Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Musicology

The Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University invites applications and nominations for a tenure-eligible faculty position in Musicology with specialization in any area(s) of Western music ca. 1720-1920. The ideal candidate complements current faculty strengths and is committed to engaging with performers in a School of Music. The position will be at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or full Professor to begin September 1, 2017. Preference will be given to applicants currently at the Associate and/or full Professor ranks.


Required:  PhD in Musicology; exemplary record of scholarship as evidenced by publications; demonstrable record of excellence in teaching music at the university level, including the 18th century.  Preferred: Proven record of successful teaching in a School or Conservatory of Music within a U.S. university; Demonstrable expertise in a second area of music scholarship.


Teach undergraduate survey courses for Bienen School majors; teach upper-level undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in field(s) of expertise; direct and advise dissertations; participate in the activities of a School of Music in a research university.


Screening will begin October 15, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.  Provide letter of interest; curriculum vitae; and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to:

Musicology Search
c/o Ms. Tonya Glover
Northwestern University
Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music
70 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208-2405

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Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.