The Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology invites applications for a one-year position (with possibility of renewal) at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor in Ethnomusicology to begin in Fall of 2021. We seek creative scholars who integrate ethnography and theoretical analysis, and who deepen our dialogue with other disciplines and debates. The successful applicant will be able to teach introductory and higher-level undergraduate courses, and their research and teaching interests should complement the strengths of our existing curriculum. The teaching load for this position will be 4 courses per year (2 fall/2 spring).
The Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology is an innovative, interdisciplinary center for the study of music and culture in global contexts, which offers BA, MA and PhD degrees. The department has a full-time teaching faculty of 15 folklorists and ethnomusicologists, and a graduate and undergraduate student population of over 100 students. Applicants must have completed the PhD in ethnomusicology or a related field by the date of appointment, and have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in research and teaching.
A letter of application, curriculum vitae, diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation should be sent electronically to Michelle Melhouse (firstname.lastname@example.org), and addressed to Dr. David A. McDonald, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, 800 E. 3rd St., Indiana University, Bloomington IN 47405. Review of applications will begin on April 23, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
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