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The University of Georgia, Hugh Hodgson School of Music

Position Vacancy
University of South Florida, School of Music
Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology, tenure-track
Minimum Qualifications
  • Terminal degree in ethnomusicology or related field or professional experience equivalent.
  • Demonstrable record of research in ethnomusicology or related field.
  • Teaching experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience organizing and leading musical performances outside of the western canon.
  • Experience engaging the community and/or the schools.
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate ethnography and theoretical analysis in one or more traditional and/or contemporary musical practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with dancers and/or other artists in research and teaching.
Position Expectations:
The School of Music at the University of South Florida is searching for a creative and collaborative ethnomusicologist. This is a tenure track position which contributes to the research, teaching, and service missions of the University of South Florida. Anticipated start date is August 8, 2022.

The successful candidate will maintain an active research agenda and annually report on progress toward promotion and tenure. They will offer ethnomusicology courses for undergraduate and graduate music students in areas of their expertise, as well as core musicology courses as needed by the school. In addition, they will be expected to organize workshops, symposia, convocations, etc. covering a wide range of ethnomusicology topics and areas. They will also liaise with faculty from other areas in the School of Music, across the University, and with entities in the community.
Applications Must Include:
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Links to professional and student work
  • Contact information for 3 references
  • Diversity statement that describes your effectiveness in promoting inclusive excellence among diverse populations in teaching, research, and/or practice
URL to Complete Application:
Application Deadline:
To ensure full consideration please apply by Jan 10, 2022 however, applications will be received until the position is filled.
Applications Will Be Reviewed Starting:
Inquiries About the Position Should Be Directed to:
Ya-Hui Cheng,
Institutional Information:
Equal Employment Opportunity

USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace.

The University of South Florida does not discriminate on the basis of sex and prohibits sexual harassment. Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment (whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute sex discrimination or sexual harassment), in person, by mail, by telephone, or by electronic mail, using the contact information listed for the Title IX Coordinator. Reports may be made at any time either online or directly to the University's Title IX Coordinator.

About USF

The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report's national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state's 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

Working at USF

With more than 16,000 employees at USF, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.
A Note from Brian Wesolowski:

The mission of the Music Research Nexus is to connect those involved in music education/music therapy research at higher education institutions. 

1. Music education/music therapy position vacancies
2. Calls for international, national, and state music education conferences
3. Calls for nominations for service-related activities
4. Calls for papers
5. Research funding/award opportunities

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