Department of Musicology – Tenured Professor Position
University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF08009
The Herb Alpert School of Music at the University of California, Los Angeles is searching for a senior hire in Musicology. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply, and candidates should, in their letters of application, highlight research and teaching activities that demonstrate a strong commitment to the needs and perspectives of disadvantaged populations.
*Assistant Professor of Musicology*
Institution: University of San Diego
The deadline for applications is November 15, 2022.
For more information on how to apply, visit
Applications are invited for the Dave Laing PhD Scholarship funded by the Margaret Wethered Bequest.
The scholarship is attached to the Institute of Popular Music, homed in the Department of Music at the University of Liverpool. It is established in honour of Dave Laing, who was closely associated with the institute, from its foundation in 1988 until his death in 2019.
Invitation for applications, appointment effective August, 2023
Position: Musicology and/or Ethnomusicology faculty, tenure track
Rank: Assistant Professor
Music. Assistant Professor of Music of musicology and/or ethnomusicology, tenure-track position, to start in August 2023. Completed doctorate degree in music at time of appointment required.
The music discipline seeks a colleague who will bring innovative and creative pedagogies informed by the latest directions in the discipline. The successful candidate will be a dynamic teacher and scholar expected to instruct courses including music history and culture, world musics, tonal theory and musicianship. A demonstrated success directing an ensemble is highly preferred. Candidates must have a record of scholarship and additional contributions to the field.
Development Editor: Journal of Sound and Music in Games
The Journal of Sound and Music in Games (JSMG) was successfully launched in 2020 and has published three rich and varied volumes. It has been approved for indexing by SCOPUS, an endorsement of its quality and vitality. Now, the journal is recruiting an additional editor to increase JSMG’s capacity to further make good on its aim to encompass all aspects of, and approaches to, sound and music in games. Games are understood here in the widest sense, including non-digital games, childhood games and ludic approaches to music and sound.
The deadline for the position of Associate Professor in Musicology (3 years fixed term) at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, has been extended until September 15th.
We welcome applications from music scholars with training in any sub-discipline of music studies, and especially those who have a focus on community music, music and health, and music psychology. Please take a look at the full job announcement:
Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Music Production
Dear IASPM community,
For those of you who might be interested, I would like to draw your attention to a recent job vacancy in Popular Music at the University of Groningen (The Netherlands).
We are looking for a full-time (permanent) colleague (assistant prof.) for our Popular Music, Sound and Media Cultures program (amongst others) in Groningen.
Application deadline: August 15th.
For more information and details, see:
Invitation for applications, appointment effective August 2022
Position: Postdoctoral Teaching Associate
Appointment/Salary: Two-year, 12-month appointment. Salary competitive.
Qualifications: Completed doctorate in musicology, ethnomusicology, or a related disciplineat time of appointment; university-level teaching experience; demonstration of outstanding potential in scholarly research and publication. The candidate should have been awarded a doctorate within the past five years of their appointment.
Desired Qualifications: We especially encourage applications from music scholars with research or teaching expertise in one (or more) of the following areas: twentieth- and twenty-first-century music, contemporary American and global popular music, sound and media studies, gender and sexuality, research and communication skills for graduate students.
Responsibilities: Teach courses from among current undergraduate and graduate offerings and/or in the candidate’s area of expertise. Teaching duties may include music appreciation, modern popular music, and music bibliography. Maintain an active agenda of research and publication, participate in activities related to the academic mission of the university, including student advising and mentoring.
Lecturer in Music
University of York – Department of Music (expertise in Black Music Studies or Global Musics):