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Title Assistant Professor in Ethnomusicology
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Dept Folklore/Ethnomusicology
The Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology https: // folklore.indiana.edu/
at Indiana University seeks applicants for a tenure track Assistant
Professorship in ethnomusicology to begin in Fall of 2022. We seek creative
scholars who integrate ethnography and theoretical analysis, and who deepen
our dialogue with other disciplines and debates. Topical and theoretical
specializations are open, but priority will be given to candidates who
complement and strengthen our existing curriculum and faculty resources. In
addition to innovative research commensurate with a research institution, we
expect the successful candidate to develop a teaching portfolio that includes
introductory and higher-level undergraduate courses, methods courses, and core
graduate seminars in ethnomusicology and in the candidate's areas of interest.
The teaching load for this position will be 4 courses per year (2 fall/2
spring). We welcome applications from candidates who contribute to the
Department's stated priorities for diversity, inclusion, and equity.
The Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University
acknowledges and honors the Miami, Delaware, Potawatomi, and Shawnee on whose
ancestral lands Indiana University is built, and recognizes the responsibility
that this carries. The Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology is committed
to promoting respect for human diversity, as described on our website, and
supports the mission of the College of Arts and Sciences of Indiana University
in building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of
students and scholars.
The Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology is an innovative,
interdisciplinary center for the study of music and culture in global
contexts, offering BA, MA and PhD degrees. As one of the oldest and largest
ethnomusicology programs in the United States (NRC #1 ranked), the
department has a full-time teaching faculty of 16 folklorists and
ethnomusicologists and a graduate and undergraduate population of over 100
students. Indiana University Bloomington enrolls over 32,000 undergraduate and
8500 graduate students.
Please apply via IU PeopleAdmin with a letter of application, curriculum
vitae, diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation. Applications
received by December 1, 2021 will be assured full consideration: however, the
search will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Applicants must have completed the PhD in ethnomusicology (or a related
field) by the date of appointment, and have a demonstrated commitment to
excellence in research and teaching.
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Salary and Rank
For Best Consideration Date 12/01/2021
Expected Start Date 08/01/2022
OAA # 22109-20
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