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Institution: University of Guelph

Position: Music Studies

General Information:

The School of Fine Art and Music (SOFAM) at the University of Guelph is searching for a scholar of popular music, to teach in the areas of popular music, musicianship and/or music theory. With four full-time faculty members and over 20 adjunct instructors, the Music program at the University of Guelph is an undergraduate program offering a BA Honours degree. This is a tenure-track position to start either August 1, 2017 or January 1, 2018.


Qualifications: a completed PhD in Music (Theory, Musicology, or related field), evidence of scholarly research (such as publications), and a demonstrated excellence in teaching experience at the university level.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

Responsibilities will include teaching four courses per academic year and related service, including course coordination, program development, advising, recruitment, and other duties as required. This position includes management of the Applied Music program.

Salary Range: Salary for this position is dependent on qualifications and experience in accordance with the terms of the Collective Agreement.

Items to Send:

Applicants will submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, along with any available teaching evaluations. These materials, as well as three current letters of recommendation, are to be sent to:

Professor Sally Hickson,
Director, School of Fine Art and Music,
University of Guelph,
Guelph, ON, N1G 1W2, Canada

Screening of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. For more information on the School, please visit our website:

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Deadline: open until filled


Other Information:

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

Date Listed: 06/05/2017

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