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Faculty Position Available: Ethnomusicology

The Department of Music at Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Ethnomusicology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The applicant must have a conferred Ph.D. in their field by September 1, 2023.

The precise areas of research specialization are open. We seek a colleague who will energetically partner with current faculty to serve and expand our ethnomusicology program. Teaching responsibilities will include four courses per year as well as the supervision and mentorship of Ph.D. students, primarily in ethnomusicology. 

The Department of Music, School of Humanities & Sciences, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.

Application Instructions

Please submit the following materials in PDF format to

  • a cover letter
  • a curriculum vitæ (including a publication list)
  • a statement of current and future research interests
  • a teaching statement
  • three reference letters

For full consideration, materials should be received by October 1, 2022

Questions can be directed to:
Professor Denise Gill

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical missions.