The Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University seeks a gifted, energetic, and collegial ethnomusicologist or musicologist with proven excellence in teaching both Western and non-Western music 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 undergraduate surveys of World Music (for music majors), a segment of the required Western music history sequence (for music majors), Music Cultures of the World (for non-majors), 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.  Minimum qualifications: ABD in ethnomusicology or musicology; record of excellence in undergraduate teaching that covers both Western and non-Western musical traditions; 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.

Please note: this position is in addition to the position posted to AMS-announce 2/2/2016. 

Questions and inquiries for either or both positions may be directed to Dr. Benjamin Binder (email: binderb -at-  --  note the corrected email address given here).

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