JOB: University of South Carolina, Musicology/Ethnomusicology (tenure-track)

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Aug 26, 2011, 4:38:22 PM8/26/11
Musicology/ Ethnomusicology
Assistant Professor

The School of Music ( and the African American Studies Program in the College of Arts & Sciences ( at the University of South Carolina invite applications for a tenure track joint appointment in the School of Music and African American Studies. Appointment effective beginning August 2012.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the School of Music and the African American Studies Program in African-American music and world music, and maintain an active program of research and scholarly publication. Participation on masters and doctoral comprehensive exam and thesis committees, as well as service on School of Music and African American Studies� committees, is expected.

QUALIFICATIONS: The music history area seeks a musicologist or ethnomusicologist with research interests and teaching experience in African American and world music. A completed Ph.D. degree by August 2012 is expected.

SALARY AND RANK: Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION: Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of recommendation to:

African-American Music Search Committee
School of Music
University of South Carolina
813 Assembly Street
Columbia, SC 29208

DEADLINE: For full consideration, applications must be received by October 15, 2011.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities, or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.

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