Indiana University Seeks Visiting Assistant Professor in Ethnomusicology

Professional Opportunities

The Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University invites applications for a one-year position (with possibility of renewal) beginning in Fall of 2021. They seek creative scholars who integrate ethnography and theoretical analysis, and who deepen our dialogue with other disciplines and debates. The successful applicant will be able to teach introductory and higher-level undergraduate courses, and their research and teaching interests should complement the strengths of our existing curriculum.

The position is as follows:

Visiting Assistant Professor in Ethnomusicology: This position will teach 4 courses, 2 in the fall and 2 in the spring, during the 2021–22 academic year.

The Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology is an innovative, interdisciplinary center for the study of music and culture in global contexts, which offers BA, MA and PhD degrees. The department has a full-time teaching faculty of 15 folklorists and ethnomusicologists, and a graduate and undergraduate student population of over 100 students. Applicants must have completed the PhD in ethnomusicology or a related field by the date of appointment, and have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and research.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation should be sent electronically to Michelle Melhouse ([email protected]), and addressed to Dr. David McDonald, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, 800 E. 3rd St., Indiana University, Bloomington IN 47405. Review of applications will begin on April 23, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

The Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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