The Department of Music of the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a faculty position to begin September 1, 2020, pending budgetary approval. The appointment will be made at the level of Lecturer, not in the tenure stream, for an initial term of three years.
Position: Lecturer in Ethnomusicology; full-time, appointment stream; renewable.
Duties: Teach undergraduate courses in ethnomusicology (2 courses per year); teach the University Gamelan (2 courses per year); serve as Coordinator of Public Ethnomusicology (equivalent to 2 courses per year); and share in departmental responsibilities.
Qualifications: Candidates will have received the PhD degree by June 2020 and demonstrated evidence of scholarly promise and excellence in teaching.
The successful candidate will work closely with the ethnomusicology faculty. In addition to courses in ethnomusicology, we are seeking a public ethnomusicologist to organize musical outreach activities and collaborate with local musicians, educational groups, and cultural organizations to bridge the gap between university and non-university-based musical projects and ethnomusicological pursuits.
The Department of Music offers the B.A. degree within a liberal arts school and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in musicology, ethnomusicology, jazz studies, and composition and theory. The graduate program provides students with instruction in the histories, methodologies, theoretical frameworks and analytical techniques of the sub-disciplines, and encourages interaction across sub-disciplines. Further information is available at the Department’s Website: http://www.music.pitt.edu/.
Candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/Mjg5
In order to ensure full consideration, applications should be received by January 24, 2020.
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