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Deadline: Review of materials will begin November 15. Materials will be accepted until position is filled.
Rank: Assistant Professor, tenure-track
Duties: Teach musicology courses at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels, including introductory surveys for music majors and nonmajors; pursue a coherent program of scholarly research and musicological publication, with interdisciplinary research according to the applicant's expertise; advise students; and engage in university service as required. The appointee will be expected to develop a portfolio of significant scholarly publications; maintain a national and international profile as a scholar of music; demonstrate a strong commitment to excellent, innovative teaching; expand the areas of interest represented in our department; and have the potential to work well with the variety of students in our diverse undergraduate and graduate programs. The appointee will be expected to serve on departmental, faculty, and university committees, and participate in faculty governance as appropriate.
Qualifications:Ph.D. in ethnomusicology/musicology in hand; evidence of scholarly promise; demonstrated potential as an innovative classroom teacher; commitment to nurturing a broad range of students of diverse identities and experiences, as demonstrated through pedagogy, service, and other activities; research that focuses on African and African diasporic music, with additional interests in critical race studies, gender and sexuality, disability studies, and sound studies.
ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC, THEATRE & DANCE. As a comprehensive performing arts school set in one of the world’s finest public institutions of higher education, the School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) is deeply engaged in the creation, practice, scholarship, and pedagogy of music, theatre, and dance. We aim to provide leadership, nationally and internationally, in all three fields. We assert and celebrate the value of the arts to the mission of the University of Michigan. SMTD is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion as a means of achieving and sustaining excellence.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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