Open Position: Assistant Professor in Ethnomusicology

Assistant Professor


The Department of Music at Columbia University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialization in Ethnomusicology to begin July 1, 2023. The successful candidate must have a completed PhD by the time of appointment. The responsibilities of the position include research and publication, graduate and undergraduate teaching, contributing to the programming and development of the Center for Ethnomusicology, and participating in departmental service. We seek a colleague whose work will complement our current strengths; the area of specialization is open.  


PhD.  Candidates must demonstrate excellent promise for future development as scholars and teachers.  

Application Instructions

All applications must be made through Columbia University’s Academic Search and Recruiting (ASR) system. Please upload the following required materials: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement describing your teaching experience and research interests, a statement describing how your scholarship, teaching, and/or service contribute to building and supporting diverse communities, contact information for three referees, and one writing sample of no more than 65 pages.  Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications to be filed online at:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran