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The University of Denver's Lamont School of Music invites applications for
a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Musicology, to start in Fall
2022, specializing in music before 1750 and with a secondary theoretical
area of specialization in a (sub)discipline such as opera studies,
performance studies, popular music, ludomusicology, ecomusicology, deaf and
disability studies, film music, jazz, or sound studies. An interest in
leading an early music ensemble or regularly bringing applied music
experiences into the classroom is preferred. The individual will
demonstrate a commitment to inclusive pedagogy.

Essential Functions
• Teach a course load of two classes per quarter for a total of six classes
per year. Courses include the music history sequence for undergraduate
music majors from the Middle Ages through the Classical period, upper
division/graduate seminars in the applicant's area(s) of expertise, and
Common Curriculum courses for the general student.
• Maintain an active and visible research agenda.
• Mentor and advise students.
• Serve on School of Music and University governance committees as assigned
or elected, and/or examination committees for graduate students.

Required Qualifications
• PhD in Musicology. Applicants with teaching experience who are ABD may be
considered. If the PhD is not completed upon appointment, the initial
rank/title will be at the Instructor level.
• Strong background in research and writing in any area of scholarly
expertise related to music before 1750.
• Commitment to teaching excellence.
• Knowledge and ability to work effectively with diverse populations, with
particular implementation of inclusive principles in the classroom.

Preferred Qualifications
• Prior college-level teaching experience in Musicology.
• A developed secondary area of specialization in the field.
• Ability to lead an ensemble focusing on some style of early music, or
regularly bringing applied music experiences into the classroom.

Application Deadline
Review of applications will begin on October 15th, 2021 and will continue
until the position is filled.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only
applications submitted online will be accepted.

Questions may be addressed to the search committee chair, Sarah Morelli:
Sarah.Morelli at


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