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Institution: Lehman College of The City University of New York

Position: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor of Musicology

General Information:

Tenure track, starting date Fall 2020


For Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor:

Candidates must have a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or D.M.A.) with an emphasis in musicology, including Western art music, popular music, and American music. Additionally, an ability to teach a broad range of subjects, such as music theory, ethnomusicology, performance practice, avant-garde music, and/or multimedia arts, is preferred.

We are seeking candidates who will contribute to a dynamic, growing Music program with a diverse student body and a strong commitment to working with communities. Candidates should have a proven track record of scholarship, publication, and teaching as well as the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution, engage actively in professional organizations, and maintain a strong commitment to students. We are interested in candidates with prior administrative experience.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The Department of Music, Multimedia, Theatre, and Dance at Lehman College, City University of New York is conducting an open rank search for a dynamic faculty member with expertise in musicology beginning Fall 2020. The appointment will be at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor, or tenured Associate Professor, or tenured full Professor. Candidates must have an active record of research and scholarship and a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate music courses, and developing an innovative and collaborative curriculum that includes both academic and performance-oriented courses with links to other programs on campus. Candidates should demonstrate the potential for continued scholarly and/or creative activity, effectiveness in classroom teaching, administrative experience, and a commitment to service to the college.

Professorial ranks at Lehman College teach 18 hours (6 courses) per year. Teaching is reduced for tenure-track professorial faculty by 24 hours (8 eight courses) over the first five years for scholarly development. Lehman College and CUNY funding is available through competitive grants for research, travel, and professional development. All faculty are encouraged to seek external funding.

Lehman College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) system that prides itself on its commitment to public urban higher education. Located in the Bronx, the College serves its diverse student body of more than 15,000 students by providing a liberal arts education that prepares them for employment, graduate study, and the professions. In 2018, Lehman was ranked 3rd in the U.S. among four-year public institutions for economic mobility for students, and 1st in the U.S. among Hispanic- Serving Institutions with high extended upward income mobility rates.

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Salary Range: Salaries are commensurate with education and experience, and are subject to the Professional Staff Congress-CUNY salary schedule:

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Deadline: open until filled


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Candidates must attach a cover letter, a curriculum vitae (that includes three professional references – name, title, organization, and contact information), and a statement of teaching. Candidates should also arrange for three (3) reference letters to be sent to Dr. David Claman, chair of the search committee, at

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Other Information:

Please submit completed applications by Friday, November 22, 2019 for full consideration. Review of CVs will begin on November 23 and continue until a candidate has been identified.

Date Listed: 10/08/2019

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