The Department of Music at Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track position in historical musicology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The applicant must have a conferred Ph.D. in their field by 1 September 2024.
The areas of research specialization are twentieth- and twenty-first-century art and/or popular music. Teaching responsibilities include four courses per year as well as the supervision and mentorship of Ph.D. students. The successful candidate will be expected to teach students at all levels and cover a range of topics in the history of music, including the required survey course for majors (Western music history since 1820).
The Department of Music, the School of Humanities & Sciences, and Stanford University value faculty who will foster an inclusive academic environment for colleagues, students, and staff with a wide range of backgrounds, identities, and outlooks. Candidates may choose to include as part of their research and teaching statements a brief discussion about how their work and experience will further these ideals. Information about Stanford's IDEAL initiative may be found at https://ideal.stanford.edu/about-ideal/diversity-statement.
Please submit the following materials in PDF format to
- cover letter
- curriculum vitæ
- teaching statement (up to 500 words)
- three reference letters
For full consideration, materials should be received by 1 November 2023.
Questions can be directed to Professor Jesse Rodin (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The starting salary for this position is $110,200, for 2023–24.
Stanford University has provided a pay range representing its good-faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the qualifications of the selected candidate, budget availability, and internal equity.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative-action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research and teaching missions.