JOB: Butler University, Musicology (tenure-track)

Position Overview

The Butler University School of Music, Jordan College of the Arts, is inviting applications and nominations for Assistant Professor of Musicology, tenure-track. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate Music History courses emphasizing the periods after 1800. Academic advising, student mentoring, advising master’s theses, engaging writing-intensive courses, committee participation, and community service are expected of the successful candidate. Continuing excellence in teaching, service, and scholarly activity is expected to qualify for reappointment, tenure, and promotion.


A completed Ph.D. in musicology, with specialization in music after 1800, is required. A strong record of teaching college-level music history course must be present. In addition, it is expected that the candidate will have a background in developing online courses or using online course components. A secondary emphasis in World Music or another area of expertise will be expected. Experience working with diverse populations of students, faculty, and staff is valued. This advertisement can be viewed online at

Rank and salary are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To Apply

Applicants must submit:

Completed Butler University Employment Application form available at
Current Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Contact information for four (4) references

Application and completed support materials should be submitted as a single PDF via email to:

Joy Rogers, School of Music Secretary, jlroger1 -at- Review of applications with begin on Nov. 15.

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