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- 1 RECENT ACTIVITY on Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2021-22 Wiki
- 2 Schools with Accepted Offers
- 3 UPCOMING DEADLINES
- 4 Schools with Failed/Canceled/Postponed Searches
- 5 Jobs for 2022
- 6 Tenure-track Faculty Positions, Ethnomusicology and/or Musicology
- 6.1 Brigham Young University: Assistant Professor, Musicology
- 6.2 Gustavus Adolphus College: Assistant Professor (Ethnomusicology)
- 6.3 Hebrew Union College: Assistant Professor of Jewish Musicology
- 6.4 University of Michigan: Assistant Professor of Music, Musicology
- 6.5 University of Notre Dame: Associate/Full Professor, Sacred Music Program Director, Musicology
- 6.6 University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music: Assistant Professor of Musicology
- 6.7 University of San Diego: Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology
- 6.8 Worcester State University: Assistant Professor, Music and Interdisciplinary Arts
- 7 Non-tenure-track Full-time Faculty Positions, Musicology and/or Ethnomusicology
- 8 Faculty positions outside North America
- 8.1 Chinese University of Hong Kong: Assistant Professor in Historical Musicology
- 8.2 Georg-August-Universität Göttingen: Research Assistant, “Sound Knowledge: Alternative Epistemologies of Music in the Western Pacific Island World”
- 8.3 Hebrew University of Jerusalem: Tenure-Track Position (open rank), Ethnomusicology and Popular Music
- 8.4 Leuphana University of Lüneburg: Junior Professorship "Sound Studies" (W1)
- 8.5 Open University: Staff Tutor in Music (0.6 FTE) x2
- 8.6 University of Bristol: Lecturer in Music (Jan 2022) FILLED: Genevieve Arkle, University of Surrey 2021
- 8.7 University of Cologne: Professorship in Systematic Musicology
- 8.8 University of Education Freiburg: Tenure-Track-Professorship in Music and its Didactics
- 8.9 University of Glasgow: Lecturer (LTS) in Music
- 8.10 University of Leipzig: 2 Postdoctoral Researchers, "Imperial Politics of Opera in Habsburg Europe, 1815–1914"
- 8.11 University of Oslo: Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Microrhythm
- 8.12 University of Oxford: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships in Music
- 8.13 University Paul Valéry Montpellier 3/CNRS: Postdoc – Vibrotactile mediation for shared musical practice (ANR Staccato)
- 9 Full-time Community College jobs (Music Appreciation/World Music)
- 10 Miscellaneous Jobs
- 11 Part-time / Adjunct Positions
- 12 GENERAL DISCUSSION
- 13 Other Positions of Interest
- 14 Wiki Counter: (check all that apply)
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Schools with Accepted Offers[edit | edit source]
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UPCOMING DEADLINES[edit | edit source]
30 Apr 2021 - #Hebrew Union College: Assistant Professor of Jewish Musicology 18 Jun 2021 - #University of Bristol: Lecturer in Music 09 Jul 2021 - #University of Glasgow: Lecturer (LTS) in Music 22 Jul 2021 - #Open University: Staff Tutor in Music (0.6 FTE) x2 23 Jul 2021 - #University of Leipzig: 2 Postdoctoral Researchers, "Imperial Politics of Opera in Habsburg Europe, 1815–1914" 31 Jul 2021 - #University of Notre Dame: Associate/Full Professor, Sacred Music Program Director, Musicology 01 Aug 2021 - #Leuphana University of Lüneburg: Junior Professorship "Sound Studies" (W1)
- 06 Aug 2021 - #Brigham Young University: Assistant Professor, Musicology
- 06 Aug 2021 - #University of Oxford: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships in Music
- 09 Aug 2021 - #University Paul Valéry Montpellier 3/CNRS: Postdoc – Vibrotactile mediation for shared musical practice (ANR Staccato)
- 15 Aug 2021 - #Georg-August-Universität Göttingen: Research Assistant, “Sound Knowledge: Alternative Epistemologies of Music in the Western Pacific Island World”
- 20 Aug 2021 - #University of South Dakota: Director of the National Music Museum
- 30 Aug 2021 - #Chinese University of Hong Kong: Assistant Professor in Historical Musicology (extended deadline)
- 31 Aug 2021 - #Hebrew University of Jerusalem: Tenure-Track Position (open rank), Ethnomusicology and Popular Music
- 01 Sep 2021 - #University of Oslo: Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Microrhythm
- 02 Sep 2021 - #University of Cologne: Professorship in Systematic Musicology
- 15 Sep 2021 - #College of Wooster: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor of Africana Studies (x3)
- 01 Oct 2021 - #Gustavus Adolphus College: Assistant Professor (Ethnomusicology)
- 15 Oct 2021 - #University of Education Freiburg: Tenure-Track-Professorship in Music and its Didactics
- 15 Oct 2021 - #University of Michigan: Assistant Professor of Music, Musicology
- 15 Oct 2021 - #University of San Diego: Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology
- 15 Oct 2021 - #Yale University, Institute of Sacred Music: Interdisciplinary Fellowships
- Open until filled - #Fuller Theological Seminary: William K. Brehm Chair of Worship, Theology & the Arts
- Open until filled - #University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music: Assistant Professor of Musicology
- Open until filled - #Worcester State University: Assistant Professor, Music and Interdisciplinary Arts
Schools with Failed/Canceled/Postponed Searches[edit | edit source]
Jobs for 2022[edit | edit source]
Note: in keeping with prior practice, "Jobs for 2022" shall be interpreted as covering jobs that fall into the 2021-2022 application cycle for jobs starting during the North American / UK 2022-2023 Academic Year. Although exact start times will vary, this will generally include any positions starting between January 2022 and April 2023, 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 previous year's wikis, this listing welcomes postings about jobs from institutions around the world (however, we only post international jobs which are advertised in English), 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 and/or Musicology[edit | edit source]
- Deadline: 06 August 2021
- Required Degree: Ph.D. in Musicology or related degree with a dissertation in the area of early music (Medieval, Renaissance, or Baroque). Foreign equivalent degree accepted. Demonstrable ability to teach effectively and to engage and connect with students. Demonstrable ability to do research in the discipline of musicology. Participation in professional associations. This position requires a willingness and affirmative commitment to abide by BYU’s dress and honor code, which is based on the standards of the university’s sponsoring church. All positions are subject to the Board of Trustees’ approval.
- Duties/Expectations: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in musicology from the Medieval period through the eighteenth century. Courses include but are not limited to: Music Literature from the Middle Ages through 1750, graduate seminars in Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque music. Be actively engaged in research and publication in the area of Musicology. Present original research at national and international conferences. Fulfill service and administrative opportunities within the department, college, and university. Be actively engaged in professional associations outside the university. Mentor both undergraduate and graduate students in coursework and research.
- To Apply: Applicants must apply online at http://yjobs.byu.edu and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and academic transcripts, contact information for three professional references, and an academic writing sample.
- Deadline: 01 October 2021
- Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Music to begin September 1, 2022.
- Major/Essential Functions: Gustavus faculty teach, advise, conduct research, and serve the college and department. Currently, tenure-line Gustavus faculty have a 6-course equivalent teaching assignment. The successful candidate will in their first year receive a reduced assignment of 5 courses.
- Primary teaching responsibilities will include new course(s) in ethnomusicology, Music of World Cultures (MUS 102), the music history sequence, and contributions to general education. Other responsibilities, including the creation and design of new courses, will depend upon the candidate’s interests, expertise, and departmental needs.
- Application Procedures: To apply, visit https://gustavus.edu/jobs and complete the online application. The documents that must be uploaded include the following:
- Letter of application that addresses the position qualifications
- Curriculum vitae
- A brief (one page) statement of teaching philosophy
- A brief (one page) statement of research interests
- A brief (one page) statement of inclusion and equity commitment
- Transcripts (scanned copies acceptable)
- The names and contact information for three professional references (at least one must be able to address teaching experience and teaching effectiveness; please indicate the teaching reference in your letter of application). Please do not ask references to submit letters of recommendation; the committee will conduct reference checks by phone.
- For full consideration, applications must be received by October 1, 2021. While applications may be accepted after this date, it is not guaranteed that they will be considered. At this time, please only upload the required documents listed above; finalists may be asked to submit additional materials. Incomplete applications will not be considered by the search committee.
- Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Ethnomusicology (or a related field); we will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status and who will complete their degree by September 30, 2022. Prior experience teaching at the postsecondary level. Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching. Evidence of a commitment to undergraduate student advising. Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to pedagogical methods that enable students across racial, ethnic, and socio-economic groups to reach their maximum potential.
- Preferred Qualifications: Evidence of an emerging pattern of research, scholarship, or creative expression (including research and/or ethnographic fieldwork). Prior teaching experience within a liberal arts setting
- Deadline: 30 April 2021
- Hebrew Union College—Jewish Institute of Religion, Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music announces the opening of a tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Jewish Musicology, to begin July 1, 2022. We seek candidates with a completed Ph.D. with expertise in Jewish musicology and ethnomusicology, as well as a grounding in Jewish liturgical music and text. The position encompasses instructional responsibilities in Jewish music, as well as in specific areas of cantorial development. This scholar and pedagogue will be part of a multi-disciplinary, integrative faculty team devoted to the education and training of cantors.
- The assistant professor will oversee Judaic musicological studies within the DFSSM, contribute to the study of Jewish music within HUC-JIR,and represent the College-Institute through their own research in the larger world of Jewish musicology and ethnomusicology. Academic duties will include full-time instruction in the cantorial school; serving as principal architect of the research component of the cantorial curriculum and lead faculty member in the collaborative process of DFSSM curricular development; consultant in areas of Jewish music studies for the broader College-Institute in partnership with the cantorial Program Director; individual academic advisor and capstone project advisor; and participation in the various academic, liturgical, musical, and deliberative activities of the DFSSM and the College-Institute. The assistant professor will become part of an integrative learning environment and community of practice in which holistic student growth—spiritual, vocational, and intellectual—is a priority.
- Candidates for this position should be committed to the vibrancy of the Reform movement within Klal Yisrael and desirous of serving as a role model to students in their cantorial and overall clergy formation. Queries may be directed to Cantor Benjie Ellen Schiller, Chair of the Search Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org). The application should be submitted electronically to Cantor Schiller at the above email address and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one or more published articles and/or chapters of a dissertation, and an optional recording of a presentation, along with the names, titles and email addresses of three references.The deadline for applications is April 30, 2021.
- Deadline: 15 October 2021
- Duties: Teach musicology courses at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels with an emphasis on late eighteenth- and nineteenth-century concert music as well as additional courses in the musicology program; pursue a significant program of scholarly research and musicological publication, and interdisciplinary research according to the candidate's expertise, which may include international concert repertoires; advise musicology students and mentor dissertations; participate in service for 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; contribute to DEI and other initiatives at the department, school, and university levels; 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.
- Required: Ph.D. in musicology in hand; evidence of scholarly promise; demonstrated experience as an innovative classroom teacher; demonstrated ability to empower, advocate for, and value a broad range of students of diverse identities and experiences, as shown through pedagogy, mentoring, and related activities.
- Preferred: Specialization in any aspects of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century European concert music. Applicants engaged in developing musicological approaches to identity, gender, sexuality, race, and disability are encouraged to apply.
- Materials are only being accepted via Interfolio. Please apply at http://apply.interfolio.com/91411. Required documents to be uploaded are: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of professional and teaching activity, and a list of at least five current references with contact information. The School of Music, Theatre & Dance situates diversity as a core value and is dedicated to promoting access, equity, and inclusion for all individuals. In your application, please include a statement that describes how your research, creative activities, teaching, and/or service in the past, present, and/or future will advance the School's commitments. 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.
University of Notre Dame: Associate/Full Professor, Sacred Music Program Director, Musicology[edit | edit source]
- Deadline: 31 July 2021
- The University of Notre Dame seeks a music historian, appointable at the level of associate or full professor, with tenure, who will direct Notre Dame's Graduate Program in Sacred Music. The person appointed to this position will have a distinguished record as a scholar, a gift for and interest in teaching graduate students, and successful experience in or a strong aptitude for administrative work and collaboration within the arts. Knowledge of the musical and liturgical traditions of some period within the history of the Roman Catholic Church, and/or an understanding of contemporary issues regarding music and liturgy within the Church is essential.
- Affiliated faculty, most of whom are also appointed in the departments of Music and/or of Theology, work with the Director of SMND to design the curriculum, manage the choral ensembles, and maintain musical instruments and facilities. The Director of SMND shares the responsibility with the Chair of the Department of Music for O'Neill Hall of Music and Sacred Music (opened in 2018), including its concert venues, classrooms, and other spaces. O'Neill Hall also houses a full-service music library. The Director reports to the Dean of the College of Arts and Letters, liaises with the development officer within the College, manages the SMND budget, and is a member of both the Dean's Committee of Deans, Chairs, and Directors, and of the Provost's Committee for Departments Chairs/School Liaisons/Program Directors.
- The Director works in close partnership with the Chair of the Department of Music and with the professional staff of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart to sustain the vibrant musical life now flourishing at the University of Notre Dame. The Director also meets regularly with the Director of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center to advance common goals. DeBartolo Performing Arts Center (opened in 2004) (https://performingarts.nd.edu) has six acoustically outstanding performing spaces, including the Reyes Organ and Choral Hall, and presents top-ranked international and national performers. O'Neill Hall and the DPAC form the core of an emerging “arts corridor” on campus.
- Qualifications: Ph.D. required
- Application Instructions: The committee will begin reading applications during the summer and interviews will be in the early Fall, 2021. The appointment as Director will be for three years, starting fall semester 2022, with the possibility of renewal. Applicants should upload a cover letter, a CV, and three letters of recommendation addressing teaching and research, as well as administrative abilities and experience.
- Please do not send supporting materials in this initial stage of the search.
University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music: Assistant Professor of Musicology[edit | edit source]
- Deadline: None listed, posted 30 July 2021
- Job ID: 230561
- Location: Eastman School Music
- Department: ESM Musicology
- Job Family: Faculty
- Posted Date: 07/30/2021
- Full/Part Time: Full-Time
- Regular/Temporary: Regular
- Strong Candidate Identified
- No job description available
- How To Apply: All applicants must apply online
- 8/3 Posting here for transparency. I guess it's good they aren't wasting everyone's time on a fake search? -5120j
- 8/3 - I believe this is just to cover for some leaves for Fall 2021 and it has to legally be posted as an open position.
- Deadline: 15 October 2021
- The Department of Music at the University of San Diego announces a tenure-track position in Ethnomusicology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful applicant will be actively engaged in teaching, research, and publications. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory courses as well as upper‑level undergraduate courses. Candidates with interdisciplinary specializations intersecting with themes of Borders, Technology and the Human Experience, or Environmental Justice will be preferred (see cluster announcement). The selected candidate will be a contributing member to one of these clusters and will be expected to expand our current interdisciplinary offerings engaging community, social justice, racism, and/or decolonization. Candidates who can lead a performance ensemble will be prioritized. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds who advance the perspectives of historically underrepresented groups in the study of Music. The deadline for applications is October 15, 2021.
- Applicants should hold an advanced degree, preferably a doctorate by the time of the appointment, September 2022. Commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, an active scholarly agenda, and commitment to collaborative leadership are required.
- Click 'Apply Now' to complete our online application and, for full consideration, please upload the following to your application profile for the hiring managers’ review.
- Letter of application
- Curriculum vitae
- Teaching statement and a sample syllabus
- Research statement and a sample of scholarly work
- Diversity statement, in which you address A) your values with respect to diversity, equity, and inclusion; B) your experience working with minoritied populations and/or on issues that disproportionately affect diverse populations, and C) your plans related to diversity and inclusion in your teaching and research
- Contact information for three references
- Any questions regarding the position should be directed to Search Committee Chair, Dr. Christopher Adler (email@example.com) or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 7/27 - Too many documents required for the first round of consideration. For at least half the applicants (or more), the time spent on this application will be time wasted. (x2)
Worcester State University: Assistant Professor, Music and Interdisciplinary Arts [edit | edit source]
- Deadline: Open until filled, posted 17 June 2021
- The Department of Visual and Performing Arts seeks a tenure-track assistant professor of Music/Interdisciplinary Arts with a start date of September 1, 2022. Visual and Performing Arts, a growing department at WSU, offers a unique Interdisciplinary Visual Performing Arts major, offering core courses in art, music, theatre, and dance with an elective-based module allowing students to tailor the major to their own area of interest(s).
- Job responsibilities include teaching Music History, World Music, Music Appreciation, Interdisciplinary Art Theory, and other courses as needed, including interdisciplinary and special topic courses; involvement in applied music as director of a small instrumental ensemble(s) and/or teaching individual instrumental applied lessons; participating in department meetings, serving on department and university committees, recruitment and advising; mentoring and advising senior thesis capstone projects; and continuing scholarship and/or creative work.
- The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence; promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion; and creating, fostering, and sustaining a culture of collaboration in and out of the classroom.
- Requirements: PhD in Musicology or Ethnomusicology, conferred by September 1, 2022; strong instrumental background in performance of classical repertoire and other contemporary styles/genres; demonstrated effective teaching experience at the college level; and a portfolio of scholarship and/or creative work.
- Application Instructions: All applicants must apply online through Interview Exchange: www.worcester.interviewexchange.com. Please submit a letter of interest, CV, teaching philosophy, portfolio of scholarship or creative work (or link to), and the contact information for three professional references who will write a letter of recommendation on your behalf.
- Posted: Jun 17, 2021
- Closes: Open Until Filled
- Type: Full-time
- Position ID: 132444
Non-tenure-track Full-time Faculty Positions, Musicology and/or Ethnomusicology[edit | edit source]
- Deadline: 15 October 2021
- The Yale Institute of Sacred Music is an interdisciplinary center where scholars and artists engage in academic and creative work across a variety of fields at the intersection of religion and the arts. Each year the Institute brings a diverse cohort of Long-term Fellows to Yale to pursue scholarly and creative projects that connect with the mission of the Institute and are informed by various interdisciplinary perspectives. ISM Fellows are exceptional scholars and practitioners at all career stages whose projects range from studies of Buddhist chant to African American sacred music, and analyses of Medieval ritual to Jewish art. With access to Yale’s unparalleled resources, ISM Long-term Fellows join a vibrant interdisciplinary community for the academic year where they convene regularly with their cohort to share their work in progress. Fellows also have the option to teach interdisciplinary courses based on their area of research at Yale.
- The ISM seeks to prioritize applicants for our annual long-term fellowships in several areas of teaching and research during the current cycle, including projects that study the sacred arts and ritual spheres of African American, Africana, Latinx, and/or Indigenous studies. Two new areas of interest during the current application cycle are projects that study music and the Black church and scholars working at intersection of religion, ecology, and the arts. There is the possibility of multi-year appointments in all of these targeted areas of research.
- The work of the Institute touches a broad array of disciplines, including: Anthropology ~ African American Studies ~ Area Studies ~ Art ~ Architecture ~ Composition ~ Creative Writing ~ Ethnomusicology ~ Film Studies ~ History of Art or Architecture ~ Latinx Studies ~ Literature ~ Liturgical Studies ~ Musicology ~ Native American and Indigenous Studies ~ Religious Studies ~ Ritual Studies ~ Sociology ~ Theatre Studies ~ Theology.
- The Long-term Fellowship application is due on October 15, 2021 for fellowships that begin in Fall 2022. In addition to a competitive stipend, fellows receive research funds, subsidized housing, and relocation costs. More information and the application can be found at https://ism.yale.edu/ism-fellows. The application will be available online beginning on August 15, 2021. For questions, please contact the ISM Fellows Coordinator at ismfellows at yale.edu
- The Yale ISM also offers Short-term fellowships to work in Yale libraries and collections. More information can be found at: https://ism.yale.edu/fellowships/short-term-collections-based-fellowships
Faculty positions outside North America[edit | edit source]
- Non US/Canada job ads are only posted if advertised in English.
- Deadline: 30 August 2021
- The Department of Music of The Chinese University of Hong Kong is inviting applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Historical Musicology.
- Applicants should have: (i) a PhD degree in a relevant field; (ii) a primary research area in historical musicology (18th – 20th century) with a secondary specialty in pedagogy and global musicology; (iii) a record of outstanding publications and successful grant applications, or clear potential thereof.
- The appointee is expected to strengthen and complement the Department’s research activities and to actively apply for external competitive grants. Duties include (a) conducting top-tier independent and joint research; (b) teaching two courses per semester at the undergraduate/postgraduate level; (c) supervising students’ projects and theses; and (d) assisting in administrative duties.
- Appointment will normally be made up to three years initially commencing January 2022, which, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.
- Applicants should submit an online application via the CUHK e-Recruitment platform and upload a cover letter, a full curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, copies of up to five recent publications, as well as the names and e-mail addresses of at least three referees to whom the applicants' consent has been given for providing references.
- Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref. 210000MQ) are under consideration and need not re-apply in this instance.
- 7/22 Please see last year's page for the previous advertisement (text of the ad is unchanged).
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen: Research Assistant, “Sound Knowledge: Alternative Epistemologies of Music in the Western Pacific Island World”[edit | edit source]
- Deadline: 15 August 2021
- The Department of Musicology at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen is looking to fill the position of doctoral or postdoctoral Research Assistant (all genders welcome) within the European Research Council project “Sound Knowledge. Alternative Epistemologies of Music in the Western Pacific Island World” (see https://www.uni-goettingen.de/en/617406.html). This position is for work on sound knowledge and social alienation/mental health in the Marshall Islands. The position is embedded within the wider research project.
- Commencement: 1 January 2022 or soon after.
- Qualifications: Successful candidates will have an excellent academic track record with a degree in ethnomusicology or music studies more broadly, as well as expertise in Pacific Island Studies. We expect a strong interest in the intersections between music and postcoloniality, a high level of interest in theoretical and methodological reflection and willingness to both contribute to the wider research project and implement fieldwork.
- The regular working hours will be 31.84 hours/week (80%). Salary: Pay grade 13 TV-L. The contract will be initially for two years with a fifteenth-month extension subject to a performance review.
- The successful candidate will hold a highly qualified M.A. degree in Musicology and have focused on research in Cultural Musicology or Ethnomusicology. The applicant's willingness to work as a member of the ERC-research group and high proficiency in the English language are required; good command of languages relevant to the case study is highly desirable. The posts are designed to foster young researchers and scientists and give the successful applicants the opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree.
- Please send your application with the usual documents (also in electronic form) by 15 August 2021 to Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Dept. of Musicology, Prof. Dr. Birgit Abels, Kurze Geismarstr. 1, D-37073 Göttingen, E-Mail: email@example.com
- If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Dr. Birgit Abels (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Hebrew University of Jerusalem: Tenure-Track Position (open rank), Ethnomusicology and Popular Music[edit | edit source]
- Deadline: 31 August 2021
- The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in the Department of Musicology, in ethnomusicology (with a preferred specialization in Jewish, Arab, and Mediterranean musics) and welcomes applications from candidates who specialize in popular music (rock, pop, film music, and musicals) in both its global and Israeli contexts.
- The position is open to all candidates with a Ph.D. degree.
- Job requirements: Responsibilities include the teaching of required and elective courses in the candidate’s field(s) of specialization (at the B.A. and M.A. degree levels). Successful candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, compete for Israeli and international research grants, and should display an ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in the Faculty of Humanities and the university at large. Where pertinent and in accordance with inter-departmental needs, a joint departmental appointment or teaching sharing arrangement may be considered.
- The Hebrew University’s primary language of instruction is Hebrew. However, the possibility of teaching one or more advanced courses in English may be entertained. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they are unable to teach in Hebrew will be encouraged to master the language during the initial years following their appointment.
- Qualified candidates will be invited for a campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members.
- For further details, please contact the chair of the department, Yossi Maurey: Yossi.email@example.com
- Candidates are requested to apply online to Professor Michael Segal, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities
- Applicants should provide:
- (1) Cover letter
- (2) Doctoral diploma or official confirmation of eligibility
- (3) Curriculum Vitae
- (4) Current list of publications
- (5) Statement of research and teaching plans (up to three pages)
- (6) Letters of acceptance for unpublished manuscripts
- (7) Teaching evaluations (from the past three years)
- (8) Two representative publications
- (9) Two letters of recommendation, to be submitted directly by recommender
- (10) Declaration Regarding relatives employed at the university
- Complete applications must be submitted by August 31, 2021
- All materials should be in English, and submitted via the following system Here
- Applications submitted not in accordance with these guidelines will not be considered.
- Deadline: 01 August 2021
- The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Leuphana University of Lüneburg invites applications for the following junior professorship: SOUND STUDIES (W1)
- Sound Studies is a relatively young field of research, which is also rapidly transformed by technological development and processes related to globalization. Leuphana University of Lüneburg is one of the few German-speaking universities that offers a research focus in Sound Studies at a faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
- You intend to actively participate in shaping the field of sound studies and contribute to the profile of Humanities and Social Sciences in Lüneburg, which is characterized by a critical approach to contemporary culture. You are an expert in the analysis of sonic artifacts and their historical development. Your work focuses on the further development of Sound Studies in the context of Humanities by exploring and establishing innovative and internationally emerging topics and issues.
- While the field of Sound Studies was initially and primarily dedicated to phenomena such as soundscapes, sound art, or experimental electronic music, it has since broadened to include studies on urban sounds, acoustic warfare, transculturality, noise studies, or noise pollution. In addition to a key qualification in Sound Studies, a further research focus in one of the more recent fields is an essential component of the qualification for this junior professorship.
- Through the professorship you are involved in the „audioLab“, a studio for electronic music and post-production, which can be used for teaching and research purposes as well as by students and regional initiatives. Due to your Humanities orientation, you would like to become engaged in the scholarly initiatives of Leuphana University („Digital Cultures“ and „Cultures of Critique“). You will find particular affinities with the professorships of Media Aesthetics and Media Technology, Media Culture and Media Philosophy, Media Theory and Media History, Contemporary Art, Cultural Theory, Cultural History of Knowledge, Art - Theory - Criticism, and Cultural Mediation and Cultural Organization.
- You have a background in Sound Studies, Media Studies, Musicology, or Popular Music Studies, significant teaching experience, and have gained experience in research projects as well as in the acquisition of external funding. Your work shows a broad expertise in different methodological approaches of Sound Studies and in the history of sonic artifacts as well as a high potential for innovation with regard to the further development of Sound Studies. You publish in relevant journals and publishing houses on a national and international level. You have excellent skills in the English language and are able to teach courses in English. If you do not have German language skills, you are willing to acquire them within a reasonable time frame.
- In organizational terms, the professorship is assigned to the Faculty of Humanities and Social Science, Institute for Culture and Aesthetics of Digital Media (ICAM). You will be teaching "Music and Auditory Culture“ (Major) and "Popular Music Studies“ (Minor) in the Bachelor's program and "Media and Digital Cultures“ in the Master's program, but also in the electives of the other cultural studies Master's programs (Critique of the Present: Arts, Theory, History; Culture and Organization; Theory and History of Modernity). In addition, you are involved in cross-faculty programs (Cultural Studies Core) and in cross-university programs (General Studies). It is further required that you will take part in the academic self-administration.
- The requirements for employment (paygrade W1) are based on § 30 of the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (NHG), and include: a university degree in musicology, sound studies, popular music studies or a comparable degree in cultural and media studies; pedagogical and didactical competence based on experience in using innovative teaching methods; the particular ability to conduct in-depth independent scientific work, which is usually documented by an outstanding dissertation corresponding to the profile of the professorship.
- The junior professorship is compensated according to the W1 paygrade and has a three-year term. An extension for another period of three years is intended, depending on the availability of sufficient funding and a successful interim evaluation (according to the guidelines for interim evaluations of junior professorships at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg).
- For further information, please contact the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Prof. Dr. Ulf Wuggenig (firstname.lastname@example.org), or the Director of the Institute for Culture and Aesthetics of Digital Media, Prof. Dr. Claus Pias (email@example.com).
- Please ensure that your application includes the following documents and merge them into two PDF files for electronic delivery: a) cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of academic degrees, and b) three subject-relevant publications (essays, book chapters).
- Please submit your application by August 1, 2021, using the keyword Sound Studies, to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the Office of the President of Leuphana University Lüneburg, P.O. Box 2440, 21314 Lüneburg, Germany. Please be aware that we cannot return application documents sent physically.
- The complete call for applications is available for download here.
- Deadline: 22 July 2021
- The role of Staff Tutor is a key academic role. Duties include the management of our student-facing Associate Lecturers, contributing to the presentation of modules and qualifications in Music as well as to our inter-disciplinary Level One modules in Arts and Humanities, and supporting students within the School of Arts and Humanities. The role includes a minimum of 22 days p.a. (pro-rata) for research & scholarship.
- The role will be homebased with occasional travel to the Open University’s Milton Keynes campus and elsewhere in the UK as required (with expenses for this reimbursed).
- Skills and experience: You will need: A strong academic background in Music or a cognate area, ideally at least a PhD. Experience in teaching, and the management of teaching and student support. Ability to select, manage, motivate and provide staff development for Associate Lecturers. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team, managing and balancing a portfolio of diverse work to meet deadlines. The full summary of duties and skills required for the role can be found [ within the Job Description below.]
- If you would like to discuss the particulars of this role before making an application, please contact Laura Hamer (email@example.com) or Martin Clarke (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- How to apply: Unless otherwise stated in the advert, all applications are completed online via the OU Job’s page and following the instructions below and clicking the “APPLY NOW” link below. Applications submitted via 3rd party websites will not be considered. Access details for disabled applicants are available from the Resourcing Hub, telephone: 01908 655544, quoting the vacancy reference above.
- To apply for this role please submit the following:
- CV - no more than 5 sides of A4.
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- Closing date: noon 22 July 2021
- Interview date: Interview date to be confirmed but expected to take place during week commencing 6 September 2021.
- Salary: £41,526 to £49,553 (pro-rata)
- Location: Home Based
- Please quote reference: 18494
University of Bristol: Lecturer in Music (Jan 2022) FILLED: Genevieve Arkle, University of Surrey 2021[edit | edit source]
- Deadline: 18 June 2021
- The Department of Music, University of Bristol, is seeking to appoint a full-time Lecturer in Music, from 10 January 2022 to 31 January 2025.
- You will be expected to deliver lectures and seminars at undergraduate and MA level and mark written work and recitals. You will be asked to supervise and mark undergraduate and MA dissertations and to undertake any necessary teaching-related administration and provide tutorial support to students. We expect that you will participate fully in the daily life of the department.
- You should apply if: You have a strong background in the history of Western art music, especially 19th- and/or 20th-century and its political and cultural contexts and have (or be close to obtaining) a PhD or DPhil in Music. You should have previous lecturing experience, a strong research background, excellent communication skills and a proven ability to work collaboratively with colleagues.
- Additional information: This post is offered on a fixed-term contract, starting 10th January 2022 for 3 years. Interviews will be held on the week commencing 12th July.
- Job number: ACAD105267
- Contract Type/Work Pattern: Fixed-term / Full time
- Closing date: 18 Jun 2021
- Salary: £38,016 - £42,792 per annum
- Job Description
- Further Particulars
- 07/01 - Rejection email
- Deadline: 02 September 2021
- YOUR TASKS: The successful candidate will be expected to represent the full scope of the interdisciplinary and internationally oriented field of Systematic Musicology in research and teaching. The tasks of the professorship include the training of students and doctoral candidates in the field of musicology as well as the contribution to the academic administration of the Institute of Musicology and the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. Participation in joint research activities of the University, the Faculty or the Fächergruppe will be expected as well as the successful acquisition and implementation of third-party-funded projects. You should be prepared to contribute to the Institute’s goal of broadening research perspectives, furthering digitization of research and teaching, and extending international collaboration.
- YOUR PROFILE: You are an outstanding academic in the field of international music research. Your study background, publication record, and research plans are within or clearly relevant to one or more of the following areas: Cognitive Musicology, Psychology of Music, empirical Sociology of Music and/or empirical Aesthetics of Music (including Neuroaesthetics of Music). Your work is inspired by recent debates in interdisciplinary music research and addresses key issues such as musicality, comparative research on music and language, or music and emotion. In particular you should integrate recent methodological developments such as modern statistical methods, neuroscientific approaches and computer-based procedures, e.g. the application of artificial neural networks or the measurement and evaluation of event-related potentials.
- The position is available as of 01.10.2022. Formal requirements are detailed in Section 36 of the Higher Education Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz – HG NRW). As a rule, the teaching load comprises nine semester hours per week (i.e., two hours per week is one 90-minute course per semester).
- Please submit your application via the University of Cologne’s Academic Job Portal (https://professorships.uni-koeln.de) by 02.09.2021. Your application should be addressed to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.
University of Education Freiburg: Tenure-Track-Professorship in Music and its Didactics[edit | edit source]
- Deadline: 15 October 2021
- The Institute of Music of Freiburg University of Education invites applications for a Tenure-Track-Professorship (W1 Tenure Track to W3) in Music and its Didactics (m/w/d) to be filled at the earliest possible date.
- This professorship is funded by the Tenure Track Programme of the German Federal Government and the Federal States.
- Responsibilities: The future holder of the position represents music and its didactics in the fields of music education and musicology in research and teaching. The responsibilities include a teaching load of 4 SWS, after positive completion of the interim evaluation designed as a feedback procedure 6 SWS, the practical supervision of students, empirical research, acquisition of external research funds, examination activities and participation in the academic self-administration.
- Requirements: The following prerequisites are required: a completed relevant university degree; a special aptitude for research, which is usually evidenced by the outstanding quality of a doctorate and/or publications; pedagogical aptitude, usually evidenced by university experience; and teaching experience of usually three years. Furthermore, the willingness for interdisciplinary cooperation and the consideration of gender-related issues in research and teaching is expected. Moreover, special expertise in the area of pending future topics such as digitalization, interculturality, inclusion and/or didactics of popular music is much desirable.
- The duration of the employment as an academic staff member before or after the doctorate, the doctoral and employment phases together should not exceed six years.
- The tenure-track professorship is limited to six years. In the event of a positive evaluation, the tenure-track professor will be appointed to a permanent W3 professorship. The requirements for the determination of the necessary aptitude, qualification and professional performance as well as the procedure can be found in the statutes and the quality assurance concept of the Freiburg University of Education for junior professorships and tenure-track professorships.
- We look forward to receiving your online application by 15.10.2021 at the latest via our application portal at https://stellenangebote.ph-freiburg.de/
- For information about the position, please contact Prof. Dr. Silke Schmid (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Deadline: 09 July 2021
- Lecturer (LTS) in Music
- Job Purpose: To contribute to the delivery of an excellent student experience by contributing to teaching, assessment and administration processes associated with undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and to undertake scholarship to enhance learning and teaching in the School of Culture & Creative Arts (in Musicology and Music History).
- This post is available from January 2022 for a period of 6 months, to 30 June 2022.
- Qualifications: Essential:
- A1. Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 [PhD] or equivalent in a related discipline and/or teaching experience.
- Knowledge, Skills and Experience: Essential:
- C1. Sufficient breadth and/or depth of knowledge in the specialist subject/discipline (Musicology and Music History) and of teaching methods and techniques to work within the subject area.
- C2. Ability to communicate material of a specialist or highly technical nature and to be effective both orally and in writing at a level appropriate to the activity.
- C3. Experience of planning and progressing work activities within professional guidelines or organisational policy, applying initiative and independent judgement.
- C4. Thorough knowledge and ability to apply policy, practice and procedures including broader University/sector/external [e.g. commercial] awareness.
- C5. Up-to-date knowledge and specialist understanding in the field with an ability to engage the interest and enthusiasm of students to inspire learning and to provide pastoral care to students within the subject area.
- Standard Terms & Conditions: Salary will be on the University's Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £35,845 - £40,322 per annum. This post is full time (35 hours per week) and is fixed term for until 30 June 2022.
- New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.
- The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.
- Vacancy Reference: 057588
- Closing Date: 9 July 2021
University of Leipzig: 2 Postdoctoral Researchers, "Imperial Politics of Opera in Habsburg Europe, 1815–1914"[edit | edit source]
- Deadline: 23 July 2021
- The Department of History at the Faculty of History, Art and Area Studies seeks to fill the above position, subject to the availability of funds under ERC project TRANSOPERA-101018743 “Imperial Politics of Opera in Habsburg Europe, 1815–1914”, from 1 December 2021.
- The two postdoctoral positions form part of an ERC Advanced Investigator Grant led by Professor Axel Körner, investigating imperial politics of opera in Habsburg Europe, with a special focus on transnational exchanges between the territories and populations of the Habsburg monarchy, as well as the role of Austria’s multinational concept of state. The project seeks to challenge traditional narratives that have tended to highlight the role of opera as a tool of political nationalism. Instead, it examines the extent to which the Empire supported opera (both the form and the repertoire) as a means to create cultural and intellectual connections between its different lands and peoples. The project language is English. At Leipzig, the team will work closely with researchers at the departments of history, music and the research cluster ReCentGlobe.
- About the positions: Fixed term of 58 months (1 December 2021–30 September 2026); 100 % of a full-time position; Planned remuneration: E13 TV-L (€4074.30–€5872.94, depending on experience)
- Duties: In close cooperation with the PI, independent research on the role of opera in Habsburg Europe (Italian opera, grand opera and opera in vernacular languages): Research in archives and libraries of the territories of the former Habsburg monarchy (Postdoc 1: research on opera in Zagreb/Agram, Dalmatia, Slavonia and Croatia; Postdoc 2: research on opera in Lemberg/Lwów/Lviv and Habsburg Galicia); Publication of research output, including a monograph and several related book chapters and articles; participation in collective editorial projects; Organisation of academic events related to the project; Administrative tasks related to the project.
- Required: PhD in history, music, or area studies, with specialisation relevant to the project; Expertise in nineteenth-century Habsburg history and the history of European music/opera; Experience in archival research; Excellent knowledge of English (equivalent to C1 or above); Knowledge of German (equivalent to B1 or above); Postdoc 1: knowledge of Croatian (equivalent to B1 or above); Postdoc 2: knowledge of Polish (equivalent to B1 or above).
- Desirable: Reading knowledge of Italian and/or French; Expertise in project management and organisation of academic events; Basic knowledge of web design and social media; Previous academic publications; Postdoc 1: knowledge of Hungarian; Postdoc 2: knowledge of Ukrainian; Research experience in the digital humanities.
- Applicants are expected to indicate for which of the two positions they wish to be considered. Please send your application with the usual documents (motivation letter, CV with list of publications, degree transcript, proof of PhD) as a single PDF file, quoting reference number 136/202, by email to Professor Axel Körner by 23 July 2021.If you are unable to send your application via email, please send it by post to Professor Axel Körner, c/o Frau Antina Jordan, Leipzig University, Faculty of History, Art and Area Studies, Department of History, Beethovenstraße 15, 04107 Leipzig. Please note that it is not possible to guarantee confidentiality and rule out unauthorised access by third parties when communicating by unencrypted email. We kindly request that you submit copies only, as we are unable to return application documents. Due to the pandemic, interviews will take place via video conference. Interview expenses will not be reimbursed.
- Deadline: 01 September 2021
- A Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships (SKO 1352) in Microrhythm is available at RITMO Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Rhythm, Time and Motion at the University of Oslo.
- RITMO is a Centre of Excellence funded by the Research Council of Norway. This interdisciplinary centre focuses on rhythm as a structuring mechanism for the temporal dimensions of human life. Methods from musicology, psychology, neuroscience, and informatics are combined to study rhythm as a fundamental property that shapes and underpins human cognition, behaviour and cultural expressions.
- All RITMO researchers are co-located and work in a unique interdisciplinary constellation, with world-leading competence in musicology, psychology and informatics. It is expected that all members of the centre contribute to the general activities and collaborations within RITMO. The researchers have access to state-of-the-art facilities in sound/video recording, motion capture, eye tracking, physiological measurements, various types of brain imaging (EEG, fMRI), and rapid prototyping and robotics laboratories.
- The postdoctoral fellow will do research into rhythm at the micro level of groove-based music. The research should address timing in relation to one or more of the following topics: acoustic features, tempo, and body motion.
- The research will ideally draw on perspectives from one or more of the following traditions: musicology, music cognition, and phenomenology. All applications must include a research outline. The postdoctoral fellow will be affiliated with the Structure and time cluster at RITMO, as well as the TIME-project.
- The appointment is for a period of three years, starting 1 February 2022. There might be a possibility to extend to four years depending on the qualifications of the recruited candidate, the departments’ needs for teaching, and the centre’s need for assistance.
- The successful candidate is expected to be part of the research environment of RITMO and contribute to strengthening the links between different research areas within the centre. The main purpose of postdoctoral research fellowships is to qualify researchers for work in higher academic positions within their disciplines.
- Qualification requirements
- A PhD degree or equivalent in musicology, music cognition, or another relevant field. The applicant is required to document that the degree corresponds to the profile for the post.
- A formal and/or practical background in music
- Knowledge of music perception and cognition
- Expertise in groove-based music
- Experience with developing experimental designs and statistical analysis is an advantage
- Excellent skills in written and oral English
- The candidate’s proposed research project must be closely connected to RITMO’s research profile
- Personal suitability and motivation for the position
- The doctoral dissertation must have been submitted for evaluation before the application deadline, and have been approved by the time of appointment.
- In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on:
- The applicant’s scientific merit, innovation, and research-related relevance to the objectives of RITMO
- The quality of the research outline
- The applicant’s estimated academic and personal ability to carry out his/her research within an allotted time frame and contribute to the research objectives of RITMO
- Excellent collaboration skills and the ability to successfully join in academic teamwork within and across disciplines
- How to apply: Applications must include:
- Application letter 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 with links to the full version of published papers)
- Research outline, including relevant research questions and theoretical and methodological approaches (approximately 2-3 pages, see the template for research outline)
- Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)
- Diplomas, certificates, doctoral thesis and other academic works will be requested later.
- The application with attachments must be delivered in our electronic recruiting system, jobbnorge.no.
- Please note that all documents must be in English or a Scandinavian Language and preferably in pdf format.
- The short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview.
- Head of Administration Anne Cathrine Wesnes, phone number: +47 22 85 44 89, e-mail: email@example.com
- HR Adviser Hilde Kristine Sletner, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Deadline: 1st September 2021
- Deadline: 06 August 2021
- The Faculty of Music at the University of Oxford invites expressions of interest from postdoctoral and completing graduate scholars who wish to apply for the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme, for entry in 2022.
- The Fellowships are designed to enable outstanding, recent postdoctoral scholars in the Humanities or Social Sciences to obtain experience of research and teaching in the university environment for a period of three years, to strengthen their research and teaching track record and to improve their prospects of obtaining permanent posts by the end of the fellowship. More information about the scheme will be available in due course from the British Academy and on the Oxford Humanities Division website. NB: There are strict eligibility requirements and potential candidates are advised to check these carefully.
- We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and strive to provide a diverse, inclusive, fair and open environment that allows staff to grow and flourish.
- Candidates who intend to apply for a BA PDF in Music with Oxford as the host institution are asked to download and submit the application form to email@example.com no later than 12 noon Friday 6th August 2021.
- All applicants should have secured the agreement of a potential mentor within the Faculty.
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- Deadline: 09 August 2021
- The STACCATO project (ANR-19-CE38-0008-05, Vibrotactile mediation for shared musical practice) is an interdisciplinary project falling within the themes of vibrotactile perception and digital and electroacoustic tools allowing its implementation. More precisely, the objectives of the project are 1) to explore the vibrotactile modality as sensory feedback for the perception of the sound event and the gestural control of instrumental interfaces in musical practice with people having or not sensory impairment, 2) to develop a system of vibrotactile signs and analyze its use in context for communication between musicians in collective musical playing situations, 3) to analyze in a comparative manner the functions of the vibrotactile modality for sensory feedback and for codified communication. The originality of the project lies in its aim to combine a technological approach (acoustics, engineering) and a psychological approach to the sensory experience. Another is to bring together teams with complementary skills and expertise in psychology, mechanics and acoustics, music, electroacoustics, digital technologies, signal processing, linguistics and speech analysis (LAM, Lutheries-Acoustique-Musique, UMR 7190, Institut d'Alembert, Sorbonne Université ; Institut de Recherche en Musicologie, IReMus, UMR 3226, Sorbonne Université ; Unité Transversale de Recherche Psychogenèse et Psychopathologie, UTRPP, UR 4403, Université Sorbonne Paris Nord ; ISEN d'Électronique, de Microélectronique et de Nanotechnologie, IEMN, UMR 8520 Lille ; Praxiling, UMR 5267, Université Montpellier 3).
- This research will be carried out with musicians and non-musicians (with and without sensory impairment). It consists of carrying out semi-structured individual interviews before and after two sessions of individual experimentation with the vibrotactile object. In parallel, two collective experiments with the vibrotactile object will be organized.
- The mission of the recruited person will consist of: (1) helping to develop the protocol for collective experiments, (2) passing this protocol on to the participants and collecting the audio and video data during the experiment, (3) transcribe the data collected during the completion of this protocol using dedicated software (Praat, Clan, Elan), (4) annotate this data according to the different categories of analysis that will have been determined within the framework of the Staccato project, 5) analyze these data at the quantitative and qualitative levels and 6) disseminate and publish the results of these analyzes in collaboration with the other members of the ANR STACCATO.
- Knowledge in the field of linguistics and language data analysis
- Experience with language data transcription and processing software (e.g. Praat, CLAN, ELAN)
- Knowledge in the field of music and musicology
- Experience in setting up experimental studies
- The candidate must be strongly motivated by work in an interdisciplinary field relating both to the collection of language data in a context of shared musical practice and in the design and implementation of experimental devices.
- The person recruited will be attached to the Praxiling Laboratory (UMR CNRS 5267) located at the University Paul Valéry Montpellier 3. Praxiling is a research laboratory in language sciences under the double supervision of the CNRS and the University Paul Valéry, Montpellier 3 which is made up of 49 members. The research carried out within the unit is mainly in discourse analysis, these being considered in their concrete conditions of production, that is to say constructed by subjects in interaction and linked to situated practices ("Praxis"). This conception of discourse is the basis of the analysis of linguistic functions and dynamics, developed by the Praxiling unit. Thus, the Praxiling laboratory is made up of linguists, phoneticians and anthropologists whose work is based, for the most part, on the exploitation of written and oral corpora exploited with the help of digital tools. More specifically, the recruited person will work on the research themes of ANR STACCATO (project ANR-19-CE38-0008-05; acronym: STACCATO; title: Vibrotactile mediation for shared musical practice) whose scientific coordinator is Hughes Genevois (LAM, UMR 7190, Institut d'Alembert, Sorbonne University) and the local coordinator for Praxiling Christelle Dodane (MCF HDR in phonetics).
- Reference: UMR5267-CHRDOD-002
- Workplace: MONTPELLIER
- Date of publication: Monday, July 19, 2021
- Type of Contract: FTC Scientist
- Contract Period: 24 months
- Expected date of employment: 4 October 2021
- Proportion of work: Full time
- Remuneration: Between 2648,79 and 3054,06€ gross monthly according to experience
- Desired level of education: PhD
Full-time Community College jobs (Music Appreciation/World Music)[edit | edit source]
Miscellaneous Jobs[edit | edit source]
- This section is for academic jobs that might be of interest to musicologists/ethnomusicologists, but don't fit in any of the above categories.
College of Wooster: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor of Africana Studies (x3)[edit | edit source]
- Deadline: 15 September 2021
- The College of Wooster is pleased to announce a cluster hire in Africana Studies with appointments beginning August 2022. We seek to appoint three tenure-track positions (at least one of which could be at the Associate Professor or Professor level) housed in the Department of Africana Studies. The department welcomes a range of areas of expertise within Africana Studies, which could include, but are not limited to: critical race theory, Black queer theory, Africana religions, Black social and political movements, Africana musicology, Africana popular culture, Black theatre and dance, transnational Black feminisms, Black youth and digital cultures, race and healthcare disparities, and environmental injustice. We welcome scholars who can contribute expertise in African diasporic communities and cultures in North America, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America.
- Qualifications: Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Africana Studies, Black Studies, or a related field, have experience teaching about the African Diaspora, and demonstrate their interest in contributing to the general education of the College, including the First-Year Seminar program. An interest in curricular innovation or innovative pedagogical approaches is especially welcome. Candidates will teach the equivalent of five and a half courses, including introductory and advanced courses in Africana Studies, some of which will be cross-listed in other departments and programs, and credited supervision of independent thesis projects as part of the College’s Independent Study program. Faculty hired into these positions will have the opportunity to collaborate with affiliated faculty teaching in a broad range of other disciplines on campus.
- Application Instructions: Applicants should submit a letter of application; curriculum vitae; unofficial graduate transcripts; evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as teaching statement, syllabi, and course evaluations, if applicable) and research (such as research statement and writing sample of 25 pages or less); a statement detailing how the applicant has engaged and/or expects to engage with issues of diversity and inclusion in the classroom and the curriculum, as well as on campus and in the broader community; and three reference letters through Interfolio. *Applications received at http://apply.interfolio.com/89382 by September 15, 2021 will receive full consideration. If you have questions regarding Interfolio, please contact Santha Schuch, Administrative Coordinator, Department of Africana Studies, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions about the position should be directed to Professor Lee McBride, Chair of Search Committee, at Lmcbride@wooster.edu.
Fuller Theological Seminary: William K. Brehm Chair of Worship, Theology & the Arts[edit | edit source]
- Deadline: Open until filled, review begins 02 August 2021 ("no earlier than 30 days from posting")
- Fuller Theological Seminary seeks applicants for a full-time tenure-track faculty position as William K. Brehm Chair of Worship, Theology & the Arts, beginning no later than 1 September 2022. The successful candidate will be a full-time faculty member in the School of Mission & Theology (SMT). Fuller Theological Seminary, embracing the School of Mission & Theology and the School of Psychology & Marriage and Family Therapy (SOPMFT), is a multidenominational, international, and multiethnic community dedicated to providing indispensable formational education for diverse Christian leaders everywhere. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees.
- 1. Background: Academic credentials in the relevant areas of worship, theology and the arts including the M.Div. or equivalent and the PhD or equivalent. Can articulate a well-formed, Trinitarian conception of worship, theology, and the arts, and how this theology shapes praxis in multiple contexts. Ability to teach in Spanish or Korean-language programs is a plus. Proven record of research and publication, with ongoing research plans.
- 2. Teaching: Ability to teach worship, theology, and the arts in ways that interface with one of the following areas is welcomed: liturgical studies, sacramental theology, homiletics, theological aesthetics, musicology or ethnomusicology. Proven record of effective teaching; the successful candidate will offer core and elective courses and mentor students in the masters and doctoral (professional and PhD) programs. Commitment to thinking theologically/missiologically/psychological about teaching and practicing in ways that speak to established and emerging cultures in the twenty-first-century
- 3. Research: Capacity to teach worship, theology, and the arts in ways that also draw from and contribute to women’s studies, ethnic studies, Black Church studies, Latina/o theology, or Asian American theology and ministry. Proven record of research and publication, with ongoing research plans.
- 4. Administration: Given that work with Fuller’s Brehm Center is one-sixth to one-third of this position’s workload, relevant experience and skills needed include supporting and collaborating with its Executive Director in articulating a theological vision for the Center and developing curriculum, programs, and initiatives for its learners. Ability to offer expertise to and mentor students and learners in the Fuller chapel setting.
- 5. Alignment with Institutional Commitments: Able to articulate their own experiences of and reflect upon the challenges pertaining to race, gender, and ethnicity, and to handle "difficult dialogues" on these matters in both academic and worship (church) settings. Have the personal, academic, and/or professional development to effectively serve the culturally, ethnically, racially, and theologically diverse male and female students of the seminary. Commitment to theological education in the service of the local and global church, to shaping leaders for the church’s mission and ministry, to the spiritual formation of students, and to supporting women and men in pastoral and other leadership positions. Faith and lifestyle congruent with the mission of Fuller Theological Seminary as expressed in its statement of faith, community standards and institutional commitments.
- Rank and Other Considerations: Tenure-track; initial three-year appointment. Rank dependent on qualifications and experience (junior faculty invited to apply). Twelve-month contract. Regular teaching load is six courses per year on the quarter system, although there is a one-course release for Brehm Center administration with this position. Sabbatical quarter every seventh quarter. Location in Pasadena, CA, although preferred in Houston, Texas.
- Date position available: start dates are negotiable but by no later than fall 2022.
- Application Information: Applicants for faculty positions in the School of Mission & Theology are asked to submit the following materials electronically, using the email address noted below: A letter of interest; A curriculum vitae, indicating education, teaching experience, publications, and other professional qualifications; A statement of their commitment and approach to mentoring underrepresented students and women, and that evidences their commitment and efforts toward inclusion and diversity in their teaching; A list of three references with institutional affiliation and contact information, representing academic qualifications. Note: references will be contacted once the Search Committee identifies a short list of candidates.
- Applications will be reviewed beginning no earlier than 30 days from posting and continue until the position is filled.
- Contact information: Persons with questions about this position or the application procedure may contact us at: email@example.com. Application materials should be submitted electronically to the same email address and uploaded to https://www.fuller.edu/employment/ (follow the prompts to find the position and apply).
- Deadline: 20 August 2021
- The University of South Dakota and the Board of Trustees of the National Music Museum are seeking a dynamic professional to serve as the Director of the National Music Museum (NMM) at the University of South Dakota (USD). Requires a professional with the stature and track record to fulfill all responsibilities of the Director’s job, including:
- Provide administrative and academic leadership for the Museum, working collaboratively with its Board, staff, and the College of Fine Arts to continue the growth and development of the Museum as a world leader in outreach, research, education, and preservation of the history of musical instruments.
- Work with the board and consultants to administer a major capital campaign.
- Work with staff, trustees and university administration to fund and complete permanent exhibition design and installation.
- Work to ensure the completion of the off-site storage facility in Vermillion.
- Raise funds for annual operations, including increasing membership and grant funding.
- Implement strategic plan and report progress to board and staff.
- Maintain a strong commitment to the university campus and its education programs.
- Oversee the continuation of successful museum offerings and the development of new programs and exhibitions.
- Work with and engage a Board of thirty-two members.
- Manage a professional staff of twelve.
- Oversee high standards for the care, display, and interpretation of important collections and loans.
- Develop and monitor the $2M annual budget.
- Work with staff and the marketing committee to enhance marketing of the museum as a world-class institution and destination.
- Manage the renovated and expanded museum facility (32,000 square feet) and the off-site Center for Preservation and Research (23,000 square feet).
- Foster a professional and collegial environment.
- Oversee the Master of Music degree program in the History of Musical Instruments (a prestigious program and the only one in the US, from which the musical-instrument curators at the Metropolitan Museum in NY and the MFA in Boston and other curators have graduated).
- Qualifications: Academic credentials: graduate degree in the field of musicology, museum studies, ethnomusicology, arts administration, or business required. At least five years of experience in museum administration, music administration, or other non-profit organization administration preferred. Experience with non-profit fundraising for operations and capital, including private-donor gifts, grant-writing, and membership development giving at a scale appropriate to this museum is preferred. College teaching and museum-curation experience are desirable. Knowledge of and passion for music history and for rare and historical musical instruments desirable. People skills to engage the Board, membership, donors, and the public, and to serve as the face of the Museum desirable.
- This position is a full-time, twelve month administrative job with the salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. USD offers a benefits package and the NMM and USD offer travel budget to attend conferences and maintain national/international contacts. The person in this position reports to the Dean of the College of Fine Arts.
- Applications will only be accepted on-line at https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu. The application should include the following: application letter, resume, philosophy of administration and educational development at a museum, names and contact information of five current references, and an unofficial copy of your graduate transcript. Sponsorship is not available for this position.
- Review of applications will begin August 20th 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.
Part-time / Adjunct Positions[edit | edit source]
Luther College (Regina, SK): Sessional Opportunities for the Winter 2022 Semester (Deadline: 30 July 2021)
- Available courses include: Music 100: Introduction to Music; Music History 203: Music History Survey-Middle Ages to Baroque; Music History 305: History of Canadian Music
Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY): Part-Time Faculty: MHL 547 .1 Vocal Literature II (Spring 2022) (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 08 July 2021)
Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY): Part-Time Faculty: MHL 557 Survey of Choral Literature I (Spring 2022) (Deadline: Open until filled, posted 08 July 2021)
- MUSI 306.06: Topics in Music and Popular Culture - Topic 6: Progressive Rock, Course Dates: January 10 - April 12, 2022
GENERAL DISCUSSION[edit | edit source]
Musicology/Ethnomusicology 2021-22 Wiki Moderator: 5120j (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- 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.
- 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 and have been moderating the wiki for going on seven years.
Other Positions of Interest[edit | edit source]
This section is for non-academic/non-teaching jobs that may be of interest to the readers of this page.
- Posted 8/3/21 - Brown University: Senior Library Specialist, Academic Engagement, Music Library
- Posted 8/3/21 - Accenture: Music Research Agent
- Posted 8/3/21 - Eastman School of Music: Assistant Director, Institute for Music Leadership/Arts Leadership Program
- Posted 8/2/21 - Lyric Opera of Chicago: Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator
- Posted 8/2/21 - Opera America: Editor, Opera America Magazine
- Posted 8/2/21 - American Musicological Society: Part-time Program Assistant, Fall 2021 and Spring 2022. Application deadline 9/1.
- Posted 7/29/21 - State of Florida: Historian III (State Folklorist)
- Posted 7/29/21 - Columbia University Department of Music: Assistant to Director (part-time)
- Posted 7/29/21 - The Recording Academy: Editor, Digital Media - Content
- Posted 7/27/21 - Agate Development: Subject Matter Experts in Humanities/Fine Arts
- Posted 7/26/21 - Naxos: ArkivMusic Ecommerce Production Associate (Musicologist)
- Posted 7/26/21 - Naxos: Musicologist
- Posted 7/26/21 - Royal Musical Association: Executive Officer (part-time, .3 FTE, £13,600/year
- Posted 7/26/21 - ASCAP: Repertory Representative
- Posted 7/22/21 - Sirius FM: Director, Electronic and Dance Programming
- Posted 7/22/21 - Immediate Media Co: Editor, BBC Music Magazine/classical-music.com
- Posted 7/22/21 - Sony: Coordinator, Music Services
- Posted 7/14/21 - Universal Music Group: Senior Coordinator Copyright Registration
- Posted 7/14/21 - University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance: Communications Manager
- Posted 7/13/21 - Musical Instrument Museum: Education Associate – Full time
- Posted 7/13/21 - RIPM—Répertoire international de la presse musicale / Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals: Digital Librarian / Manager of Digital Publications
- Posted 7/13/21 - Great American Songbook Foundation: Director of Library & Archives
- Posted 7/13/21 - Victoria & Albert Museum: Curator, Africa and Diaspora: Performance
- Posted 7/13/21 - Universal Music Group: Digital Rights Administrator
- Posted 7/13/21 - City of Huntsville, AL: Music Officer
- Posted 7/7/21 - Lyric: Computational Musicologist
- Posted 7/2/21 - Colonial Williamsburg: Apprentice Harpsichord Maker (full-time)
- Posted 7/2/21 - Accenture: Music Research Agent (Remote)
- Posted 7/2/21 - Cognizant: Music Specialist - Hip Hop
- Posted 7/2/21 - Cognizant: Music Specialist - Country
Wiki Counter: (check all that apply)[edit | edit source]
- I am a musicologist: 8
- I am an ethnomusicologist: 2
- I am a little of both: 1
- I am a theorist:
- I am currently in a TT position: 1
- I am currently in a VAP/Lecturer position: 1
- I am currently a Postdoctoral Fellow: 2
- I am currently adjuncting: 2
- I am between positions/currently unemployed in academia: 2
- I am ABD: 4
- I am a recent PhD: 6
- I am a no-longer-so-recent PhD: 1
- I was denied tenure and am back on the market:
- I am a senior tenured scholar looking for a better position:
- I am a tenured or tenure-track professor whose position has been cut:
- I am working outside of the academy: 1
- I am not on the market but am an interested observer: 2
- I am a member of a search committee:
- I am committed to actively organizing to take power in my workplace to end the hyperexploitation of contingent faculty & students, particularly through joining & supporting my campus unions, engaging in solidarity actions with union campaigns, & refusing to cross picket lines for talks, conferences, or other: 2