Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Lecturer/Assistant Professor, Musicology – July 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011

The Department of Music at Dalhousie University invites applications for a 6-month 50%, limited term appointment in Musicology at the Lecturer/Assistant Professor level, effective July 1, 2011. The position is subject to budgetary approval.  Candidates should have a Ph.D. in musicology (preferably in hand by the time of appointment, although ABD candidates may be considered) and possess appropriate teaching experience with demonstrated excellence. The successful candidate will be expected to teach two of the following three courses: “Music History I: Writing about Music” (an Introduction to Musicology/Research Methods course for music majors), “A History of Opera” (primarily for music majors), and “A History of Popular Music until 1960” (a large, general enrolment class).

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 your 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 30, 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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