The Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University seeks a gifted,
energetic, and collegial musicologist with proven excellence in teaching
for a one-year, full-time position as Visiting Assistant Professor or
Instructor of Music in the Department of Musicianship, beginning August

The Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor will teach the first segment
of the required Western music history sequence for music majors (covering
Antiquity to 1750) and possibly another segment of the sequence, Enjoyment
of Music (a music appreciation class for non-majors), and at least one
graduate elective in the applicant's area of specialization.  One of the
graduate electives may need to be taught online.  The Visiting Assistant
Professor or Instructor will also participate in and contribute to the
community of music faculty as a valued colleague.

The successful candidate will join a vibrant, interdisciplinary department
of scholars, composers, and performers who engage in creative work and
research that seeks to advance the discipline.  The holder of this position
will be fulfilling the teaching duties of a member of the department who
will be on Professional Leave of Absence in 2017-18.

Minimum qualifications: ABD in musicology; record of excellence in
undergraduate teaching; ability to engage performers within a School of
Music environment; demonstrated enthusiasm for teaching, including
non-majors.  Preferred qualifications: completed doctorate; active
scholarly agenda.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications
electronically.  Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and
contact information (name, phone, and email) for three confidential
references to:  Application deadline:
February 24, 2017.  Questions and inquiries may be directed to Dr. Benjamin
Binder (email: binder -at-

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