The Department of Music at Mount Allison University invites applications for an instructor in Music Theory at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor. This is a full-time tenure-track appointment, beginning July 1, 2019, subject to budgetary approval. Preference will be given to applicants with a doctorate in Music Theory and an established record of research and successful teaching at the university level. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in the standard undergraduate Music Theory sequence and an upper-level theory elective in the successful candidate’s area of specialization. These courses will be offered to Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Arts (Music Major and Minor) students. The expected teaching load will be a total of five courses over the academic year. In addition, the successful applicant will be expected to maintain an active research profile and undertake departmental service including outreach, recruitment, and committee work.

Application materials should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and teaching statement. Three letters of reference should be sent directly by the referees. Finalists may be requested to submit additional materials (such as a teaching portfolio and writing sample). Applications should be sent to the address below. Electronic submissions are preferred. Canadian and permanent residents should clearly indicate their citizenship or residency status in their application.

Dr. Stephen Runge
Chair of the Search Committee Department of Music
Mount Allison University
134 Main Street
Sackville, NB E4L 1A6 Phone: (506) 364-2173
Fax: (506) 364-2376
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Review of applications will begin on January 18, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Mount Allison acknowledges, honours, and respects that the land named Sackville, NB is part of the unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People who are the historic inhabitants, custodians, and dwellers on the land where our University is built and confirms its commitment to strengthening relationships with all Indigenous people.

Mount Allison is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual and gender identities. We seek candidates with qualifications and knowledge to contribute specifically to the further diversification of our campus community.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Canadians and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.

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