and/or relevant work experience;
  • (certified) copies of relevant diploma;
  • evaluations of courses taught within the past five years if available;
  • names and contact details of three (academic) references.
  • The application deadline is 20 May 2020.
  • Hours per week: 30 to 30

Full-time Community College jobs (Music Appreciation/World Music)[edit | edit source]

Bakersfield College (Bakersfield, CA): Music - Full time Temporary Faculty (1 year)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: Open until filled, posted 17 March 2020
  • College/Site: Bakersfield College, Main Campus
  • This is a pool to fill a Full time temporary instructor positions for the 2020-2021 academic year. The successful applicant may be asked to teach courses in World Music, Instrumental Music, Music Appreciation and Studio Instruction (instr. or voice).
  • This assignment may include teaching day or evening classes, weekend classes, large classes, distance learning and using multiple teaching methodologies. Other duties include: participation in student recruitment and articulation of transfer programs for the Performing Arts department; maintaining subject matter currency; developing and revising curriculum; using computer and multimedia technology; collegial participation in departmental, college and discipline-specific professional activities.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s in Music OR – Bachelor’s in Music AND Master’s in Humanities; OR – Possession of a valid credential, which authorizes the full-time teaching of Music at the California Community College level; OR – The equivalent. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for these positions. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications must request and submit an APPLICATION FOR EQUIVALENCE form. Supporting documents must be included with the completed form.
  • Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.
  • Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.
  • First Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.
  • Completed application packet must include:
  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
  • Current resume
  • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
  • Statement of personal philosophy of teaching
  • Copies of legible transcripts
  • Copy of sample syllabi
  • List of six (6) professional references – Listed on application form
  • The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.
  • Position Number: 03083
  • Posting Date: 03/17/2020
  • Open Until Filled: Yes
  • Minimum Salary: $72,149.55 annually
  • Maximum Salary: $133,764.50 annually ($94,668.78 maximum entry level)
  • 4/13: Email rejection

Big Bend Community College (Moses Lake, WA): FT Faculty - Music Instructor[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 12 November 2019, but review begins immediately
  • Big Bend Community College (BBCC) is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Music Instructor position. We are looking for a person prepared and interested in teaching courses in Music. The start date for this position is September 14, 2020. However, the successful candidate may begin work earlier based upon availability and the needs of the college.
  • The Music Department is a one-person department within the larger Humanities Division. This position reports to the Dean of Arts and Sciences and works closely with the Humanities Division Chair as well as other faculty and staff.
  • Our college seeks candidates who have a deep commitment to and understanding of the rewards and challenges of working with students. We particularly welcome those who will be active participants in our small but thriving college community.
  • This position is open until filled. Priority consideration will be given to applicants whose complete application has been received by November 12, 2019. Big Bend Community College reserves the right to offer this position to a qualified candidate at any time, so a prompt response is encouraged.
  • Essential Job Duties: Primary essential responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:
  • Prepare and teach music courses; this may include day, evening, hybrid and online classes. Current courses include Music Appreciation, History of Jazz, History of Rock and Roll, Music of the World, Group Piano, Group Guitar, Music Technology Workshop, College Chorus, and Orchestra.
  • Offer regular and predictable access to students through posted office hours, electronic communication, and other appropriate methods.
  • Instruct, assist, and motivate students through careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methodologies and informed substantive feedback on assignments and discussions.
  • Advise students; assist students in planning an educational program and in selecting courses, and when necessary refer students to appropriate student services for assistance.
  • Participate as an active member of working committees dealing with instruction, college-wide and department assessment, student matters and/or college related concerns.
  • Represent and advocate for the Music Department at Humanities Division and campus-wide meetings.
  • Foster relationships with district high school music programs.
  • Design, implement, and document assessment tasks for the Music Department.
  • Work effectively with colleagues and students of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds and be a positive contributing member of the campus community.
  • Provide advice and support for associate (adjunct) Music faculty.
  • Maintain positive and effective communications with students, faculty, administration and staff.
  • Foster a flexible, healthy learning environment with respect for student diversity.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to professional growth, development, and conduct.
  • Other duties as agreed to with division chair or administrator.
  • Minimum & Desirable Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: At the time of application, all applicants must possess the following:
  • A Master's degree in Music or Music Education from a regionally accredited institution or in a closely related field with significant coursework in graduate-level music.
  • Ability to teach music performance classes in choral/vocal music and/or instrumental music.
  • Successful teaching experience at the post-secondary level (university or community college).
  • Experience working with students from diverse academic, age, socioeconomic, cultural, ability, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Teaching experience at the community college level.
  • Experience teaching transfer-level music courses.
  • Experience in supporting associate (adjunct) faculty.
  • Ability to teach additional courses within the Humanities Division such as drama or theater should the need arise.
  • Experience implementing innovative teaching methods such as inverted instruction, coordinated studies, team teaching, or active learning strategies.
  • Experience implementing strategies to improve student success and retention.
  • Experience with online learning, hybrid courses, and learning management systems (Canvas, Blackboard, etc.).
  • Bilingual English/Spanish proficiency.
  • Application Instructions: This position is open until filled. Priority consideration will be given to applicants whose complete application has been received by November 12, 2019. Big Bend Community College reserves the right to offer this position to a qualified candidate at any time, so a prompt response is encouraged.
  • To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required qualifications and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:
  • BBCC Online application.
  • Cover letter, addressing why you are interested in this position and how your qualifications make you the ideal candidate.*
  • Comprehensive resume or CV.*
  • Response(s) to the questions found in the Supplemental Questions Tab above.*
  • Unofficial transcripts documenting undergraduate and graduate course work and degrees. Official transcripts required upon employment.*
  • NOTE: All of the above items are required to ensure your consideration for this position. The items marked with an asterisk are required to be included/uploaded with your online application prior to submission. The college reserves the right to remove documents, submitted but not requested, by BBCC as part of the application process. These documents include, but are not limited to statements of teaching philosophy, diversity statement, letters of recommendation, student evaluations, performance evaluations, etc.
  • Rejection received 12/24 Merry Xmas!
    • There is no excuse for sending a rejection letter on December 24. This was a callous action.

Big Sandy Community and Technical College (Prestonsburg, KY): Music Instructor[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: Open until filled, posted 10 October 2019
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College in Eastern Kentucky is seeking qualified applicants for a full time, 10 month position, of Instructor of Music on our Prestonsburg Campus. The normal teaching load is 15 credit hours per semester.
  • Duties: In addition to teaching both face-to-face and on-line classes, the faculty member is expected to develop, assess and revise curriculum, advise and mentor students in curriculum and career choices, actively recruit students, maintain office hours, serve on college committees and participating in college events and activities, provide external service to the community and participate in professional development activities. To meet enrollment needs, faculty members may occasionally work on a different campus/site location. Other duties may be assigned based on institutional need.
  • Qualifications: Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Music; teaching and Blackboard experience preferred. Credential must be granted from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. A passion for teaching undergraduate students and an ability to effectively work with a team is essential to success in this position.
  • Applicants must complete the online application, submit a letter of interest, & current resume. Contact information for three professional references is required. References should have current knowledge of candidate's professional work. Official college transcripts are required before hiring, however, copies are acceptable for initial review.
  • KY law requires state and national pre-employment background checks as a condition of employment.
  • This position is open until filled with an anticipated beginning date of January 1, 2019. [sic]
  • Contact: Krystal Tackett
  • Open Date: 10/10/2019
  • Salary Upper: $4,542/month
  • Salary Lower: $3,634/month

Cleveland Community College (Shelby, NC): Music Faculty FILLED: Laura Pillman, Univ of North Texas 2019 (DMA Flute Performance)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 29 May 2020
  • Job Title: Music Faculty
  • Rank: Faculty 9-month
  • Job Description
  • Teach a course load appropriate for assigned field or discipline.
  • Work a 35-hour workweek, which includes eight office hours per week.
  • Teach curriculum music courses in both the University Transfer and Associate in Applied Science degree areas, including but not limited to music appreciation, voice, piano, and winds.
  • Teaching loads may include online, high school, hybrid or traditional delivery methods.
  • Provide equitable course content and student learning outcomes in all courses regardless of location or delivery method.
  • Develop course syllabi according to NCCCS (North Carolina Community College System) course descriptions and College standards and adhere to course syllabus.
  • Complete end-of-course assessments, formative (on-going) assessments and incorporate adjustments with teaching methods in order to meet learning outcomes.
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grade rosters to academic programs each semester according to established deadlines.
  • Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from colleagues, divisions, the College and all academic program needs.
  • Be available to students via email, phone, or personal conferences. The method of contact and hours of availability should be clearly communicated to supervisors and to students through the course syllabus each semester.
  • Promote completion of end-of-course student evaluations.
  • Allow and encourage participation in other College-required surveys (e.g. CCSSE: Community College Student Survey of Engagement).
  • Maintain proficiency with all classroom equipment both on and off campus. Keep equipment secure.
  • Participate in student recruitment, advisement, advisory committee meetings, curriculum development, and registration.
  • Assist with job placement or possible study assignments, depending upon department need.
  • Participate in all graduation ceremonies.
  • Participate in required meetings and events.
  • Participate in professional development activities and College-required training.
  • Participate in the marketing, recruitment and retention of students, faculty and staff.
  • Establish and cultivate effective relationships with community agencies, employers, and educational partners.
  • Remain current on teaching methods with technology and enhance instructional delivery and learning outcomes.
  • Demonstrate proficiency of the College Learning Management System to deliver online instruction and enhance on campus and off campus instruction through all courses.
  • Make all courses taught accessible to all students.
  • Assist with the College’s library collection development by selecting, evaluating, and weeding learning resources in each appropriate discipline as requested.
  • Communicate effectively and work cooperatively with others in a collegial environment.
  • Faculty will also be responsible for recruiting and advising students and collaborating with 4 year educational partners to ensure transfer-ability of courses.
  • Perform other duties as assigned and related assignments incident to the work described herein.
  • Additional information is located in the College’s Policies and Procedures Manual.
  • Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Music or in a related field from a regionally accredited university with a minimum of18 graduate level hours in Music.
  • Training and/or teaching experience in teaching Music in a classroom setting.
  • Skilled in the use of computers and online Learning Management Systems such as Blackboard and commitment to the use of technology in instruction.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Music or in a related field from a regionally accredited university with a minimum of 18 graduate level hours of Music, with additional hours/degree(s) in Drama/ Theater or Dramatic Performance.
  • Salary Range: Based on experience. Starting yearly salary for Masters' Degree is $42,382.

Cleveland State Community College (Cleveland, TN): Music Instructor[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 22 May 2020
  • Music Instructor, Tenure-track Academic Year
  • Position Summary: Instructors provide quality instruction for student learning and maintain a positive learning environment in the class. The major emphasis for instructors is on teaching and evaluating students in the course. Classes are taught in a variety of formats and at several different locations, as well as online. Instructors also communicate with students between classes and are responsible for several administrative duties such as reporting on academic activity and submitting final grades.
  • REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum of Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with 18 graduate semester hours in Music.
  • Experience with delivery of live and remote classroom and online instruction.
  • Strong preference for experience in teaching Music Theory and Aural Skills, lecture classes in Music Appreciation, and successful studio instruction on one or more instruments in a post-secondary environment.
  • APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL MAY 22, 2020
  • SALARY RANGE: $37,740 - $47,180
  • To ensure full consideration, applicants must submit a completed online application including a letter of intent addressing the above criteria and a statement (not to exceed 300 words) describing the role of community colleges in higher education, current resume, three letters of recommendation, and official transcripts of all degrees by May 22, 2020.

College of San Mateo (San Mateo, CA): Music Instructor (Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty Position)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 13 March 2020
  • The College seeks a full-time, tenure track faculty member in Music who will work collaboratively with colleagues to expand the music program and its ensemble offerings to meet the needs of 21st century students. The ideal candidate will share the College’s commitment to educating a racially and socioeconomically diverse student population.
  • Start date of this assignment: Fall 2020.
  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Possession of a Master’s or above in music OR Bachelor’s in music AND Master’s or above or above in humanities OR the equivalent (see below)
  • Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff as these factors relate to the need for equity minded-practice both within and outside of the classroom
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Recent experience working with racially minoritized and other disproportionately-impacted students in a community college setting along with an understanding of how historical patterns of exclusion of these groups within higher education and particular fields shape patterns of participation and outcomes
  • Willingness to examine and adjust instructional, relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage and support a variety of student backgrounds and learning styles
  • The ability to lead at least one ensemble and expand ensemble offerings based on areas of expertise and student interest
  • Demonstrated success in building and sustaining a fine arts program
  • Experience with community outreach and partnerships
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the implications of the Hispanic-Serving Institution designation for institutional, departmental and instructional practices
  • Open Date: 02/07/2020
  • First Review Date: 03/13/2020
  • Required Application Materials: All applicants are required to submit:
  • 1. A completed online District application form (go to https://jobs.smccd.edu to complete the application and to apply for this position)
  • 2. A resume that details all relevant education, training, and teaching experience (including courses taught), and other work experience
  • 3. Undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts (copies accepted). Unofficial copies of all undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts may be submitted with the application; official copies will be required at the time of the interview.
  • 4. Your cover letter should describe in detail how you meet the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities and Preferred Qualifications listed in this announcement and must include a discussion of the following questions:
  • What do you feel are the best strategies for supporting students who have been historically marginalized?
  • Think of the most successful class you have taught. What were the key factors in creating that success for racially-minoritized and other underserved disproportionately disadvantaged students?
  • How is your teaching approach culturally-responsive to the students you serve?
  • Your cover letter may also include links to samples of your musical work and activities.
  • Salary Range: Initial placement with a Master’s degree can range from $71,328 up to $89,496 per year; and a Ph.D. can range from $81,732 to $95,544 per year.

Collin College, Spring Creek Campus (Plano, TX): Professor, Music FILLED: David Tercero, University of North Texas 2008 (DMA Guitar)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: None listed, posted 25 November 2019
  • We are searching for an experienced Professor, Music
  • Required Qualifications: Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, indicating a major and/or 18 graduate hours in Music. Doctorate preferred.
  • Preference for candidates who have community college or university teaching experience in one or more of the following instructional areas: Instrumental Performance, Ensemble Direction, and Music History. Teaching experience is desired.
  • Employment Type: Full-time Faculty
  • Compensation Range: $51,000.00 - 62,895.00. Salary is contingent upon contract days, education, and experience.
  • For any employment questions, please contact HR at (972) 985-3783 or email employment@collin.edu.

Collin College, McKinney Campus (McKinney, TX): Professor, Music FILLED: Alicja Usarek-Topper, UT Austin 2000 (DMA Violin)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: None listed, posted 04 December 2019
  • We are searching for an experienced Professor, Music
  • Required Qualifications: Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution. Academic preparation in teaching field to include eighteen (18) semester hours in the discipline to be taught. Teaching experience is desired. Preferred teaching experience in Music Appreciation, Fundamentals of Music, Music Theory, Sight Singing & Ear Training, and Ensemble Direction.
  • Employment Type: Full-time Faculty
  • Compensation Range: $51,000.00 - 62,895.00. Salary is contingent upon contract days, education, and experience.
  • For any employment questions, please contact HR at (972) 985-3783 or email employment@collin.edu.
  • Also posted at Music Theory/Composition 2019-20

El Paso Community College (El Paso, TX): Music Instructor (Full-time, Temporary)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 November 2019
  • Location: El Paso, TX
  • Job Type: Full time - Temporary
  • Job Summary: Responsible for providing instruction in accordance with the philosophy and objectives of the College.
  • Qualifications: Required Qualifications: 1. Master's Degree in Music or Master's degree with eighteen (18) graduate semester hours in Music. NOTE: A copy of the transcript reflecting this required education MUST be submitted for consideration and reflect completed coursework and degrees conferred. The candidate must be fully qualified for the position at the time of application. 2. Experience teaching in the discipline. 3. Experience/ability to teach at the community college level. 4. Experience/ability to incorporate technology into the classroom. 5. Experience teaching large and small ensembles, piano, or music theory and ear training.
  • Special Conditions: 1. This is a temporary position. 2. Based on the needs of the college, you may be required to teach at multiple campuses within any given semester.
  • Other Requirements: Individuals desiring consideration MUST complete and submit an EPCC Application for Employment online by the announced deadline. COPIES OF ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE SUBMITTED by mail, scanned/uploaded with the application, or hand delivered. CURRENT EMPLOYEES ARE ALSO REQUIRED TO SUBMIT THEIR TRANSCRIPTS WITH EACH SUBMITTED APPLICATION; TRANSCRIPTS IN PERSONNEL FILES CANNOT BE ACCESSED BY EVALUATORS FOR THIS PURPOSE. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WITHOUT TRANSCRIPTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Only documents stating 'Transcript' or 'Unofficial Transcript' will be accepted. Other documents (Degree Audit, Degree Summary, Program Summary, etc.), submitted in lieu of transcripts will not be accepted. Transcripts must be received within one week following the closing of the posting. Transcripts are REQUIRED. Please mail your transcripts to El Paso Community College, Employment Services, P.O. Box 20500, El Paso, TX 79998. Mailed documents MUST include the position title and posting number for this position vacancy. A letter of application, resume/curriculum vitae, letters of recommendation, and other supporting documents are optional but highly encouraged and may be submitted on-line with the application form or forwarded to the Human Resources Department at the address shown above.
  • Salary: $42,478.00 - $52,878.00 Annually


Elgin Community College (Elgin, IL): Instructor of Music - Spring 2020 (Tenure Track) FILLED: Adam Schlippman, UIUC 2008 (MMEd, Music Education)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: Open until filled, posted 29 August 2019
  • Categories: Full-time Faculty
  • Role: Instructor of Music
  • Work Schedule: Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.
  • Job Summary: Full-time teaching faculty provide instruction aligned with the college's strategic goals and evaluate students' progress to facilitate achievement of their educational goals.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Master’s degree in Music or in a related discipline with at least 18 graduate credit hours in Music
  • 10/18: Phone interviews scheduled.

Guttman Community College (CUNY) (New York, NY): Lecturer - Arts and Humanities[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 14 May 2020
  • Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, City University of New York, seeks to fill a Lecturer position in Arts or Humanities. This position will begin in fall 2020. For academic year 2020-21, faculty are required to teach a 24-hour course load, up to 8 courses per year. For this position, the successful candidate will come from an Arts or Humanities field, including, but not limited to, Art History, Fine Arts, Visual or Performing Arts, Music, Ethnomusicology, or other fields that reflect qualification for and interest in this position. In addition, all full-time Guttman faculty teach courses in the First-Year Experience as part of an instructional team.
  • QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in area of relevant arts or humanities field, and the ability to teach successfully. At least two years of successful teaching experience in a college setting (full-time or part-time) are required.
  • In addition, faculty candidates should have demonstrated ability in most of the following:
  • Teaching students of diverse racial, ethnic, linguistic and educational backgrounds
  • Creative curriculum design at the post-secondary level
  • Active, student-centered pedagogy and significant student mentoring experience
  • Use of current technology as it supports teaching and learning
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary environment
  • A practice of reflective thinking about teaching in the arts and humanities
  • We are particularly looking for candidates that have the following specialized experience and demonstrated knowledge (applicants should address at least one of these specialties in their application materials):
  • Latinx and Minority Rhetoric: Guttman is a minority-serving institution composed of more than 85% African-American and Latinx students of color. Candidates should have a strong understanding and experience of the literacy practices of Latinx students and students of color as they work to engage, confront and master the English-only dominated rhetoric of Academic Writing.
  • Disability Rhetoric: As a college committed to access and success for all students, faculty should have an understanding of the body normativity and disability labeling that often goes unquestioned in the college classroom. Faculty should have demonstrated experience teaching to accessibility and accommodations for all students.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree preferred. Artist educators with experience in cultural organizations are encouraged to apply.
  • HOW TO APPLY: If you are viewing the job posting on Guttman Community College website or in CUNYfirst, please click “Apply Now” button. If you are viewing the job posting on any other website, please follow the instructions below:
  • Go to www.cuny.edu, scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Employment”
  • Click “Search All Posting”
  • Search by Job Opening ID number (Job ID: 21973)
  • Click on “Apply Now” and follow the instructions
  • Once you have registered or logged in with your user name and password, please upload the following: Applications should include, as one combined document, the following:
  • A cover letter
  • A curriculum vitae/resume
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Separate statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness
  • CLOSING DATE: May 14, 2020

Hopkinsville Community College (Hopkinsville, KY): Music Instructor (starts Spring 2020) FILLED: Shari Thompson, Murray State Univ 1994 (MMEd, Music Education)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 31 October 2019
  • Summary: Effectively teach music appreciation courses via face-to-face and online instruction. Campus location may vary.
  • Application Deadline: October 31, 2019. Applicants will be notified if selected for an interview. Search may be extended if additional candidates are needed.
  • Please upload letter of application, resume, three letters of professional recommendation, and unofficial transcripts.
  • 10 MONTH ASSIGNMENT (paid over 12 months) - AVAILABLE TO START JANUARY 2020.
  • Duties:
  • Effectively teach music appreciation courses via face-to-face and online instruction. Campus location may vary.
  • Responsible for student learning outcomes, continuous review, assessment, and development.
  • Participate in academic and student enhancement activities, including student advising.
  • Maintain and improve, through professional development, competence in discipline knowledge and instructional techniques.
  • Participate in internal and external service activities (college committees, system committees, community relations).
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Qualifications: Master’s degree in music (preferred), or master degree with 18 graduate hours in music, from an accredited institution. Community college experience preferred. Demonstrated commitment to quality instruction, student learning, and instructional and institutional effectiveness. Demonstrated effective technology skills, communication skills (written and verbal), and organizational and human relations skills. Demonstrated commitment to the comprehensive community college concept and team management. Demonstrated commitment to the KCTCS/Hopkinsville Community College strategic plan.
  • Contact: Lisa Harbold
  • Open Date: 10/01/2019
  • Close Date: 10/31/2019
  • Opportunity type: Full Time
  • Salary Upper: $3,634/ monthon assignment (10 month assignment period paid over 12 months)
  • Salary Lower: $3,634/ month on assignment (10 month assignment period paid over 12 months)
  • (12/16) Position filled.

Harper College (Palatine, IL): Diverse Faculty Fellow - Music FILLED: Edward Hamel, UC San Diego 2014 (MA Composition)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 24 January 2019
  • This paid fellowship is open to candidates who have earned a Master’s Degree or Doctorate from an accredited college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year. This fellowship may also be appropriate for those who have earned a Master’s Degree or Doctorate from an accredited college or university prior to the 2019-2020 academic year, but who have no previous teaching experience as a full-time instructor. Special consideration will be given to applicants who are members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in faculty positions in higher education.
  • Diverse Faculty Fellow candidates should possess expertise in areas, such as: music theory, aural skills, and music literature. The successful candidate may be responsible for teaching courses such as Music Theory I—IV, Aural Skills I—IV, Music Literature, Keyboard and Vocal Literature, and Symphonic and Chamber Literature.
  • To be considered, a fellowship applicant must possess a Master’s degree or Doctorate in Music or a closely related field (i.e., Conducting, Music Technology, etc). The individual’s Master’s degree or Doctorate credential must be conferred no later than June 30, 2020.
  • Faculty Fellows will have a teaching load of fewer than 16 contact hours or equivalent per academic year (i.e. fall and spring semesters), but will also engage in intensive training/professional development for a full 35-40 hours.
  • Faculty Fellows must participate in on and off campus professional development, department, division and campus wide meetings, and participate in the Faculty Fellow mentoring program. In addition, Fellows will need to stay current in their disciplines and participate in college and community service. Faculty may teach in multiple modalities including traditional, blended, online and accelerated formats upon completion of required training in these areas. Special consideration will be given to applicants who are members of racial and ethnic groups historically underrepresented in faculty positions in higher education. Commitment to teach and motivate community college students in ways appropriate to their diverse background and learning styles. Knowledgeable in the use of technology in classroom instruction.
  • Educational Requirements: At least a Master's degree in Music or a closely related field (i.e., Conducting, Music Technology, etc)
  • Experience Requirements: No teaching experience is required
  • Application Review Date: Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: January 24, 2019
  • You will not be able to complete the application without attaching the following documents:
  • Cover letter
  • CV/Resume (Does not substitute for completed application)
  • Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts from Regionally accredited institutions
  • A one page single-spaced statement of your teaching philosophy. In your teaching philosophy, please include how you approach classroom management, how you assess students, and how you use instructional technology.

Horry-Georgetown Technical College (Conway, SC): Associate Professor, Humanities (starts Spring 2020)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 25 October 2019
  • Job no: 494112
  • The Department of Communications at Horry-Georgetown Technical College invites applications for Associate Professor of Fine Arts beginning January 2020. Spring full teaching load is 15 credit hours per semester. Must be able to function in an environment characterized by continual changes in information technology and have the ability to work in an inclusive environment.
  • Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in Art or Music or 18 hours graduate level courses in either discipline.
  • Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit online application attaching unofficial transcripts and resume via: www.hgtc.edu/hr.

Modesto Junior College (Modesto, CA): Instructor of Guitar and World Music[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 10 March 2020
  • Job Title: Instructor of Guitar and World Music, Full-Time Tenure Track 2020-2021- Modesto Junior College
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in Music, OR Bachelor’s degree in Music AND Master’s Degree in Humanities, OR the equivalent.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Education and/or experience in teaching Music at the community college level, with a particular emphasis in Guitar Studies and World Music.
  • Current knowledge of innovative music teaching techniques.
  • Demonstrated success in collaborating with a diverse group of faculty members to produce student and faculty recitals and concerts
  • Current understanding of assessment processes for improving student success at the course, program, and degree level.
  • Competent in new pedagogies, such as accelerated learning, supplemental instruction, on-line or hybrid teaching, and other pedagogies directed at improving student success and student equity.
  • Recent experience working with African American/Black, Hispanic, Native American, and other minoritized students in the classroom, and an understanding of how historical patterns of exclusion of these groups within higher education shape patterns of participation and outcomes;
  • Willingness to examine and remediate one’s instructional, relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage and support racially minoritized students;
  • Experience and skill with addressing issues of equity in the classroom;
  • Experience and expertise in culturally responsive teaching in Music, especially as it relates to the relevancy of Music in students’ lives, interests, and communities;
  • Demonstrated ability to address equity gaps within coursework and the classroom;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Hispanic-Serving designation for institutional, departmental, and instructional practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit students into a dynamic Music program.
  • Applications are accepted online only at: https://www.yosemite.edu/recruitment/employmentopportunities/ Select Job Openings, Select Search Jobs, Select Job Title, Create an account and Apply to this job. Please note: The District does not integrate with the third party service of Interfolio; therefore, reference letters must be submitted along with the application documents required.
  • SELECTION PROCEDURES: Only online application packets will be accepted including:
  • YCCD Administrative online application
  • Resume
  • Personal letter of interest
  • List of Professional References
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Salary Range / Other: Placement on the Yosemite Community College District salary schedule dependent upon education and experience. 2018-19 Certified Salary Schedule – $61,125 to $114,106 per year, plus an annual $2,568 stipend for an earned doctorate. New personnel limited to a maximum tenth step initial placement based on previous experience – maximum equals $94,889.

Morton College (Cicero, IL): Faculty, Humanities and Fine Arts[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: Open until filled, posted 10 February 2020
  • Job Summary: The faculty instructor will teach Humanities courses such as Humanities through the Arts and Music Appreciation, to a diverse student population. These courses will/can be offered during the day and evenings, and weekends. The instructor will participate on faculty committees and perform other duties related to teaching at a community college. The instructor must stay abreast of ongoing developments, trends, and issues in instruction in the community college environment. The responsibilities and duties of the instructor may change as the needs of the college arise.
  • Required Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess a Master’s Degree in the humanities, with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the discipline. The candidate will have excellent analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communications skills, as well as basic computer literacy. Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Academic preparation and teaching experience in humanities and/or fine arts (such as art history, theater, music, philosophy, and/or Latin American studies). 3 years of Community College or University teaching experience preferred. Experience working with culturally diverse students. Ability to use technology to enhance teaching and learning.
  • Desired Start Date: 08/20/2020
  • Open Date: 02/10/2020
  • Open Until Filled: Yes
  • Special Instructions to Applicants: Please upload your recommendation/reference letters to your application as one document, a minimum of 2 letters are required. Or submit to Human.Resources@morton.edu
  • 7/22: Email rejection

Mountain View College (Dallas, TX): Faculty Full Time - Music[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 10 March 2020
  • Preferred Skills/Additional Requirements: Mountain View College seeks qualified full-time instructors to teach Music Appreciation lecture classes and other kinds of applied music or ensembles. The most successful candidate should have a Master's Degree in Music plus experience teaching in a secondary and/or community college setting. Position may require teaching early college high school and/or dual credit populations on the MVC campus and/or one of the high school campuses in our service area. Prefer candidates who have experience with Blackboard Learning Management System and who are familiar with assessment.
  • Preferred candidates will have experience helping non-music majors learn to appreciate all kinds of music of the Western tradition. Preferred candidates will also know methodologies in applied music instruction and have the ability to recruit and develop music ensembles.
  • Position Summary: Teaches students effectively in assigned classes and maintains office hours for student consultation in accordance with procedures outlined in the Dallas County Community College Board Policy Manual and/or agreed upon with immediate supervisor.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Demonstrated skills in successfully working with diverse populations through experiences such as formal training and past work experiences. The ability to provide quality customer service.
  • Minimum Knowledge and Experience: Master’s degree or higher in Music or Master’s degree or higher with a concentration in Music (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline). One year of demonstrated teaching experience required. Official transcripts will be required. Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check.
  • Job no: 499365
  • Position Type: Faculty
  • Work type: Full-time
  • Location: Mountain View
  • Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (8:00-5:00)
  • Salary Range (Full-Time): $50,000 annually

North Seattle College (Seattle, WA): Music Instructor[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 10 March 2020
  • North Seattle College is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Music Instructor who is invested in leading the music program and creating innovative curriculum that fosters student interest and engagement, working in collaboration with music faculty across the Seattle Colleges district (North Seattle, Seattle Central, and South Seattle). This new full-time position is for a generalist who will build upon the work of our part-time music faculty to prepare and teach a variety of courses within the discipline (based upon program needs and the successful candidate's interest and expertise). Students take music classes at NSC to fulfill the VLPA (Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts) requirement of the AA degree (Associate of Arts), to complete electives for a variety of degrees and certificates, or for personal enrichment.
  • The college embraces dynamic instruction, inclusivity, and student empowerment as essential components in teaching, working, and hiring, and welcomes faculty with a commitment to holistically serving students from diverse backgrounds. We seek applicants whose approaches in the classroom reflect pedagogical innovations in the field and contribute to our institutional culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The position reports to the Dean of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and begins Fall Quarter 2020 (September 23).
  • Application Procedures: Submit the following to the Seattle Colleges District website:
  • An online application
  • A current resume/vitae
  • A cover letter that describes your teaching philosophy, discusses how you might perform the essential functions, and addresses how you meet the required experience and abilities. Include concrete examples as possible.
  • NOTE: Position finalists will be required to present a teaching demonstration and provide related curriculum materials for the screening committee. Travel to North Seattle College is not required for interviews. We use Zoom meetings for applicants who are unable to travel to campus. Other accommodations are available upon request.
  • Candidates should be willing to teach in a variety of formats such as in-class, hybrid, online and varied class times including days, evenings, and weekends according to program needs.
  • Essential Functions
  • Teach 15 credits per quarter (typically 3 five-credit courses) that reflect innovative and student-centered pedagogy. In addition to daytime sections, teaching assignments may include evening, online and hybrid sections.
  • Develop a vision for North's music department and create/revise curriculum that reflects contemporary pedagogy and contributes to our culture of engaged teaching and learning.
  • Coordinate with part-time and full-time music faculty across the Seattle Colleges district and participate in department, division, and campus-wide activities and initiatives such as Guided Pathways, assessment, and accreditation.
  • Perform other professional responsibilities as specified in the faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement such as holding office hours and responding to college communications.
  • Required Education, Experience & Abilities
  • Master's Degree and/or MFA in music or other music discipline.
  • College-level music teaching experience.
  • Experience teaching in a wide range of modalities (online, hybrid, web-enhanced) using a Learning Management System (such as Canvas or similar).
  • Demonstrated ability to connect and build collaborative relationships with a diverse population of students, colleagues, and community members.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, both in curriculum design and in college work outside of the classroom.
  • Interest and/or experience in interdisciplinary teaching, including collaboration with faculty within the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences division or other departments.

Rogue Community College (Grants Pass, OR): Music Instructor (Full-time, begins March 2020)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 06 January 2020
  • Responsible for organizing and carrying out structured learning processes for students in the Humanities program and related courses. Develops and teaches on campus and online Music classes; also provides training and ongoing mentoring for part-time Music instructors. Participates in the full range of professional and college-related activities, including student advising, curriculum development, professional growth, departmental and college-wide meetings, committee activity, and community involvement. Supports continuing education community music ensembles.
  • Education: A Master's degree in Music or a related field is required, with emphasis in Music Theory and Music History. A Ph.D. in Music or a related field is preferred. Only degrees received from an accredited institution will be accepted: accreditation must be recognized by the office of degree authorization, US Department of Education, as required by ORS 348.609. Final candidate will be required to provide official transcripts for required degree.
  • Experience: A minimum of one year of college-level classroom teaching experience is required. Three years' community college teaching experience preferred. In addition, applicant must have experience coordinating and overseeing a college Music program, including outreach and recruitment. Experience leading or conducting performance ensembles is required.
  • Additional Posting Information: This is a Full-time Faculty position (100%, 10 months/year) in the Humanities department, which will begin in March 2020. Compensation will be based on the 2019-2020 Full-Time Faculty Salary Schedule.
  • Method of Application and Closing Date: Position will remain open until filled, with screening scheduled to begin 1/6/2020. Applications received after the screening date are not guaranteed review. Documents required for submission include a cover letter, resume, 3 professional letters of recommendation (one of which must be current within the last two years), and unofficial transcripts indicating the level of degree earned. Applications missing any of the listed required documents may be considered incomplete and ineligible for further review.
  • Salary: $282.70 - $376.42 Daily
  • Location: Rogue Community College, OR
  • Job Type: Full-Time Faculty
  • Job Number: 01092

Sandhills Community College (Pinehurst, NC): Music Instructor[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 31 January 2020
  • Sandhills Community College seeks applications for a full-time music Instructor. The music instructor will use their knowledge, skills, and motivation to guide student learning through a classroom, lab, and applied studio-based program. Instructional duties will include teaching topics in the Associate in Fine Arts in Music degree program, using a variety of delivery modes: traditional classroom, online, hybrid, weekend, mini-mester, and evening. Additional faculty duties include assisting with student recruitment, advising students and performing support duties as assigned by the department chair. Class sessions may take place on the Sandhills Community College campus and on Moore and Hoke County high school campuses. Interviews for the position will include a teaching demonstration and an oral/written assessment conducted in a computer environment.
  • Required Qualifications:
  • A master’s degree or higher in communications or a master’s degree and 18 graduate credit hours in Music, or a closely related field.
  • Active professional performance and teaching record.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, creative skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in classroom.
  • Ability to teach Music Appreciation and/or Music History courses.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the importance of a liberal arts or general education.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Community college teaching experience and credentials to teach in additional discipline(s) are preferred.
  • Online teaching experience (preferably with Moodle).
  • Two years of higher education teaching beyond the graduate assistant level.
  • Prior community college teaching experience is preferred.
  • Advising at the collegiate level with preference to community college students.
  • Experience working with and sensitivity to the needs of a diverse student population.
  • Proven experience with community-building in education.
  • Salary to be commensurate with experience and state salary schedules. Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2020. To maximize your opportunity for selection; transcripts, letter of interest, and resume must be uploaded with your application. Selection is contingent on final budget approval.

Sierra College (Rocklin, CA): Music Instructor[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 24 February 2020
  • Sierra College is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Music Instructor that will be responsible for teaching a variety of music courses which may include piano, music theory, music appreciation, music history and applied lessons in piano.
  • COMPENSATION: Placement on the District’s Faculty Salary Schedule is dependent upon years of experience and level of education. Entry level is from $55,333.90 to $74,152.72 at time of employment. The current highest salary attainable after employment is $99,371.74. The District offers a very competitive benefits package, which includes health and welfare as well as income protection. Employees also will be members of the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS). Sick leave, sabbatical, and other leaves are available according to the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement.
  • Candidates must apply at: https://sierracollege.hiretouch.com/
  • Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume or Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy Statement, Transcripts
  • DEADLINE: Applications must be received by the Sierra College Human Resources Department no later than MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24TH, 2020. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Please note that letters of reference may be utilized during the reference checking process, but will not be provided to the hiring committee.

Valencia College (Orlando, FL, and Kissimmee, FL): Professors, Humanities (3 positions) SEARCH CANCELED[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 19 February 2020
  • Valencia College is seeking Professors, Humanities to join our dedicated, passionate faculty team as a full-time, 10-Month tenure-track appointment and 8- Month annual appointment beginning Fall 2020.
  • The Ideal Candidate will have:
  • A master’s degree or higher from a regional accredited institution in Art History, History, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies or Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Humanities, Literature, Music History or Musicology, Philosophy, Religion or Theology or 18 graduate semester hours in Art History, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies or Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Humanities, Literature, Music History or Musicology, Philosophy, Religion or Theology + a master's degree [required]
  • An in depth knowledge and strong background in Humanities or Philosophy
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching and student-centered learning
  • Experience working with students of various ages and cultural, socio-economic, and educational backgrounds
  • Knowledge of the community college and its mission and goals
  • Location:
Orlando, FL 32811 - West Campus (1TT - 1 Tenure-track)
Kissimmee, FL 34744 - Osceola Campus (1TT and 1AA - 1 Tenure-track and 1 Annually-appointed)
  • Closing date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 7:00 PM EST
  • 10-month, Tenure-Track - Ten-month, tenure-track professors are, in addition to teaching in discipline, responsible for curriculum development, selection of discipline resources, assists in the development and evaluation of faculty and participates in college governance activities. As a 10-month, tenure track faculty member, you will be on a continuing contract to teach 5 courses, maintain 10 office hours, and 10 college service hours that may include, but not limited to serving on committees and work teams, research and special projects. Valencia’s tenure-track professors must successfully complete a five-year tenure earning process for continued employment.
  • 8-month, Annually Appointed - As an 8-month, annually appointed faculty member, you will be primarily responsible for teaching in discipline, planning, organizing and providing feedback to promote and direct student learning. This position is appointed each year and contracted to teach six courses, maintain 12 office hours and, in addition, works with the dean to identify and then contribute five hours of service in areas that support student learning and engagement.
  • For consideration, the following is required for all applicants including current Valencia employees:
  • Cover letter and resume
  • Completed on-line employment application Include all applicable experience related to the position as it could affect compensation
  • Learning-centered statement
  • Unofficial transcripts (degree must be conferred by the time of hire). Be prepared to bring sealed official transcripts if selected for an interview. It is the applicant's responsibility to have any foreign transcripts evaluated prior to submission through an authorized evaluation service such as World Education Services.
  • Letters of reference if available
  • Message received on 5/8 stating the searches were cancelled, due to COVID-19.

Wayne Community College (Goldsboro, NC): Music Instructor FILLED: Randi Chalfant, East Carolina University (MM Music Ed)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 06 September 2019
  • Effective Date of Employment: January 6, 2020
  • Length of Employment: Full-time, 9-Month
  • Salary Range: $42,390 - $52,983
  • Minimum Requirements: A Master's degree in Music or Master's degree with 18 graduate semester hours in Music is required. The Music Instructor must be a self-starter, team player, and a demonstrated ability to work well with others. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. One to three years of teaching experience at the post-secondary level is preferred (in face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online classrooms). Experience with Moodle platform and experience organizing or producing music related events are preferred. Bilingual is preferred.
  • Position Duties: The Music instructor is responsible for teaching an average of 18-22 hours per semester. Instructional duties can include teaching day, evening, and/or online courses in music appreciation and history, chorus, and piano. Classes meet on the main campus and at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. Responsibilities include—but are not limited to— on-site and online instruction; course development where applicable; serving as a faculty advisor; service in the College Transfer Advising Center; timely submission of reports; participation in assigned committees; participation in committee textbook selection; participation in required special events including faculty meetings, orientation, and graduation; recruitment activities; participation in planning processes; and adherence to achieving learning outcomes. If selected for employment, the applicant must submit to a criminal background check and drug screening.
  • APPLICATIONS: Submit an employment application and all supporting materials, including copies of certifications, post-secondary transcripts, resume, and cover letter via ApplicantOne at https://www.waynecc.edu/jobs. No paper applications will be accepted. Applications will be screened, and the most qualified applicants interviewed. All applicants will be notified once the position has been filled.

Miscellaneous Jobs[edit | edit source]

  • This section is for jobs that might be of interest to musicologists/ethnomusicologists, but don't fit in any of the above categories.

Bishop's University: Music – Tenure-Track Position FILLED: Mathieu Désy, Université de Montréal 2016 (DMA Double Bass)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 February 2020, but review begins immediately (posted 28 November 2019)
  • The Music Department of Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke, Quebec, is accepting applications for a tenure-track position in Music at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 2020.
  • Candidates should have a completed doctorate or (D.M.A. or Ph.D.) in music and be prepared to teach undergraduate courses in music theory and history/literature from the classical tradition.
  • We are interested in a candidate who also has expertise in popular music and is able to teach courses in song writing, orchestration, composition and recording technology/music production. The ideal candidate will need to provide evidence of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level and possess a strong and on-going research/scholarly/performance profile.
  • Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. We implement an equal access employment/program under the Act Respecting Equal Access to Employment in Public Bodies for women, visible minorities, ethnic minority, Aboriginal and disabled people (including the possibility of accommodation during the selection and pre-selection of candidates.)
  • The search will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation and other relevant supporting materials by February 15, 2020 to:
Dr. Jack Eby, Chair Search Committee
mlafaill@ubishops.ca
Bishop’s University Department of Music

Bowling Green State University: Assistant Teaching Professor - World Languages and Cultures - German-Salzburg Director[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 04 December 2019
  • Director, BGSU Salzburg, and Assistant Teaching Professor, German; Department of World Languages and Cultures. Full-time, qualified-rank (non-tenure track), fiscal year appointment. The director will lead and supervise BGSU Austria programs on-site in Salzburg, promote student success through effective instruction and academic guidance, and maintain good working relations between BGSU and the Paris Lodron Universität Salzburg (PLUS). The Director will work in coordination with the Department of World Languages and Cultures, the College of Arts and Sciences, and International Programs and Partnerships. The position demands leadership ability, intellectual acumen, experience with budget planning, intercultural competence, flexibility, creativity, diplomacy, and patience.
  • Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities: Provide on-site leadership and supervision of BGSU abroad programs in Salzburg, including on-site orientation, course scheduling, co-curricular planning, budget planning and reporting, communication with BGSU, and emergency response/support; Promote student success through effective instruction and academic guidance, including course instruction in line with expertise and program needs, facilitation of a regular experiential learning colloquium, advising and mentorship of program undergraduate and graduate students, guidance to PLUS students interested in study at BGSU; Facilitate inter-institutional partnership, including maintenance of good relations with the Department of English and American Studies, the PLUS International Office, and the Office of the Rector. Manage communications with the Austrian Fulbright Office, the Mozarteum, the Fachhochschule Salzburg (University of Applied Sciences) and other entities with which BGSU Salzburg has ties. Serve as a liaison between BGSU Salzburg and BGSU International Programs and Partnerships for the developing of the Austria internship program. This role extends to other official partnerships that may form in the future.
  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in German Studies, European Studies, or related area (e. g., History, Music, or Political Science with a European focus);
  • Experience as an instructor of record teaching classes in German Studies, European Studies, or a related area (e. g., History, Music, or Political Science with a European focus) at the undergraduate or graduate level;
  • Work-related experience with study abroad;
  • Work-related experience managing budgets;
  • Proficiency in German that equates to a level of “Superior” or higher on the proficiency scale of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) or “C1” or higher within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
  • Proficiency in English that equates to a level of “C1” or higher within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Doctoral degree in German Studies, European Studies, or related area (e. g., History, Music, or Political Science with a European focus).
  • Work experience at university systems in the USA and Europe as a faculty member or staff member with administrative responsibilities;
  • Demonstrated experience with experiential learning models such as service-learning, community engagement, internships, or education abroad;
  • Demonstrated experience in a collaborative approach to curricular and co-curricular program development;
  • Experience collaborating with internal and/or external partners.
  • Expected Start Date: July 1, 2020
  • Application materials should work together to address the candidate’s qualifications, and only complete applications will be considered. Please include: 1) letter of application; 2) current curriculum vitae; 3) statement of teaching/student mentorship philosophy; 4) names and addresses of three individuals who will provide original letters of reference that address the candidate’s teaching and administrative abilities (dated within past year); and 5) a transcript indicating highest degree earned (an official transcript is required for employment).
  • For additional information, please contact Search Committee Chair, Dr. Edgar Landgraf (elandgr@bgsu.edu), World Languages and Cultures, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403. Additional contact person: Dr. Philip S. Peek, Chair, World Languages and Cultures.

Chicago State University: Assistant Professor of Music[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: None listed, posted 16 March 2020
  • Job Description Summary: The department offers a B.A. in Music, B.A. in Music Education, B.A. in Music with a Concentration in Gospel Music, and a B.A. in Music with a Concentration in Music Production. Primary Duties will include: Teach Western Music History and Literature. Teach first-year theory, aural, and keyboard skills. Teach applied lessons in area of specialization. Teach service courses as needed.
  • Required Education: Ph.D. in music.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Skilled in the use of Information Technology: Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint; Music notation software (Finale); and Audio/video recording devices.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Undergraduate experience teaching music history. Experience teaching the music history of Jazz, Popular, or other American cultures. While not required, candidates with experience directing Gospel music and candidates with experience teaching elementary music methods and supervising music education students and will be given consideration.
  • Special Requirements: Candidates must submit at least two short videos demonstrating their primary instrumental or vocal area. Video files or links (Youtube or similar) should be emailed to: music@csu.edu. Include your name and the job position number.
  • Posting Number: F200012P
  • Is Tenured/ Tenure Track: Yes
  • Full-time/ Part-time: Full-time
  • 5/2: Does anyone know if this search is still happening/has moved forward?

Colby College: Visiting Assistant Professor in Music Theory (.8 FTE) FILLED: Ryan Maguire, UVA 2018 (PhD Composition), Colby College Faculty Fellow[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 01 January 2020
  • The Colby College Department of Music invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in music theory (.8 time sabbatical replacement) beginning September 1, 2020. PhD, DMA or MFA (including ABD) required. (Candidates who hold only a bachelor’s degree will not be considered.) Applications from candidates with a record of previous college teaching and experience/interest in jazz theory, film music (criticism, analysis, or history) and/or music theater (performance or history) are especially welcome.
  • Responsibilities include teaching a 20th-century music history course, two courses in the department’s four-semester music theory sequence and an elective that could be offered for both music and general interest students.
  • Application Instructions: To apply, please submit applications through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/71615. Include a cover letter outlining interests and specific qualifications for the position, CV, three confidential letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching philosophy that should include evidence of a commitment to the value of diversity and experience with inclusive teaching. The department would also appreciate a list of the candidate’s ideas for possible elective offerings and a description of how they see these classes contributing to a rigorous music curriculum in a liberal arts setting. Application materials can include hyperlinks to audio/video files within the relevant application documents but the department requests that physical copies of recordings and/or publications not be sent unless requested. Review of applications will begin January 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Also posted at Music Theory/Composition 2019-20
  • From theory wiki: 2/13: request for video interview
  • From theory wiki: 4/2: rejection received (x2)

Colgate University: Assistant Professor in African American Studies FILLED: T. Dionne Bailey, University of Mississippi 2015 (PhD History)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 01 October 2019
  • The Africana and Latin American Studies Program (ALST) at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in African American Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2020. Completion of Ph.D. (or equivalent) is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. Area of specialization is open to any aspect of the contemporary African American experience. A strong interest in both scholarship/artistic practice and teaching is expected.
  • ALST is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on the histories and cultures of African Americans in the United States, and the peoples of Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America. We seek a teacher-scholar whose research agenda is situated at the intersections of disciplines within the social sciences, humanities, or arts. Preference will be given to applicants who draw on theories, methods, and approaches in Africana Studies. The successful candidate will teach both introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses in their area of expertise. Applicants who can teach Introduction to African American Studies, The Black Diaspora, critical race theory, or interdisciplinary research methods courses are desirable. The successful candidate will fulfill the expectation that all Colgate faculty participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.
  • A cover letter, CV, three current reference letters, and a sample of scholarship or creative work must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14186. The cover letter or dossier should describe the candidate’s philosophy about and experience with a) scholarly research, b) undergraduate teaching, and c) the ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities.
  • Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
  • Posted to AMS-L 9/6/19

Curry College: Assistant Professor, Music (Special Appointment) FILLED: Emily Howe, Boston University ABD[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: Review begins immediately, posted 14 February 2020
  • Curry College's Department of Fine and Applied Arts is seeking a Special Appointment in Music for the 2020-2021 Academic Year. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and experienced choral conductor and an ethnomusicologist who will assist the Department in expanding the Music Minor and building ties between music curriculum, other academic programs, co-curricular activities, and the community beyond Curry College.
  • The successful candidate will direct Curry's student chorus (Sing!) and teach selected courses from our current catalog (e.g., Music Theory, Western Classical Music, World Music, American Music, and Curry's integrated arts course Introduction to Fine Arts). They will also develop courses in his or her area of expertise, as well as interdisciplinary courses in Curry's general education program.
  • The faculty member will also work collaboratively with other academic programs and institutional committees on campus (e.g., Black Studies, Asian Studies, Women and Gender Studies, Diversity Committee) to develop curricular and co-curricular programming. In addition, the successful candidate would provide recommendations to the Department both for future curriculum direction and for sustained outreach to current and prospective students via Admissions and Student Affairs. Outreach would involve developing an admissions recruiting/retention strategy that involves 1) arts outreach through taking music at Curry into the community, and hosting artistic/cultural events in conjunction with curricular and co-curricular activities, and 2) building the arts at Curry as a way of maintaining and validating the sense of community that students of various cultures bring with them. The successful candidate must have a skill set that balances scholarship in ethnomusicology and performance, and the ability to provide leadership in connecting the arts at Curry to communities internal and external to the College.
  • Minimum Requirements:
  • A DMA in choral conducting, piano, or a PhD in ethnomusicology. ABD will be considered for hire (terminal degree required by time of appointment).
  • Performance background in piano with ability to direct and accompany a choral ensemble, experience developing academic music curriculum, and in building community through the arts and music.
  • Application Instructions: Please apply online at https://www.curry.edu/about-us/community-resources/employment/job-opportunities for consideration. Interested applicants must submit curriculum vitae, cover letter including a description of your teaching philosophy, a statement of contributions to diversity (statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity and/or service), and a copy of your unofficial transcript (an official transcript will be required upon acceptance of an offer of employment) and a list of three professional references including complete contact information and professional titles.
  • The review of applications will begin immediately.

Davidson College: Visiting Assistant Professor in Humanities FILLED: Diego Luis, Brown University 2020 (PhD History)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 20 January 2020
  • The Humanities Program at Davidson College invites applications for a three-year visiting assistant professor position in transnational studies or postcolonial studies, beginning July 1, 2020.
  • We wish to welcome a new colleague who has demonstrated experience or interest in first-year humanities programs, first-year seminar programs, or similar interdisciplinary, foundational collaborative teaching projects in the humanities. A PhD or in some cases an MFA in any cultural studies, history, literary studies, arts or performance studies, or a similar interdisciplinary or area studies program, with a focus on transnational or post-colonial topics, by July 2020 is required.
  • We are especially interested in Africana studies, French and Francophone studies, Arab studies, music, musicology, ethnomusicology, theatre, or art history, though we welcome all teachers and scholars in all humanities fields. The teaching load is five course-equivalents over two semesters: two semesters teaching in the Humanities Program (which is a 1.5 course load per semester) and one course each semester in another department or program in the candidate’s areas of specialization. Find the program description here https://www.davidson.edu/academic-departments/humanities and the current iteration of the course here https://hum.davidson.edu/.
  • Position is open until filled; review of applications begins on January 20.
  • Apply online only at https://employment.davidson.edu with your cv and cover letter. The cover letter should include these four items: (1) a description of a specific unit or topic you would bring to the first-year humanities course (see examples in the current course linked above), (2) two courses you would like to offer in another department or program at Davidson, (3) a description of your research program (which could be integrated into a course or course unit you might teach), and (4) a brief diversity/inclusivity statement that describes how your teaching, research, and/or service might contribute to Davidson’s institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion. The application requests the names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted directly.
  • Job no: 493238
  • 1/23 request for skype interview.
  • March 5. Position filled.
  • 3/5 I have to say, this seems off to me. A Skype interview was offered only 3 days after the applications were due, and more than one of my recommenders mentioned that their letters were not even due until today, March 5. How could a hire have been made at this point? I have a strong suspicion that not all of the applications were read or even looked through--that seems monumentally troubling to me.
    • 3/10 poster from 1/23 here. I interviewed about a week after the application deadline. The committee did skype interviews with 20 candidates and invited one finalist for a campus visit 1-2 weeks later. Presumably, they concluded negotiations with the chosen candidate a few weeks after that. My sense during the interview was that the committee was moving very quickly, and that they had read my CV and cover letter closely, but had not yet received my reference letters. Good luck with the job search!

Earlham College: Visiting Assistant Professor of Music — Choral Direction and Classroom Teaching[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 01 February 2020
  • Earlham College invites applications for a full-time, one-year renewable position in choral directing and classroom teaching in the Department of Music at the visiting assistant professor level, to begin August 2020.
  • Primary Duties & Responsibilities: Earlham is seeking a dynamic choral director who also excels in teaching courses in ethnomusicology, popular music studies, Western music history, music theory, or interdisciplinary courses in musicology. The College is particularly eager to find someone with expertise in at least one non-canonic tradition, who can contribute to Earlham's new global music track within the major. An understanding of and a commitment to the liberal arts are a must.
  • Duties include directing the choral program and teaching one three-credit course each semester (one of which may be conducting, in alternate years). Active recruiting, both among prospective and current students, also forms an important part of the job.
  • Experience & Qualifications: A completed doctorate is strongly preferred; previous teaching and directing experience is essential.
  • Applicants should send the following documents electronically:
  • letter of interest
  • curriculum vitae
  • video recordings of both choral rehearsal and performance under the candidate’s direction
  • a 300- to 500-word statement of how your teaching might contribute to Earlham’s goal of exemplifying a diverse and inclusive institution
  • three letters of recommendation from people who can speak to the candidate’s teaching and directing abilities.
  • post-secondary transcripts (or the equivalent)
  • These materials along with a link to your securely uploaded video files (e.g., using Vimeo or YouTube) should be sent to Jeff Templeton, Administrative Assistant, Visual and Performing Arts at choral-musicology@earlham.edu. (If you prefer, Jeff Templeton can invite you to join a secure Earlham site that can accept large digital files.)
  • Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Questions about the position may be addressed to the Forrest Tobey, Music Department Convener at: tobeyfo@earlham.edu.
  • Also posted at Music Theory/Composition 2019-20

East Carolina University: Teaching Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Musicology/Oboe FILLED: Miguel Ramirez, Univ of Chicago 2009 (PhD Hist & Theory of Music); Boston University 1995 (DMA Oboe)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 18 February 2020
  • The School of Music at East Carolina University is seeking applications for a nine-month, full-time, fixed term (non tenure-track) faculty position beginning August 2020.
  • Primary responsibilities:
1) teach courses in the department of Theory, Composition, and Musicology, primarily within the three-semester writing-intensive music history sequence, but possibly also courses for non-majors or upper-division seminars;
2) teach, recruit, and maintain an undergraduate and graduate oboe studio.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to continue an active performing career both within and outside the School of Music, as well as maintaining a professional presence in musicology. Candidates from underrepresented groups as well as individuals who have experience in working with diverse student populations are encouraged to apply.
  • Minimum Education/Experience: ABD in musicology or oboe performance. Applicants must exhibit potential for excellence in both studio and classroom instruction (including the teaching of writing). Candidates must demonstrate evidence of classroom teaching experience in music history, superior artistry in performance, and high potential for recruiting/maintaining an outstanding oboe studio.
  • Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Established record of teaching, performance, and scholarship. PhD in musicology or DMA in oboe performance. Master’s degree in music or its equivalent such as, but not limited to, musicology or oboe/performance.
  • Special Instructions to Applicant: ECU requires applicants to complete a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position at www.jobs.ecu.edu Candidates must also upload the following items:
  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • List of five references with contact information
  • 500-1000 word statement detailing the candidate’s views on instructional methods and priorities for teaching an undergraduate music history sequence.
  • Brief statement of applied oboe teaching philosophy.
  • List of electronic links to performances of solos and/or collaborative repertoire, including live performances (please include date). Performance links should be in streaming format only.
  • Additional materials may be required after initial screening. Official transcripts will be required of finalists of the position. Two-three letters of recommendation are required for employment. Please be aware if selected as candidate of choice an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of recommendation submitted via the applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
  • Job Open Date: 02/04/2020
  • Initial Screening Begins: 02/18/2020

Fort Lewis College: Assistant Professor of Music – Voice and Music Studies FILLED: Wesley Dunnagan, University of Wisconsin-Madison 2019 (DMA Voice), Fort Lewis College VAP[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 12 January 2020
  • Fort Lewis College invites applicants to apply for the Assistant Professor of Music – Voice and Music Studies (Tenure-track) position. The position entails teaching applied vocal students, group voice class, and diction class. Additional responsibilities will be based on the candidate’s areas of expertise and may include music courses offered for non-music majors as well as music majors such as Music Theory, Musical Experience, Music History, or Interdisciplinary courses.
  • Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate in music in hand by August 15, 2020; High level of professional vocal performance skill; One or more years of experience at the collegiate level; Demonstrated ability to recruit students
  • Major Responsibilities: Teach applied voice lesson to all voice types; Teach the group voice class; Teach the diction class; Depending on the faculty member’s expertise teach an academic course such as Music History, Music Theory, Musical Experience, or Interdisciplinary courses; Recruit and maintain the vocal studio; Act as a student recruiting and retention agent; Oversee the adjunct vocal studio; Perform other duties as assigned
  • Compensation: The salary for this position is $52,000 per year, plus a comprehensive benefits package. The anticipated start date is in Mid-August 2020.
  • Application Process: A complete application packet includes:
  • Cover letter addressing interest and qualifications for position o Include details regarding how your course design and personal and professional experiences allow you to encourage a learning environment grounded in equity and inclusion. “How do you envision contributing to Fort Lewis College’s commitment to equity and inclusion?”
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Names and contact information for three current, professional references
  • Submit three recent recordings/videos of unedited performances as web links to video or sound files
  • Please email materials in one PDF to: apmvoice-search@fortlewis.edu Attn: Voice and Music Studies Search
  • Please address inquiries about the position to Dr. Katherine Jetter, search chair, (apmvoice-search@fortlewis.edu).
  • Application materials received on or before January 12, 2020 will receive full consideration. Position will remain open until filled. The successful candidate will be required to submit original, official college transcripts, and pass a background check.

Emory University: Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry Postdoctoral Fellowship FILLED: Byrd McDaniel, Brown University, 2019[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: January 2020
  • The Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry announces up to two annual Post-Doctoral Fellowships for one academic year of research, writing, teaching, and residence in the Center. The purpose of the FCHI Post-Doctoral Fellows Program is to stimulate and support humanistic research by providing scholars in early stages of their careers with the necessary time, space, and other resources. In addition, the Program was created to allow the Emory community access to a range of humanistic work by visiting scholars from other institutions.
  • Please note that Post-Doctoral Fellows, who must have the PhD in hand before submission of their applications, are awarded to those who have held the PhD for no more than six years before receiving the fellowship.​​​​​
  • Filled April 2020

Fresno Pacific University: Faculty in Music FILLED: Christa Pehl Evans, Princeton University 2017[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: None listed, posted 19 December 2019 re-posted May 2020.
  • The successful candidate will lead the Fresno Pacific University undergraduate band program. [sic]
  • Duties and responsibilities include:
  • Develop and teach 2-year music theory survey on a yearly basis
  • Develop and teach 2-year music history survey on a bi-yearly basis
  • Coordinate and teach general education courses in music, both online and on campus
  • Teach courses in additional areas of specialization (music education, music performance, church music, composition, conducting, opera, and/or others)
  • Advise music majors and minors as well as mentor general education students
  • Participate in the music performance program, including grading student juries and overseeing student recitals
  • Develop interdisciplinary activities and events and help develop the music department’s presence on campus
  • Coordinate music department events, such as the Pacific Artists’ Series and the Summer Music Program
  • Recruit students into music program
  • Nurture relationships with high school students and churches in the area
  • Participate in scholarly activities
  • Participate in departmental and university activities
  • Participate in service to the community
  • Qualifications: Required:
  • Earned doctorate in Music
  • Record of scholarly achievement
  • Experience in college-level teaching with demonstrated excellence in the areas of music history, music theory, and general education
  • Experience with academic administrative leadership
  • Ability to work with students, staff, and faculty in a collegial environment
  • Ability to teach and work with persons of diverse backgrounds and experiences
  • Commitment to the Christian faith and the University’s mission of Christ-centered teaching and learning, and involvement in a local Fresno-area church
  • Preferred
  • Candidates with a broad knowledge base and multiple fields of expertise
  • Familiarity with or involvement in Anabaptist-Mennonite, Believer’s Church traditions
  • Bilingual with the ability to speak and teach, preferably in Spanish and English
  • Application: Send a letter of application, a completed faculty application form (including personal statements), curriculum vita, three letters of reference (including one pastoral), and transcripts or placement file to:
Ron Herms, Ph.D.
School of HRSS, Box 2301
Fresno Pacific University
1717 S. Chestnut Avenue
Fresno, CA 93702
OR: email HRSS@fresno.edu
  • Time commitment: Full-time, with faculty rank; continuing status track; 9-month faculty appointment
  • Time commitment: Part-time (.5 FTE), with faculty rank; 9-month, limited term 1–2-year appointment
  • Start date: July 1, 2020. Applications will be reviewed beginning in May 2020, and an appointment made as soon as a suitable candidate is discerned.
  • 12/19 I think the text about leading the band program at the top is in error. The posting on HigherEdJobs.com does not have this and has this sentence instead (not currently on the university's HR site as of 12/19 but I'll keep an eye on it): "FPU is in search of a musicologist who can teach the core academic courses for the music major and oversee general education courses in music."
  • 3/20 Conducted four Skype interviews
  • 5/27 Ad re-posted at some point in May with deletions marked with strikethroughs and additions marked in BOLD above. Original job link no longer works. Note that the position is now half-time but the duties are virtually unchanged. -5120j

Huntingdon College: Instructor of Music FILLED: Elizabeth Bryan Kimbrough, Troy University 2011 (MS Music Education)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 01 July 2020
  • Huntingdon College (Montgomery, Alabama) invites applications for a full-time (non-tenure-track) Instructor of Music.
  • Teaching responsibilities include music theory, music history, and instrumental studio instruction. Brass is preferred, but we will consider other specializations.
  • Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and CV to Dr. Tom Perrin, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, at officeofthecao@hawks.huntingdon.edu by July 1, 2020.
  • Required Education: Master’s degree in Music or a closely related field; PhD or DMA preferred.
  • Salary: 40,000 to 50,000 USD Per Year
  • 5/15 Possibly a 2021 job? Seems like a very late deadline for a job starting in Fall 2020. - 5120j
  • 5/21 Emailed inquiry to Dr. Perrin. His office confirmed that this is for a Fall 2020 start.

Immaculata University: Music Department Faculty (Tenure-Track)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: Review begins immediately, posted 07 July 2020
  • Immaculata University invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in the Music Department. Responsibilities can include courses in Music Education, Aurals Skills, Music History, and World Music, with the possibility of instruction in Applied Music considering experience and area of performance. Additional responsibilities may include collaboration with the Education Department assisting with student teaching and sophomore/junior observation placements, coordination of music education curriculum development, student advisement, support of the university's mission and vision to scholarship and service through participation in department, university and professional activities. The projected start time is Fall 2020.
  • Requirements:
  • A minimum of a Master's degree in Music, with a degree in Music Education.
  • A record of successful teaching experience at the elementary, middle, and/or high school level.
  • Application Instructions: Required Documents:
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Three letters of professional references
  • Transcripts
  • Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University: Jazz Ensemble Director - Lecturer FILLED: Matthew Reid, North Carolina State University 2019 (MM Jazz Studies)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: None listed, posted 13 December 2019
  • The successful candidate will Direct the University Jazz Ensemble. In addition, the successful candidate will teach courses in Music from the following: History of Jazz, History of Black Music in America, Arranging, and Composition, and Studio Woodwinds (Saxophone preferred), as well as courses in Music and other related duties based on program/departmental need. The candidate will be responsible for advising students and service to the department, College and University is also expected. The successful candidate must have a solid background in Jazz. North Carolina A&T State University is committed to the promotion of diversity and thus the candidate should facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and the ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. The successful candidate should have an understanding and knowledge of multicultural and diversity issues, and their potential application to pedagogy, programming, and service to the university and community. The successful candidate will also be expected to conduct research.
  • Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have earned a Master's Degree in Music. The successful candidate must demonstrate evidence of success as a studio teacher and performer. The successful candidate must show evidence of prior experience in directing/coaching Jazz ensembles.
  • Position Number: 001560
  • Posting Date: 12/13/2019

Our Lady of the Lake University: Assistant Professor of Music FILLED: Owen Duggan, UT Austin 1992 (DMA Voice), Our Lady of the Lake Lecturer[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 28 February 2020, but review begins immediately
  • The College of Arts and Sciences of Our Lady of the Lake University seeks a full-time, non-tenure-track assistant professor for its Music Program to begin in the fall of 2020. The Music Program's impact is felt campus-wide, from the intense, successful work of its students to chorale and mariachi ensembles open to the broader University community. Housed in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, it offers a BA, BM, teacher certification, and a minor and serves the University by offering distribution requirements in its general-education program. The successful candidate will be committed to the mission of OLLU, to excellent teaching, and to growing this Program.
  • Required Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated potential in teaching and scholarship.
  • Terminal Degree (Ph.D., DMA, MFA, etc.) in Music (including Music Composition, Music Theory, Music History, etc.)
  • Competence in a broad variety of musical expressions that includes those of Hispanic cultures.
  • Enthusiasm for connecting music to first-generation college students, both majors and non-majors, and deep commitment to the mission and identity of the University.
  • Willingness and ability to serve as Music program head.
  • For questions about the position contact: Dr. Randy Dietz, Search Committee Chair, at rjdietz@ollusa.edu.
  • Application Instructions: Please complete the online Application for Academic Employment and attach the following:
  • Letter of Interest denoting position for which applying.
  • Resume and/or Curriculum Vitae.
  • Copies of all transcripts reflecting receipt of terminal degree in discipline for which applying.
  • Listing of three professional references.
  • For consideration for Academic Employment, all materials above must be submitted together and at one time. Incomplete packets for academic employment will not be considered.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and continue through February 28, 2020.

Peabody Institute, Johns Hopkins University: Liberal Arts (Critical Writing) SEARCH PAUSED[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 01 December 2019 (deadline extended)
  • Open Date: Sep 20, 2019
  • The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the liberal arts with a multi-year renewable contract in a non-tenure institution beginning July 1, 2020. The Liberal Arts Department develops critical thinking, writing, and oral communication skills, including English as a Second Language, while fostering social awareness and responsibility in the community of exceptional undergraduate artists. Additional information about the department may be found at http://peabody.jhu.edu/academics/instruments-areas-of-study/liberalarts/.
  • Job responsibilities include:
  • Teaching core undergraduate liberal arts classes in accordance with department need and individual specialty
  • Serving on departmental, school, and university committees
  • Participating in departmental reviews and curriculum development
  • Maintaining an active profile of scholarship
  • Qualifications: A passionate teacher and scholar, the successful candidate must be inventive, adaptable, and a proven team-builder. The candidate’s area of specialization may be in a wide range of disciplines including the humanities, the social sciences or the natural sciences. The successful candidate will hold a terminal degree in their field and a strong record of collegiate teaching experience. Candidates with proven effectiveness in community college, professional school, or non-conventional undergraduate settings are encouraged to apply.
  • Application Instructions: Please submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for three to five recommenders, and a statement of teaching philosophy, including evidence of teaching effectiveness. In your cover letter please address how you use the Liberal Arts to engage with wider audiences in your teaching and/or your research. After initial review of applications, more materials may be requested.
  • Deadline for submission is November 15, December 1, 2019.
  • 10/18 Is this a redo of the Peabody liberal arts search that happened, but appears to have never resulted in a hire, earlier this year? Or was there a low-key hire for that position that just never made it to the wiki?
  • 10/21 My guess is that someone was hired for the position last year, but since it's open to applicants from any area, the hire wasn't an ethno/musicologist and therefore nothing got posted on this wiki. If you look at the department online, it's fairly large, so it's entirely possible that this a separate position.
  • 11/15 Deadline for submission has been extended until December 1, 2019.
  • 1/16 Any news?
  • 1/20 Can confirm that the search committee is still reading applications
  • 2/18 Any update? x2
  • 4/7 Do we know if this search is canceled?
  • 4/8 Email saying the search is paused. (Note that this is the first communication I’ve had about this since applying.)

Rice University: Assistant Professor of African American Literature and Culture FILLED: Margarita Castromán, Rutgers University 2020 (PhD English)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 30 October 2019
  • The Department of English at Rice University, located in Houston, Texas, has been authorized to fill a position at the Assistant (tenure track) or Associate (tenured) professor rank in any period or area of African American Literature and Culture. (Applicants for the Associate Professor position can apply here: http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/21257). This position is part of a broader hiring and programming initiative led by the School of Humanities to further enhance the already vibrant interdisciplinary scholarship in African and African American Studies on campus.
  • We seek outstanding applicants working within the field and particularly welcome scholars specializing in one or more of the following areas: late 18-19th century African American Literature, contemporary Black Popular Cultures, Black Atlantic or African diasporic studies, Afro-futurism or speculative fiction, music and sound studies, visual and material cultures, environmental studies, medical humanities, digital humanities, science and technology studies, and gender and sexuality studies. Successful candidates will demonstrate evidence of a strong research and teaching portfolio, and a commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Department’s standard 2-2 teaching load includes instruction in both the undergraduate and graduate curriculums. The University expects faculty members to maintain an active program of scholarly research and publication and to contribute service to the department, university, and profession.
  • Applicants must have a PhD by no later than June 2020 and evidence of effective writing and teaching. We will begin reviewing applications on October 30, 2019 and the position will remain open until filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Initial interviews will be conducted via ZOOM in December.
  • Applications should include cover letter, curriculum vitae, dissertation abstract or abstract of current research project, writing sample (max. 25 pgs.), and 3 letters of recommendation.
  • All applications must be submitted through RICEWorks. Applicants will be asked to input the necessary information on your evaluators who will receive an email generated by the system. In this email they will be instructed on the process for submitting their letters. All documents are required for the applicant to be considered for the position.
  • Education Required: PhD or other Doctoral Degree

Rocky Mountain College: Assistant Professor of Music Theory and History FILLED: Cara Schreffler, University of Colorado Boulder 2016[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 January 2020
  • 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.
  • Questions should be directed to Dr. Steven Hart, Professor of Music, harts@rocky.edu.
  • To apply, submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation and the Rocky Mountain College application via email to jobs@rocky.edu or mail to:
Human Resources
Rocky Mountain College
1511 Poly Drive, Billings, MT 59102
  • Additional materials may be requested at a later time. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2020.
  • Salary: 42,000.00-46,000.00
  • Also posted at Music Theory/Composition 2019-20
  • 2/28: according to the theory/composition wiki, this position has been filled (2/28)

St. Francis Xavier University: Limited Term Appointment - Department of Music FILLED: Paul Rushka, McGill 2014 (DMA Bass Performance)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 March 2020
  • The Department of Music at St. Francis Xavier University is seeking an artist-educator for a nine-month Limited Term Appointment for the 2020-21 academic year. Duties will include applied instruction on upright and electric bass and courses in a jazz studies curriculum. Additional interest and expertise in ethnomusicology and/or technology would be considered an asset to the program. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a public profile for jazz-related performance and will be expected to perform with the faculty in master classes and the concerts with the visiting artists. Recent visiting artists include Randy Brecker, Larry Grenadier, Mike Stern, Tierney Sutton, and Matt Wilson, among others.
  • A Master’s degree in Music is preferred, but significant professional experience may be considered in lieu of an advanced degree. This position is subject to the final budgetary approval.
  • Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, letter of application, a portfolio of audio and video recordings via link or downloaded file demonstrating musical proficiency and the names and the contact information of three references.
  • Applications should be sent via email to: Prof. Kevin Brunkhorst Chair, Department of Music St. Francis Xavier University P.O. Box 5000, Antigonish, NS B2G 2W5 Email: kbrunkho@stfx.ca *Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Additional materials may be requested at a later stage in the selection process.

St. Lawrence University: Assistant Professor of Music, Tenure Track FILLED: Fritz Schenker, University of Wisconsin 2016[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 October 2019
  • The Department of Music at St. Lawrence University seeks a scholar who is skilled at teaching performance in an ensemble setting. A doctoral degree is required. We especially seek a colleague with the ability to teach the history and performance of American vernacular musics. An interest in teaching in the university’s First-Year Program is expected, and an ability to teach at least one of the department’s core courses—MUS 100, Introduction to Music; MUS 200, Music Theory; MUS 210, Musics of the World; or MUS 220, Music and Technology—is desirable. The successful candidate will teach three courses per semester, and will be expected to maintain an appropriate level of scholarship and university service.
  • Minimum Qualifications: A doctoral degree is required by time of application.
  • Posting Number: FA00123
  • Desired Start Date: 08/15/2020
  • Special Instructions to Applicant; Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, current CV, sample syllabus, statement of teaching philosophy, and a diversity statement. These documents can be uploaded in the “Applicant Documents” section of your application.
  • Additionally, three confidential references are required [the reference contact information section of your application will be used to send an email requesting a recommendation letter from each reference].
  • Review of applications begins October 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be sent to Dr. Christopher Watts (cwatts@stlawu.edu), Search Chair.
  • Received rejection (1/14) (had to check spam folder)

St. Mary's College of California: Assistant Professor of Performing Arts, Music FILLED: Sixto Montesinos, Rutgers 2018 (DMA Wind Conducting)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 30 September 2019
  • Position Description
  • 1. Develop and grow an already well-established jazz band and sports band; possibly create other ensembles such as small jazz combo, brass quintet, woodwind quintet or chamber orchestra.
  • 2. Depending on expertise and interest, teach Jazz and Blues in America, and courses from an array of music history, theory, and skill-development courses.
  • 3. Contribute to the Core Curriculum, including signature programs of the College.
  • Performing Arts at Saint Mary’s College is a lively department of music, dance and theatre. Performing ensembles in all three disciplines consist of majors, minors and general students, and have earned prestigious honors in national and international competition. The three tracks are largely autonomous, but do intermingle. The person hired for this position will be responsible for developing and growing a well-established jazz band and sports band. They may also have the opportunity to create ensembles such as a small jazz combo, brass quintet, woodwind quintet or chamber orchestra. Depending on expertise and interest, they could teach Jazz and Blues in America and a selection of music history, theory, and skill-development courses, such as music fundamentals, harmony, ear-training, form and analysis, sight singing, keyboard harmony, orchestration, history courses, private instrumental instruction, music appreciation for non-majors, a ‘develop-your-own-topic’ January Term class, and interdisciplinary team-taught courses in the Performing Arts.
  • Qualifications
  • 1. Ph.D. or D.M.A. degree, completed no later than June 30, 2019.
  • 2. Excellent ensemble directing and recruiting skills
  • 3. Excellent accomplishment as a classical and jazz instrumentalist
  • 4. Engaging and inspiring teaching, one-on-one, in the rehearsal room, and in the classroom.
  • 5. Strong organizational skills with ability to step in to serve effectively at the programmatic and departmental level.
  • 6. Curiosity and interest in dance and theater.
  • 7. The College has been designated a Minority and Hispanic-Serving Institution; many Saint Mary’s students are first-generation-to-college. Successful candidates must be able to engage and support students of color, women, and other underrepresented groups, and will be interested in participating in initiatives that aim to increase inclusivity.
  • Application Instructions: Apply online at SMC's Full-Time Faculty Openings page, including:
  • A cover letter that specifically addresses candidate qualifications and preparation to support the mission of the College
  • A Curriculum Vitae

St. Mary's College of California: Salaried Adjunct Professor (full-time) of Integral Studies[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 13 August 2020
  • The Integral Program is composed of Tutorials [Mathematics, Language, Music, and Laboratory] and Seminars.
  • The course load within Integral will include, for 2020-21, the year-long First-Year Seminar sequence (2.66 course credits) and the semester-long Music Tutorial (1.5 course credits), and the Integral/SOLA FYAC. Two courses in Collegiate Seminar round out the teaching responsibilities.
  • Faculty in Integral are expected to develop over time the ability to teach across the curriculum.
  • Service responsibilities: represent the Integral Program on the Collegiate Seminar Governing Board; formulate and supervise the Integral Program’s student archonships, and advise first year students.
  • Tutors, as the Integral faculty are called, are expected to participate in the outside the classroom activities, including socials, lectures, and field trips
  • Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. by August 2020; strong background in the tutorial/seminar method of shared inquiry as developed in the Great Books movement; should be familiar with the content of the Music Tutorial and First-Year Seminar; familiarity with Attic Greek and Euclidean geometry is desirable in order to help students integrate their learning across courses.
  • We invite and encourage applications from qualified candidates from all scholarly disciplines.
  • Application Instructions: To apply submit a cover letter that addresses qualifications and preparation to support the mission of the College; a curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy that discusses diversity and inclusion; and a list of references. Direct inquiries should be made to Professor Elizabeth Hamm, Director of the Integral Program, at elizabeth.hamm@stmarys-ca.edu.
  • Open Date: Jul 29, 2020
  • Deadline: Aug 13, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Stanford University: Faculty in Jazz Studies and Improvisation (Open Rank)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 01 October 2019
  • The Department of Music at Stanford University seeks applicants for a professorial-line, open rank position in the area of Jazz Studies and Improvisation. The successful candidate will take a leading role in developing a vision for Stanford’s jazz and improvised music program. We aim to welcome a dynamic and collaborative colleague who will ultimately assume the role of Director of Jazz Studies and Improvisation. The title and rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful applicant, but special attention will be given to early career candidates, as well as to all candidates who show clear potential to bring exceptional distinction to the program.
  • Stanford’s Department of Music supports a vibrant jazz community by offering courses in jazz history, theory, and instrumental instruction. We have performing ensembles such as the Stanford Jazz Orchestra, Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble, and several student jazz combos. The university additionally hosts the independently-run Stanford Jazz Workshop every summer.
  • We are searching for a creative and innovative individual whose profile is artistic and practice-based, or a mix of scholarship and performance. The successful candidate will demonstrate a deep commitment to undergraduate and graduate instruction, as well as the ability for inclusive teaching and mentorship within an increasingly diverse student body comprised of individuals from a spectrum of backgrounds. If possible, please speak to experience teaching and/or mentoring students from diverse groups in the cover letter or teaching statement.
  • Areas of interest may include, but are not limited to: jazz performance, improvisation, ethnomusicology, and music technology. The successful applicant will also have interests and abilities that promote effective collaboration with a broad range of colleagues. They will participate in planning and coordinating curriculum within the Department of Music, including the development of a Jazz and Improvised Music Subplan of the Music Major.
  • Stanford considers jazz and improvised music as fertile ground for the study of diverse human culture. As such, the successful applicant will be expected to support the teaching and research missions of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE), African & African American Studies (AAAS), and/or the Institute for Diversity in the Arts (IDA). This includes teaching two courses each year that engage with CCSRE and contributing to various activities that promote its goals.
  • The term of appointment will begin on September 1, 2020. We invite Junior candidates to provide a letter of application, a CV, a statement of artistic and research interests, a statement of teaching experience, an artistic/scholarly portfolio (web-based preferred), and three confidential letters of reference. Senior candidates should provide a letter of application, a CV, a statement of artistic and research interests, a statement of teaching experience, an artistic/scholarly portfolio (web-based preferred), and should include the names of at least three references who could be consulted by the Department. Please submit the above materials via AJO, https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14131 . For full consideration, all materials must be received by October 1, 2019.
  • Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical missions.
  • Received rejection email (12/16)

Stephen F. Austin State University: Visiting Assistant Professor of Bassoon and Music History FILLED: Margaret Fay, Indiana University 2017 (DMA Bassoon Performance)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 April 2020
  • This is a full-time, nine-month, faculty position responsible for contributing significantly to Stephen F. Austin State University’s undergraduate and/or graduate programs through teaching, scholarship/creative accomplishment and service. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports to the chair.
  • Required Education: Terminal degree in field required for rank of visiting assistant professor and tenure. ABD may be considered, but to hold the rank of visiting assistant professor and earn the commensurate salary, the terminal degree must be completed.
  • Required Experience and Training: The rank of visiting assistant professor is held by an individual who demonstrates the capability to produce research/scholarly/creative accomplishments, teach effectively, and provide service to the academic and general communities
  • Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral degree required. ABD status will be considered but doctoral degree required for visiting assistant professor rank.
  • Experience teaching at the college/university level required. Primary job duties will include teaching applied bassoon (music majors and minors) and being an active recruiter for the bassoon studio at SFA; and teaching music history and literature courses as assigned at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Other responsibilities may include serving on graduate thesis and comprehensive exam committees as well as related courses in bassoon methods/pedagogy/repertoire. The successful candidate will be an active professional bassoonist and will be expected to perform and undertake recruiting tours with the Stone Fort Wind Quintet, the resident faculty wind quintet. Music theory teaching experience may also be considered, depending on candidate’s qualifications. Faculty members are expected to be active as performers, in research and/or creative activities, and to be committed to fulfilling service obligations to the School of Music, College of Fine Arts, the university and the profession. Faculty are expected to embrace and maintain the spirit of collegiality that exists in the College of Fine Arts.
  • Other Specifications: Non-tenure track position with potential to be converted to tenure track.
  • Posting Number: F2020-160
  • Posting Open Date: 03/30/2020
  • Review Start Date: 04/15/2020
  • Special Instructions to Applicants: Documents necessary will include:
  • 1. Letter of Application (Cover Letter)
  • 2. Transcripts from all institutions attended (may be uploaded as one file).
  • 3. Curriculum vitae
  • 4. Performance recordings/videos or links
  • 5. Teaching portfolio (Minimally, this should include a teaching philosophy, a music history syllabus, and a sample writing assignment. Candidates may include other materials as desired.)
  • 6. List of three to five references; email addresses of two references who can directly upload a letter of recommendation.
  • Contact Information: Christopher Ayer, (936)468-1360, cayer@sfasu.edu

Stony Brook University: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Anandavalli and Dr. G. Swaminathan Endowed Research Professorship in Tamil[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: Review begins 15 January17 February 2020, though applications will be accepted until 17 February 202001 May 2020
  • Stony Brook University invites applications for the Anandavalli and Dr. G. Swaminathan Endowed Research Professorship in Tamil, a full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (open rank) to commence in Fall 2020. The successful candidate’s primary appointment will be in one of the following departments: Art, History, Linguistics, or Music, with possible secondary or affiliate appointments in other departments as appropriate. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in innovative research and potential to participate in the teaching mission of the Department they join. The successful candidate will be expected to be an effective interdisciplinary teacher and mentor at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise PhD students in research and professional development, and be an active participant in community outreach activities. Applications are encouraged from Tamil Studies scholars in any relevant area of the Humanities, Arts, or Social Sciences. The Endowment will provide funds for salary, research, conferences, colloquia, and other scholarly activities.
  • Please contact CAS_tamilsearch@stonybrook.edu with any questions you may have.
  • Salary: Dependent upon Qualifications
  • Qualifications: Required: PhD from an accredited institution prior to start date with specialization in one of the possible appointing departments or related field. Native or near-native fluency in written and spoken Tamil. A record of research related to Tamil studies in one of the possible appointing departments or related field
  • Preferred: A distinguished national/international reputation or potential for sustained scholarly accomplishments. Evidence of or potential for excellence in research and service; undergraduate and graduate teaching; interdisciplinary collaboration; and community outreach.
  • Application Instructions: A complete application will consist of five items, including the required Application form: 1) a cover letter that addresses the criteria for the position, 2) CV, 3) sample of representative scholarly work, 4) names and contact information for three references.
  • Review of applicant files will begin on January 15, February 17, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to the College of Arts and Sciences, Office of the Dean, Chair of the Swaminathan Search Committee. (631) 632-6999.
    • 2/17 Edited to reflect modified opening date and deadline, and to add email contact for search.
  • From Asian History wiki: 24 Feb. Letters and additional materials requested
  • From Asian History wiki: Remote interviews week of May 18-22

Swarthmore College: Black Studies Program, open rank FILLED: Krystal Klingenburg, Harvard 2019[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 04 November 2019
  • The Black Studies Program at Swarthmore College invites applications for an open rank, tenure track position specializing in African-American and/or African-diasporic musics and their cultures. In addition to applicants with advanced interdisciplinary training in Africana, African American, or Black Studies, we welcome applications from musicologists, ethnomusicologists, historians, and others whose work evinces humanistic approaches to the theories, histories, cultures, and aesthetics of jazz, as well as other black vernacular musics. Because this appointment is in Black Studies, the committee seeks candidates with the demonstrated ability to teach our introductory and capstone courses, along with a broad range of other Black Studies courses reflecting their research interests; we also seek candidates who will contribute to the leadership and future direction of the Program. This appointment will begin on August 15, 2020, with a 2/2 teaching load, a generous leave policy, and a salary commensurate with qualifications.
  • Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a PhD in hand by July 1, 2020, a broad range of research and teaching interests anchored in Black Studies, and enthusiasm for cross-departmental collaboration. The strongest candidates will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to creative teaching and an active research program that speaks to and motivates undergraduates from diverse backgrounds.
  • Application Instructions: To apply, please submit a cover letter detailing your research agenda, teaching interests, and other qualifications for the position, along with a current CV and three letters of recommendation. Applications received by November 4, 2019 will receive our fullest consideration. Please address any inquiries to Dr. Anthony S. Foy (afoy1+blstsearch@swarthmore.edu).
  • 12/19: rejection received.
  • https://www.swarthmore.edu/profile/krystal-klingenberg

Pomona College: Assistant Professor of African/a Studies[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 01 October 2019
  • The Intercollegiate Department of Africana Studies at the Claremont Colleges invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in African/a Studies. We seek a scholar who will contribute to the department’s mission of examining, through various academic disciplines, the experiences of people of African heritage worldwide. The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts teaching and show evidence of a productive program of scholarly research. The candidate is expected to work collaboratively in an intercollegiate setting.
  • The teaching load for this position is 4 courses annually and will include courses in the candidate’s area of specialty, plus Africana Studies core courses in the major. These are: Introduction to Africana Studies, Research Methods in Africana Studies, and/or Senior Seminar. Candidates who specialize in anthropology, art history, African literature, media studies, or music are especially encouraged to apply.
  • The applicant is required to have a Ph.D. by Fall 2020. The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students.
  • Send a dossier, including letter of application; curriculum vitae; transcripts; three brief statements – one addressing teaching philosophy, one addressing scholarship, and one addressing demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body; and three letters of recommendation. These documents should be uploaded to academicjobsonline.org. The contractual college for this position is Pomona College. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019.
  • 11/18 Skype Interview

Princeton University: Assistant Professor of Music[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 01 October 2019
  • The Department of Music at Princeton University seeks candidates for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning on September 1, 2020. We seek a scholar of music with specialization in theory, broadly defined. Strengths in vernacular and/or non-Western music will be an asset. Together with research and publication, the position requires a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervising, and to the performing arts. A completed Ph.D. is required. Application review begins on October 1, 2019.
  • You may apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/13121
  • Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, including a publication list, and contact information for three references. Princeton is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.
  • Posted to AMS-L 8/22/19
  • Also posted on Music Theory/Composition 2019-20
  • 11/4 Request for more materials
  • From theory wiki: 12/13 Request for on-campus interview

San Diego State University: Assistant Professor: Transnational Arts, Chicana and Chicano Studies FILLED: Andrés Aguilar, UC San Diego 2020 (PhD Linguistics)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 30 September 2019
  • Open Date: Jul 24, 2019
  • TITLE: Chicano/a/x Arts and Culture
  • The Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies seeks a Chicana/o/x Transnational Arts and Culture specialist who can advance our strong focus on the borderlands, gender, and social justice at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek an intersectional and interdisciplinary scholar with broad training in Chicana/o/x Transnational Arts and Culture who is prepared to teach general education and specialized courses in film, music, borderlands folklore, and theater/performance, as well as a graduate course in cultural studies in collaboration with the Master of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences (MALAS) Program at SDSU. The successful candidate will also have a record of research and publications related to any of the following transnational art expressions: visual arts, plastic arts, performance, music, and multimedia arts. Relevant topical areas of specialization may include feminist and queer artistic practices; the arts and politics of identity; the arts and political activism for social justice; the arts and the politics of border life; and figurations of Chicana/o/x bodies. In addition, we seek a transnational arts scholar who has experience with community-based research and/or performance as it relates to marginalized and working-class Chicana/o/x populations, and who is committed to developing a community-based research arts project. While not required, experience in art production is welcomed. Moreover, we seek a theoretically and methodologically sophisticated and innovative scholar. An earned doctorate is required.
  • The successful candidate should meet the following requirements and in their letter of application address all points below:
  • Strong record and promise of scholarly publication appropriate to level of appointment;
  • Research interests that contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education and integrate understanding of underrepresented populations and communities;
  • Commitment to student-centered teaching of a diverse student population in a Hispanic-Serving Institution;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of barriers for underrepresented students and faculty in higher education;
  • Commitment to working collaboratively with colleagues and communities in and out of the university to develop social justice oriented scholarship and pedagogical practices;
  • Demonstrated theoretical and methodological sophistication and innovation;
  • Engagement in service with underrepresented populations in higher education;
  • Experience or demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring underrepresented students;
  • Extends knowledge of opportunities and challenges in achieving artistic/scholarly success to members of an underrepresented group;
  • Commitment to research that engages underrepresented communities;
  • Demonstrated expertise in cross-cultural communication and collaboration
  • Other Desired Qualification: Commitment to sustained and collaborative work with and in service to Chicano/a/x communities. SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.
  • To ensure full consideration, apply via Interfolio by September 30, 2019. The position will remain open until filled. All additional inquiries should be addressed to the search committee chair Dr. Victoria González-Rivera, Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies, San Diego State University 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182-6034. Email: vgonzale@sdsu.edu, phone (619) 594-8447, fax (619) 594-3195.

Texas Christian University: Assistant Professor of Game Studies FILLED: Wendi Sierra, North Carolina State University 2013 (PhD Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 25 November 2019
  • The John V. Roach Honors College at Texas Christian University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Game Studies position in the College’s core interdisciplinary faculty beginning August 2020.
  • The John V. Roach Honors College, in collaboration with academic units across the University, provides intellectually enriching curricular and co-curricular programs to 1260 students (13% of the undergraduate population). With this new hire, the College’s core faculty will include eight permanent positions. The successful candidate will have resources to establish a game space within the Honors College (to complement the new Fab Lab, a digital fabrication laboratory in the TCU library) and will be a welcomed member of the game studies faculty community at TCU and across the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. With regard to tenure and promotion, Honors College tenure-track faculty members are reviewed annually during the probationary period by the faculty member’s individual review committee, a Dean-appointed committee chaired by the Honors College Associate Dean and staffed by Honors and non-Honors colleagues whose scholarly and teaching interests match or complement those of the faculty member under review.
  • The John V. Roach Honors College seeks a first-rate teacher and scholar: a creative educator who uses game studies (defined broadly as the interpretation, criticism, or science of digital games) as a vehicle for innovative pedagogy, a scholar of digital games and gaming with a significant, ongoing research agenda, and a colleague whose teaching and scholarship embody fundamental commitments to diversity and inclusion. Though a Ph.D. or graduate certificate in game studies is preferred, we are open to applicants from any discipline who are developing courses and producing scholarship in game studies. In addition, we seek a collaborative and ambitious colleague who will enrich the College’s contributions to our students and to the TCU community while also elevating the national profile of the John V. Roach Honors College.
  • Required qualifications:
  • Doctoral degree (awarded no later than August 2020)
  • Active research agenda in the field of game studies (defined broadly as the interpretation, criticism, or science of digital games)
  • Substantive engagement (as teacher, scholar, or both) with issues of race, class, gender, sexuality, nationality, or ethnicity
  • Demonstrated achievement as a creative and reflective teacher
  • Preferred qualifications:
  • Doctorate or graduate certificate in game studies
  • Published scholarly work in game studies
  • Honors teaching experience (or equivalent)
  • Experience in course development, curriculum development, or the development of co-curricular programs
  • To apply, upload application materials (other than reference letters) to https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_faculty
  • Full consideration will be given only to applications that include all of the following:
  • letter of application – including a clear articulation of the candidate’s research agenda and the candidate’s teaching philosophy in an interdisciplinary honors context
  • CV
  • one-page statement explaining how the applicant will contribute to diversity and inclusion in the John V. Roach Honors College and at TCU
  • up to three academic publications<
  • two confidential letters of recommendation sent to hrtalentacquisition@tcu.edu
  • names of 2-3 professional references (in addition those who submitted letters)
  • Questions regarding the application process may be directed to the TCU Office of Human Resources at hrtalentacquisition@tcu.edu or 817-257-7790. For questions about the John V. Roach Honors College, please contact Associate Dean Dr. Rob Garnett (r.garnett@tcu.edu
  • Review of applications will begin November 25 and continue until the position is filled.

University of California, San Diego: Associate Teaching Professor in Jazz and Music of the African Diaspora FILLED: Kamau Kenyatta, UC San Diego Lecturer[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 01 October 2019
  • The Department of Music at the University of California San Diego invites applications for an Associate Teaching Professor (formally “Lecturer With Security of Employment”) in the area of Jazz and Music of the African Diaspora to begin July 1, 2020. This appointment confers membership in the Academic Senate and tenure-paralleling security of employment. Individuals in this role are expected to provide outstanding teaching and educational leadership, and to engage in professional activity and service related to the pedagogical mission of the department and university.
  • Candidates for the position will be well versed in contemporary pedagogy in jazz, creative music, and music of the African diaspora, and be able to teach related topics, such as jazz history, theory, improvisation, composition and arranging, basic piano skills, ensembles, and private instrumental instruction, as well as to advise with student honors projects and recitals. The ideal candidate will have an internationally-recognized career as a performer or creative producer with either a completed M.A., M.F.A., D.M.A., or Ph.D., and/or at least five years of related teaching experience at the university level.
  • The Department especially seeks candidates who demonstrate strong or potential accomplishments in areas contributing to equity, diversity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego's commitment to achieving excellence and diversity. The successful candidate will be expected to perform appropriate departmental and university service, and will feel at home in a department that nourishes musical creativity and innovation.
  • Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.
  • Review of applications will begin October 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • To apply, candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, documentation of teaching excellence, and a personal statement that outlines one’s teaching philosophy and past or potential contributions to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion (see http://facultydiversity.ucsd.edu). The candidate should provide the names of three to five potential referees. Formal reference letters will be requested as needed.
  • All materials should be submitted electronically via UCSD's AP On-Line RECRUIT at https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF02160.
  • 7/30 Moved discussion on categories to General Discussion below.
  • https://music-cms.ucsd.edu/concerts/news/Kamau_Kenyatta.html

University of Central Oklahoma: Music, Full-Time, Non-Tenure-Track, Lecturer (Online Courses)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: None listed, posted 17 April 2020
  • Position Overview: On-Line Lecturer provides a quality learning experience with a variety of online instructional methods, resources, tools and strategies to help students engage with the course content and the instructor and learn. Lecturer performs instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the College of Fine Arts and Design and the School of Music. The relationship of the Lecturer faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning.
  • Department Specific Essential Job Functions: Duties will include teaching MUS 2483 History of Rock and Roll to multiple sections of online students. This course is an elective in the general education curriculum, and the students in the course will represent a cross-section of the university, from every undergraduate department and college. Service Responsibilities will include participation on a School of Music committee and participation in faculty meetings and department-wide initiatives. This faculty member could be asked to develop additional curricular or course-related resources, and should be flexible and competent to teach other general music courses as needed.
  • Experience Required: An earned Master’s degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in an area of music or contemporary music. Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills, along with a high level of comfort in an online virtual instructional environment.
  • Qualifications/Experience Preferred: Earned Doctorate in Music is preferred. Previous experience in online music instruction and experience in online course design and maintenance would be preferred. Professional experience in the music industry—especially in popular or rock music—would be a tremendous asset in this position.
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: The successful applicant will have a familiarity with computers, online learning environments, online course content and learning management software (such as D2L), and/or the ability to be trained and learn this technology. The Lecturer reports to the Director of the School of Music and the Dean of the College.

University of Illinois Springfield: Instructor, Music FILLED: Adam Larison, Eastman School of Music 2016 (DMA Guitar Performance)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 25 March 2020
  • The Music Program at the University of Illinois Springfield invites applications for a new Instructor of Music position beginning August 16, 2020. The UIS Music Program offers a Music Minor, the Camerata Scholarship, Performance Ensembles, and Instrumental Instruction. The successful candidate will have a Doctorate of Philosophy in Musicology or Music Theory or a Doctorate of Musical Arts, a strong record of success in teaching at the university level, and evidence of a successful publication and/or performance record.
  • Teaching expectations: Lower and upper level courses in Musicology and Music Theory, and Chamber Ensemble. Additional responsibilities include assisting the Director of the UIS Music Program with administrative duties, overseeing Camerata students, advising students, supervising student workers, and publicity/recruitment. The successful candidate will participate in program building with the goal of recruitment and expansion and eventually building a music major. UIS faculty are expected to be available and engaged in the campus community to perform professional responsibilities as assigned.
  • Application deadline: March 25, 2020
  • Responsibilities:
  • Teach two undergraduate music courses each semester
  • Teach two ensemble-related “courses” each semester
  • Chamber Ensemble Coaching and supervising of Camerata Students
  • Assisting the Director of UIS Music with administrative duties including: supervising student workers; publicity; student advising; student outreach/recruitment
  • The successful candidate will participate in program building with the goal of recruitment and expansion and eventually building a music major.
  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • A Doctorate of Philosophy in Musicology/Music Theory or a Doctorate of Musical Arts
  • A strong record of success in teaching at the university level
  • A record of/potential for success in instrumental instruction/chamber ensemble coaching
  • Evidence/promise of successful publication and/or performance activity
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Evidence of successful undergraduate teaching
  • Willingness to teach in the UIS online curriculum
  • Evidence of success with organizational/administrative tasks
  • To Apply: Click the link below, create or update your profile, complete the online application, and upload a cover letter addressing the responsibilities of the position, current curriculum vita, a teaching philosophy, unofficial/official graduate transcript, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three professional references. Only those applicants who complete the online application and upload all required materials by the March 25, 2020 application deadline will be considered; incomplete applications will not be evaluated. To maintain the integrity and confidentiality of the search process, applicants are asked to upload their own materials. Formal review of applications will begin March 26, 2020, and continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated.
  • https://jobs.uis.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=127150&job=instructor-music-127150&fbclid=IwAR2CQ6BT2UOOXlvFEW0fgHzronFoE9qp-5lXmhzlEw_NipFRxNb9Y5axuTM
  • Also posted at Music Theory/Composition 2019-20
  • 4/4: request for online interview
  • 4/11: notification that references are being contacted
  • 5/26: Any updates on the status of this position?
  • 6/5: Rejection e-mail (x2)

University of Richmond: Associate or Full Professor of Sociology: Irving May Endowed Chair FILLED: Matthew Oware, Indiana University 2002 (PhD Sociology), DePauw University Professor[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 20 September 2019
  • The Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a sociologist with a focus on critical race theory for a tenured position at the level of Associate or Full Professor. We are looking for a scholar whose research and teaching engage the social sciences and expressive culture -- ideally music -- and who can contribute to the development of programs in racial and ethnic studies. While this position is not limited by geographical or thematic areas, we are interested in work that focuses on African-American, Afro-Brazilian, Afro-Caribbean and/or Latinx creative expression and experiences. The successful candidate will be housed within the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and their teaching may include courses cross-listed in the Department of Music (contingent upon disciplinary expertise). The teaching load is five units per year. We strongly encourage applications from people of color, women, first-generation scholars, LGBTQ people, and members of other marginalized populations. PhD in sociology preferred though the search committee will consider candidates with an MA/MS in Sociology and PhD in an interdisciplinary field such as African-American Studies, American Studies, Latinx Studies, or Latin American Studies.
  • Applicants should click "Apply Now" at the top of the page and submit the following materials: a cover letter containing teaching and research statements, a diversity statement that highlights the candidate’s accomplishments in promoting diversity and equity,relevant course syllabi, and a current curriculum vitae. Please provide the names and contact information for three references. One of these references must be able to speak to the candidate’s record of excellence in teaching. Questions about the search as well as any documents that cannot be submitted electronically should be addressed to Miguel Díaz-Barriga (mdiazbar@richmond.edu), Professor and Chair of Sociology and Anthropology, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, 302G Weinstein Hall, 231 Richmond Way, Richmond, VA 23173.
  • Review of applications will begin September 20, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
  • 7/30 Moved discussion on categories to General Discussion below.
  • https://socanth.richmond.edu/faculty/moware/

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford: Visiting Assistant Professor of Music FILLED: Regina Gabriel, Arizona State (MM Choral Conducting)[edit | edit source]

  • Review begins immediately, posted 29 June 2020
  • Music: Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning Fall 2020.
  • MFA or Ph.D. in Music is preferred. College teaching experience required, and conducting experience desired.
  • Applicant will teach a variety of music theory and experiential courses. Selected courses include Introduction to Music, Musical Styles, and Music in Film. Familiarity with appropriate music education software is expected, as well as support for the growing Interdisciplinary Arts Major. A minimum of 5-years experience working with college students from diverse backgrounds, and applied experience in the field of expertise is required.
  • Apply online at https://www.join.pitt.edu/.
  • Submit letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, along with a statement of experience working with students of diverse backgrounds, and names and contact information for three references. Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
  • Also posted at Music Theory/Composition 2019-20

University of Puget Sound: Director, School of Music FILLED: Tracy Doyle, Lousiana State Univ 2000 (DMA Flute)[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 15 September 2019
  • Appointment: Director, School of Music, tenure-line, to begin July 2020 for 2020-21 academic year.
  • Responsibilities: The University of Puget Sound seeks a visionary and dynamic Director to lead the Puget Sound School of Music.
  • In partnership with the faculty, the duties of Director include: Serving as the senior academic and administrative officer for the School of Music; Providing strategic and operational direction for the department; Managing departmental activities and programs; Recruiting, mentoring, and evaluating faculty members, affiliate artists, and administrative staff; Promoting the School of Music to internal and external audiences, potential students, donors, professional and community partners, and the community; Teaching courses in an area or areas of expertise (with release time from teaching for administrative responsibilities); Sustaining scholarly and/or creative professional development and service to the Music profession; Overseeing curriculum development, program assessment, and accreditation; Engagement in campus governance and service.
  • Doctoral degree in Music preferred, or equivalent experience in music or other arts; demonstrated leadership effectiveness, with preference for five or more years of administrative experience in higher education, a department or school of music, or equivalent arts organization; demonstrated teaching effectiveness, and commitment to undergraduate teaching and liberal arts education; distinct record of artistic and/or scholarly professional development and professional stewardship; demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion; evidence of active contribution to professional music associations preferred.
  • Application Deadline: To ensure full consideration, interested candidates are encouraged to submit application materials no later than September 15, 2019.
  • Rank: Associate Professor or Professor, based on qualifications and experience. Salary commensurate with education and experience.
  • Required Documents:
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of Interest
  • Teaching statement
  • Diversity statement
  • 3 letters of reference
  • Candidates who move forward to final consideration phases will be asked to submit a professional portfolio

University of Regina: Lecturer - Music Theory & History FILLED: September Russell, University of Toronto ABD (PhD Music Theory), University of Regina Instructor[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 09 April 2020
  • The Department of Music, a flexible, responsive and dynamic team of performers and scholars, housed within the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance, and with an emphasis on new creative practices, invites applications for a 10-month term position as a Lecturer in music theory and history. The term will commence August 1, 2020 and end May 31, 2021. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate music theory and music history courses. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a desire and willingness to contribute to the life of the Department, Faculty, and University. You will be part of our collaborative team, creating new initiatives and vision for the Department of Music and the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance.
  • Position Requirements: Applicants must have a PHD in a cognate field (theory and/or music history) an active record of successful post-secondary teaching in the designated subject areas and a commitment to teaching excellence.
  • Duration (if Term/Temporary): 10 months (ending May 31, 2021)
  • For additional information regarding the position contact: Brent Ghiglione, Department Head, Department of Music, Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance, brent.ghiglione@uregina.ca
  • Job Open Date: 04/07/2020
  • Job Close Date: 04/09/2020
  • Applicants are asked to provide:
  • 1. the names, positions, and contact information (email and phone number) for 3 referees that should be uploaded under the heading ’Reference Contact Information." The University will request letters of reference from the referees of short-listed applicants.
  • 2. sample syllabi must be for courses /proposed courses in the designated subject areas of music history and/or music theory.
  • PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS SENT BY EMAIL WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
  • Competition Number: 20200103A/S
  • 4/10 I'm sorry, a job with a three day application window? (Does that say "internal candidate" to anyone else?)

University of South Florida: Instructor of Humanities and Cultural Studies[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 25 October 2019
  • Job ID: 23011
  • The Department of Humanities and Cultural Studies at the University of South Florida invites applications to fill a 12-month, full-time Instructor position, beginning August 7, 2020.
  • DUTIES: The faculty member will teach interdisciplinary classes on European visual, literary, musical, and performing arts of the Renaissance and Baroque periods. The faculty member will be required to teach 4 courses per semester plus 2 during the summer.
  • QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience):
  • Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited institution in History, Cultural Studies, or other relevant discipline. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Instructor.
  • Preferred Qualifications: PhD in History, Cultural Studies, or other relevant discipline is required. Preference will be given to candidates whose work explores the relationships between a text’s formal features and its social and cultural contexts. Additional preference will be given to applicants who have at least one year experience teaching university undergraduates in large (100+) sections.
  • To apply, please visit http://employment.usf.edu and attach a cover letter, CV and names and contact information for three references. Review of applications begins on October 25, 2019.
  • Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee: Instructor, Humanities and Cultural Studies[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 20 January 2020
  • The Sarasota-Manatee campus of USF seeks an instructor to teach in the General Education area of humanities. The ideal candidate will have interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary credentials related to teaching at least two of the following introductory courses. Credentials for upper-level teaching can be limited to one discipline.
  • Introduction to Humanities
  • Theatre and Culture
  • Introduction to Literature
  • Art and Culture
  • Music and Culture
  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
  • MINIMUM:
  • 1. Ph. D. by date of appointment
  • 2. A graduate degree or at least 18 graduate credits related to a humanities discipline
  • 3. At least two years of experience teaching at the college level
  • PREFERRED:
  • 1. Experience teaching at least two different college courses in humanities
  • 2. Qualification to teach more than one discipline of humanities
  • 3. Scholarly productivity (publications or presentations) in an area of humanities
  • Documents Required: Applicants must submit:
  • A letter specifically discussing qualifications for this position
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Semi-finalists will be asked to submit:
  • Two syllabi for courses taught as well as evidence of teaching effectiveness (for example, teaching awards, a statement of teaching philosophy, course evaluations)
  • A sample of scholarly research (for example, a published article or a dissertation chapter)
  • At least two recent letters of recommendation
  • Finalists will be asked to submit:
  • Official graduate transcript(s)
  • Contact information for 3 references
  • Job Opening Number: 23891
  • Posting Date: 12/2/19
  • Posting End Date: 01/20/20
  • How To Apply: Click on the Apply Now button. When applying to an opening you will have the opportunity to upload a cover letter and resume. Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.
  • 5/4: rejection email

University of Tampa: Assistant Professor of Music History & Theory FILLED: Anne Heminger, University of Michigan 2019[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: None listed, posted 04 September 2019
  • The Department of Music within the College of Arts & Letters at The University of Tampa is pleased to invite applications for a tenure- track appointment as an Assistant Professor of Music – History/Theory to begin August 2020.
  • The successful candidate will teach courses in Music History, Music Theory, and Musicianship. This position may also include teaching music courses that affect a large population of non-music majors according to the needs of the music department (e.g., Music Appreciation, World Music and/or Jazz History). If required, the candidate may be asked to teach music courses in other topic areas where appropriate. The successful candidate will actively participate in departmental, college, and university service and coordinate music student assessment for student placement, student proficiency, and university accreditation as needed.
  • The successful candidate should have a Doctoral degree in Musicology, Music Theory, Music History, Ethno-musicology, or Composition. ABD will be considered. Successful candidates will also have evidence of teaching effectiveness at the college level.
  • Please be sure to attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box at the bottom of the "My Experience" page of the application before continuing through the application. Though the attachment box is labeled as “CV/Resume”, more than one attachment may be uploaded.
    1. Cover letter
    2. Curriculum vitae
    3. Statement of teaching philosophy
    4. Statement of scholarly/research interests
    5. Link to an online video (YouTube or Vimeo) demonstrating their work as a teacher in a class setting, copies of graduate degree transcript(s), contact information (name, phone numbers, and emails) for three professional references.
  • Also posted at Music Theory/Composition 2019-20
  • Request for Skype interview (10/22)
  • Campus visits scheduled (10/28)
  • Email stating position had been filled (11/26)

University of Texas at San Antonio: Associate or Full Professor and Director of Research for the Institute of Texan Cultures SEARCH FAILED ?[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: None listed, posted 20 December 2019
  • Description of Job Duties: The Director for Research and Associate or Full Professor typically carries a 1:1 teaching load in the department of appointment and works closely with the Institute of Texan Cultures (ITC) leadership to develop and oversee programs that inspire archival research on the people and cultures of Texas and its borders that result in the discovery and delivery of new knowledge that can be translated and disseminated through publications, museum exhibits, (new) media, and public programs. The Director actively identifies research opportunities and specific projects and brings together research teams comprising museum staff, UTSA faculty, students, and external partners. The Director will actively participate in the development and execution of the ITC’s new strategic plan. They collaborate with ITC/Libraries leadership and other staff responsive for public engagement, special events, operations, and advancement to support the ITC mission and research for the UTSA community. They liaise between ITC and UTSA academic colleges and departments to execute plans that foster and maintain regular research collaboration. They lead efforts to secure external grant, foundation, or other funding for research, training, and related priorities. Through these activities, they ensure that ITC programming is enlivened through cutting-edge scholarship and technologies, and contribute to the inclusive representation of the state and its borderlands’ deep and diverse legacy. The position has a two-course per academic year teaching responsibility in the department of appointment. As both director and faculty member, they directly contribute to UTSA’s strategic goals of student success, growth and innovative excellence, and national recognition as a public research university.
  • The Director will concurrently hold a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in one of the following College of Liberal and Fine Arts departments: Anthropology, Art and Art History, Communication, English, History, Philosophy and Classics, Music, Modern Languages and Literature, or Political Science and Geography. Tenure is contingent on Board of Regents’ approval.
  • Experience and Other Skills Required: Competitive candidates will have a Ph.D. or terminal degree aligned to their field, publications, and demonstrated research achievements and capabilities commensurate with appointment level in the department of interest, as well as a demonstrable history and commitment to teaching, mentoring, and guiding undergraduate and graduate student research and experiential learning opportunities. The successful candidate must demonstrate their ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of diverse urban populations and support the University’s commitment to be a thriving Hispanic-Serving Institution and a model for student success.
  • Other Skills Preferred: Competitive candidates will have a demonstrated record of using a multi- or transdisciplinary theoretical approach in their research to include, but not limited to American Studies, Art and Art History, Heritage Studies, Media Studies, Museum Education, Museum Studies, Music, Public History, Race, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies, or Women’s Studies. Competitive candidates will have engaged in significant archival, collections-based, and/or museum-focused research, as well as having a record of winning externally funded grants.
  • Applicants must submit the following during the application process:
  • Letter of application that includes research, teaching, and service experience and goals,
  • CV
  • Statement of Teaching Interests
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Evaluations (if available)
  • Writing Sample
  • Diversity and Inclusion Statement discussing the role diversity and inclusion plays in an academic environment

Wake Forest University: Kenan Chair Professor of Humanities[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 01 December 2019
  • Wake Forest University is searching for a candidate to be appointed as Kenan Chair Professor in a department within the Humanities. The term of this appointment is for five years beginning July 1, 2020 and extending through June 30, 2025, with the possibility of renewal, if mutually agreeable.
  • The objective of the Kenan Trustees has been to establish a professorship of eminence and distinction within the university community. Of much importance is the wish to support a teacher-scholar whose enthusiasm for learning, commitment to teaching and interest in students will make a notable contribution within the undergraduate community (2-2 course load). Specializations may include Art History, History, History of Music, Dance or Theater, Philosophy, Political Theory, Languages and Literature, Creative Writing, Religion, Cultural Anthropology, Jewish Studies, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Film Studies. Candidates must hold well established positions within academia and demonstrate exceptional teaching and publishing records. Candidates are expected to hold a PhD or advanced terminal degree and be very well known within their fields of specialization, nationally and internationally.
  • Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy. All documents should be compiled as a single PDF file and submitted to Sarah Frederick (frederis@wfu.edu) in the Office of the Dean of the College. The priority deadline is December 1, 2019, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Westminster College of the Arts at Rider University: Assistant Professor of Popular Music Studies[edit | edit source]

  • Deadline: 02 December 2019
  • WESTMINSTER COLLEGE OF THE ARTS OF RIDER UNIVERSITY, through its School of Fine and Performing Arts (SFPA), announces an opening for a full-time, tenure track appointment in Popular Music Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 1, 2020 on the University’s Lawrenceville campus.
  • We are looking for promising scholar-practitioners with demonstrated teaching experience whose primary field is popular music and whose secondary area of interest complements the department. We especially encourage applications from candidates whose backgrounds are underrepresented in academia broadly and in music specifically.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
  • designing and delivering a sequence of courses geared toward Popular Music Studies majors focusing on pop theory, songwriting, and arranging; these courses will incorporate instruction on a digital audio workstation such as Logic Pro, Ableton Live, and/or ProTools
  • teaching in some other areas of the major, preferably pop instrument/voice lessons, pop performance ensembles, and/or studio engineering.
  • recruiting a diverse cohort of students through official University events as well as through communication with prospective students throughout the recruiting season
  • participating in departmental activities including representing the department on committees and working groups on campus
  • engaging in ongoing scholarly or creative work, which can include traditional academic publications, a portfolio of creative work, or a combination of both
  • advising and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds
  • Position Qualifications: The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree (PhD or DMA) in music or in a related field with a focus on popular music studies. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience with both the conceptual and historical nature of popular music alongside practical skills in popular music theory, composition and arranging. Direct experience with some of the many styles found in popular music (e.g., pop, hip-hop, jazz, EDM, blues, reggae) is expected. ABD candidates who will complete their degree within one year of appointment will be considered.
  • Desired qualifications include:
  • Experience in the popular music industry as a scholar and/or practitioner
  • Significant experience with the broad spectrum of popular music
  • Performance experience in some genre of popular music
  • Familiarity with current research on race, class, and gender studies as these relate to popular music study and practice
  • Experience coaching students in popular music performance ensembles
  • Special Instructions to Applicants: All applicants must complete an online application at http://rider.peopleadmin.com/postings/6299 and attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and goals, a statement outlining their commitment to diversity, including evidence of their experience working with and teaching diverse students and contact information for three references. Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts will be required later in the search process. Please reference Position No. 312534. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, review of applicant materials will begin on December 2, 2019.
  • Also posted at Music Theory/Composition 2019-20

Part-time / Adjunct Positions[edit | edit source]

Auburn University at Montgomery (Montgomery, AL): Adjunct Faculty- Fine Arts (MUSIC) (Deadline: None listed, posted 17 July 2020)

  • "The Department of Fine Arts at Auburn University at Montgomery is seeking adjunct instructors capable of teaching MUSI 2110: Music Appreciation."

Baton Rouge Community College (Baton Rouge, LA): Online Instructor - Music (Deadline: None listed, posted 10 Febrary 2020)

Blinn College (Brenham, TX): Part-Time Faculty - Music (MUSI) (Deadline: Review begins immediately, posted 03 March 2020)

  • "Preferred Experience and Training: 1- Ability to teach Music Appreciation, History of Rock and Roll, any other MUSI classes. 2- College level teaching experience desirable. 3- Online teaching experience"

Cascadia College (Bothell, WA): Quarterly Part Time Associate Faculty - Music Theory and History (No deadline listed, posted 13 August 2020)

Central Carolina Technical College (Sumter, SC): Adjunct Music Instructor (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 01 October 2019)

  • Serves as an adjunct instructor for Music Appreciation. Teaches during the day and evening on the Main and Kershaw campuses (Fall, Spring, and Summer).

Central Piedmont Community College (Charlotte, NC): PT Instructor Music (Deadline: 01 July 2020)

  • "Preferred Qualifications: Experience in teaching Music Appreciation in the classroom and online"

Coconico Community College (Flagstaff, AZ): PT Faculty Music (Deadline: None listed, posted 24 June 2020)

  • "Specifically, we are recruiting instructors for an in-person section of: MUS 100 (Music Appreciation)"

College of the Desert (Palm Desert, CA): Music Instructor, part-time (History of Musical Theater, Introduction to Music) (Deadline: None listed, posted 24 February 2020)

Conestoga College (Kitchener, Ontario): Part-time Faculty, Popular Culture (Deadline: 02 October 2019)

  • "We require qualified individuals to join the School of Liberal Studies team to teach courses in Popular Culture (i.e. music, film, TV, fiction, etc.) to diploma students commencing winter 2020.
  • Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Literature, History, Musicology or associated field required; PhD preferred."

Columbia College (Columbia, MO): Adjunct Instructor – Music (Deadline: Review begins immediately, posted 9/12/19)

  • Columbia College - Evening Campus seeks an Adjunct (part-time) instructor to teach Music and Human Experience starting in March, 2020.

Diablo Valley College (Pleasant Hill, CA): Music Adjunct Instructor (Spring 2020) (Deadline: 20 January 2020)

  • "a. Teach music appreciation course(s) in classical music and/or History of Rock and R&B. b. Ability to teach other classes in the music program including, classical and popular music ensembles, Hip Hop, African drumming, applied lessons, world music desired."

Douglas College (New Westminster, BC): Regular Probationary Faculty -- Music History (Deadline: 30 June 2020)

  • "The Music Department is seeking to hire a probationary regular instructor to teach the Music history survey courses in our University Transferable Music Diploma programs. The position is half-time (4 courses per academic year) and starts August 16, 2020. Typically Music history survey courses would be delivered face-to-face; however, for Fall 2020, these courses will be delivered online."

Duke University (Durham, NC): Part-time Instructor, Musicology (Deadline: 17 December 2019)

  • "The Department of Music at Duke University is looking for a part-time instructor to teach Music History IV: Post WWI-present. This course is required for music majors. This is a non-regular rank position and is only for the spring 2020 term. Contract is subject to enrollment of at least 8 students. Must have a Ph.D to teach the course."

Duke University (Durham, NC): Part-time Instructor (Deadline: 04 September 2020)

  • "The Department of Music at Duke University is looking for a part-time instructor to teach Introduction to Electronic Music. This is a non-regular rank position and is only for the fall 2020 term. Contract is subject to enrollment of at least 8 students. Must have a Ph.D to teach the course. "

Feather River College (Quincy, CA): Associate (Adjunct) Faculty - Music (No deadline listed, posted 11 June 2020)

Fisk University (Nashville, TN): Adjunct Instructor in Humanities (Online) (Deadline: Review begins immediately, posted 12 June 2020)

  • "Fisk University founded in 1867 seeks to hire an adjunct instructor to teach Humanities. The selected candidate will lead instruction in Humanities I. This course will be offered online. This courses carry a weight of 3 credits.
  • Qualifications: Master of Arts in English, History, Communications, or Music. Experience in distance education and college teaching is preferred."

Florence-Darlington Technical College (Florence, SC): Adjunct Music Instructor - Fall 2020/2021 (Deadline: 06 March 2020)

  • "Job Responsibilities: Teach introductory levels of Music (ex: Music Appreciation)"

Henry Ford College (Dearborn, MI): Adjunct Faculty - Music (Deadline: None listed, posted 10 December 2019)

  • "History of Rock and Roll: This course covers rock and roll music from its origins to the present and the impact socially, culturally, economically, and politically during the past five decades. Schedule: Three credit hours. Course will be taught online."

Henry Ford College (Dearborn, MI): Adjunct Faculty - Music (Deadline: None listed, posted 14 August 2020)

  • "History of Rock and Roll: This course covers rock and roll music from its origins to the present and the impact socially, culturally, economically, and politically during the past five decades. Schedule: Three credit hours. Course will be taught online."

Indiana Wesleyan University (Cincinnati, OH): Humanities: Music and Art Adjunct Faculty Instructor (No deadline listed, posted 29 January 2020)

  • "Teaching adult learners Music and Art Appreciation for 100-level college courses. This assignment is for ONSITE instruction only."

Indiana Wesleyan University (Cleveland, OH): Humanities: Music and Art Adjunct Faculty Instructor (No deadline listed, posted 29 January 2020)

  • "Teaching adult learners Music and Art Appreciation for 100-level college courses. This assignment is for ONSITE instruction only."

Iona College (New Rochelle, NY): Adjunct Professor : Music Program (Deadline: None listed, posted 17 July 2020)

  • "The Fine and Performing Arts Department at Iona College invites applications for an Adjunct Professor in Music. The Department seeks a candidate for potential adjunct instruction who qualify to teach undergraduate courses in Music in Film and Video, Music in World Cultures and other possible topical courses in the discipline."

Iowa State University (Iowa City, IA): Lecturer in Music (part-time, Spring 2020 through Fall 2020) (Deadline: 12/3)

  • "The Department of Music and Theatre in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking applications for a Lecturer to teach undergraduate music history. Courses include Music 302 (Masterpieces of Music and Art in Western Culture), Music 120 (Introduction to Music Literature and Styles), Music 383 (History of Music), and Music 475 (Music of the Romantic Era)."

Kingsborough Community College, CUNY (Brooklyn, NY): Adjunct Faculty Open Rank - Music (Deadline: 18 November 2019, but review begins immediately)

  • "The Communications and Performing Arts Department at Kingsborough Community College is seeking candidates to teach undergraduate courses in Music."

Liberty University (Lynchburg, VA): Adjunct Professor of Ethnomusicology (No deadline listed, posted 22 July 2020)

  • "Teaching online classes which may include but not be limited to the following: ETHM411/511 Introduction to Ethnomusicology, ETHM512 Field of Ethnomusicology, ETHM513 Anthropology of Music, ETHM531 Resources and Materials in Ethnomusicology, ETHM650 Research Methodology, ETHM54_ Ethnic Music Seminar (author’s regional/topical specialization), ETHM611 Arts in Global Engagement, WRSP811 Principles of Ethnodoxology, WRSP812 Theological and Cultural Contextualization in Worship"

[https://llcc.peopleadmin.com/postings/3394 Lincoln Land Community College (Springfield, IL): Adjunct Music Instructor (Fall 2020)] (Deadline: None listed)

  • "Lincoln Land Community College is looking for a highly qualified part-time instructor to teach Music Appreciation and Music in America during the day at the college’s main campus in Springfield and our locations in Jacksonville and Litchfield."

Miami University (Miami, OH): Visiting Faculty (Deadline: 17 January 2020)

  • "Visiting Faculty to teach undergraduate Music Appreciation on a per-course basis during spring 2020. Course may include Jazz History, Western Music Appreciation, and World Music Appreciation. Online teaching opportunities are also available (training required)."

Midlands Technical College (Richland County, SC): Adjunct Instructor – Music (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 01 April 2020)

Mills College (Oakland, CA): Part-Time Assistant Adjunct Professor of Music, MUS 118 (Deadline: Review begins immediately, posted 30 October 2019)

  • "The Music Department at Mills College is pleased to announce an opportunity for an instructor to teach Music 118, Classical and Romantic Music for Spring 2020."

Mohawk Valley Community College (Utica, NY): Adjunct Instructor- Music Appreciation (Deadline: 13 January 2020)

Pasco-Hernando State College (Wesley Chapel, FL): Music (IPAC Center) (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 12 February 2020)

Pittsburg State University (Pittsbugh, KS): Music History (Adjunct) (Deadline: 01 July 2020)

  • "The Department of Music at Pittsburg State University is accepting applications for a part-time, temporary lecturer position in Music History for the 2020 fall semester. Duties and Responsibilities: Teach three music history courses (two graduate, one undergraduate)."

Santa Fe College (Gainesville, FL): Adjunct Assistant Professor, Fine Arts/Music (Deadline: None listed, posted 21 November 2019)

  • "Under general supervision, the Adjunct Assistant develops, prepares and teaches a variety of coursework consisting of Music Appreciation, American Popular Music, Introduction to World Music, Music Fundamentals and/or Applied lessons in Percussion, Brass, Strings or Woodwinds."

Southwestern Michigan College (Dowagiac, MI): Adjunct - Music Instructor (Spring 2020) (Deadline: 03 December 2019)

  • "Teaches specialized lecture and lab-based courses in Music as required, potentially including coursework in MUSI 110 Music Appreciation and MUSI 240 Music for the Classroom Teacher. Additional teaching responsibilities may be offered depending on need and qualifications."

Spelman College: Part-time Lecturer, Music (Spring 2020) (Deadline: 14 January 2020)

  • "The Department of Music at Spelman College invites applicants for a one-semester, part-time lecturer for the Spring of 2020. We are seeking a candidate who has the ability and willingness to teach undergraduate courses in World Music. The successful candidate should be willing to work closely with students at a Liberal Arts college with a commitment to teaching and engagement of students."

State Fair Community College (Sedalla, MO): Music Instructor Adjunct (Online) (Deadline: None listed, posted 9/3/19)

State Fair Community College (Boonville, MO): Adjunct Instructor-Music-Boonville (Deadline: None listed, posted 11/12/19)

  • "Position Overview: Instruct Music Appreciation course at the Boonville Campus"

Stevenson University (Owings Mills, MD): Adjunct Faculty, Music (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 29 July 2020)

Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY): Part-Time Faculty - Film Music (Spring 2020) (Deadline: 28 October 2019)

Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY): Part-Time Faculty - Global Pop and Politics (Spring 2020) (Deadline: 31 October 2019)

Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY): Part-Time Faculty - Jazz History (Spring 2020) (Deadline: 28 October 2019)

Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY): Part-Time Faculty - Music and Gender (Spring 2020) (Deadline: 28 October 2019)

Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY): Part-Time Faculty - Music in Multicultural America (Fall 2020) (Deadline: 29 July 2020)

  • "The College of Arts & Sciences at Syracuse University is looking for Part-time Faculty to teach HOM 372-Music in Multicultural America (3 credits) for the Department of Art & Music Histories. Course Description: This course examines the issues, concepts, and processes that have shaped ethnic musical subcultures in the U.S., with case studies such as the pow-wow, gospel blues, conjunto, klezmer, and South Asian bhangra musics. Applicant must have a strong background in musicology.
  • Qualifications: A Ph.D. or ABD in Art History or Architectural History [sic] or a related field."

Texas A&M University San Antonio (San Antonio, TX): Adjunct Faculty in Music Appreciation (Open until filled, posted 25 June 2020)

Terra Community College (Fremont, OH): Adjunct Faculty - Music (Deadline: 02 August 2020)

Thomas Nelson Community College (Hampton, VA): Adjunct Faculty - Music (Deadline: 18 December 2019)

  • "This position will teach Music classes such as: Ensemble, Music Theory, Music Appreciation, and Applied Music (private lessons) – voice, brass, string, and woodwind instruments."

Tri-County Technical College (Anderson County, SC): Music - Adjunct Instructor (Deadline: 29 April 2020)

Tufts University (Somerville, MA): Part-time Lecturer in African American Music (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 28 April 2020)

  • "The Department of Music at Tufts University is seeking a part-time lecturer for the Fall 2020 semester in the field of African American Music to teach the following courses: MUS-0022 History of African American Music; MUS-0147 Studies in Popular Music. Qualifications: Ph.D. in an appropriate discipline is preferred; ABD will be accepted. Specialization in popular music and race, gender, and sexuality studies preferred. Previous college-level teaching is preferred."

University of California Davis (Davis, CA): Assistant Adjunct Professor in Israel Studies (Deadline: 21 August 2020)

  • "In partnership with the Israel Institute, UC Davis is pleased to offer a teaching fellowship for scholars who integrate the study of modern Israel with vital currents in the humanities, social sciences, or arts."

UCLA (Los Angeles, CA): UCLA Ethnomusicology 2019-20 Part-Time Lecturer Music of African Americans (Deadline: 31 December 2019)

UCLA (Los Angeles, CA): Department of Ethnomusicology Adjunct Professor in Iranian Music (Deadline: 21 April 2020)

UCLA (Los Angeles, CA): Musicology 2020-21 Part-Time Lecturer in Music Industry (Deadline: 01 September 2020)

UCLA (Los Angeles, CA): Ethnomusicology 2020-21 Part-Time Lecturer in World Music (Global Pop) (Deadline: 31 August 2020)

UCLA (Los Angeles, CA): Ethnomusicology 2020-21 Part-Time Lecturer Instruction in Music of African Americans (Deadline: 31 August 2020)

UCLA (Los Angeles, CA): Ethnomusicology 2020-21 Part-Time Lecturer Instruction in African American Musical Heritage (Deadline: 31 August 2020)

UCLA (Los Angeles, CA): Musicology 2020-21 Part-Time Lecturer in Music History (Deadline: 01 September 2020)

UCLA (Los Angeles, CA): Music 2020-21 Part-Time Lecturer in Music of Armenia (Deadline: 01 September 2020)

UC Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA): Lecturer - Ethnomusicology (Deadline: 14 February 2020)

  • "The Department of Music seeks to appoint a popular music/ethnomusicology instructor for a part-time, non-tenure track lecturer position at The University of California, Santa Barbara for the Spring 2020 academic quarter (begins March 30). The appointment will be for teaching two undergraduate courses, Popular Music of 20th-Century America and an issues-based course of instructor’s choosing."

University of Calgary (Calgary, Alberta): Sessional Instructors, MUSI 306 Topics in Music and Popular Culture (Spring/Summer 2020) (Deadline: 26 February 2020)

  • "Applications are invited for Sessional Instructors to teach the following course in the spring and summer 2020 sessions for the Division of Music, School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA). Lectures for the spring 2020 term run from May 6 to June 17, 2020, and lectures for the summer 2019 [sic] term run from June 29 to August 12, 2020."
  • Spring 2020
  • Led Zeppelin - Lec 02: Mon/Wed 16:00-18:45
  • History of the Blues - Lec 03: Tues/Thur 18:00-20:45
  • Film Music - Lec 05: Mon/Wed 12:30-15:15
  • Summer 2020
  • Funk Music - Lec 01: Mon/Wed 18:00-20:45
  • Popular Music & Identity in Canada - Lec 01: Mon/Wed 09:00-11:45
  • Progressive Rock - Lec 02: Tue/Thur 16:00-18:45

University of Chicago (Chicago, IL): Lecturer in Ethnomusicology (Deadline: No deadline listed, posted 14 January 2020)

  • "During the Winter and Spring Quarters of the 2019-20 academic year the Department of Music has part-time teaching opportunities in Ethnomusicology to meet areas of departmental need created by the reduced duties of a current faculty member. We seek applicants to teach an area studies course and/or a course in ethnographic methods. The start date of these positions is January 1, 2020 and/or March 30, 2020"

University of New Haven (New Haven, CT): Adjunct Instructor in Music (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 29 July 2020)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC): Survey of Western Music Inmate Outreach Instructor (April-May 2020) (Deadline: 06 February 2020)

  • "This selected candidate will serve as the instructor of MUSC 141, Survey of Western Music, which teaches a chronological survey of the history of Western art music from roughly 1500 to the present. This position is part of the Friday Center’s Inmate Outreach continuing education program."

University of North Georgia (Dahlonega, GA)): Part-time Faculty – Music (Spring 2020) (Deadline: None listed, posted 9/18/19)

  • Possible teaching assignments include music appreciation, music theory, music history, music education, and performance-based courses.

University of La Verne (La Verne, CA): Adjunct Faculty for Music Department - World Music (Deadline: None listed)

  • Posted on University HR site in March, but posted to InsideHigherEdJobs.com on July 31, 2020.

University of South Florida (Tampa, FL): Instructor - Music Training (Temporary) (Deadline: 07 May 2020)

  • "This position will be assisting in a research study by teaching music appreciation classes to older adults. The instructor would be responsible for teaching several classes by following a prescribed research protocol. The music trainers are required to note participation and compliance in training activities as well as evaluate learning throughout the program."

University of Texas at San Antonio: Lecturer I (Department of Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Sexuality Studies) - Spring 2020 (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 13 December 2019)

  • "The Department of Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality Studies’ Mexican American Studies Program currently seeks a Lecturer I to teach MAS 3003 Musical Mestizaje. This course examines Mexican American experiences at the borders where the cultural form of music becomes a way of expressing cultural contact, tension, conflict as well as accommodation and resistance. Music becomes a site of excavating issues of inheritance as well as understanding the dynamics of creative expression. Course reflects historical and social contexts to engage the cultural production of the genres and themes of music found in Mexican American communities. Applicant must have a scholarly background in Mexican American Studies and experience researching, teaching, or performing Mexican American music."

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA): Assistant Professor (part-time), Department of Music (Review begins immediately, posted 04 August 2020)

  • "The Department of Music at the University of Virginia invites applications for a part-time non-tenure track Assistant Professor, General Faculty, in Music. The successful candidate will be expected to teach two undergraduate courses in both Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters. Candidate should have a demonstrated capacity to teach courses in Music theory and Musicology."

University of Washington Tacoma (Tacoma, WA): Lecturer Part-Time in Music (January 2020) (Deadline: 06 December 2019, though screening began 15 November 2019)

  • "The School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (SIAS) at the University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a competitively searched, non-tenure track, Part-Time Lecturer in Music, with an immediate need to teach classes in Music, Community, and Culture. We are seeking one or more candidates to join our faculty on a part-time basis (33%-67%, or 3-6 classes) for a 9-month service period. There is an immediate need for a candidate who can teach courses scheduled for Winter and Spring 2020: TARTS 220, Exploring Classical Music in Our Community; TARTS 315, Music and Crisis; and TARTS 120, Music Appreciation. Additional anticipated needs may include classes such as TARTS 110, Music in Culture; TARTS 125, Introduction to Western Music Theory; TARTS 210, The African Diaspora through Music; TARTS 225, Musical History of Tacoma; TARTS 311, History of Rock and Roll; TARTS 314, Rap Music, Identity, and Culture; and TARTS 411, History of Jazz."
  • (12/18) Skype interviews conducted

Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA): Adjunct Instructor of Music - Hip Hop (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 16 July 2020)

  • "Teach the “History of Hip-Hop” class as a part-time adjunct instructor. Students will be taking this course as an elective and it will be open to all majors. Emphasis will be on the origins of Hip-Hop music, an overview of influential artists and recording companies, significant events, the evolution of Hip-Hop, and the cultural impact of the genre."

Webster University: Adjunct Faculty - Music (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 28 July 2020)

Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo, Ontario): MU275OC - Music of the World (Online) (Deadline: 15 June 2020)

Williamsburg Technical College (Kingstree, SC): Adjunct Instructor (Music Appreciation) (Deadline: Open until filled, 22 October 2019)

Xavier University (Cincinnati, OH): Adjunct Faculty Music & Theatre (Deadline: No deadline listed, posted 29 January 2020)

  • "The Department of Music and Theatre at Xavier University is currently accepting applications for Adjunct Instructors of Music starting in the fall of 2020 to teach Music in Film, History of Rock, Hip-Hop, or similar 3-credit hour courses for non-majors. Candidates should be able to help support a diverse and inclusive student community."

York College (CUNY) (Queens, NY): Adjunct Faculty (Music) (Deadline: March 20, 2020)

  • "The York College Department of Performing & Fine Arts is seeking qualified adjunct instructors to teach courses in the Music Program in Fall 2020. Possible courses will include: Introduction to Music, Fundamentals of Music Theory, Ear Training 1, History of Jazz, History of Rock"

GENERAL DISCUSSION[edit | edit source]

Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2019-20 Wiki Moderator: 5120j (5120janon@gmail.com)

  • A few comments from 5120j:
1. My rule of thumb for deciding which jobs to post is: "COULD an ethno/musicologist fill this post?" Not the more narrow question "WILL an ethno/musicologist fill this post?" So, this means I will post more general "humanities" jobs, and positions (mostly at small schools) looking for someone to teach music history/appreciation but also direct an ensemble/teach applied lessons/etc. (If the most important part of the job seems to be the ensemble directing/applied lessons and music history/appreciation is an add-on, I don't post it.)
2. I post almost the entire text of the job ad (except in the case of part-time/adjunct jobs) so that if any changes are made later, they can be noticed and noted. The ads also usually disappear from the institution's website after the application deadline has passed, so it's helpful to preserve them here. And it's very instructive to see how the winning candidate did and didn't fit the job as it was advertised. I do usually excise the description of the hiring school/department/facilities and the EOE boilerplate, but I leave the rest of it as-is. Removing anything more feels like editorializing on my part.
3. I don't have a current membership to CMS/MVL or SEM so if jobs are posted only in those locations, I won't see them. I don't think we've missed too many in the last few years though, since most jobs are advertised fairly widely.
4. My anon email is 5120janon at gmail, and I welcome comments and questions about the wiki and its moderation this year. I'm not a musicologist of any type and am not (and will not be) on the market myself, but I have a professional interest in the ethno/musicology job market.
  • 7/30 Posted under the UC San Diego Jazz/African Diaspora job and the Univ of Richmond Sociology job: Why is this listed under "Miscellaneous" instead of the main category? It is a full-time position in an area we consider to be part of musicology. Thanks for consideri