The Department of Arts, Culture and Media of Rutgers University-Newark invites applications for a tenure track position in musicology or ethnomusicology at the Assistant Professor level to begin September 1, 2019. We seek a creative and interdisciplinary scholar with demonstrated evidence of scholarly promise and a successful record of teaching experience. Applicants’ work should show promise of being at the forefront of research in jazz studies and America’s sonic culture more broadly. We seek a colleague whose methods and research interests complement our unique department and university. Applications must be received no later than November 1, 2018.


The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching introductory, upper-level, and graduate level courses, as well as providing service to the department, university and discipline. Candidates must undertake independent scholarly activity appropriate for advancement within Rutgers University.


Applicants should be able to present evidence of scholarly accomplishment and effective teaching. Earned Ph.D. by September 2019 required.


The Department of Arts, Culture & Media is an interdisciplinary department with undergraduate degrees in music, fine arts, graphic design, art history, journalism, theater, video production, and a nationally-recognized master's program in jazz history and research. Rutgers University-Newark hosts the world's largest archive of jazz materials at the Institute of Jazz Studies. With this appointment, the university seeks to strengthen the interdisciplinary ties among departments within the university, and forward its mission to provide social mobility through education to the nation's most diverse student body.

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Candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of purpose in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in scholarship and the classroom and names of three references.


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