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Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

Beloit College seeks a candidate trained in ethnomusicology to teach three courses in the spring semester of 2018. The position is a one-semester, limited term appointment as a leave replacement. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. (or be A.B.D.) in music and will be responsible for teaching three courses: (1) an introduction to the ethical, musical, historical, and methodological concerns of the field of ethnomusicology; (2) a hybrid course that introduces students to sound studies and music theory fundamentals; (3) a topics course designed by the candidate. All three courses offered will be open to majors and nonmajors who may have limited musical training. The proposed new course should be pitched toward liberal arts college students who bring a broad range of interests and disciplinary backgrounds to the classroom (cross-listed course proposals are welcome).

Because equity and inclusion are central to our students’ liberal education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution. We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We encourage all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply.

Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit is a selective undergraduate liberal arts college that attracts students from across the United States and the world. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. It is recognized as one of the Colleges That Change Lives.

Interested candidates should submit materials to The application requires a cover letter, C.V., the names and contact information for two references, and a title and course description for the proposed course. Priority will be given to applications received by October 11, 2017. Additional queries should be directed to Beth Pohl (

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