Duke University, Music Department

Position ID:Duke-Music Department-AP [#11877]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Musicology
Appl Deadline:2018/11/25 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2018/09/10, finished 2019/05/26)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Music at Duke University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Ethnomusicology at the Assistant Professor or early-stage Associate Professor rank, appointment to begin July or August 1, 2019.

Position: Assistant / Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology

Duties: Teach undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in Ethnomusicology; participate actively in the profession; advise dissertations and contribute actively to the development of the new Ph.D. track in Ethnomusicology; share in departmental responsibilities.

Qualifications: Candidates will have received the Ph.D. degree by June 2019. A Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology or a related field is required; demonstrable evidence of scholarly publication, excellence in teaching. Applicants at the rank of Associate Professor must be no more than four years out from promotion to Associate at the time of application for this position.

The search committee seeks scholars whose primary research area involves Ethnomusicology. The precise area of study and specialization are open. The successful candidate will have theoretic and research interests that complement the strengths of the current graduate faculty in Music; will participate actively in developing the newly established Ethnomusicology Ph.D. track; and will be open to imaginative collaboration with other units on campus. We are receptive to a range of approaches—from social-scientific or humanistic to the performative—to undergraduate teaching.

Candidates should submit a letter of application describing their research agenda, a curriculum vitae, two writing samples (one of which should be an article-length document), a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three references to http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11877. Applications received by November 25, 2018 will receive full consideration.

Duke’s Department of Music offers the B.A. in Music within a liberal-arts setting, the A.M. in Performance Practice, and the Ph.D. in Musicology, Composition, and Ethnomusicology. The graduate program encourages students to explore wide-ranging interests encompassing music history and theory, ethnomusicology, composition, and performance practice, and to develop affiliations across the campus. Further information is available at www.music.duke.edu.

Duke University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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Further Info:
Duke University
Department of Music
105 Biddle Music Building
Box 90665
Durham, NC 27708

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