Visiting Assistant Professor of Musicology/​ethnomusicology

The Division of Composition, Musicology, and Theory (CMT) of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) seeks an outstanding candidate with a strong record of teaching and research for a visiting assistant professorship in musicology /ethnomusicology for the 2019-2020 academic year. All areas of specialization will be considered, but specialists in popular music, public musicology, and/or musical theater are especially encouraged to apply. The CMT Division offers a wide range of graduate and undergraduate courses, and offers required and elective courses for all students enrolled in music programs at CCM, a comprehensive conservatory for the performing and media arts.


Responsibilities: Teach a 2 + 2 load of undergraduate and graduate courses in musicology/ethnomusicology, including possible supervision of graduate assistants; service responsibilities within the musicology workgroup and CMT division as needed.


Minimum Qualifications: PhD in musicology or related field (Ethnomusicology or Theory) by time of appointment; one year teaching experience at the collegiate level.


Terms of Appointment: One-year visiting assistant professorship. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Appointment Date: August 15, 2019.


Deadline: Review of applications will begin June 15, 2019, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should submit their material electronically by accessing the University of Cincinnati’s Recruitment site and searching for position 37771.


Applicants should submit contact information for three professional references, a curriculum vitae, and a letter of application (Cover Letter) indicating areas of research expertise, university-level teaching experience, and other areas of teaching and scholarly interest.


The University of Cincinnati and CCM are strongly committed to the recruitment and retention of diverse faculty. The University invests in its faculty by sponsoring an institutional membership to the National Center for Faculty Development in Diversity and through its provostal support of active African American, Latino, and LGBTQ faculty associations or affinity groups. CCM has partnered with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) for the CSO/CCM Diversity Fellowship program, funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. CCM is also engaged in the City of Cincinnati with such programs as CCM After School/Whiz Kids after-school mentoring and tutoring program with the City Gospel Mission, the Suzuki String Program for Grades 1-3 at the School for the Creative and Performing Arts, and the Artist-in-Residence program at Twin Towers Senior Living Community.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 37771


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