Assistant/Associate Professorship in Ethnomusicology at Duke
September 11, 2018
Durham, North Carolina
Full Time - Faculty, Pre-Tenure
DUKE UNIVERSITY FACULTY POSITION IN MUSIC
The Department of Music at Duke University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Ethnomusicology at the Assistant Professor or early-stage Associate Professor rank, appointment to begin July or August 1, 2019.
Position: Assistant / Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology
Duties: Teach undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in Ethnomusicology; participate actively in the profession; advise dissertations and contribute actively to the development of the new Ph.D. track in Ethnomusicology; share in departmental responsibilities.
Qualifications: Candidates will have received the Ph.D. degree by June 2019. A Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology or a related field is required; demonstrable evidence of scholarly publication, excellence in teaching. Applicants at the rank of Associate Professor must be no more than four years out from promotion to Associate at the time of application for this position.
The search committee seeks scholars whose primary research area involves Ethnomusicology. The precise area of study and specialization are open. The successful candidate will have theoretic and research interests that complement the strengths of the current graduate faculty in Music; will participate actively in developing the newly established Ethnomusicology Ph.D. track; and will be open to imaginative collaboration with other units on campus. We are receptive to a range of approaches—from social-scientific or humanistic to the performative—to undergraduate teaching.
Duke’s Department of Music offers the B.A. in Music within a liberal-arts setting, the A.M. in Performance Practice, and the Ph.D. in Musicology, Composition, and Ethnomusicology. The graduate program encourages students to explore wide-ranging interests encompassing music history and theory, ethnomusicology, composition, and performance practice, and to develop affiliations across the campus. Further information is available at www.music.duke.edu.
Candidates should submit a letter of application describing their research agenda, a curriculum vitae, two writing samples (one of which should be an article-length document), a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three references tohttp://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11877. Applications received by November 25, 2018 will receive full consideration.
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