Category Archives: Music

California State University-Los Angeles Assistant/Associate Professorship in Pan-African Studies and Latin American Studies

Deadline: January 2

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “An earned Ph.D. in a field of the Social Sciences or Humanities closely-related to Afro-Latino Cultures, Experiences, and Resistance in the Americas, including Pan-African/Africana/Black Studies, Latin American Studies, Chicano/a/Latino/a Studies, Comparative Literature, Ethnomusicology, Economics, History, Sociology, Political Science, and Women/Gender Studies is required”

URL: http://www.calstatela.edu/2018/college-natural-social-sciences/nss-las-ttf

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Princeton University Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in African Humanities

Deadline: January 31

Length: 1 year, possible renewal for a 2nd

Comments: Seeking “scholars working in any field of the humanities dealing with Africa or the African diaspora. Consideration will be given to candidates working in all disciplines in the humanities broadly defined, including anthropology, art and archeology, comparative literature, English, film and video history, literatures in other languages, music, philosophy, religion, and women and gender studies.”


URL: https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/apply/application.xhtml?listingId=4261

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Assistant Professorship in Musicology

Deadline: December 2

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Additional courses may include Women in Music, Survey of African American Music, or Survey of Latin American Music.”

URL: Whitewater Musicology job

State University of New York-Stony Brook Assistant/Associate Professorship in Music

Deadline: November 3

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We have a particular interest in applicants whose research specialties intersect with one or more of these areas: music before 1600, gender and sexuality, critical race studies, or digital and new media practices.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10091

Texas Christian University Assistant/Associate Professorship in Interdisciplinary Studies

Deadline: November 20

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: At Roach Honors College. “experience, expertise, and publications in comparative critical studies encompassing multiple cultural perspectives and a record of exemplary teaching is essential. Demonstrated ability to contribute compelling and innovative lower- and upper-division courses to the College’s curriculum is highly valued, as is engagement with themes and issues of class, gender, sex, nationality, citizenship, race, and ethnic identity.” “Likely disciplinary backgrounds include (but are not limited to) cultural anthropology, ethnology, comparative race and ethnic studies, linguistics, sociology, geography, history, social work, communication studies, social entrepreneurship, musicology, ethnomusicology, art history, religious studies, and comparative literature.”

URL: https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty/CSSPage_JobDetail.ASP?T=20171025150308&

Northwestern University Assistant/Associate Professorship in African Diasporic Music and Sound Cultures

Deadline: October 27

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: The African American Studies and Performance Studies Departments seek candidates with “teaching and research interests in African diasporic musical forms and sound cultures, particularly as they intersect with political and social aspects of the black experience. The departments are particularly interested in scholars whose work engages critical race studies and performance studies, broadly defined.”
URL: http://www.afam.northwestern.edu/about/open-positions.html (scroll down)

Ohio State University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Black Citizenship

Deadline: May 8

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Candidates will be evaluated using the following criteria: 1) academic grounding in social justice research focusing on blackness in a transnational or domestic context in any field; 2) research agenda linking the humanities to fields such as law, public policy, medicine, public health, education, social work, or the social sciences; and 3) experience designing and teaching Africana Studies courses.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54866

George Washington University Assistant/Associate Professorship in Musicology/Ethnomusicology

Deadline: Review begins immediately (posted on HigherEdJobs 3/17)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The successful candidate must have a strong research background in music of the 20th and 21st centuries with a focus on music of the Americas, music of the African diaspora, or Western art or popular music. Within this background, scholars must have interests in related topics, such as sound studies, gender and sexuality, heritage and cultural policy, spatiality, and body studies.”

URL: https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/41936

University of Virginia Assistant Professorship in Music

Deadline: February 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Areas of teaching, research, and performance specialization might include (but are not limited to) hip hop, DJ culture, and related forms of music (such as house, electronica, gqom), African-American, Asian, Latin American or Caribbean musics, hip hop production, or other modes of performative creativity.”

 

URL: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=81005