POSITION: The Department of Music at Williams College announces a one year visiting fulltime appointment in Ethnomusicology for the 2012-13 academic year.
DUTIES: Teach four courses for the general student, including a survey of world music, two courses related to African and African diaspora musics, and a fourth elective course.
An additional semester course or a Winter Study term course may also be possible depending on the successful candidate’s interests and qualifications. A complete listing of current courses and their descriptions can be viewed at http://music.williams.edu/courses.
QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in Ethnomusicology with particular expertise in the musics of Africa and the African diaspora preferred. Doctorate must be completed by fall of 2012. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level desirable.
APPLICATIONS: A letter of application, detailed resume and three letters of reference should be postmarked by March 16, 2012. All application materials must be in the form of hard copy submitted by regular mail. Please do not send additional supporting materials until requested.
Applications should be submitted to:
Marilyn Cole Dostie
Assistant to the Chair
Department of Music, Williams College
54 Chapin Hall Drive
Williamstown, MA 01267
DEPARTMENT: The Music Department has 10 full-time faculty and approximately 30 part-time Artist Associates. The Department maintains an active musical life with approximately 100 events each year including those by the Berkshire Symphony, Concert and Chamber Choirs, Jazz Ensemble, Zambezi Marimba Band, Symphonic Winds, Williams Chamber Players, I/O New Music, Student Symphony, student chamber groups, and visiting artists and ensembles. The Department provides courses for the general student as well as specialized courses for the music major. Further information is available at http://music.williams.edu/.
THE COLLEGE: Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts with easy access to the culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The College is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2,000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students. Please visit the Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu).
Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.