Assistant Professor, Recording and Production
Department of Music, Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally rich, downtown Edmonton, Alberta, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to approximately 12,000 students. With a dedication to teaching excellence created by a nationally renowned faculty active in scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the Office of Teaching and Learning Services. 

The Department of Music is situated within the Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications (FFAC) of MacEwan University. In September 2017 FFAC moved into Allard Hall, a new $200-million state-of-the-art facility located in close proximity to the downtown arts district.

The Department of Music at MacEwan University is seeking a highly-qualified individual to fill a new full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate’s principal duties will be to teach in the Bachelor of Music Recording and Production major, which is a new major in the BMus beginning in the 2019-20 academic year. The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of the theory and practice of music recording and production. Core courses will include studio and academic courses: recording, production, technical ear training, mastering, and related courses in digital audio applications. Based on experience and credential, the successful candidate may also be asked to develop curriculum in the core area and teach courses in other areas of the BMus.

The successful candidate will have extensive professional experience as a recording engineer and producer of contemporary popular music and possess a terminal degree in the field (graduate degree such as MMus or equivalent master’s degree). Applicants must have a strong interest in teaching as a career priority. Research/creative work and service to MacEwan governance are also essential and will form part of the negotiated workload for the successful candidate. The ability to work effectively in a collegial environment is very important.

Applicants will submit a letter of interest, current Curriculum Vitae, a digital portfolio (links to current recordings and other relevant works), a teaching dossier (teaching philosophy and course syllabi), and the names of three professional references. This position offers a full benefit package and will commence around July 1, 2019. Review of applications will commence January 30, 2019 and the competition will remain open until the successful candidate has been found.

Only applications received electronically will be considered.  

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Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

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This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.  

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category: Full-time Tenure-Track

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

Closing Date: Open until suitable candidate is found. First review of applicants will start January 30, 2019    

Competition No. 18.11.264

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