Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Ethnomusicology

Georgia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 15, 2020
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Music at Emory University (Atlanta, GA) seeks candidates for a tenure-track professorship in ethnomusicology. Candidates should be at the advanced assistant or associate professor level; distinguished candidates at the full professor level will also be considered. We seek an innovative program builder who will partner with faculty across the university to create new opportunities for our students, drawing on existing campus resources while also extending the scope of our engagements regionally, nationally, and internationally. The successful candidate will be committed to and experienced in promoting a learning and research environment that advances diversity, equity and inclusion. While we are open to various methodological approaches, an applicant with experience teaching ethnographic methods would be particularly welcomed. Area of research specialization is likewise open, but we are especially interested in candidates who will add to and complement the work of current faculty, and whose work engages one or more of the following: critical race theory, disability studies, indigenous studies, gender and sexuality studies, sound studies, performance studies, critical voice studies, and migration studies. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching two courses per semester consisting of advanced topics courses in ethnomusicology directed toward upper-level undergraduates in Music and introductory surveys aimed at the general undergraduate population, as well as supervising and mentoring undergraduate researchers.

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in music or music studies by the date of the offer letter.

Application deadline: December 15, 2020.

Required materials: Letter of interest, CV, three letters of recommendation, and a statement describing your experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students of diverse backgrounds. Please do not send samples of your work at this time.

Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

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