|Position ID:||Cornell-Music-EAP2 [#1612]|
|Position Title:||Assistant Professor, Ethnomusicology|
|Position Location:||Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]|
|Appl Deadline:||2012/09/14 finished (posted 2012/07/16, finished 2013/05/07, listed until 2013/01/01, private)|
|The Cornell University Department of Music invites applications the position of Assistant Professor (full-time, tenure-track) in Ethnomusicology. The appointment will commence 1 July 2013. Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.|
The successful candidate will have a doctorate (or equivalent professional accomplishment), engage emerging trends and theories in ethnomusicology and related disciplines, and demonstrate a commitment to ethnographic research. Evidence of scholarly potential, with the promise of establishing an international reputation, and demonstrated excellence in teaching are required.
At Cornell, ethnomusicology is considered part of the broader study of musicology at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Our department values historical and ethnographic approaches informed by music-making and performance, cultural and critical theories, and interdisciplinary perspectives. The successful candidate will be able to foster connections to other departments, programs, and area studies centers across the University.
Initial materials requested are a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Please do not send scholarly writings or other materials at this time. Electronic applications are required. Applicants may apply at Academic Jobs Online. Any letters of recommendation that must be sent in hard copy may be sent to:
Prof. Judith A. Peraino
The deadline for receipt of materials is 14 September 2012.
Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee at the address given above, or by e-mail at:
Information about the Department may be found at: music.cornell.edu