Stelle: Assistant Professor of Music History (University of Delaware)

Department of Music, University of Delaware:
„Assistant Professor of Music History“ (tenure-track)
Deadline: October 15, 2014

The Department of Music at the University of Delaware invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor of Music History. We are seeking a dynamic teacher and scholar with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and an active and significant research agenda. Candidates should specialize in music after 1800 and show a keen interest in the relationship between historical and popular music and culture. The successful candidate will be joining a department that places a high value on research by faculty and students and whose recent collaborations have emphasized the creative integration of academics, scholarship, and performance.


  • Five courses per year
  • Expected courses: core undergraduate history courses (introduction and sequence); graduate methods and topics courses; upper level literature courses (symphonic literature, chamber literature, and contemporary literature). Possible course for general university student.
  • Mentoring and thesis advisement for undergraduate Music History and Literature majors.
  • Active contribution to the department’s recruitment and retention goals and
  • Participation in departmental, college, and university activities and governance.


  • Completed doctorate at the time of appointment
  • Successful experience in collegiate-level teaching
  • Record of research that demonstrates the promise of continued growth.

Applicants should upload a letter of application and current curriculum vitae with three references at or at In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be uploaded to the site separately. After initial screening, examples of scholarly writing and a teaching portfolio with a video of classroom teaching will be requested. All materials are due by October 15, 2014.

Additional questions may be directed to:

Maria Purciello, Chair
Music History Search Committee
Department of Music
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716
mpurciel at

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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