The Stony Brook University Department of Music:
Assistant Professor in Ethnomusicology
Application deadline: review of files begins October 1, 2013
Starting date: late August 2014
Salary: according to qualifications.
The Stony Brook University Department of Music seeks a scholar who specializes in ethnomusicology. Candidates should hold a Ph.D., or have advanced ABD status, and be well versed in research paradigms of both ethnomusicology and musicology. We welcome applications from scholars who study either traditional or contemporary musical practices in one or more world areas, and we are interested in scholars who address issues such as (but not necessarily limited to) the following: globalization and its impact on political-social structures; gender and sexuality; the impact of new technologies on expressive cultures; and the impact of cross-cultural exchanges. We look for demonstrated achievement in scholarly productivity, or the potential for future achievement, as well as a record of successful teaching experience, and the potential for broadening perspectives within a music department with an emphasis on Western, classical music. Responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate instruction, supervision of student research and writing, advising, and departmental and university service.
This is a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor (if holding a doctorate). Starting date: late August 2014. Salary according to qualifications.
Application deadline: review of files begins October 1, 2013, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants may complete the Academic Jobs Online application at academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3068. Electronic submission of materials is preferred. Alternatively, applicants may submit a State employment application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, at least three current letters of reference (or reference dossier), and a statement of teaching interests and philosophy to: Chair, Ethnomusicology Search, Department of Music, Staller Center, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5475.