Stelle: Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship (University of Denver)

University of Denver, Lamont School of Music in the Divisions of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences:
Three-Year Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Ethnomusicology
Review: immediately
Begin: Winter term 2014/15

The University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music in the Divisions of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences invites applications for a three-year Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship beginning in the 2014-15 academic year. The desired area of scholarly expertise is open. We are seeking an ethnomusicologist with a strong background in both research and performance of one or more music and/or dance traditions. Holders of Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowships teach a full load of courses and participate in the intellectual and cultural life of the university. This full-time postdoctoral teaching position involves leading a 1-credit performance ensemble every quarter and five additional courses over three quarters each year. Teaching involves special responsibility for courses in the undergraduate Common Curriculum. The course mix includes introductory ethnomusicology courses, first-year student seminars, advanced undergraduate seminars, and graduate seminars to be developed by the Postdoctoral Fellow. The Postdoctoral Fellow in Ethnomusicology will also facilitate student ensemble performances, organize select performances by outside groups, and participate in departmental meetings. Fellows have opportunities to participate in career development workshops and our division-wide faculty mentoring program.

The Fellowship includes a competitive salary and benefits package. Please see our extensive benefits package at

Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology completed no earlier than May 2011. Applicants who are ABD may be considered, provided that they have a scheduled completion date prior to the beginning of the fellowship year, verified by the graduate advisor.

Application instructions:
Apply online through and upload a letter of application, CV, and writing sample. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. In addition, please arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to Nancy Cochran, Director of the Lamont School ofMusic, 2344 E. Iliff Avenue, Denver, CO 80208. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is closed. Preliminary inquiries can be sent to Prof. Sarah Morelli,

About the lamont school of music and the University of Denver:
With approximately 300 music majors, the Lamont School of Music in the Divisions of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences is selective and nationally renowned. The Lamont School of Music is an accredited member of NASM, and is distinguished by its exceptional faculty, who record, tour, perform, publish, and present scholarly work and compositions locally, nationally, and internationally. Lamont offers a Bachelor of Arts in Music; Bachelor of Music degrees in Composition, Jazz Studies and Commercial Music, Performance, and Recording and Production; Master of Arts degrees in Music Theory and Musicology; Master of Music degrees in Composition, Conducting, Pedagogy, and Performance; and other certificates and Artist Diplomas. Lamont resides in the highly acclaimed Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts, located on the University’s main campus. Faculty members share a strong sense of camaraderie, benefit from an efficient and capable staff, and enjoy small class sizes. For a more detailed description of the school please visit

The University of Denver’s vision is to be a great private university dedicated to the public good. DU values inclusive excellence, recognizing that its success is dependent on how well it values, engages, and includes the rich diversity of constituents (to learn more, please visit DU is situated in the Denver metro area, a vibrant and diverse urban center in the Rocky Mountain region that is home to nearly 2.6 million people. DU is comprised of approximately 5,000 undergraduates, 6,500 graduate students, and more than 600 full-time faculty. For more information about the university please visit

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LBGT community, people with disabilities, and veterans. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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