Stelle: Assistant Professor (Temple University)

Temple University Music Studies Department:
Assistant Professor (tenure-track) – in American popular music
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Review of Applications: Screening begins immediately
Appointment Date: Fall 2014

The Boyer College of Music and Dance seeks a musicologist with a primary research area in American popular music (particularly contemporary rock/pop). A secondary research area in world music is desirable. The candidate must be capable of creating innovative courses for music majors and non-majors. Ability to take a leadership role in Boyer’s new Ph.D. in Music is required. Teaching duties will include but not be limited to graduate and undergraduate courses in popular music, undergraduate courses in the music-history sequence, writing courses (undergraduate) in a variety of topics related to American popular music. An ability to advise research at the graduate level.

A completed doctoral degree is required. The ideal candidate will have a record of publications with a strong promise for a national reputation. The successful candidate must be able to engage highly talented musicians and dancers in a variety of performance and academic areas (jazz, performance, musicology, music theory, composition, music therapy, music education, and dance). A record of strong teaching is required.

Appointment Date: Fall 2014. Review of Applications: Screening begins immediately; continues until position is filled. Mail, e-mail, or fax

  1. letter of application;
  2. curriculum vita;
  3. documentation of teaching experience (course outline or syllabus that relates to the candidate’s teaching).

Submit application to:
Dr. Michael Klein, Chair, Music Studies Department, c/o: Mrs. Florence Brown-Palmore, Executive Assistant to the Dean, Temple University, Tyler School of Art, Suite 210, 2001 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122; e-mail: palmore@temple.edu; phone: 215-204-8097; fax 215-777-3385. Please do not send additional materials until requested.

Temple University’s Boyer College of Music and Dance is part of the Center for the Arts, which includes the Division of Theater, Film & Media Arts, Tyler School of Art, and the Boyer College of Music and Dance. The Center is located on the University’s main campus in the culturally rich and diverse city of Philadelphia.

Temple University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

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