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Institution: University of Virginia

Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate and Lecturer in Music

General Information:

The Department of Music at the University of Virginia invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship. The appointment begins August 25, 2019.

This is a one-year academic appointment; however, appointment may be renewed for an additional one-year increment, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.


Applicants must have a completed PhD in a music-related field at the time of appointment and a commitment to and experience in teaching both music history and music theory at the undergraduate major level, especially within a liberal arts environment. In addition, they should have an exciting research agenda that complements work done within the department.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Teaching duties include three courses across the two-semester academic year. These courses will include instruction in music history and music theory within the undergraduate music major, but may also include seminars in the Critical and Comparative Studies PhD program. The Research Associate will also have the opportunity to present their research within the department and, more broadly, within relevant contexts within the University.

Salary Range: The salary is $47,500 plus full benefits.

Items to Send:

Apply online at and attach a cover letter describing research agenda and teaching experience in both music theory and music history, a current curriculum vitae, a course description and syllabus—a maximum of two pages in total—for a music course that you have already taught, or would like to teach, and a sample article or scholarly work of approximately twenty-five pages in length.

Please also have three recommenders email confidential letters of recommendation to Kim Turner,

Review of applications will begin on April 2, 2019, but the position will remain open until filled.

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Deadline: April 2, 2019


For questions about the position, please contact Professor Michael J. Puri at

For questions about the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom at

For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit and

Other Information:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Date Listed: 06/20/2019

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