Lecturer in Music
University of California Los Angeles
United States

Lecturer in Music


Job #JPF09167
  • Ethnomusicology / Herb Alpert School of Music / UCLA

Position overview

Position title:Lecturer
Salary range: See Table #15 for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $66,259 - $83,935.
Review timeline: Applications close on February 29, 2024 with an anticipated hire date of April 1, 2024.

Application Window

Open date: January 30, 2024

Next review date: Thursday, Feb 29, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Feb 29, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music’s Department of Ethnomusicology invites applications for a part-time lecturer position in Music of Latin America: Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Isles for Spring quarter of the 2023-24 academic year.

Responsibilities will include individual student teaching supervision and assigned undergraduate ethnomusicology courses. Additional responsibilities may include advising credential candidates on preparing standardized assessment documents and other issues related to certification.

Applicants should have an established regional, national, and/or international reputation as a music educator with expertise and experience in the survey of traditional and contemporary musical culture of Latin America (Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Isles). A post-baccalaureate degree is required.

Candidates should submit: a cover letter stating interest in the position, a comprehensive curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of contribution to diversity. In addition, please provide names and contact information for at least three professional references. Applicants may consider including online video links representing their teaching although doing so is not required.

The application deadline is February 29, 2024.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • Advanced expertise in basic technical terms of survey of traditional and contemporary musical culture of Latin America (Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Isles).

  • Experience interacting with the world music community on various cultural and educational initiatives.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - State Interest in position

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Teaching - Statement of teaching philosophy.

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Reference check authorization release form - Complete and upload the reference check authorization release form

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional - May include online and/or video links representing teaching.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Contact information required for a minimum of 3 individuals.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF09167

Help contact: gomesh@schoolofmusic.ucla.edu

About UCLA

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/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, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA

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