Faculty Positions: Clinical, Assistant and Associate Professors of Music

New York University
Abu Dhabi campus

NYU Abu Dhabi currently seeks a number of dynamic and creative music scholars and scholar-practitioners to teach within and across the disciplines of musicology/ethnomusicology, theory/composition, performance, and music technology/new media.  The successful candidate(s) will have a record of significant achievement in one or more of the above areas, an adventurous program of research and/or performance, and experience teaching at the undergraduate level. Candidates with experience in academic leadership and/or curricular development are particularly encouraged to apply. Continue reading

University of Maryland Ethnomusicology Position‏

University of Maryland School of Music
Faculty vacancy in ethnomusicology: beginning August 2012
Position: Ethnomusicologist

Rank and salary: Assistant Professor, tenure track; salary commensurate with experience.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in ethnomusicology or related field; strong background in both cultural anthropology and historical musicology; fieldwork experience; evidence or promise of excellence in research, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and advising at the graduate level. Continue reading

Director of the Belfer Audio Archive

Syracuse University Library and the S.I Newhouse School of Public Communications seek applications for a unique and exciting position as director of the Belfer Audio Archive, one of the world’s preeminent repositories for recorded sound.


The Archive operates under the administrative purview of the Library’s Special Collections Research Center, underscoring its role as a repository for rare and unique sound recordings. Continue reading

Professorship of Music, University College Cork, Ireland

University College Cork (UCC) seeks an outstanding appointee for the full-time permanent position of Professor of Music to lead research in music, contribute to UCC Music’s national and international profile, and play a critical role in attracting external research funding. The appointee will assume a leadership role in the further development of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the discipline.
University College Cork
The staff complement of Music comprises scholars, composers, improvisers, and performers, presenting a symbiosis of music scholarship, composition, and performance to an extent unique in Ireland. The Department embraces multiple disciplines including musicology, ethnomusicology, anthropology of music, critical studies, cultural studies, gender and sexuality studies, film studies, performance studies, composition and music technology. Continue reading

Director needed for folkwaysAlive!

University of Alberta
Faculty of Arts – folkwaysAlive!


The University of Alberta is seeking a Director for folkwaysAlive!, the University’s partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings in Washington DC. Providing a home for the over two thousand Folkways Records donated to the University by company founder Moses Asch, folkwaysAlive! builds on this valuable collection, houses a digital archive to document local and national community traditions, provides research opportunities, and presents public performances that relate to and enhance the Folkways philosophy and mission. Continue reading

University of Oslo, Norway: Two top research posts in popular music

Faculty of Humanities
Department of Musicology

Oslo Opera House
Oslo’s multi-purpose new Opera house

Scandinavia’s leading music department at the University of Oslo is announcing a number of research posts in popular music linked to the project ‘Popular Music & Gender in a Transcultural Context’, led by professor Stan Hawkins.

The first two appointments are a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship and a PhD post. Continue reading