Title Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Music
School Faculty of Arts and Sciences
The Department of Music seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor in
Musicology. We welcome applications from candidates representing a broad range
of areas, including African-American music, Latinx Music, ecomusicology,
popular music, sociology and politics of musical cultures, global music
history, critical historiography, gender studies, digital media studies.
We seek an innovative researcher/teacher with a commitment to diversity and
inclusion. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2022. The tenure-
track professor will be responsible for teaching and advising at the
undergraduate and graduate levels. Courses will include seminars for graduate
and undergraduate students, as well as introductory courses for non-
assistant professor, faculty, instructor, tenure track
Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England
Fields: African-American music, Latinx music, ecocriticism, popular music,
race, ethnicity, indigeneity, global music history, migration, gender and
sexuality, critical historiography, interdisciplinary, cross-disciplinary
Doctorate in Musicology, Ethnomusicology or related discipline required by the
time the appointment begins.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching is desired.
Candidates are encouraged to apply by October 29, 2021; applications will be
reviewed until the position is filled.
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and
4. Research statement
5. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and
belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in
6. Names and contact information of 3 referees, who will be asked by a
system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the
candidate's application has been submitted. When your application is submitted
to this system, your reference letter writers will receive a prompt asking
them to upload a letter as soon as possible. Please make sure they are
informed well before you submit. At least one letter must come from someone
who has not served as the candidate's undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral
7. One publication or unpublished writing sample of no more than 10,000
words, including footnotes.
Harvard University Department of Music
3 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Contact Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Equal Opportunity Employer
Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender
identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or
any other characteristic protected by law.
Minimum Number of References Required 3
Maximum Number of References Allowed 3
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Statement of Research
Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Statement
Writing Sample 1