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Assistant Professor of Music History

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Position Details

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

Advertising Copy

The Department of Music and Dance at the University of Vermont invites applications for a tenure-track position in Music History. The candidate will be responsible for teaching most of the Western music history sequence for majors and minors in addition to introductory courses in music listening for general students. We welcome applications from scholars with an interdisciplinary perspective and who can offer courses in Film Music History and/or Popular Music Studies. The appointment will be at the rank of assistant professor. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an active program of research that leads to publication in peer-reviewed scholarly outlets. For more information on the Department please see

Ph.D. (or ABD) in Musicology or related field required. Candidates must apply on line at Search for the position using department name (Music and Dance) only. Attach a cover letter describing your research agenda and teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, a sample of written work, evidence of teaching effectiveness and the contact information for three references who may be invited to submit letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans and individuals with disabilities, and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Burlington, Vermont is located in the beautiful Lake Champlain region, surrounded by the Green and Adirondack Mountains. It is a great place for families, with excellent public schools and year-round recreational opportunities. It is home to the University of Vermont and three independent colleges that provide an academically stimulating and culturally rich environment. Montreal, Canada and Boston are within easy driving distances.

Job Open Date 07/14/2017
Job Close Date
Category Academic/Faculty
Job Type Full-time

Position Information

Posting Number F853PO
Department Music & Dance/52250
Advertising/Posting Title Assistant Professor of Music History
FLSA Exempt
Position Number 005969
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term (months) 9

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
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