Lehigh University, Music

Position ID:Lehigh-Music-APMUSICOLOGY [#23235]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Music in Musicology/Music History
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Music / Music History
Appl Deadline:2023/01/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/10/11, finished 2023/06/19, listed until 2023/01/15)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Assistant/Associate Professor of Music in Musicology/Music History

The Department of Music at Lehigh University seeks applications for a tenure track professor in musicology/music history at the Associate or Advanced Assistant professor level starting in August 2023. This will be an appointment with competitive compensation. A DMA or PhD in Music History/Musicology or a related field is required. Applicants must possess at least two years of college teaching experience, and have several publications that have been peer reviewed.

Teaching duties for this position will primarily include the Western music history canon. Opportunities exist for the successful hire to teach in other academic areas of interest, including but not limited to, popular and art music traditions from around the world. This will complement the primary function, as well as add possibilities for interdisciplinary teaching and research. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda. The holder of this position will be expected to work with students towards capstone preparation, as well as fulfill other service duties such as advising, recruitment and committee work in the department as well as the College of Arts and Sciences. The successful candidate will also be expected to draw on experience advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, which are central components of Lehigh's academic footprint.

The department’s academic offerings include a BA in Music as well as a music minor in a liberal arts university setting. A large portion of the Music Department is devoted to instrumental and vocal ensembles. Students are able to pursue capstone experiences in all areas of music, including performance, composition, and historical research.

Founded in 1865, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. Recognized among the nation's highly ranked research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,000 students. Lehigh University has some 5,000 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, and about 550 full-time faculty members. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia.

To apply, please submit: 1. Cover letter 2. Curriculum vitae 3. A chapter or article-length published writing sample 4. Three letters of recommendation 5. A research statement 6. Statement of how the candidate would contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment in research/creative work, teaching, and service within the college.

All applications must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. The application deadline is January 15, 2023. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Prof. Eugene Albulescu, eua2@lehigh.edu.

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and are especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. Lehigh University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic sciences and engineering http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/ and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. Additional information about Lehigh's commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at https://diversityandinclusion.lehigh.edu/. Lehigh University provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including domestic partner benefits. More information about Work/Life Balance for Faculty can be found at https://provost.lehigh.edu/work-life-balance. Lehigh University supports dual career efforts for following spouses/partners of newly hired faculty https://dualcareer.lehigh.edu/dual-career.

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Further Info:
Music Department
Lehigh University
420 E. Packer Avenue
Zoellner Arts Center
Bethlehem, PA 18015