California, USA
University of California Riverside
Assistant Professor of Popular Music

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Popular Music

Department of Music
University of California, Riverside

The Department of Music at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Popular Music with an expected starting date of July 1, 2024. We seek a candidate with a strong commitment to innovative teaching and research focused on technology-mediated Popular Musics of the Americas and/or their Diasporas.

The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See Table(s) https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/oct-2023-acad-salary- scales/t1.pdf

The salary range for this position is $74,600 -$97,200. “Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive condition.

Applicants must submit their applications to https://apptrkr.com/4796056 where a complete job description can be found. Applications must include a cover letter, Professional CV or Resume, statement of teaching philosophy (2-3 pages), evidence of teaching excellence/teaching evaluations, diversity statement specifically detailing past experience and/or future plans for equity and inclusion activities (1-2 pages), Three examples of recent scholarly or creative work (publications, musical performances, or recordings) in an accessible format (such as a personal website, YouTube channel, or PDF), and Contact information for three references; letters are not required for the first round of application review. Applications received by Monday, January 15, 2024, will receive full consideration.

The University of California, Riverside is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. UCR is a member institution of the American Association of Universities (AAU) as well as the Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities (HSRU). Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/ADA/Veterans Employer.


Applicants must have a terminal degree (DMA, PHD, MFA) in music, or a related field completed by June 30, 2024.

$74,600 -$97,200