FACULTY POSITION, MUSICOLOGY, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
HUMAN RESOURCES JOB CODE 28692
Washington University in St. Louis announces a full-time, tenure-track position in music at the Assistant Professor level to begin in July 2015. We are seeking a musicologist with a primary expertise in the European concert tradition, particularly music before 1800; candidates with multiple areas of expertise are encouraged to apply, as are scholars with strong interdisciplinary orientations and an ability to engage other sub-disciplines.
Qualifications: Candidates should have a Ph.D. in musicology, a promising record of publications, and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Those with several years of post-doctoral experience are especially encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates who wish to pursue interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts environment.
Duties: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of expertise; pursue research and publication; supervise independent projects, theses, and dissertations; and participate on department and university committees.
Deadline: Consideration of applications will begin on October 23, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.
Application: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching interests to: Dr. Dolores Pesce, Chair, Musicology Search Committee, Department of Music, Washington University, Campus Box 1032, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899.
The Washington University Music Department is encompassed within the School of Arts & Sciences. The Department offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music programs and the following graduate degrees: Master of Music in Keyboard; Master of Arts in Musicology and Theory; and Ph.D. in Musicology and in Theory. In addition to the music major, the Department also confers minors in music and provides lesson and performance opportunities for some 500 students per semester. Our applied music teaching staff includes members of the local jazz community and of the St. Louis Symphony. Our student body consists of highly motivated, academically-oriented young men and women who pursue music primarily as a means of personal enrichment and less commonly as a professional goal.
We especially encourage applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups. Washington University in St. Louis is an equal opportunity employer. Employment eligibility verification required upon hire.