Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Lecturer/Assistant Professor, Music (Applied Voice) – August 1, 2011 to May 31, 2012

The Department of Music at Dalhousie University invites applications for a 10-month full-time limited term appointment in Music (Applied Voice) at the Lecturer/ Assistant Professor level, effective August 1, 2011.  The position is subject to budgetary approval.  The successful candidate’s duties may include, but not be limited to, teaching undergraduate voice students; courses in vocal pedagogy or vocal literature; directing or coaching the Opera Workshop; sharing in departmental responsibilities; and performing in department events including the Faculty Chamber Series.

The successful candidate will have a DMA, or an M.Mus. and equivalent professional experience, a strong commitment to excellence and proven record of successful voice teaching at the university level, and proven artistry as a performer.  Baritone, tenor or bass preferred.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, three confidential letters of reference forwarded under separate cover from the referees, a recent recording of a variety of repertoire, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (a teaching video and/or formal course evaluations), should be sent in hard copy to Prof. Marcia Swanston, Chair, Appointments Committee, Department of Music, Room 514, Dalhousie Arts Centre, 6101 University Avenue, Halifax, NS. B3H 4R2 Canada by March 15, 2011.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women.


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