DAVID L. KAPLAN CHAIR IN MUSIC – Strings (Orchestral Family)
The Department of Music at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications for the David L. Kaplan Chair in Music. This tenurable position, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, will support the performance, the research, scholarly and artistic work (RSAW), and the teaching activities of an accomplished performer, educator, and scholar in Strings (violin, viola, cello, or double bass). The position commences July 1, 2018.
The mandate of the David L. Kaplan Chair in Music is to develop and to maintain a strong string program that attracts undergraduate and graduate students to the Department of Music. The Kaplan Chair is expected to contribute to the Department of Music’s commitments to: innovative teaching; RSAW; community outreach; and internationalization, which includes cultivating relationships with partner organizations in other countries (with a focus on China).
Assistant Professor of Music (Ethnomusicology, tenure-track)
The Schulich School of Music of McGill University is Canada’s leading institution for the study of music as a discipline of the humanities as well as from scientific-technological perspectives, and for the professional training of performers and composers. We are interested in individuals with an international profile in music research who will maintain a high level of professional activity in the field and are able to teach and supervise students in all university degree and diploma programs through to the doctoral level.
Department of Music Research
Applications are invited for a tenure-track appointment in Ethnomusicology at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek an outstanding scholar whose primary focus is North American Indigenous music culture. Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in a relevant field (ABD considered) and a strong record of published research commensurate with her/his career stage. An interest in collaborating in multi- disciplinary initiatives and native or near-native fluency in at least one indigenous language will be assets. The teaching load is two courses per semester. Courses will include introductory surveys, intermediate/ advanced undergraduate courses, and graduate seminars in the candidate’s areas of interest. We welcome applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population, and who will enrich the ethnic and cultural balance of the Department and University.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Nota Bene: Canadian Undergraduate Journal of Musicology
The Don Wright Faculty of Music at Western University Canada requests submissions for the Spring 2018 issue of Nota Bene. Authors must submit papers electronically by Friday November 3th, 2017.
Nota Bene is a professor-reviewed journal for musicology created specifically for undergraduate students studying at institutions internationally. We invite papers that meet a high critical and rhetorical standard in the fields of historical musicology, ethnomusicology, popular music studies, music theory, music education, and interdisciplinary subjects with a focus on the above. We encourage submissions in both English and French. We also consider co-authored projects, translations and other non-standard submissions. Professors are encouraged to forward this message to students. Information for authors and previous issues are available at http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/notabene/
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