Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

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Position type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Music

Bucknell University’s Department of Music invites applications for a 3-semester Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning January 2022. We seek candidates who specialize in African, African-American, and/or African-diasporic musical culture(s), and/or music and social justice. The successful candidate will teach three courses each semester in African, African-American, and/or African-diasporic music; critical intersections of music with race and social justice; jazz; cross-cultural perspectives in music; and/or other related areas. By the start date of the position, candidates are expected to have a doctorate or be ABD in Ethnomusicology, Africana/African-American/Black Studies, Jazz Studies, Musicology, or another related field.

For additional information and to apply, please submit a cover letter addressing your teaching philosophy, scholarly interests, and commitment to equity and inclusion; C.V.; and contact information for three references. All materials must be submitted online at Questions about the position should be addressed by email to Professor Bethany Collier at Review of applications will begin on November 29, 2021.

About Bucknell

Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, primarily undergraduate, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, management, education, and music.

Bucknell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The university believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education are encouraged.

Bucknell is committed to creating a climate that fosters inclusion, growth, and development for a diverse student body, and seeks candidates who are also committed to these goals.

Bucknell is committed to supporting the teacher-scholar model of faculty development. With a student-faculty ratio of about 9:1, small class sizes are a hallmark of the Bucknell educational experience. The university sponsors a range of activities to support the development of its faculty, including a Teaching-Learning Center and generous research support and leave policies.

Bucknell is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Lewisburg area offers a combination of outdoor recreation opportunities and small-town amenities. In addition to the cultural and athletic events offered at the University and in town, the region offers strong schools and medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. Bucknell is about three hours from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

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