Assistant Professor, Musicology

The Desautels Faculty of Music at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a probationary, tenure-track position in musicology at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2020.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a full range of undergraduate and graduate courses, to maintain an active research program, and to engage in a broad range of institutional and professional service.

The ideal candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Musicology (ABD may be considered) with primary expertise in Western art music and will have demonstrated success in teaching at the postsecondary level, as well as a record of peer-reviewed scholarly work.  The candidate’s area of specialization within musicology should complement the research interests of the current faculty.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Materials
Please send a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests/plans, two samples of scholarly writing, and arrange for three (3) confidential letters of reference under separate cover to:

Dr. Edward Jurkowski, Dean
Chair, Musicology Search Committee
Desautels Faculty of Music
University of Manitoba
150 Dafoe Road Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2 
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Position Number: 28274
Closing date: Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

About the Desautels Faculty of Music and the University of Manitoba
The Desautels Faculty of Music enrols approximately 240 students in a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in a collegial, supportive environment.  It includes over 30 full-time faculty, as well as more than 20 sessional instructors drawn from Winnipeg’s thriving professional music community. The Desautels Faculty of Music is housed in the Taché Arts Complex, a state-of-the-art facility, opened in 2015, that includes teaching and performance spaces in the heart of the university’s campus. Western Canada’s first university, the University of Manitoba is the only member of the U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities in the province. It is home to approximately 30,000 students, 5,000 academic staff, and 3,900 support staff. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. Winnipeg is the capital of Manitoba and its largest city, with a population of over 700,000 and a diversified economy.  The city supports a diverse array of outstanding cultural and visual and performing arts institutions.

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact U of M’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Facilitator, Valerie Williams at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 204-474-8371. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. 

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.