American Studies/Music, Brandeis University

Position ID:Brandeis-AMSTMUS-ASSTPROF [#8461]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Music
American Studies
Starting Date:2017/07/01
Appl Deadline:2016/12/09* finished (posted 2016/11/01, finished 2017/12/12, listed until 2017/05/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The American Studies Program and the Department of Music at Brandeis University invite applications for a musicologist in Music and American culture at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track, beginning in academic year 2017-18. We seek a cultural historian in any field of American Music (jazz, bluegrass, salsa, music for stage and screen, popular and art music traditions, etc.), and we welcome a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives. Duties include the teaching of graduate and undergraduate courses in the candidate’s specialty, in addition to core survey courses in the Department of Music and the American Studies Program. Dissertation advising in the field of musicology, thesis advising (graduate and undergraduate), and University and departmental service will also be expected. Candidates must have a completed PhD in Musicology or American Studies at the time of application and a proven publication record. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and two writing samples. Only online applications will be accepted. Please send all materials to: First consideration will be given to applications received by December 9, 2016. Questions about the position can be directed to: Professor Maura Jane Farrelly, Search Committee Chair, Brandeis University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. Diversity in its student body, staff and faculty is important to Brandeis’ primary mission of providing a quality education. The search committee is therefore particularly interested in candidates who, through their creative endeavors, teaching and/or service experiences, will increase Brandeis’ reputation for academic excellence and better prepare its students for a pluralistic society.

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Further Info:
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453

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