Part-time Faculty, Liberal Arts - Berklee College of Music in Boston Massachusetts

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Berklee College of Music

Boston, Massachusetts

United States


Detailed Job Description

Berklee College of Music is seeking applications for a part-time faculty member to teach Music History, specifically a course entitled Music of the African Diaspora in the United States. This person may have the opportunity to develop other music history courses.



  • Master’s degree in musicology or ethnomusicology with a specialization relating to the topic of the course
  • Teaching experience
  • Student-centered approach to teaching and learning


  • Doctorate in musicology or ethnomusicology
  • Academic expertise in an area of African music
  • Teaching experience at the post-secondary level
  • Experience teaching music history

START DATE: January 11, 2016


Candidates should submit:

  • A cover letter of interest outlining background and qualifications

  • A curriculum vitae (including contact information for at least three references)

ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS ONLY.  Please submit the following materials through our website at Address your materials to: Liberal Arts Faculty Search Committee, Attn: Simone Pilon, Chair, Liberal Arts Department.  

APPLICATION REVIEW AND DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on November 30th and continue until position has been filled.

Berklee College of Music is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

Keyword Phrases

  • Part-time Faculty, Liberal Arts
  • Learning lab for the music of today
  • Cultivating the musicianship of all students
  • Holistic and constantly evolving diversity
  • History
  • Music (theory)
  • Other Fine & Applied Arts
  • Other Liberal Arts & Humanities
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter