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JOB: University of Texas at El Paso, world music, music literature, music history, ethnomusicology (tenure-track)

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    The University of Texas at El Paso College of Liberal Arts - Music Department Assistant Professor World Music, Music Literature, Music History, Ethnomusicology
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 12, 2012
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      The University of Texas at El Paso
      College of Liberal Arts - Music Department
      Assistant Professor World Music, Music Literature, Music History, Ethnomusicology

      POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Music Department at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is seeking to fill a tenure-track position beginning fall 2012. The successful candidate will participate in departmental activities and other duties as assigned by the department Chair.

      ABOUT UTEP: UTEP is a research-intensive doctoral university in the United States with a Mexican-American majority student population, ranking second in the nation in awarding bachelors degrees to Hispanics. UTEP serves a large, bicultural population located on the U.S. Mexico border. Our students, who are approximately 75% Hispanic, mirror the population of this region and, increasingly, that of Texas and the United States. UTEP is increasingly recognized as a model in demonstrating that a university with a fundamental commitment to access can also achieve high levels of excellence in academic programs and research. UTEP's six academic colleges (Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health Science, Liberal Arts and Science, and the School of Nursing) serve more than 22,600 students enrolled in 70 bachelors, 75 master's, and 19 doctoral degrees in a broad range of academic fields. For more information on our university, please visit the UTEP website (www.utep.edu/).

      REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: An earned Doctorate in Musicology or Ethnomusicology, with world music experience, or related area in hand by start date (ABDs considered, if defense date is prior to start date); potential for publication in specialized area(s) while able to teach in a variety of music history, literature and culture courses; experience in secondary areas will also be considered.

      PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Teaching experience in both music major and general student classes

      SALARY: Competitive and commensurate with experience

      APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin May 1, 2012 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should submit: a letter of interest; current curriculum vitae, transcripts, video/audio tapes representing various styles, and names/addresses/phone/e-mail for three references to:

      Dr. Marcia Fountain, Coordinator
      Music Literature/History Division
      Department of Music
      301 Fox Fine Arts Center
      The University of Texas at El Paso
      El Paso, TX 79968-0552
      mfountai at utep.edu

      The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or sexual orientation in employment or the provision of services.

      Apply Here: http://www.utep.edu
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