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 2017.

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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