Lecturer in Musicology/Ethnomusicology (modernist/contemporary)

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Butler School of Music - College of Fine Arts - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, TX
Open: Mar 5, 2018

Lecturer in Musicology/Ethnomusicology (modernist/contemporary); Lecturer (full-time, continuing); salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Duties will include: teaching research methods and period courses to graduate students, DMA treatise supervision, and undergraduate music history core and general education courses. The incumbent's areas of expertise will complement and expand upon our current curricular offerings.

The University of Texas at Austin ranks among the finest universities in the country. The Butler School of Music, comprising some 90 faculty and approximately 640 music students, has an outstanding reputation for its performance and academic programs. Degree plans range from the bachelors to the doctoral level. The musicology/ethnomusicology division is unique in offering a cross-disciplinary and ecumenical approach to studying music from historiographic, anthropological, and critical theory perspectives. The Austin area, known for its beauty and comfortable lifestyle, also offers many cultural advantages through its numerous arts organizations and is home to a very active and creative music scene.

PhD or ABD required in musicology, ethnomusicology, or a related field. The successful candidate must demonstrate teaching abilities in modernist/contemporary Western-derived music, broadly conceived. We encourage creative approaches to the analysis of such repertoire that expands upon existing canonical practices; applicants who can contribute to the curriculum with additional expertise in other traditions are welcome. Non-tenure track faculty at The University of Texas are encouraged to maintain a research profile, and promotion in rank is possible.

Application Instructions
Applications should include:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • complete contact information for three references

Please do not submit additional supporting materials unless requested by the search committee.

Inquiries only may be directed to: [email protected]

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.





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Posted: 3/6/2018
Application Due: 5/5/2018
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