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Institution: Dalhousie University

Position: Instructor in Music (Musicianship)

General Information:

The Fountain School of Performing Arts (FSPA) at Dalhousie University invites applications for a ten-month 75% full-time limited-term appointment, at the rank of Instructor in Music (Musicianship), commencing August 1, 2018. The position is subject to budgetary approval.


The qualifications required for this position are a Master’s level degree in music with demonstrated competence in and enthusiasm for teaching aural skills and music theory. Evidence of effective teaching ability and experience at a post-secondary level is required.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching the equivalent of three (3) full credit core courses in aural skills, core courses in music theory including diatonic and/or chromatic harmony, and music analysis (common-practice and/or twentieth- and twenty- first century analysis), as well as a course in the history of jazz.

Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Applications, including a curriculum vitae, a statement of artistic and teaching interests and philosophies, three confidential letters of reference (forwarded separately from the referees), evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e., formal course evaluations), as well as a completed Self-Identification Questionnaire (available at, should be sent in hard copy by the application deadline to:

Dr. Jacqueline Warwick,
Director Fountain School of Performing Arts
#514 – 6101 University Avenue,
Dalhousie Arts Centre Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2

The deadline for applications is May 27, 2018.

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Deadline: May 27, 2018


Date Listed: 04/27/2018

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