Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Ethnomusicology
Bard College solicits applications for a tenure-track position in ethnomusicology at the rank of assistant professor, to begin fall 2018. Geographic and theoretical specializations are open. Whatever their specialty, the candidate should feel comfortable teaching courses in methodology and musical anthropology that provide a general outlook applying to all aspects of ethnomusicology, as appropriate to a small program which must cater to a wide range of student interests. In-place resources include an active jazz program, samba class, and a gamelan ensemble.
Duties will also include advising students and teaching advanced and introductory courses in the candidate’s areas of specialization. Ability to teach fundamental Western music theory and more general music courses is a plus.
The ideal candidate will be a practicing musician with a Ph.D. who will start and maintain a music ensemble in their musical area.
The successful candidate will have a commitment to quality, innovative undergraduate teaching at a liberal arts college; maintaining an active scholarly and artistic program; contributing to the general education curriculum; and engaging with the life of the college.
To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, any relevant recordings, and the names of four references (at least one who can address teaching) by November 15, 2017 through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/45269
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in candidates who intend to contribute to the diversity goals of the institution.