The West Virginia University School of Music seeks nominations and
applications for the position of Assistant Professor -- Musicology (open
specialty) of candidates with a commitment to teaching excellence at the
undergraduate and graduate levels, conducting cutting-edge musicological
research, and fostering a positive and collaborative environment for
colleagues and students alike. This position is full-time, 9-month,
tenure-track, benefits-eligible beginning August 14, 2020.

Duties: Primary duties include teaching general education courses for
non-majors, music history courses for music majors, and seminars for
graduate students; serving on masters and doctoral committees; and serving
as research advisor for students enrolled in the M.A. program in musicology
and the D.M.A. programs in performance.

Like all faculty in the School of Music, the successful candidate will be
expected to maintain an active program of scholarly research and
professional development sufficient to meet the expectations of a
land-grant university categorized as Doctoral/Research -- Very High.
Participation in University, College, and School activities, committees,
academic advising, professional service, and faculty governance is expected.

Deadline: Application review begins February 28, 2020 and will continue
until the position is filled.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must hold the Ph.D. in musicology
or a related field by the time of appointment (August 2020) and will have
taught successfully at the collegiate level for at least two years. The
successful candidate will also demonstrate a broad knowledge of western art
music; a working knowledge of jazz, popular music, and/or non-western
musical traditions; and a commitment to research and publication with the
potential for national and international achievement as a scholar.
Additionally, the successful candidate will be collaborative,
intellectually adventurous, and willing to embrace all aspects of music

Application: Apply online at 

West Virginia University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity
employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are
especially encouraged to apply.


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