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Institution: Carleton College

Position: Musicology with Emphasis in American Music / Assistant Professor

General Information:

Carleton College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in musicology with an emphasis in American music to begin September 1, 2011.


We seek candidates committed to teaching, mentoring, and advising a diverse student body. PhD or its imminent completion is required. To apply please send the following electronically in PDF format to by January 1, 2011: a letter of application, a CV, statements describing your teaching philosophy and your research, three confidential reference letters, graduate transcripts, and a writing sample. No supplementary materials until requested.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

We seek a musicologist who is a dynamic classroom teacher with a breadth of experience in and continuing commitment to the study of a wide variety of music in a liberal arts setting. The successful candidate will continue, expand and enrich our course offerings in popular music in areas such as, but not restricted to, jazz, rock, pop, and hip hop as well as more traditional areas of music history. Depending on the successful candidate's areas of expertise, the position could possibly, but not necessarily, include applied teaching such as ensemble direction and/or private lessons.

Carleton is a small, highly selective liberal arts college of 1,950 students located 45 miles south of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. The Department of Music includes nine full-time and over thirty part-time faculty members with specialties in ethnomusicology, performance, theory, and musicology. Over 800 students participate in musical activities during each term of the academic year. The Department offers the BA with a major in music. Carleton College is committed to developing our faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Minority candidates and women are particularly encouraged to apply.

Salary Range: Not Available

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Deadline: December 1, 2010


Date Listed: 08/13/2010

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