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Job Posting: Full-Time Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies and Musicology or Ethnomusicology – Tenure Track

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 9:30am

Full-Time Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies and Musicology or Ethnomusicology –

Tenure Track


The University of Georgia (UGA) Hugh Hodgson School of Music and the Institute for Women’s Studies invite applications and nominations for the position of assistant professor of women’s studies and musicology or ethnomusicology. Applicants meeting the minimum requirements are encouraged to apply.  This is a joint appointment between the two disciplines on campus; the tenure home will be in Music.  Anticipated start date is August 1, 2019.


Responsibilities of the Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies and Musicology or Ethnomusicology

  • Teach courses in women’s studies and in musicology or ethnomusicology at the undergraduate through graduate levels. The teaching load is normally four courses per year (two in each area) and includes supervision of graduate teaching assistants.
  • Conduct research and creative activity in these two fields.
  • Participate in activities related to the academic mission of the university, including service on committees, student advising, student recruiting, and administration of area assessments.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline.


Additional Requirements

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in musicology or ethnomusicology.  ABD applicants with a terminal degree transcript on file no later than nine months from the appointment date may be considered.
  • At least one academic year of college-level teaching experience in one of these fields.


Additional Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and/or Competencies

  • Evidence of training, expertise, and commitment to women and gender studies.
  • Musicology applicants whose scholarly expertise broadens the current research profile of the musicology faculty, and ethnomusicology candidates with a background in the musics of Asia or Latin America are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with students and faculty.
  • Interest in making interdisciplinary contributions to other academic units and to academic or performance-based areas of the school.
  • A desire to contribute to a dynamic, holistic music program located in a city known for its music and arts culture.


To Apply

Applications will be accepted until December 17, 2018.   Apply online at  providing a cover letter detailing how the applicant's credentials and experience meet the needs, responsibilities, and qualifications stated above; C.V.; the names and contact information for at least three references; and an unofficial transcript.  Letters of reference, writing samples, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and transcripts will be requested from a smaller pool of applicants at a later date.  Questions about the application process can be directed to Ms. Edith Hollander,; questions about the position can be directed to:  Dr. David Haas,, phone 706-542-3737, fax: 706-542-2773.


The Hugh Hodgson School of Music ( is among the leading schools of music in the region and nationally. It includes comprehensive programs, with degrees at the undergraduate level through the masters and doctorate. A celebrated faculty, outstanding facilities, and talented students build a supportive and rich environment for artistic and scholarly growth. Graduates from our programs have been internationally successful in their chosen fields.


The Institute for Women’s Studies ( provides a feminist interdisciplinary perspective on women and gender. Administratively a program in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Women’s Studies cooperates with departments of all schools and colleges of the University in developing its curriculum and programming. Through course work and outreach, the Institute for Women’s Studies offers students an opportunity to explore women’s lives in global and multicultural contexts.


The University of Georgia (, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University 's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens. 


The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status.  Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ( Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

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