Jobs: Postdoctoral Teaching Associate (Florida State University)

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.

Institution: Florida State University is a comprehensive, national graduate research university of 19 colleges and schools with 2,500 faculty serving a student body of over 42,000 students. A full summary of its comprehensive benefits is available online at:

The College of Music, with 90 faculty, 40 support staff, and 1,100 students, offers a range of degrees in music, baccalaureate through the doctorate. See the College of Music web page at

The University is situated in Tallahassee, Florida’s beautiful, wooded capital city with an area population over 375,000. Located in the Big Bend area of northern Florida, Tallahassee enjoys a mild change of season and proximity to the Gulf of Mexico. 

How to Apply: To apply for this position go to Choose the “browse job openings” link, then “Advanced Search.” Enter the job opening ID 51542 on the Job Search page or search by position title.

Applicants must complete the online application with all applicable information, including their work history up to ten years and full educational details. Please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one-page description of research interests, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and contact information for four references (mailing address, phone, e-mail). PDF files are preferred.

For technical assistance in applying for this position, please contact Emilie O’Connor at (850) 645-7734. For all other inquiries, please contact Erica Francis at or (850) 644-4361.

Deadline: Review of applications will begin April 30, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

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