The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music’s Department of Musicology seeks a scholar in the early stages of their career for a tenure track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor. The position requires a researcher of great promise who will add to and complement the intellectual achievements of the current Musicology faculty, and whose research interests include theoretical, historical, or practical approaches to the study of musical industries, broadly defined, and the cultural issues they raise, such as: formations of identity and capital; global vernacular cultures; organology, technology, and innovation; venues, cities, tourism, and migration; mass media culture, intellectual property rights, social economies of music production, etc. The successful candidate will demonstrate aptitude for, and, ideally, have some experience working with academic programs in music industry, technology, business, or sound production.
All applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Musicology or related field in hand by June 2020. Applicants are also expected to have a well-developed research agenda and should be prepared to teach a wide variety of musical subjects at the graduate, undergraduate, and general education levels. Relevant professional experience in the music industry, though not a requirement, may also be considered.