Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

Beloit College seeks a candidate trained in ethnomusicology or related fields to teach an introductory course in ethnomusicology in the spring semester of 2020. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. (or be A.B.D.) in music and will be responsible for teaching an introduction to the ethical, musical, historical, and methodological concerns of the field of ethnomusicology. The course will be open to majors and non-majors who may have limited musical training. Candidates will have the flexibility to shape the course to fit their respective interests and abilities.

Because equity and inclusion are central to our students' liberal education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution. We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We encourage all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply.

Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit is a selective undergraduate liberal arts college that attracts students from across the United States and the world. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. It is recognized as one of the Colleges That Change Lives.

Interested candidates should submit materials to Beth Pohl ([email protected]). The application requires a cover letter, C.V., and the names and contact information for two references. Applications will reviewed as they are received.

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Posted: 6/3/2019
Application Due: 7/19/2019
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