Music Department, Bates College:
Visiting Assistant Professor of African American music
Review begin: February 1, 2014
Begin: August 1st, 2014
The Music Department of Bates College announces a one-year position for a scholar of African American music, to begin on August 1st, 2014. Teaching responsibilities include courses in African American popular music cross-listed in the African American Studies program, cultural politics in the American Cultural Studies Program, and first-year music theory. The teaching load for this position consists of five courses within the academic year. A completed or nearly completed doctorate in musicology, ethnomusicology, jazz studies, or another relevant field is expected. Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor.
The search will begin on February 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit electronically, in PDF format, a letter of application, and curriculum vitae to Nancy LePage, Project Specialist, 207-786-6480, email: academicservices at bates.edu. Please arrange with three recommenders to send letters of recommendation (one of whom can speak to your teaching experience or capabilities) to the same email address, preferably in PDF or Microsoft Word format. Supplementary materials (graduate school transcript and a sample of scholarly writing), if requested by the department, will be reviewed beginning February 24, 2014. Please include your last name and R2076 in the subject line of all submissions.
The college and the Music Department are committed to enhancing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply; the search committee expects candidates to identify their strengths and experiences in this area.
Full details: www.bates.edu/hr/r2076-visiting-assistant-professor