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Visiting Assistant Professor of Music (Ethnomusicology)

Bucknell University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 12, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music (Ethnomusicology)

Job No: 497385
Position Type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Music

Bucknell University seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of Music for 2023-2024, beginning August 2023, with the possibility of continuation for a second year. Doctorate in ethnomusicology, performance studies, musicology, or other closely-related fields. Teaching responsibilities include 6 courses per year (three classes per semester) including the Bucknell University Gamelan (2 courses) and introductory and upper-level global and/or popular music courses including Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Music (1 course), and other topical and thematic courses related to the candidate's area of expertise (3 courses).

​​To apply, please submit a cover letter, C.V., and three confidential letters of recommendation. Applications will only be accepted online through Bucknell's career center ( E-mail submissions will not be considered; however, specific questions about the search may be directed to William Kenny, chair of the Department of Music ( Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.

Work Type:
This position is a full-time, benefits-eligible, 10-month, non-tenure-track faculty position.


Eligible full- and part-time employees are compensated beyond base salary through our total rewards package that includes (but is not limited to):
- flexible scheduling options determined by role;
- medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance options
- an outstanding 10% employer contribution to your retirement plan (no contribution requirement for non-exempt positions)
- generous paid time off, including vacation and sick time, a community service day, and 19 paid holidays (including two full weeks off for Winter Break!)
- full-time and part-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for themselves. Additionally, full-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition remission for their spouse/spousal equivalent and are eligible for various tuition programs for their children. Credit for full-time benefits eligible employment at other institutions of higher education will be applied to waiting periods.
- a comprehensive employee wellness program including program incentives
- a myriad of other benefits, including parental leave, an employee assistance program, fitness center membership, and the power of your Bucknell ID card

To learn more about Bucknell's benefits, click here! (*Eligibility criteria and waiting periods may apply.)

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. We endeavor to enhance our capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. We encourage all individuals to apply and do not discriminate in admissions, employment, educational programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information.

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