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Institution: University of Ottawa

Position: Assistant Professor of Music Theory

General Information:


The Department of Music of the University of Ottawa invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position commencing on July 1, 2008.

This position is at the assistant professor level.


Candidates must have the PhD in an area of music scholarship pertinent to undergraduate and graduate training and research at the University of Ottawa. The department's principal research areas are the history and theory of music in European and North-American contexts, the theory and criticism of musical performance, and music pedagogy and cognition.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The successful candidate must maintain a program of research and publication sufficient for the direction of thesis students at the level of the Masters. Teaching duties will include core undergraduate courses in music theory taught in French, as well as upper-level electives and graduate courses in music theory, musicianship, musicology, or music history. The successful candidate must participate in the administration of the department. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and consistent with the Collective Agreement.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Candidates should submit a letter of application and a curriculum vitae, and should arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation from qualified referees to be sent under separate cover to the address below:

Deadline: December 15, 2007


Department of Music
University of Ottawa
50 University
Ottawa ON K1N 6N5

Other Information:

Deadline: December 15, 2007 or until position filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Equity is a University policy; women, aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and person with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Ottawa is justly proud of its 150-year tradition of bilingualism. Through its Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, the University provides training to staff members and to their spouses in their second official language. At the time of tenure, professors are expected to have the ability to function in a bilingual setting.

Date Listed: 10/24/2007

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