Washington University in St. Louis Department of Music announces a
tenure-track position in ethnomusicology at the assistant professor
rank to begin in Fall semester 2012. Consideration will be given to
all subfields, with a preference for a scholar whose research
interests lie outside of Western Europe and the United States.
Qualifications: Candidates should have a Ph.D. in ethnomusicology,
significant post-doctoral teaching experience, a promising record of
publications, and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Because
Washington University is an environment that fosters
interdisciplinary teaching, preference will be given to candidates
who can engage in interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts environment.
Duties: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of
expertise; pursue research and publication; supervise independent
projects, theses, and dissertations; and participate on department
and university committees.
Deadline: Consideration of applications will begin on September 30,
2011 and continue until the position is filled.
Application: Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters
of recommendation to: Dr. Patrick Burke, Chair, Ethnomusicology
Search Committee, Washington University, Department of Music, Campus
Box 1032, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899.
The Washington University Music Department is encompassed within the School
of Arts and Sciences. The Department offers Bachelor of Arts and
Bachelor of Music
programs and the following graduate degrees: Master of Music in
Voice and Keyboard;
Master of Arts in Composition, Musicology, and Theory; and Ph.D. in
in Theory. In addition to the music major, the Department also
confers minors in
music and provides lesson and performance opportunities for some 500
semester. Our applied music teaching staff includes members of the local jazz
community and of the St. Louis Symphony. Our student body consists of
highly motivated, academically-oriented young men and women who pursue music
primarily as a means of personal enrichment and less commonly as a professional
We especially encourage applications from women and members of underrepresented
minority groups. Washington University in St. Louis is an equal opportunity
employer. Employment eligibility verification required upon hire.