University of Rochester Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology in Rochester, New York


The Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester invites applications for a full-time position in Ethnomusicology at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in the fall of 2018. Applicants should have completed a PhD in Ethnomusicology (or related field) by the time of appointment; area of specialization is open. The successful applicant will teach graduate and undergraduateclasses on ethnomusicological topics; candidates who can also teach undergraduate Western music history courses will receive preference. The cover letter should discuss non-Western and Western repertoires the applicant is qualified to teach.

Review of applications begins October 13, 2017. To receive full consideration, please apply online and submit pdfs of your cover letter and curriculum vitae (subject: “Ethnomusicology Search”) and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to the same address. Candidates should be prepared, upon request, to submit a teaching video URL and writing sample by November 1.

The Eastman School of Music offers an MA in Ethnomusicology and an Ethnomusicology track within the Musicology PhD program; the school also supports a Balinese gamelan and a Zimbabwean mbira ensemble. The School seeks to create a musical community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. We encourage applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and demonstrates a commitment to issues of diversity in higher education. We are an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourage applications from groups underrepresented in higher education. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology

Location: Eastman School Music

Job ID: 203921

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time