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POSITION: Instructor of Music History
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications begins February 15, 2013 and continues until interviews are scheduled.


Position: Music History. Full-time. Non-tenure-track. Subject to funding availability.

Rank & Salary: Instructor. Full-time, annually contracted position. In subsequent years, this position may be converted to tenure-track status, for which the successful candidate may be considered.

Responsibilities: Teach a full range of undergraduate music history classes, graduate research and history seminars, and online courses. Other duties may be assigned depending on qualifications and departmental needs.

Qualifications: Doctorate or ABD in Music History/Musicology. Evidence of excellence in teaching, preferably at the college level. Accomplishments as a performer considered an asset. Evidence of research and scholarly activities. Ability to direct research for graduate theses.

Deadline: Review of applications begins February 15, 2013 and continues until interviews are scheduled.

Application: Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact information for five professional references, a sample of recent research activity, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable initially). Three current letters of recommendation under separate cover are required. Semifinalists will be asked to provide a fifteen-minute video of a music history lecture.

Electronic submissions (PDF or Microsoft Word documents) to are preferred. Hard copies may also be sent to:

Mr. Jerry L. Daniels, Chair
Department of Music
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920

Starting Date: August 12, 2013

The University & Community: Eastern Illinois University places priority on teaching excellence for a student body in a residential setting. Approximately 11,000 on-campus students are enrolled in programs in undergraduate and graduate programs. Non-traditional and part-time students are enrolled in programs at both on- and off-campus sites. Eastern offers faculty a wide range of research and public service activities. The university is located in east central Illinois and combines the benefits of a community of 20,000 with access to several cities, including Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.

Eastern Illinois University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community.

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