Assistant Professor in Ethnomusicology

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

United States

December 1, 2021

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Title Assistant Professor in Ethnomusicology

Appointment Status Tenure Track Department IU Bloomington Dept Folklore/Ethnomusicology Position Summary

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.

Basic Qualifications

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.

Department Contact for Questions

Questions about the position or application should be directed to search committee chair Dr. David A. McDonald, davmcdon@indiana.edu or departmental manager Michelle Melhouse, mmelhous@indiana.edu.

Additional Qualifications Salary and Rank Special Instructions For Best Consideration Date 12/01/2021 Expected Start Date 08/01/2022 OAA # 22109-20

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Application
  • Diversity Statement
  • Optional Documents

  • Other
  • Other 2
  • Other 3
  • List Of References
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