R2065 Visiting Assistant Professor – Music

Bates College invites applications for a one-year sabbatical replacement in cultural musicology with an area emphasis in Southeast Asia for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Candidates should hold the Ph.D. and show evidence of ethnomusicological research as indicated by scholarly presentations and publications. The candidate should be committed to working in an undergraduate liberal arts environment. Responsibilities include teaching five courses, including an introductory world music course, Musics of Southeast Asia, Introduction to Ethnomusicology, and the direction of the Bates College Gamelan Orchestra.  Priority will be given to candidates with demonstrated teaching excellence, publications, and completed Ph.D. Experience teaching Western music theory is desirable.

Review of applications will begin February 1 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit electronically, in PDF format, to academicservices@bates.edu a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and publications and/or a link to recordings. Applicants should arrange with three recommenders to send letters of recommendation, in PDF format or Word. Finalists will be asked for undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Please include your last name and Music R2065 in the subject line of all submissions.

Bates College values a diverse college community and learning environment, and believes in the transformative power of our differences.  The college and the Music Department are committed to enhancing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths and experiences in this area.