Associate Professor or Professor, University of California Los Angeles

Associate Professor or Professor
Department of Ethnomusicology
University of California Los Angeles

The UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology seeks a senior scholar for a position with tenure at the level of Associate Professor or Professor, depending on achievements and qualifications.

Required areas of expertise are ethnomusicology and jazz studies, with excellence in research, publications, and teaching, in addition to leadership skills that can be applied to further development of the jazz studies concentration, which is administered by the department.

The Department of Ethnomusicology is one of the leading programs worldwide, and has recently become one of three departments comprising the new UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. Also recently established is the department’s World Music Center at UCLA, which houses and operates the Ethnomusicology Archive, World Musical Instrument Collection, and Ethnomusicology Publications. Within this framework, the department envisions many new and dynamic initiatives to develop in the coming years.

The Department seeks to recruit a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the Department, School, and University. All applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology or a closely related field. Applicants are expected to have a robust research agenda and should be prepared to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

The position is open until 9 January 2017. To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, diversity statement, one scholarly publication or other sample of creative work, and the names and addresses of three references ONLINE at

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected western status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see