The University of Virginia’s McIntire Department of Music invites applications for a
tenure-track Assistant Professor of Critical and Comparative Studies in Music, from
scholars with a disciplinary background in musicology or other relevant field. Specialty
will include 19th-, 20th-, or 21st-century music. The successful applicant will join a
department committed to studying music from a range of historical, critical, and
performance-based perspectives, and to crossing boundaries between musicology,
ethnomusicology, music theory, performance studies, and related disciplines.
Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching. The appointment begins on
August 25, 2008. Completed Ph.D. or ABD required. Teaching experience preferred.
To apply, 1) submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and brief writing sample
(maximum 20 pages) at jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52619, and 2)
arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to Stacey Trader, Musicology Search
Committee, McIntire Department of Music, P.O. Box 400176, University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, VA, 22904-4176. Review of applications by the committee will begin on
October 4, 2007; however, the position will remain open to applications until filled. The
search committee expects to conduct preliminary interviews at the American Musicological
Society convention in Quebec City.