New York's Columbia University Seeking Assistant Professor

The school's Department of Music is inviting applications for the full-time and tenure track role with a specialization in Music Theory and Race



The chosen candidate must have a completed Ph.D. or Doctor of Musical Arts by June 30, 2022 — the time of appointment.

The specialization of this Assistant Professor role may include a scholarly emphasis on critical race theory; historical perspectives on race and music theory; or other issues of race, ethnicity, and/or indigeneity as they relate to music theory and analysis. 

Responsibilities of the position involve research and publication, departmental service, and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses — including required courses in the undergraduate theory sequence. 

All applications are to be completed through Columbia University’s Academic Search and Recruiting (ASR) system. Applicants must upload their cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement describing teaching experience and research interests.

Additionally, applicants should include a statement outlining how their scholarship will contribute to building and supporting diverse communities. Contact details for three referees and one writing sample of no more than 30 pages are also expected. 

Applications will be reviewed as of November 15, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. 

To apply for this position, click here.