Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Lecturer/Assistant Professor, Music (Theory) – 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 Theory at the Lecturer/ Assistant Professor level, effective August 1, 2011.  The position is subject to budgetary approval.  Candidates will have a Ph.D. in music theory or composition (preferably in hand by the time of appointment, although ABD candidates may be considered) and will possess teaching experience in the area of music theory with demonstrated excellence.  Duties in the Dalhousie’s undergraduate music program will include, but will not be limited to, teaching core music theory classes in harmony, analysis and counterpoint, as well as participating in administrative duties within the department.  Ability to teach a large-enrolment class on popular music before 1960 may be considered an asset.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests and three confidential letters of reference forwarded under separate cover from the referees (one of which should address teaching), 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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