Ethnomusicology Position (extended deadline) - Schulich School of Music, McGill University

Department of Music Research: Ethnomusicology
The Department of Music Research invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Ethnomusicology at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting August 1, 2024. Applications at the rank of Associate Professor may be considered for exceptional candidates.
We seek an outstanding scholar whose focus is in some area of music of Indigenous Peoples of Canada or African, African diasporic, and Black Music Studies including indigenous, traditional, and popular music, although other specialities that complement the current faculty will also be considered. Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in a relevant field (ABD considered) and a strong record of published research commensurate with their career stage. Teaching will include undergraduate courses and graduate seminars. We welcome applications from candidates committed to interdisciplinary inquiry and to the instruction and support of a diverse student population.

Applicants should submit the following items using McGill’s platform, Workday (see for instructions and links to apply):
• Cover letter describing the candidate’s qualifications for the position, including a statement on the commitment to increasing and supporting diversity within the university community
• Curriculum vitae
• Statement of research interests
• Evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness (ex., sample course syllabi and summaries of teaching evaluations)
• Contact information for three referees
• Two samples of scholarly writing
Further inquiries may be addressed to Prof. Gary Scavone, Chair, Department of Music Research:

To view in French, please click Professeur adjoint en Ethnomusicologie (periode d'application prologee).pdf