Assistant or Associate Professor in Musicology/Ethnomusicology

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Mar 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


I. RECRUITMENT PLAN

Posting Number: F001102 Academic Title: Assistant or Associate Professor in Musicology/Ethnomusicology Rank: Associate Professor, Assistant Professor Administrative Title: Discipline Humanities Specialty: Music History/Ethnomusicology Contract Type: Tenure Track Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2017 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description Summary:

The Department of Music at the George Washington University's Corcoran School of the Arts and Design is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure-track position in Musicology and/or Ethnomusicology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, beginning as early as Fall 2017. The Department of Music is a core player in the Corcoran's exploration of new educational and scholarly models.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be required to teach courses on historical periods and cultural topics in music; the candidate will be expected to take an active service role in the Department, including advising students and participating in Departmental strategic planning.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a Ph. D. in hand at the time of appointment and have an established record of teaching at the undergraduate level. The candidates must be committed to research that crosses traditional boundaries, to collaborative partnerships in scholarship, to interdisciplinary approaches to teaching, and to community building inside and outside the academy. The successful candidate must have a strong research background in music of the 20th and 21st centuries with a focus on music of the Americas, music of the African diaspora, or Western art or popular music. Within this background, scholars must have interests in related topics, such as sound studies, gender and sexuality, heritage and cultural policy, spatiality, and body studies. Applicants must have an ability to offer courses across a broad historical or topical range.

Advertised Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience Other Benefits: Other Information: Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please complete the online faculty application and upload a cover letter, CV, Sample Publication that is a research essay or chapter, and Statement of Teaching Interest to include a short statement of the relationship between your research and your teaching. Three letters of recommendation should be sent under separate cover to Robert Baker, Committee Chair, rbaker@gwu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Department Link: music.columbian.gwu.edu Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Will you have a Ph. D. in hand at the time of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have an established record of teaching at the undergraduate level?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you committed to research that crosses traditional boundaries, to collaborative partnerships in scholarship, to interdisciplinary approaches to teaching, and to community building inside and outside the academy?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a strong research background in music of the 20th and 21st centuries with a focus on music of the Americas, music of the African diaspora, or Western art or popular music?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have interests in related topics, such as sound studies, gender and sexuality, heritage and cultural policy, spatiality, and body studies?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have an ability to offer courses across a broad historical or topical range?
    • Yes
    • No




Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Interest
  4. Sample Publications
Optional Documents

    PI97221676