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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in the Department of Musicology, in ethnomusicology (with a preferred specialization in Jewish, Arab, and Mediterranean musics) and welcomes applications from candidates who specialize in popular music (rock, pop, film music, and musicals) in both its global and Israeli contexts.

The position is open to all candidates with a Ph.D. degree.

Job requirements:

Responsibilities include the teaching of required and elective courses in the candidate’s field(s) of specialization (at the B.A. and M.A. degree levels). Successful candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, compete for Israeli and international research grants, and should display an ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in the Faculty of Humanities and the university at large. Where pertinent and in accordance with inter-departmental needs, a joint departmental appointment or teaching sharing arrangement may be considered.

The Hebrew University’s primary language of instruction is Hebrew. However, the possibility of teaching one or more advanced courses in English may be entertained. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they are unable to teach in Hebrew will be encouraged to master the language during the initial years following their appointment.

Qualified candidates will be invited for a campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members.

For further details, please contact the chair of the department, Yossi Maurey: Yossi.maurey -at-

Applicants should provide:
(1) Cover letter
(2) Doctoral diploma or official confirmation of eligibility
(3) Curriculum Vitae (According to guidelines – CV form)
(4) Current list of publications (According to guidelines - List of Publication form)
(5) Statement of research and teaching plans (up to three pages and according to guidelines)
(6) Letters of acceptance for unpublished manuscripts
(7) Teaching evaluations (from the past three years)
(8) Two representative publications
(9) Two letters of recommendation, to be submitted
Complete applications must be submitted by August 31, 2021

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