The Department of Musicology in the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University announces an opening for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Musicology.  Candidates with research interests in 20th- and 21st-century music and with substantial teaching experience are particularly encouraged to apply.

The selected candidate will be expected to 1) publish at a level consistent with a research university, 2) teach in the undergraduate music history sequence, 3) offer graduate seminars on topics that reflect ongoing research interests and complement offerings of the current faculty, and 4) advise undergraduate and graduate theses.

Employment begins July 1, 2018.

Required Qualifications: Completed doctoral degree in musicology, evidence of a distinguished program of scholarship, and a strong commitment to innovative and engaging teaching.

To Apply: Submit electronically in PDF a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and two publications or samples of your scholarship to: gbarnett -at- (Gregory Barnett) with the subject line, MUSICOLOGY SEARCH

In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent separately as PDF attachments to an email.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

For further information about the Shepherd School of Music, please visit

For further information about Rice University, please visit


AMS-Announce mailing list and bulletin board:

Read the guidelines prior to submitting a post

Visit the AMS-Announce archive

TO UNSUBSCRIBE, switch to/from Digest mode, change your subscription address, etc.: log in and edit your subscription.