Lecturer/Assistant Professor, Music (Applied Voice)

Term: August 1, 2019 to May 31, 2020 (10 months)

The Fountain School of Performing Arts (FSPA) at Dalhousie University invites applications for two ten-month limited-term appointments in Applied Voice, at the rank of Lecturer/Assistant Professor, commencing August 1, 2019. The positions are subject to budgetary approval.

The two successful candidates’ combined duties may include, but are not limited to: individual teaching of undergraduate voice students; class teaching of Vocal Pedagogy, Vocal Literature, and Voice Clinic for Actors; musical preparation for Dal Opera; sharing in departmental responsibilities, and performing in department events including the Faculty Chamber Series.

The minimum qualifications required for each position are a Master’s degree in vocal performance, vocal pedagogy, or equivalent. Significant professional experience as a singing artist and evidence of effective teaching at the post-secondary level are also required.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae, a statement of artistic and teaching interests and philosophies, three confidential letters of reference (forwarded separately from the referees), a recent performance recording in a variety of repertoire, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (formal course evaluations), as well as a completed Self- Identification Questionnaire (available at should be sent in hard copy by the application deadline to:
Dr. Jacqueline Warwick, Director
Fountain School of Performing Arts
#514 – 6101 University Avenue Dalhousie Arts Centre
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2
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The deadline for applications is April 27, 2019.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

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