Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music invites applications for a tenure-track position in musicology at the rank of Assistant Professor starting in August 2014. The position involves teaching a broad range of undergraduate courses in Western music history, developing topical courses for music majors, maintaining a vibrant and active scholarly agenda, academic advising of undergraduate students, and service both to the field of musicology and to the university.
The candidate should complement the strengths of the Blair School’s current musicology and ethnomusicology faculty. Expertise in instrumental music of the 18th through early 20th centuries is strongly preferred. Ph.D. in musicology at the time of appointment is required. Strong commitment to teaching with proven skills at the college or university level, evidence of scholarly achievement, and promise of continuing research in the area of appointment are all expected.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include retirement and health/dental/life insurance options.
To apply, please send a letter of application which speaks to the candidate’s qualifications for and interest in the position, a curriculum vitae, three current letters of recommendation, a list of at least three additional references with email addresses and telephone numbers, and one sample of scholarship. Additional supporting materials may be requested at a later date.
Send materials to: Musicology Search, Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt University, 2400 Blakemore Ave., Nashville, TN 37212.
Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2013
Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.