The Department of Music in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Rochester invites applications for a one-year appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor of Music History beginning 1 July 2019. Responsibilities will include teaching courses in the music history sequence of the Bachelor of Arts in Music curriculum as well as courses for non-majors and music minors.
Candidates must possess a completed Ph.D. with demonstrable promise to become a nationally recognized scholar in the field. Primary graduate training should be in musicology or music history, with specialization in an area or areas of music from 1800 to the present as well as strong theoretical/analytical skills. Expertise in one or more of the following secondary areas is desirable: musical theater; film; media and technology; composition; analysis; gender/sexuality/ethnicity. Superlative teaching skills are expected, as well as commitment to excellence in undergraduate musical education in a Bachelor of Arts curriculum.