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The Department of Music at the University of Nevada, Reno invites
applications for a tenure-track position in Ethnomusicology at the rank of
assistant professor to begin July 1, 2017.

Qualifications for the position include: a doctorate in ethnomusicology
(ABD with projected completion date by August 1, 2017 will be considered);
demonstrated excellence in teaching; clear evidence of and potential for
significant scholarly contributions to the field; and an understanding of
how the study of music contributes to a liberal arts education. A
candidate’s interest and experience in directing a performance ensemble
will be considered but is not required of the position. The successful
candidate will possess strong communication and interpersonal skills and
show the ability to create inclusive learning environments for an
increasingly diverse student body. We welcome applications from candidates
committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population
and those who will contribute to the ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic
inclusivity of the Department and University.

The position is a five-course load that is primarily topics-driven. This
would allow the candidate some flexibility in defining and designing their
offerings. It would include a world music course, a graduate bibliography
and research methods course, and other courses/ensembles to be determined
by the candidate’s field of expertise.

Apply online at:

Application Deadline: October 31, 2016

The University of Nevada, Reno, Department of Music has 27 full-time and 32
part-time faculty, and approximately 200 music majors. The department, a
member of the National Association of Schools of Music, offers Bachelor of
Arts, Bachelor of Music (in Education and Performance), Master of Arts, and
Master of Music degrees. The University of Nevada, Reno, is a land-grant
institution with approximately 22,000 students. The Reno-Tahoe area, with a
population in excess of 300,000, supports the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra,
the Reno Chamber Orchestra, and many arts-oriented events.

EEO/AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and
veterans are encouraged to apply.


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