The Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College in the City University of New York invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Musicology, appointment to begin in August 2017. The school seeks an innovative scholar of Western art music, with a demonstrated record of publication and teaching experience. The School of Music at Queens College serves a vibrant and diverse student body of over 400 students.
The successful candidate will perform undergraduate and graduate teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of their expertise; they will share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.
Often referred to as "the jewel of the CUNY system", Queens College sits on 80 acres of land and is a place of contrast: an urban school in a suburban setting. It is a place where a large and diverse student body receives personalized attention. This formula has made us one of New York’s premier educational institutions.
With a mission to prepare students to become leading citizens of an increasingly global society, we offer a rigorous education in the liberal arts and sciences under the guidance of a faculty dedicated to both teaching and research. Our liberal arts, science and pre-professional programs earn us high rankings in prestigious college guides such as The Princeton Review America’s Best Value colleges. Our students graduate with the ability to think critically, address complex problems, explore various cultures, use modern technologies and information resources, and have won prominence in nearly every field.
Ph.D. degree in musicology or music history is required. While advanced standing ABD candidates may be considered, the completed degree must be in hand before the position can begin and candidates should document their anticipated completion date. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, as well as demonstrated scholarship or achievement.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
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February 10, 2017
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Location: Queens College
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Musicology
Job ID: 16089
Full/Part Time: Full-Time