Job Opportunities in the Department of Music

 

Search Plan - Department of Music

August 1, 2018

 

ANNOUNCEMENT

FACULTY POSITION, ETHNOMUSICOLOGY, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

 

Washington University in St. Louis Department of Music announces a tenure-track position in ethnomusicology at the assistant professor rank to begin in Fall semester 2019. Consideration will be given to all subfields.

 

  • Qualifications: Candidates should have a Ph.D. in ethnomusicology (ABD applicants must complete the Ph.D. before taking up the position). Candidates should demonstrate significant post-doctoral teaching experience, a promising record of publications, and demonstrated excellence in teaching.
  • 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 1, 2018 and continue until the search is concluded.
  • Application: Send cover letter (addressed to Prof. Patrick Burke), curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Kim Daniels at daniels@wustl.edu.

 

The Washington University Department of Music is encompassed within the school of Arts & Sciences. The Department offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music degrees and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Music with concentrations in Musicology and Music Theory. The Department also confers minors in Music and Jazz Studies 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 Orchestra. Our undergraduate student body consists of highly motivated, academically oriented young men and women who pursue music as both a means of personal enrichment and a professional goal.

 

Diversity and Inclusion are core values at Washington University, and the strong candidate will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students can learn and thrive. Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans, and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.