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Lecturer - Ethnomusicology - Department of Music

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 31st, 2020

Last review date: Friday, Feb 14, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Music seeks to appoint a popular music/ethnomusicology instructor for a part-time, non-tenure track lecturer position at The University of California, Santa Barbara for the Spring 2020 academic quarter. The appointment will be for teaching two undergraduate courses, Popular Music of 20th-Century America and an issues-based course of instructor’s choosing. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

• The applicant must have a Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology or a related field.
• The applicant must have two years of university teaching experience in the field of popular music.

• Original fieldwork in areas related to popular music
• Research interest in performance creating alternative scenes desired
• Ability to articulate additional areas of research interest that could result in new seminar offerings

Apply to job# JPF01733 at To receive full consideration for this position, all application materials must be received by Friday, February 14, 2020. Thereafter, position is open until filled. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

• Cover letter – required , PDF format only
• Updated Curriculum vitae – required, PDF format only
• Teaching Statement – required, PDF format only
• Syllabi of related classes that you have taught

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Syllabi of related classes

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)