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Job ID: 171139

Asst Professor
University of North Texas

Date Posted Nov. 4, 2021
Title Asst Professor
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Department UNT-Music Hist, Thry, & Ethnomusic-134360
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Music - General

Department Summary
Building on a long tradition of excellence, UNT’s music history students and faculty foster humanistic enquiry within the world-renowned College of Music.

Our faculty cultivates a wide range of intellectual approaches and research practices, with expertise spanning centuries of history across several continents, and exploring music across genres. The area’s dedication to scholarship facilitates broader conversations within the College and beyond. Our faculty’s work appears regularly in the top conference programs, journals, and book series in our field, garnering international recognition.

Our graduate programs in musicology prepare students for careers in scholarship and teaching at colleges and universities.

Position Summary
The College of Music invites applications for a tenure-track position in music history at the rank of assistant professor beginning August 2022. Duties will include:
(1) Research – maintaining an active program of research and scholarly publication focused on any tradition or repertoire since 1800 that complements the expertise of current faculty.
(2) Teaching – developing and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in music history that complement existing offerings and reflect the candidate’s research interests; recruiting students into the graduate program in musicology; serving on graduate advisory committees (MA, PhD, and DMA).
(3) Service- serving on divisional/college/university committees; and other duties as assigned by the Division and/or College.

Minimum Qualifications
PhD in historical musicology or a related discipline at time of appointment; demonstrated excellence in college-level teaching either as a faculty member or teaching assistant/fellow; an active research agenda in an area that complements those of current faculty.

Preferred Qualifications
Engagement with emerging methodologies in musicology; emphasis in perspectives and communities traditionally marginalized in narratives of music history; strong publication record; interest in contributing to the BA in Critical Music and Society, which will launch in fall 2022; ability to teach Western music history survey courses.

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