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Lecturer in Musicology

Organization: University of Pittsburgh
Date Posted: 12/7/2017
City: Pittsburgh
Location: Pennsylvania
Country: United States
Primary Category: Faculty, Non-Tenured

Description & Details

The Department of Music of the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for the faculty position Lecturer in Musicology to begin September 1, 2018, pending budgetary approval. The renewable appointment will be made at the level of full-time Lecturer, not in the tenure stream, for an initial term of three years.

Primary responsibilities including:

  • teaching undergraduate courses in music history, 3 courses per semester
  • participating actively in the profession
  • sharing in developing the undergraduate curriculum and other departmental responsibilities

Qualifications: Candidates will have received the PhD degree by August 2018 and demonstrated evidence of excellence in teaching.

The successful candidate will work closely with the musicology faculty. The Department is particularly interested in candidates whose interests complement those of current faculty, who engage actively with current debates in music history pedagogy, particularly efforts toward greater inclusivity and outreach, and who can work across sub-disciplines within the department and with colleagues elsewhere in the University.

The Department of Music offers the B.A. degree within a liberal arts school and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in musicology, ethnomusicology, jazz studies, and composition and theory. The undergraduate program provides students with instruction in the cultural history, world perspectives, theoretical frameworks, performance, and composition of music, and encourages interaction across sub-disciplines. Further information is available at the Department’s website:

In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 8, 2018.

For Additional Information:

Candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a diversity statement, and three letters of reference to:

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