Post-doctoral fellowship at Ohio State University

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Music Cognition
School of Music, Ohio State University

The School of Music at the Ohio State University is pleased to offer a Post-doctoral Fellowship in Music Cognition/Music Theory. The fellowship provides one year of support for full-time music research, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. Candidates may choose their own program of research, although preference is given to studies in listening, performance, analysis, modeling, and cross-cultural phenomena. The fellowship is designed to further a candidate’s training and research experience in music cognition and systematic approaches to music
theory. Candidates must have completed a doctoral degree at the time the fellowship begins.

The Fellowship is open to any individual who has been awarded a doctoral degree within the past seven years, and who did not receive an MFA or doctorate from the Ohio State University. Untenured faculty at other institutions are eligible to apply.

The deadline for receipt of applications is June 1, 2011. The fellowship is to begin no earlier than September 1, 2011 and no later than November 1, 2011.

Applications should include a covering letter and supporting documents. The covering letter should include (1) a description of the candidate’s background, training, recent scholarly interests, and career goals, (2) a research plan that specifies the candidate’s proposed area of research, and (3) a specified starting date of appointment.

Supporting documents should include a curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation from persons not employed by the Ohio State University, and an official transcript showing the awarding of a doctorate (sent by the university conferring the degree). If the doctorate is pending, indicate the anticipated date of completion. N.B. Fellowships cannot be taken up prior to the completion of the doctorate.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Dr. David Huron ( prior to submitting their applications.

Letters of application and all supporting material must be received by June 1, 2011.
Either electronic or printed submissions are welcome.

Prof. David Huron, School of Music, 110 Weigel Hall

1866 North College Road, Ohio State University

Columbus, Ohio 43210-1170 U.S.A.


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