Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Music Studies

College: College of Arts

Department: School of Fine Art & Music

Deadline: Continuing until a successful candidate has been identified

Position Description:

The School of Fine Art and Music (SOFAM) at the University of Guelph is searching for a scholar of popular music, to teach in the areas of popular music, musicianship and/or music theory. With four full-time faculty members and over 20 adjunct instructors, the Music program at the University of Guelph is an undergraduate program offering a BA Honours degree. This is a tenure-track position to start either August 1, 2017 or January 1, 2018.

Responsibilities will include teaching four courses per academic year and related service, including course coordination, program development, advising, recruitment, and other duties as required. This position includes management of the Applied Music program.

Qualifications: a completed PhD in Music (Theory, Musicology, or related field), evidence of scholarly research (such as publications), and a demonstrated excellence in teaching experience at the university level. Applicants will submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, along with any available teaching evaluations. These materials, as well as three current letters of recommendation, are to be sent to:

Professor Sally Hickson,
Director, School of Fine Art and Music,
University of Guelph,
Guelph, ON, N1G 1W2, Canada
E: shickson@uoguelph.ca

Screening of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. For more information on the School, please visit our website: www.uoguelph.ca/sofam/. Salary for this position is dependent on qualifications and experience in accordance with the terms of the Collective Agreement.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University recognizes that applicants may have had obligations outside of work that have negatively impacted their record of achievements (e.g., parental, elder care, and/or medical). You are not required to disclose these obligations in the hiring process. If you choose to do so, the University will ensure that these obligations do not negatively impact the assessment of your qualifications for the position.

The University of Guelph resides on the ancestral lands of the Attawandaron people and the treaty lands and territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and we offer our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Métis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them.

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

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