The Cornell University Department of Music invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor (full-time, tenure-track) in musicology/music theory. The appointment will commence July 1, 2023. The successful candidate will cultivate broad scholarly interests in music theory and other disciplines, including (but not limited to) vernacular musics, global histories, histories of theory, music and media, and music cognition. Evidence of scholarly potential, with the promise of establishing an international reputation, and demonstrated excellence in teaching are required. At Cornell, musicology and music theory are part of the broader study of music and sound at both graduate and undergraduate levels. Our department values historical, ethnographic, and philosophical approaches informed by music-making and performance, cultural and critical theories, and interdisciplinary perspectives. The successful candidate will be expected to take a leadership role in the materials and techniques curriculum, and will be able to foster connections to other departments, programs, and centers across the University.
The successful candidate will have a doctorate (or equivalent professional accomplishment).
Applicants must apply at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/22608. Initial materials requested are a letter of application, curriculum vitae, Statement of Contribution to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (on which see https://facultydevelopment.cornell.edu/information-for-faculty-candidates/), and three current letters of recommendation.