NOTICE OF FACULTY VACANCY
POSITION: Full-time tenure-track appointment in Musicology
RANK/SALARY: Assistant or Associate Professor of Musicology. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Boyer College of Music and Dance seeks a musicologist or ethnomusicologist who is committed to teaching the music of underrepresented populations. The candidate will collaborate with faculty to expand musicology coursework perspectives beyond the classical tradition, advance the undergraduate and graduate history curriculum, and deepen commitment to university and College initiatives in diversity, equity, inclusion, access, and belonging (DEIAB). The selected candidate will teach students in all of Boyer’s music programs. The teaching assignment will include, but is not restricted to, undergraduate courses in the music history sequence, undergraduate writing-intensive courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, and graduate seminars. Candidates will be expected to advise graduate research, mentor students, supervise teaching assistants, and perform faculty service.
QUALIFICATIONS: A completed doctoral degree in musicology or a related field is required by the time the appointment is made. The ideal candidate will have a record of publications with a national reputation or a strong promise of obtaining one. A primary research area in one or more of the following categories is preferred: American vernacular music, global music history, 20th / 21st century music. Candidates must be able to engage talented musicians in a variety of majors: performance (jazz, popular, classical), musicology, music theory, music technology, composition, music therapy, music education, and dance. A record of outstanding teaching is required.
APPOINTMENT DATE: July 1, 2023
APPLICATION REVIEW: Review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
SUBMIT APPLICATION: Send a letter of application and CV to
Dr. Edward D. Latham, Search Committee Chair
c/o Beth Bolton
Please be sure the file name for your application and CV begins with your last name and includes the position name. For example: LastName.Temple.Musicology.App.pdf or LastName.Temple.Musicology.CV.pdf.
PLEASE DO NOT SEND ADDITIONAL MATERIALS UNTIL REQUESTED
Prepare to send the following additional material if requested at a later date:
- 3-5 confidential letters of recommendation, on letterhead, directly from the referee
- Samples of course syllabi
- Examples of published work or links to online work.
- Evaluations of your teaching
COVID-19 vaccinations are required for employment at Temple University, unless granted a religious or medical exemption.
Temple University’s Boyer College of Music and Dance is located on the University’s main campus in the culturally rich and diverse city of Philadelphia. The College is served by 60+ full-time faculty and approximately 100 affiliate faculty. The College offers Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science, Master of Music, Master of Science, Master of Music Therapy, DMA in Performance, and PhD degrees in music and BFA, MA, MFA, and PhD degrees in dance.
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER, AND ACTIVELY ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM MEMBERS OF UNDERREPRESENTED GROUPS.