The Department of Music at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a
one-year postdoctoral fellowship. The area of disciplinary specialization is open,
but the ideal candidate will be an emerging scholar or composer with evidence of
professional achievement, a successful teaching record (including experience
teaching music theory), and a commitment to the study of music in a liberal arts
context. A Ph.D. or DMA is required by the time of appointment; the doctoral degree
may have been awarded as many as five years prior to the August 2023 start date.
Duties will include a 2+1 teaching load (including courses in the music theory core for majors) and a significant scholarly or creative project culminating in a public presentation. The Department is especially interested in candidates qualified to teach in areas outside of the Western classical canon, such as popular music, rock, jazz, music and technology, film music, world music, etc.
The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest
quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity
Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly
encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates
attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits
discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires
affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and
qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41
The deadline for application is December 1, 2022. Please submit a cover letter
outlining teaching qualifications and research interests, a CV, three letters of
reference, and either a writing sample (maximum 25 pages) or a sample of creative
work (i.e. score and/or recording via YouTube link as appropriate) to the following link:
No further materials will be considered at this stage of the process.