Visiting Assistant Professor in Musicology - Department of Music

The Department of Music in the College of Arts and Sciences at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for a one-year appointment in musicology at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, with possible renewal for two additional one-year terms, depending on departmental need.
The Department seeks a scholar with specialization in music since 1750. Duties include a teaching load of two courses per semester in addition to a share of departmental advising on the undergraduate and graduate levels. Courses will include an undergraduate survey of Western Music from 1800 to the present for students from CWRU and the Cleveland Institute of Music.
The successful candidate for this position will add to a vibrant team of music scholars, artists, and educators. CWRU and The Cleveland Institute of Music cooperate in a Joint Music Program, providing students with the advantages of both a conservatory and a major research university. The two institutions share a campus setting in University Circle, together with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Music Settlement, and over twenty other cultural organizations.


Applicants must have at minimum ABD status in a doctoral program in musicology, a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, and an active program of research and publication in musicology. A completed PhD by August 1, 2024, is preferred.
Application Instructions

A letter of application that addresses teaching experience and philosophy of teaching, CV, scholarly writing sample, and recommendations from three referees should be submitted via Interfolio at Applicants should also submit a diversity statement describing how their research, teaching, and/or service might contribute to diversity, equity and inclusion within their scholarly field(s) and/or how their individual and/or collaborative efforts may promote structural justice inside and outside institutions of higher learning. This statement should also reflect on the ways in which the candidate’s continued efforts will foster a culture of diversity, pluralism, and individual difference at Case Western Reserve University into the future. Applications should be received by March 25th, 2024, to receive full consideration.

Case Western Reserve University strives to maintain a diverse and inclusive work environment. All applicants are protected under Federal law from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age and genetics.

Case Western Reserve provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity by phone at 216.368.3066 or by email at Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.