Stelle: Assistant/Associate Professor (Jackson State University)

Department of Music, Jackson State University:
„Assistant/Associate Professor“ (tenure-track)
Deadline: 20.02.2015
Begin: 10.08.2015

Jackson State University’s Department of Music invites applications for a tenure-track assistant/associate professor. The Department of Music at Jackson State University is a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music. Toward continuing diversity, applications are encouraged from minorities and women.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Music: As a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), the Department of Music at Jackson State University seeks applications for a tenure track position beginning August 2015. A Ph.D. in musicology/ethnomusicology is required at the time of application. Teaching load is 9 credit hours per semester, depending on faculty status and advising responsibilities of graduate students. Candidates must be willing to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in music history and undergraduate core courses that emphasize writing, speaking and use of technology; additional teaching responsibilities depend on the candidate’s areas of expertise and departmental needs. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of all periods of western music history; a working knowledge of jazz, popular music, and non-western musical traditions. The position requires a clear commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and advising, an active and productive research agenda, and service to the University that will enable them to meet the criteria for promotion and tenure at the appropriate time in the Department of Music. For more information visit:

Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae listing qualifications and experience, sample course syllabi, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a writing sample, research agenda, academic transcripts, and three recent letters of professional references with names, email addresses, and telephone numbers, who may be contacted. Materials should be addressed to: The Musicology Search Committee, Jackson State University, Department of Music, P.O. Box 17055, Jackson, MS 39217. Official application must be submitted at Please address all questions to Alfred Duckett, Chair alfred.c.duckett at

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