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Institution: University of Toronto

Position: Assistant or Associate Professor

General Information:

The Faculty of Music, University of Toronto, invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream position in Music Theory. This appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and will begin July 1, 2011.


A completed Ph.D. is required. Evidence of excellence in teaching and professional achievements is required.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Candidates specializing in any area of music theory will be considered. The committee especially encourages applications that complement our existing strengths in tonal and post-tonal theory and analysis. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, perception and cognition; analysis of world, popular, or jazz musics; performance studies; and interdisciplinary approaches. Responsibilities will include research and publication, undergraduate and graduate teaching, dissertation advising, and university service.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Items to Send:

Applications should include a letter of intent (including a statement of research and teaching interests), CV and samples of scholarly work. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted directly to: Office of the Dean, Music Theory Search Committee, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C5. The deadline for applications is December 15, 2010.

Deadline: December 15, 2010


We encourage interested applicants to submit their application by clicking the “Apply Online” link on the U of T website:
Note: The online application system is limited to five uploaded attachments (2MB each), so please feel free to attach multiple files (letter of intent, CV and statement, for example) as one document.

Other Information:

The University of Toronto is located in the heart of one of the world’s great cities, and the Faculty of Music plays a vital part in its cultural life. With an enrolment of over 700 students, the Faculty of Music offers undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees in composition, ethnomusicology, music education, musicology/theory, and performance (including jazz and opera).

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a regular presence on campus, and be strongly committed to the academic activities of the Faculty of Music.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Date Listed: 11/02/2010

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