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Materials are only being accepted via Interfolio.  Please apply at documents to be uploaded are: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of professional and teaching activity, and at least three confidential letters of recommendation. The School of Music, Theatre & Dance situates diversity as a core value and is dedicated to promoting access, equity, and inclusion for all individuals. In your application, please include a statement that describes how your research, creative activities, teaching, and/or service in the past, present, and/or future will advance the School's commitments. 

Samples of scholarly work and publications may be requested at a subsequent stage of this search.


Job Summary

ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC, THEATRE & DANCE.  As a comprehensive performing arts school set in one of the world’s finest public institutions of higher education, the School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) is deeply engaged in the creation, practice, scholarship, and pedagogy of music, theatre, and dance. We aim to provide leadership, nationally and internationally, in all three fields. We assert and celebrate the value of the arts to the mission of the University of Michigan. SMTD is strongly committed to access, diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-oppression as a means of enacting justice and achieving and sustaining excellence.

Duties:  Teach musicology courses at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels with an emphasis on late eighteenth- and nineteenth-century concert  music as well as additional courses in the musicology program; pursue a significant program of scholarly research and musicological publication, and interdisciplinary research according to the candidate's expertise, which may include international concert repertoires; advise musicology students and mentor dissertations; participate in service for other departmental needs as required. The appointee will be expected to: maintain a national and international profile as a scholar of music; demonstrate a strong commitment to excellent, innovative teaching at both graduate and undergraduate levels; expand the areas of interest represented in our department; contribute to DEI and other initiatives at the department, school, and university levels; and have the potential to work well with the variety of students in our diverse undergraduate and graduate programs within a large School of Music, Theatre, and Dance. The appointee will also be expected to serve on departmental, faculty, and University committees, and participate in faculty governance as appropriate.


Required Qualifications*

Ph.D. in musicology in hand; evidence of scholarly promise; demonstrated experience as an innovative classroom teacher; demonstrated ability to empower, advocate for, and value a broad range of students of diverse identities and experiences, as shown through pedagogy, mentoring, and related activities.

Preferred:  Specialization in any aspects of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century European  concert music.  Applicants engaged in developing musicological approaches to identity, gender, sexuality, race, and disability are encouraged to apply.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine, by the start of the fall term on August 30, 2021.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.