Massachusetts, USA
Tufts University
Part-Time Lecturer/s

The Department of Music at Tufts University is seeking one or more part-time lecturers in the field of African Music and Ethnomusicology for spring 2021 and academic year 2021-2022 to teach the following courses:

- Spring 2021: Music of Africa (T/Th 10:30am-11:45am) and Social Justice, Advocacy, and Music (F 9:00-11:30am)
- Fall 2021: Ethnomusicology in Theory and Practice; African Music Systems
- Spring 2022: Introduction to World Music, and a seminar whose topic will be determined in consultation with the department.

Teaching may require in person, hybrid or remote assignments.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here https://oeo.tufts.edu/policies-procedures/non-discrimination/. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or atjohny.laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.


Ph.D.in an appropriate discipline is preferred; ABD will be accepted. Previous college-level teaching is preferred.


Please submit a dossier including curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and/or experience including commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, draft syllabi or detailed descriptions of courses you are applying to teach, and two letters of recommendation uploaded directly into Interfolio by recommenders. All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at: apply.interfolio.com/79937.

The search committee will begin screening applications immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Please contact Ingrid Pabon, Department Administrator, at ingrid.pabon@tufts.edu with any questions.