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Institution: Carleton University

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

Carleton University's School for Studies in Art and Culture (Music) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning 1 July 2008. This is a tenure-stream position for a theorist/composer with specialization in jazz and/or popular composition. Applications should include samples of work done in the field.


Involvement with electronic technologies of composition and/or jazz history would be considered assets. Applicants must have a Ph.D., a strong commitment to scholarship reflected in publications, an active research profile and demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a range of courses in music from first year to the M.A. level, to develop a portfolio of significant peer-reviewed compositions and/or publications, and supervise graduate students.

Salary Range: While initial salary is to some extent negotiable, it should be understood that this is an ‘entry-level’ position, and has been budgeted accordingly

Items to Send:

Complete applications, including a curriculum vitae, sample composition and teaching dossier should be sent to Prof. Bryan Gillingham (at the address below)

Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent separately.

Deadline: May 1, 2008


Prof. Bryan Gillingham, Director
School for Studies in Art and Culture
Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6.

Other Information:

Initial screening of applications will begin on May 1, 2008, and continue until the position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The applications of Canadians and Permanent Residents will be considered first. Carleton University is committed to equality of employment for women, aboriginal people, visible minorities and people with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons from these groups are especially encouraged to apply. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Date Listed: 03/07/2008

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