Music Department, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-Music-EAP2 [#1612]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Ethnomusicology
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Music
Appl Deadline:2012/09/14 finished (posted 2012/07/16, finished 2013/05/07, listed until 2013/01/01, private)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

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
Chair, Ethnomusicology Search Committee
Department of Music
Lincoln Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-4101

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:

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Music
Cornell University
101G Lincoln Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

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