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Assistant Professor (Job Id: UL111)

Position Deleted on 5/01/2014. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Louisville, KY
Faculty - Fine and Applied Arts - Music
Full Time
Job ID: UL111
Location: School of Music

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to community engagement and diversity, and in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.

Position Description
Rank: Assistant Professor, tenure-track
Effective Date: August 1, 2014

We seek a candidate in Western musicology with primary specialization in music before 1750, preferably of the Baroque and Renaissance periods. Those with research specialties in additional areas (such as jazz studies, popular music studies, ethnomusicology, etc.) are especially encouraged to apply. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses, independent projects and theses; research and publication; service to the university community and profession. Experience with distance learning and familiarity with classroom technological tools will be an advantage. This is an entry level, full-time, tenure-track position with comprehensive benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Ph.D. in musicology, preferably with demonstrated excellence in teaching and a promising record of publications.

The University of Louisville is Kentucky's premier, nationally recognized metropolitan research university in the state's largest urban area. With a national reputation for its high-quality undergraduate programs and over twenty nationally recognized research, graduate, and professional programs, the University also has as a strong commitment to the community in which it resides. UofL has experienced steady growth with a current enrollment of 21,000 students, 340 of whom are enrolled in the School of Music in both undergraduate and graduate degree programs (BA, BM, BME, MM, MME). The School of Music, a fully accredited member of NASM since 1938, has enjoyed relationships with the community's leading music organizations, including the Louisville Orchestra, Kentucky Opera, Chamber Music Society of Louisville, and the Louisville Ballet. The Gerhard Herz Bach Professorship brings noted Bach scholars to campus periodically. The School is also home to the Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition, one of the most prestigious international prizes for composers. Musicology is taught within the Division of Music History in the School of Music. The Dwight Anderson Music Library, housing the largest academic music collection in the state of Kentucky, includes an archive of materials related to the Grawemeyer Award, as well as the Ricasoli Collection of 400 European manuscripts and editions from the 18th and early 19th centuries. The school also enjoys a collaborative arrangement with the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, Poland. The city of Louisville offers hospitality, warmth and smaller city advantages like shorter commutes and lower cost of living alongside major city amenities such as professional orchestra, opera, ballet, theatre, museums, great collegiate athletic teams, an impressive array of dining possibilities, and a nationally-acclaimed parks system.

Please follow exactly the application procedure described here. Apply online via the "Online App. Form" link below. Include a letter of application and curriculum vitae as attachments. Three current letters of recommendation in hard copies should be sent directly by your referees to Professor Seow-Chin Ong, Chair, Musicology Search Committee, School of Music, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292. Writing samples are not required at this time. Inquiries only may be sent to (application materials-including letters of recommendation from referees and materials forwarded on behalf of applicants by service agencies-sent to this email address or the email address of the search committee chair will be ignored). Please satisfy yourself that your credentials and expertise match what we are seeking before applying. Review of applications begins January 20, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
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