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Institution: Bucknell University

Position: Assistant Professor of Music

General Information:

Bucknell University
Department of Music

Position Announcement

Job Area: Jazz, Music Theory; Music History/Musicology/Ethnomusicology

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Music, tenure track

Rank and Salary: Assistant professor, entry level. Salary competitive.

Starting Date: August 2008


Doctorate preferred. ABD considered. Evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level is preferred.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Bucknell University Department of Music seeks candidates with expertise in two of the following three areas: jazz, music theory, or music history (19th or 20th century); specific area of expertise open. The successful candidate will extend and complement departmental strengths and will teach 5 courses each academic year from among the following areas: jazz history or literature, jazz arranging, music theory, non-major survey, interdisciplinary courses, 19th or 20th century music history topics. Appointee will be expected to pursue scholarly research, creative activities, or musical performance and to participate fully in departmental activities.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Applications must be completed online at and must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three recent letters of recommendation.

Deadline: November 5, 2007


For additional information, please call 570-577-1239 or email at

Other Information:

Bucknell University is a highly selective, privately endowed comprehensive university offering baccalaureate degree programs to approximately 3400 undergraduates, approximately 60 of whom are music majors. The Department of Music has a staff of 10 full-time and 16 adjunct faculty members. It is a full member of the National Association of Schools of Music and offers degree programs that include the Bachelor of Arts in Music, and Bachelor of Music degrees in Music Education, Music History, Performance, or Composition. The University is located in Lewisburg on a 450-acre campus in central Pennsylvania’s Susquehanna River Valley. New York City, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia are each within a 3½ hour drive from Lewisburg.

Date Listed: 10/24/2007

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