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Institution: University of Windsor

Position: Assistant Professor

General Information:

The University of Windsor School of Music invites applications for a tenure-track position in Music at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing July 1, 2006. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.


The successful candidate will have a completed doctoral degree in music by date of appointment. The candidate will have expertise in areas such as popular music, world music, music in media, etc. Strong research skills, creative activity profile, and a track record of, or potential for, successful grant writing are expected, as is interest in interdisciplinary, collaborative pursuits. Evidence of experience in cultural arts and community building is preferred.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The teaching responsibilities will involve a variety of areas, including courses of interest to students within and outside of the School of Music, while supporting the school's core curriculum. The successful candidate will effectively connect with the community through student projects, research, and community organizations. The candidate should be a team player who is able to contribute effectively to our school with its focus on learning-centredness, diversity of musics, social justice, and engagement in community. Duties also include serving on departmental and university committees.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status; a detailed curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching and research interests; and three current letters of reference forwarded directly by the referees.

Deadline: December 16, 2005


Dr. Sandra Curtis, MT-BC, MTA, Chair, Appointments Committee, School of Music
University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4
Phone: 519-253-3000, Ext. 2796; Fax: 519-971-3614; E-mail:

Other Information:

A friendly community of 210,000 and Canada's southernmost city, Windsor is a vital and growing community with an active and growing cultural life. Windsor is minutes from Detroit, and easy driving distance to Stratford, Toronto, and Ann Arbor. The University of Windsor School of Music is an undergraduate unit of approximately 160 majors, and is committed to learning-centred education, emphasizing the development of excellent musical, creative, and critical thinking skills. Our students include not only those wishing to pursue careers in music, but also those excited about the way music studies will enrich their lives and their work in other professions. Within learning communities characterized by creativity and interdisciplinarity, faculty and students learn alongside one another, embracing musics of a rich diversity of cultures, styles, places, and times. Working together, we build culturally rich and, through the healing arts, healthy communities. For further information about the School of Music, please visit our website at

Applications may still be received after deadline date. If you are unable to submit the application by the deadline date, you should contact the Chair to alert the Chair that you intend to submit an application after the deadline date. If you are viewing the advertisement after the deadline date, you should contact the Chair to find out the status of the search and discuss the possibility of submitting an application. The acceptance of a late submission is at the discretion of the appointments committee. The University of Windsor is committed to equity in its academic policies, practices, and programs; supports diversity in its teaching, learning, and work environments; and ensures that applications from members of traditionally marginalized groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. Those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship include, but are not limited to, women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of sexual minority groups. The University of Windsor invites you to apply to our we lcoming community and to self-identify in your letter of application. Priority will be given to Canadians and permanent residents of Canada. To ensure that you are considered within the priorities of the Employment Equity Program, you may self-identify in your letter of application or in a separate letter to the Presidential Commission on Employment Equity which is mandated to oversee the implementation of employment equity. Self-identification letters may be forwarded to the Presidential Commission on Employment Equity, Office of Faculty Recruitment and Retention (OFRR), 325 Chrysler Hall Tower, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, N9B 3P4. Information on Employment Equity can be found on the OFRR webpage at or by calling our toll free number 1.877.665.6608. The University of Windsor, one of Ontario’s leading academic institutions, provides “the degree that works”, an innovative and student-focused approach which prepares its graduates for the challenges of tomorrow. Information about the University of Windsor and its programs may be found at Also visit us at For additional information about this position and employment at the University of Windsor, contact Prof. Brian M. Mazer, Director, Faculty Recruitment at 1.877.665.6608 or

Date Listed: 12/29/2005

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