Category Archives: Music

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

Washington University of St. Louis Mark Steinberg Weil Early Career Fellowship in Humanities

Deadline: January 4

Length: 2 years

Comments: “We seek scholars from within a broad range of humanities disciplines or interdisciplinary fields and are especially interested in candidates who bring with them experience in community-based projects, data science in the humanities, and/or the urban humanities.”

URL: https://jobs.wustl.edu/ Job 35086

McGill University Assistant Professorship in Cultural Analytics

Deadline: December 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: The “primary area of specialization in the field of cultural analytics and digital humanities. Candidates may be working in a variety of subfields across the humanities and social sciences, including literature, history, anthropology, music, photography, art history, cinema, linguistics, information studies, and cultural or media studies, and must have a demonstrable research program that uses computational analysis for the study of culture. Special emphasis should be given to methods that connect with critical approaches to cultural study, such as feminist, post-colonial, transnational, Indigenous, queer-, disability-, or race-theoretical, or other approaches that address questions of social justice and/or inequality.

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8290

University of Maryland-College Park Assistant Professorship in Ethnomusicology

Deadline: November 14

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The successful applicant should demonstrate interest in interdisciplinary approaches to scholarship and teaching and be able to contribute to some or all of the College of Arts and Humanities’ strategic priorities: Race, Gender, and Ethnicity; Area Studies; Language and Culture; Migration Studies; and Digital Humanities. Candidates who have shown a commitment to working with women and underrepresented minority students through teaching, mentoring, research or administration, are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas, and minorities and women are especially urged to apply.”

URL: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/47051

Emory University Visiting/Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Deadline: February 7

Length: 1 year

Comments: “We are interested in supporting the completion of dissertation projects across the spectrum of the humanities that examine the origins, evolution, impact and legacy of race, difference, and the modern quest for civil and human rights. We also support research projects that examine race and ethnicity and its points of intersection with other identities and movements addressing differences along gender, class, religious, or sexual lines.”

URL: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=25066&siteid=5043&jobid=594956

Harvard University Mahindra Center Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: December 8

Length: 1 year

Comments: Theme is “migration and the humanities.” ” The issues the seminar will explore include: the ethics of hospitality; modes of cosmopolitanism; negotiation of cultural “differences” under duress; the role played by interpretation and cultural translation in enhancing processes of social integration.” Must have earned PhD after May 2014 and before or during August 2017.

URL: https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/5768

University of Nevada-Las Vegas Assistant Professorship in African American Studies

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We are particularly interested in candidates who possess expertise in intersectional or interdisciplinary historical, cultural, or media studies approaches to one or more of the following areas: black feminist theory, queer studies, performance studies, the African diaspora, or Blacks in the US West.”

URL: UNLV AfAm job