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Wabash Employment

Visiting Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology

Date Posted: 06/26/20

Wabash College invites applications for a one-year appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology to begin on or around July 1, 2020.  Doctoral degree preferred by time of appointment, ABD considered.  The teaching load is 3-3, and will include topics courses in World Music and other aspects of ethnomusicology as well as the introductory course/s in music theory and/or music appreciation, or applied music.  Depending upon pandemic-related rehearsal and performance guidelines, there may be a course release to direct a small world music ensemble.  Candidates whose background and teaching interests include hybrid teaching and performance platforms or ethnomusicology as it relates to social movements and social media are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants must have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, an appreciation for the broad intellectual community of an excellent liberal arts college, and the ability to work with a diverse student body. Competitive salary and support for faculty development is available.

To apply, visit and submit a cover letter, CV, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three recent letters of recommendation. The cover letter should address interdisciplinary undergraduate courses grounded in ethnomusicology the candidate is prepared to teach and display an understanding of music’s role in the liberal arts. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Please direct questions to the Chair of Music, Prof. Dan Rogers, through Mrs. Julia Phipps (

Wabash College, a liberal arts college for men, seeks faculty and staff committed to providing quality engagement with students, high levels of academic challenge and support, and meaningful experiences that prepare students for life and leadership in a diverse, multicultural world. Wabash is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from persons of all backgrounds.


Ms. Julia Phipps
Academic Administrative Coordinator
Wabash College
P.O. Box 352
Crawfordsville, IN 47933


For general questions about the position or the department, contact:

Dr. Dan Rogers
Department Chair



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