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Assistant/Associate/Professor

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Candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference online at: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTIy. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through Interfolio’s Online Application Delivery; in both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our system. In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 15, 2015. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups underrepresented in academia are especially encouraged to apply.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant/Associate/Professor
Department Name 12203-Music
Position Number 0002906
Position Details

The Department of Music of the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for two faculty positions to begin September 1, 2016, pending budgetary approval. The appointments will be made in the tenure stream at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. Positions: Scholars pursuing innovative research at the forefront of musicology. Qualifications: Candidates with a PhD who demonstrate excellence in scholarship and teaching. Duties: Pursue research and publication, direct theses and dissertations, participate actively in the profession, teach graduate and undergraduate courses in musicology; share in administrative responsibilities. We are particularly interested in candidates whose interests include sound studies, media and technology, digital humanities, critical theory, performance studies, cultural studies, queer studies, or other innovative areas of research. We seek scholars whose expertise complements that of the current faculty, and who engage across sub-disciplines. Successful candidates will help set a vision for the graduate program in musicology. The Department of Music offers the PhD in composition/theory, ethnomusicology, jazz studies, and musicology, and the B.A. in music. Graduate students engage with a broad range of histories, methodologies, and analytical techniques and interact across sub-disciplines. The successful applicants will engage with other outstanding departments, the Human ties Center, and programs across the University such as the Cultural Studies Program and Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies Program.

Application Process

Candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference online at: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTIy. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through Interfolio’s Online Application Delivery; in both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our system. In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 15, 2015. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups underrepresented in academia are especially encouraged to apply.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 09/23/2015
Open Until Filled No
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