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Institution: The University of Western Ontario

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

The Department of Music Theory and Composition, Don Wright Faculty of Music, The University of Western Ontario invites applications for a probationary (tenure-track) appointment in music theory at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2007.


Applicants must have a completed PhD, with specialization in music theory, when the appointment begins. The successful candidate will have established a research program that is suitable for direction of dissertations at the PhD level. Candidates must demonstrate a high level of skill in teaching, and will be expected to teach a wide range of undergraduate courses (including large-enrolment courses) and graduate courses, supervise students in the MA and PhD programs, and maintain an active program of research. We are looking for a scholar with broad interests, versatility, and a commitment to excellence in both teaching and research.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Candidates should send a letter of application that includes a statement of teaching and research interests and curriculum vitae (with complete contact information, including phone numbers and email address) to the address below. Three confidential letters of reference should be sent under separate cover.

Deadline: January 5, 2007


All application materials should be sent to:

Dr. Catherine Nolan, Chair
Department of Music Theory and Composition
Don Wright Faculty of Music
The University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 3K7

Other Information:

For further information about the Don Wright Faculty of Music and the Department of Music Theory and Composition, please visit our web site at: Review of applications will begin on January 5, 2007, and continue until the position is filled.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Western Ontario is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

Date Listed: 08/16/2006

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