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October 25-28, 2007
The Society for Ethnomusicology
53rd Annual Conference - Ethnomusicology Beyond Disciplines



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John Jay College—Assistant, Associate, or Full ProfessoróMusic History, Theory & Technology Tenure Track (pdf)

The Art & Music Dept. at John Jay College, City University of NY announces a tenure-track position to begin Fall 2009. Expertise required in Music History, Theory, Technology/Production. Knowledge of American Music is also helpful. Candidate must be able to perform college service and student advising. Candidates are expected to bring enthusiasm and demonstrated commitment to teaching; and to develop and maintain an active research and publications agenda. John Jay College of Criminal Justice, an urban institution, is the largest Hispanic-serving 4-year college in the northeast U.S. Located steps from Lincoln Center at the cultural heart of NYC, the college offers BA and MA degrees and participates in the PhD programs of the Graduate School of the City University of NY. Under the leadership of its 4th president, Jeremy Travis, John Jay College is undergoing a transformation that includes unprecedented faculty hiring, new undergraduate majors & MA programs, & a new 60,000 sq. ft. building ready for occupancy in 2011. The college offers to its new faculty the unusual opportunity to shape the future of their institution. Ph.D. must be in hand by 9/1/09. Send a CV, 3 letters of reference & a letter of application with teaching philosophy to Laura Greenberg, Art & Music, John Jay College, 889 10th Avenue, rm. 325, NY, NY 10019, email: lgreenberg@jjay.cuny.edu. Candidates who wish to be interviewed at the 2008 SEC Conference should contact Professor Peter Manuel at Petermanuel3@aol.com. The City University of New York is An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Immigration Reform and Control Act/Americans with Disabilities Act Employer.

Occidental College—Ethnomusicology and popular musics, tenure-track appointment (pdf)

Ethnomusicology and popular musics, tenure-track appointment beginning August 16, 2009. Productive scholar whose research and teaching reflect critical and artistic engagement with world and popular musics. All disciplinary specializations are welcome. Strong record of research and publication and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching. Will teach in Occidental’s interdisciplinary Core Program, courses in ethnomusicology, jazz, and popular musics, oversee the development of a world music ensemble program, advise senior projects in the Music Department. Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree required by Fall 2009. Electronic submission of materials is encouraged. Applicants should submit a letter of interest demonstrating a commitment to academic excellence in a diverse liberal arts environment, a statement of teaching philosophy, areas of teaching interest, plans for research; a CV, 1-2 samples of scholarly work; and 3 letters of recommendation to Norma Navarro, Music Department, at nnavarro@oxy.edu. Materials may also be sent by regular mail to Norma Navarro, Music Department, Occidental College, 1600 Campus Rd., Los Angeles, CA 90041. All materials are due by November 30, 2008. Candidates who wish to be interviewed at the 2008 SEC Conference should contact Professor Irene Girton at igirton@oxy.edu.

Occidental College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Bowdoin College - Ethnomusicology, tenure-track assistant professor.  Pending institutional approval. (pdf)

The Department of Music invites applications for a tenure-track position in Ethnomusicology, pending final approval, with a preferred scholarly specialty in Africa, Latin America, or African diaspora music other than jazz starting in the Fall 2009. Ability to contribute courses to our Latin American Studies or other area studies programs highly desirable. Performance experience and ability to direct or co-direct an ensemble preferred. Teaching will include introductory survey courses, an intermediate ethnomusicological methods course, and upper-level seminars in the candidate's areas of interest; plus some introductory music theory. Completed Ph. D. strongly preferred; some teaching experience required.

Please send letter of application, C.V. three letters of reference to:

Prof. Mary Hunter
Chair, Department of Music
Bowdoin College
9200 College Station
Brunswick, ME 04011-8492

Review of applications will begin November 10.  We plan to conduct initial interviews at the SEM meetings.Bowdoin is a highly selective liberal arts college on the Maine coast with a diverse student body made up of 28% students of color, 3% International students and approximately 15% first generation college students.  Bowdoin College is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural, socio-economic, and ethnic diversity of our college. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs.   
Bowdoin College offers strong support for faculty research and teaching.  We recognize that recruiting and retaining faculty may involve considerations of spouses and domestic partners.  To that end, where possible, the College will attempt to accommodate and respond creatively to the needs of spouses and partners of members of the faculty.
For further information about the college and the department, see our website at www.bowdoin.edu.

The Department of Music at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Composition (pdf)

The Department of Music at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Composition commencing with the 2009-2010 academic year. Undergraduate teaching responsibilities include courses in composition and the Departmentís core courses in music theory. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or DMA. College-level teaching experience and proficiency with MIDI and digital music applications in creative and teaching settings are preferred. Teaching load is 2/2 for the first two years with a one-semester leave every fourth year. Competitive salary and benefits, plus a start-up expense fund. Trinity College is a four-year, private liberal arts institution in an enviable metropolitan location, equidistant from New York City and Boston. The Department offers a music major and minor, and student performing opportunities that include choir, jazz, samba, and chamber music ensembles, musical theater, and an extensive private lessons program. The city of Hartford is the home of diverse cultural activities including a professional symphony orchestra, opera, ballet, theater, contemporary music ensembles, jazz clubs, and public celebrations held by the city's West Indian, Puerto Rican, and Brazilian communities. For full consideration, send letter of application (including statement of research and teaching interests), CV, and at least three confidential letters of reference to Professor Gail Hilson Woldu, Chair, Department of Music, Trinity College, 300 Summit Street, Hartford, CT 06106-3100. All application materials are due by November 1, 2008. No tapes or scores. The Department will conduct interviews at the fall meetings of the College Music Society (Atlanta), American Musicological Society/Society for Music Theory (Nashville), and Society for Ethnomusicology (Middletown, CT). The Departmentís web page may be accessed at: http://www.trincoll.edu/Academics/Study/Music/.

Trinity College is an affirmative action institution committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. Women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

The University of Dayton Department of Music is conducting a tenure-track search for an Ethnomusicologist at the Assistant Professor level ((pdf)

Responsibilities will include developing and teaching Ethnomusicology courses, as well as coordinating and teaching in the core Musicology curriculum.

The University seeks a dynamic scholar-practitioner who will actively participate in existing interdisciplinary study programs, demonstrate a commitment to expand curricular offerings and visibility of the music of diverse cultures, and bring a new body of knowledge and world perspective to the Department.

The qualified candidate will have a terminal degree in Ethnomusicology by date of contract and expertise in a specialized field of Ethnomusicology. A strong foundation in music history in the
Western tradition is required. S/he will demonstrate the potential for growth and distinction in teaching, research, publication; a commitment to remain active in professional organizations, and an understanding of effective teaching strategies for students of diverse backgrounds.

The successful candidate will assist with recruitment efforts and be engaged inservice to the Department of Music, the University, and the community. The ability to organize and lead experiential world music performance is desirable. Additional employment opportunities are available to teach in a summer graduate program.

The University of Dayton has a representative in attendance at the SEM conference all day on Monday, October 27th. For additional information about this position,Contact Dr. Richard Chenoweth by cell phone (937-657-5107) or e-mail <Richard.Chenoweth@notes.udayton.edu

Artist In Residence at Colby College (pdf)

The Music Department of Colby College invites applications for an Artist in Residence for the spring semester of the 2009-2010 academic year, starting February 1, 2010.

Though applications are welcomed from persons of any suitable area of specialization, candidates who are accomplished performers and teachers in jazz or a non-Western musical genre are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to offer two public programs during the residency (formal campus concerts or lecture recitals, or a combination of the two), offer private or group lessons in his/her performance specialty to a small number of students, and teach one general survey course for non-majors that covers the basic history, theory, and practice of his/her performance tradition.

Applicants should send a letter of application, a resume that outlines their academic and performance history and any relevant teaching experience, examples of recent concert programs, copies of recorded or videotaped performances, three letters of recommendation, and a detailed description of courses and concerts that the candidate might offer. Review of applications will begin in early February 2009 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications should be sent to: Steven Nuss, Chair, Department of Music, Colby College, 8856 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04901-8856. Colby is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and strongly encourages applications and nominations of persons of color, women, and members of other under-represented groups. For more information about the College, please visit the Colby Web site: www.colby.edu

A representative of the Colby Music department will be available for interviews at SEM on Sunday Oct. 26.  Please sign up for an interview time on the bulletin board at the registration desk.

Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching/Research Fellowship in Non-Western Music at Colby College (pdf)

The Music Department at Colby College invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Non-Western music, to begin Fall 2009.  The fellow will teach two courses per year in non-Western music: one at the introductory level (World Music or a general survey of a small number of non-Western music traditions) and one at the upper level (most likely a seminar in the theory, history and performance practice of the successful candidate’s area of specialization).  The fellow will also conduct individual research, and work with assigned Colby faculty mentors to develop a strong teaching and research profile. Applicants should hold a PhD in Ethnomusicology, Musicology, or Music Theory.

Applicants should send a letter of application, a resume that outlines their academic and performance history and any relevant teaching experience, a detailed description of courses the candidate might offer, and three recent letters of recommendation.  Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2009 and continue until the position is filled.

Applications should be sent to: Steven Nuss, Chair, Department of Music, Colby College, 8856 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04901-8856. Colby is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and strongly encourages applications and nominations of persons of color, women, and members of other under-represented groups. For more information about the College, please visit the Colby Web site: www.colby.edu

A representative of the Colby Music department will be available for interviews at SEM on Sunday Oct. 26.  Please sign up for an interview time on the bulletin board at the registration desk.

 

 

 



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