Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel
Full-time, tenure-track position (open rank)

The Department of Musicology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position (open rank) in musicology (including ethnomusicology and music theory). Responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching and advising, independent and original research (including application for research grants), and departmental service.


Responsibilities include the teaching of required and elective courses in the candidate’s field(s) of specialization (at the B.A. and M.A. degree levels). Successful candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, compete for Israeli and international research grants, and should display an ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in the Faculty of Humanities and the university at large. Where pertinent and in accordance with inter-departmental needs, a joint departmental appointment or teaching sharing arrangement may be considered.


The position is open to everyone with a Ph.D. degree, and to advanced doctoral students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than June 30, 2025.

The Hebrew University’s primary language of instruction is Hebrew. However, the possibility of teaching one or more courses in English may be considered. Candidates who are unable to teach in Hebrew will be expected to attain teaching-level competence in the language during the initial years following their appointment.


All materials should be in English, and submitted via the following system here: https://ttp.ekmd.huji.ac.il/Pages/default.aspx

Candidates are requested to apply online to the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities (linked above) with the following documents:

(1) Cover letter
(2) Doctoral diploma or official confirmation of eligibility
(3) Curriculum Vitae (According to guidelines: https://en-hum.huji.ac.il/sites/default/files/humanities/files/cv-_eng.pdf)
(4) Current list of publications (According to guidelines: https://en-hum.huji.ac.il/sites/default/files/humanities/files/list_of_publications_guidelines-eng.pdf)
(5) Contribution to Co-authored publications (According to guidelines: https://en-hum.huji.ac.il/sites/default/files/humanities/files/contribution_to_co-authored_publications_-_english.pdf)
(6) Statement of research and teaching plans (Up to three pages and according to guidelines: https://en-hum.huji.ac.il/sites/default/files/humanities/files/scientific_biography_guidelines_-_english.pdf)
(7) Letters of acceptance for unpublished manuscripts
(8) Teaching evaluations (from the past three years)
(9) Two representative publications
(10) Two letters of recommendation, to be submitted directly by recommender (According to guidelines: https://en-hum.huji.ac.il/sites/default/files/humanities/files/recommendations_guidelines_-.pdf)
(11) Declaration Regarding relatives employed at the university (Here: https://en-hum.huji.ac.il/sites/default/files/humanities/files/declaration_of_relatives_employed_at_the_university_-_english.pdf)

Please verify the integrity of the documents before submitting:
> All documents must be uploaded in PDF format only.
> Please make sure that the file is legible and clear (not cut/twisted/damaged).
> Documents submitted improperly lower your chances of moving to the next stage.
> Letters of Recommendation: You can submit only 2 recommendations.
> The system is only able to accept the first 2 recommendations received.

Complete applications must be submitted by August 25, 2024. Unfortunately, the submission deadline will not be postponed in any way.

Applications submitted not in accordance with these guidelines will not be considered.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a campus visit (physical or virtual), which will include a job talk, an interview, and meetings with department members.


For further details, please contact the department chair, Prof. Yossi Maurey at Yossi.maurey@mail.huji.ac.il.
For additional information, please contact the Office of Academic Personnel at kolkorehum@mail.huji.ac.il.

SMT Jacksonville 2024

The Society for Music Theory celebrates its forty-seventh Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront Hotel in Jacksonville, Florida, November 7–10, 2024.


Visit Jacksonville built a microsite for our attendees to use. Visit the site to learn more about Jacksonville, including where to eat, what to do, and how to get there.


Information about the conference can be found on the SMT website

Hotel Reservations 

The Hyatt Regency Riverfront Hotel (225 E Coastline Drive) has reserved a block of rooms for conference attendees. The rates are $169/night for single and double occupancy; $194/night for triple occupancy; $219/night for quadruple occupancy; and $169 for student quadruple occupancy (limited rooms available). Hotel reservations for non-students may be made online.  SMT student members should have received an email with a code to reserve at the student rate; please email Jennifer Diaz at smt@societymusictheory.org if you did not receive the email. 

Using the conference room block at this hotel helps us meet our contractual obligations and keeps you close to all conference activities.

Conference Registration

Conference registration is open and available on our website. The rates are as follows:

Rate Category Early (6/01–9/27/2024) Regular (9/28–11/1/2024)
Student or low-income $70.00 $95.00
Emeritus/Retired $100.00 $135.00
Standard $130.00 $175.00
Student Helpers

We are in need of student volunteers to assist during the conference. Volunteers will receive a registration fee waiver in exchange for 6.5 hours of service. The deadline to apply is September 6

Hotel Accessibility

Every effort will be made to meet the unique requirements of all attendees. For specific needs or questions please contact Jennifer Diaz, Executive Director, at smt@societymusictheory.org.  


The Society provides several sponsorship opportunities for organizations at our Annual Meeting. 


The deadline to reserve an exhibit booth is September 6

Program Guide Advertisements 

The final deadline to reserve a program guide ad is September 6