Indiana University Seeking to Fill Folklore Professorship
Friday, September 20, 2013
Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University invites applications
tenured Associate or Full Professor in Folklore, to begin in the fall of
We welcome applicants who have well-established research and teaching
and are currently engaged in scholarship central to the discipline of
We are especially interested in scholars who are prepared to teach
concepts and theories of the discipline to graduate and undergraduate
and who relate their ethnographic research to broader regional concerns,
theoretical problems, and disciplinary histories. Our preference is for
candidates with ethnographic, theoretical, and teaching concentrations
and performance with an area focus in the UK/Ireland.
Applicants must show evidence of a continuing
research agenda and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching.
PhD in Folklore or a related field is required.
The Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology is an innovative,
interdisciplinary program that focuses on expressive culture with a
international focus. The Department offers BA, MA, and PhD degrees and
has a full-time
teaching faculty of 15 folklorists and ethnomusicologists, with special
strengths in the verbal, musical, and material arts. Indiana University
Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology are especially eager to
applications from women, minorities, and members of other
If you have any questions about the position or are interested in
discussing it, please feel free to speak to our faculty at the American
Folklore Society Meeting in Providence, RI. Letters of application, along with a
curriculum vitae and three reference letters should be submitted at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/521. Questions regarding the
position or application process can be directed to:
Dr. Diane Goldstein, Chair, Department of
Folklore and Ethnomusicology, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Indiana University, 504 N. Fess Avenue, Bloomington, IN
47408. Applications received by December 1,
2013 are guaranteed full consideration.
of applications will continue until the position is filled. Indiana University
is an equal employment and affirmative action employer.