Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of five references (letters are not required at this time). In the cover letter, applicants should include brief creative/research and teaching statements.
Review of applications begins on December 15, 2017. To receive full consideration, candidates should apply online and submit materials to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please add Ethnomusicology in the subject line. Candidates should be prepared, upon request, to submit a teaching video URL and writing sample.
DUTIES:The successful applicant will teach graduate and undergraduate classes on ethnomusicological theories and world music repertories and practices; supervise undergraduate and graduate student thesis and research projects; recruit students of high caliber; develop and maintain an active and nationally recognized scholarly profile through publications and conference presentations; participate in faculty governance responsibilities.
Completed PhD in ethnomusicology or related area by August 2018; exceptional scholarly potential, or established scholarly reputation; collegiate teaching experience.
RANK: Assistant Professor, tenure-track
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