12226: Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology

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Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology - Archive

Posting: 12226
Location: Eugene
Closes: 2013-03-20

POSITIONS:  Ethnomusicology (Announcement #12226)

RANK & SALARY:  Tenure-track appointment. Assistant Professor, salary commensurate with training and experience

STARTING DATE:  September 16, 2013

DUTIES:  Primary responsibilities for the position will be to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in ethnomusicology and world music.  Specialization in any area will be considered. In addition, candidates will advise graduate and undergraduate research projects including theses and dissertations.  Additional duties dependent upon qualifications and interests of the applicant, and the needs of the school.  Maintain an active program of appropriate research, scholarly, and creative activity including publication.  Serve on committees and perform other appropriate university service.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Completion of doctorate in ethnomusicology by fall 2013.  Evidence of potential for significant scholarship is expected.  Evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level is essential.  We seek candidates with the demonstrated potential to contribute effectively to a faculty team dedicated to creating a positive, dynamic, and inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student population.

SCHOOL:  The music program has an enrollment of more than 400 music majors and a faculty and staff of 85 plus 70 Graduate Teaching Fellows.  A wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are offered, from the baccalaureate through the doctoral level, including programs in performance, accompanying, music education, composition, theory, history, jazz studies, piano and string pedagogy, conducting, music technology, and music with a liberal arts emphasis.  The school is designated as the only full-range professional school of music and dance in the Oregon University System.

PROCEDURE:  Interested and qualified candidates should send (1) a letter of application that provides evidence of success in teaching and research and (2) current résumé/curriculum vitae.  In addition, at least three recent letters of recommendation must be sent by the writers directly to the search committee.  No other materials will be accepted at this time.

Required Submission Method:
This is a paperless application process.  Application materials 1-2 should be submitted as a single PDF attachment using the applicant’s last name and search no. 12226 as the document title (e.g., Smith_12226.pdf) and e-mailed to musicsearch@uoregon.edu.

Letters of recommendation should also be sent electronically as a PDF attachment with a similar document title (e.g., Smith_12226_letter.pdf) to musicsearch@uoregon.edu.

APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS:  To be assured of consideration, applications should be received by Monday, October 1, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.  Application review will continue until position is filled.

The University of Oregon is an AA/EO institution, committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  We seek candidates with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Official transcripts are required upon employment.

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