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Lecturer Part-Time in Music History

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: College of Arts and Sciences

Organization: Music

Title: Lecturer Part-Time in Music History

Position Details

Position Description

The University of Washington announces a position as Lecturer Part-Time (50-90%) in Music History to begin September 16, 2023. This appointment is for a one-year contract and the term of service is 9 months, from September 16, 2023, to June 15, 2024. The base salary range for this position will be $6,000 - $7,340 per month, at 100% FTE, commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. The position offers opportunities for teaching both music majors and non-majors, from the large appreciation classes to upper division and graduate courses in music history.


  • Teach courses in music history, including large non-major classes, the undergraduate core sequence and advanced and graduate courses
  • Supervise graduate teaching assistants
  • Promote of the School of Music’s mission to foster musically knowledgeable and engaged citizens.



  • Full-time teaching experience at the college level
  • Specialization in music before 1600
  • A completed doctoral degree in Music History, or will have attained candidacy for the doctoral degree by the date of appointment
  • Evidence of involvement in professional societies and activities, or community-engaged scholarship
  • Ability to teach courses in cutting-edge areas of musicological research
  • Experience developing, teaching and supervising large online courses.


Cover Letter (a letter describing the applicant’s experience, interests and suitability for the position)

Curriculum Vitae,  

Diversity Statement (a statement on perspectives and contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion)

Three Confidential Letters of Recommendation

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