Assistant Professor of Musicology or Ethnomusicology

University of South Carolina School of Music
South Carolina, United States
Commensurate with experience
Sep 13, 2019
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of South Carolina School of Music is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor of Musicology or Ethnomusicology. This 9-month, tenure-track position will begin on August 16, 2020. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 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.

QUALIFICATIONS: 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.

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.

APPLICATION: Applicants should apply at

. Please submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact information for three letters of recommendation, and work samples which may include published articles or conference papers.

Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in education or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, genetics, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.


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