The University of California at Davis seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor of ethnomusicology for a tenure track-position. An appropriate terminal degree such as Ph.D. or equivalent professional experience is required. We seek an exceptional person to join our ethnomusicology program. Candidates should have demonstrated superior intellectual attainment or promise in both research and teaching, strong leadership capabilities, and an appropriate background in university level education. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups is an asset. The appointee will be expected to teach ethnomusicological courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels including general education courses, to direct dissertations, and to accept substantial committee and advising responsibilities. Other possibilities include participating in the Performance Studies or Cultural Studies graduate groups and directing an ensemble. We are actively seeking faculty who aspire to educate a student body rich in diversity with respect to gender, ethnicity, first-generation students, socioeconomic status, and academic interests.

Applications should include evidence or promise of distinguished scholarship. Professional distinction and excellence with recognized accomplishments in scholarship, research, and teaching are required. Applications should consist of a letter of application, a curriculum vitae with full bibliographic citations, a statement of contributions to diversity, and names and contact information for four references. Additionally, candidates should submit a sample of their best work (article or chapter length).

Applications should be received by November 15, 2016 to assure full consideration. The position is open until filled.

Applications can be submitted electronically through the online application form found at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01240

The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.

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