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UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music: Department of Musicology Early Music Tenure-Track Position

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The UCLA Department of Musicology seeks a scholar in the early stages of their career for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor. Required areas of expertise are Early Music, broadly defined. A strong plus (but not a requirement) will be applied-music leadership skills appropriate to future development of the UCLA Early Music Ensemble, which is administered by the department. The department welcomes a wide variety of secondary specialties.

The Department of Musicology is one of the leading programs in its discipline worldwide, and has recently become one of three departments comprising the new UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, as a result of which the Department envisions many new and dynamic initiatives to develop in coming years.
The University of California and the Department of Musicology seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.

All applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Musicology or a closely related field. Applicants are also expected to have a robust research agenda and should be prepared to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
The position is open until September 15, 2017. To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, diversity statement, and the names and addresses of three references. Please do this ONLINE at

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)

  • Misc/Additional (Optional)

  • Misc/Additional (Optional)

  • Misc/Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 references required (contact information only)