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.

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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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