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Institution: University of Waterloo

Position: Full-time regular faculty position

General Information:

The position is based in Conrad Grebel University College’s Music Department, which is the Music Department of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Waterloo. This is a regular, full-time, tenure-track position that involves undergraduate teaching, scholarship, service, and community education. The core teaching area is Music Theory which includes direction and oversight of the music theory program and courses in music theory. In addition, teaching may include composition, music and technology, or other courses such as psychology of music, popular music, jazz, worship and music, music and film, and world music as appropriate to the faculty member’s interests and expertise.


1. A completed doctorate in Music Theory or in Composition with specialized studies in Music Theory.

2. Demonstrated potential for an active program of scholarship in Music Theory and/or Composition.

3. Demonstrated excellence in post-secondary teaching.

4. Ability to teach in an interdisciplinary setting.

5. An understanding of and commitment to the identity, mission, and core values of Conrad Grebel University College, a Mennonite college at the University of Waterloo, home of the University’s Music Department.

6. Willingness to share administrative duties within the Department and the College.

7. Willingness and ability to engage in public education and community service.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Application materials must be submitted in hard copy and digital format. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016. Applications should include the following:

1. Application letter indicating reasons for applying, summarizing qualifications, and describing how the candidate will contribute to the mission of the Music program and the College

2. Curriculum vitae

3. Names and contact information of three referees who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation and respond to questions from the search committee if requested. Referees should be ready to comment on the candidate’s scholarship, teaching competence, capacity for public service, and collegiality.

Deadline: November 1, 2016


Address applications to:

Dr. Marlene Epp
Interim Dean
Conrad Grebel University College
140 Westmount Rd. North
Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G6, Canada

Date Listed: 08/20/2016

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