The Music Faculty at Laval University invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in Jazz Piano





  • Teaching applied jazz piano at the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Teaching jazz / popular music theory at the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Coaching of ensembles (combo, stage band)
  • Active engagement in scholarly and creative activities (concerts, compositions, publications)
  • Direction of graduate theses
  • Participation in faculty and university activities





  • Doctorate in music or the equivalent in experience
  • Expertise in jazz piano performance
  • Relevant experience in arranging and composition
  • A record of artistic achievement recognized by one’s peers
  • Open-mindedness towards musical diversity
  • Must be team-oriented and willing to collaborate with colleagues
  • Mastery of spoken and written French
  • Familiarity with spoken and written English


SALARY AND BENEFITS: In accordance with the collective bargaining agreement


POSITION BEGINS: June 1st, 2012


Interested candidates must send a letter of intention (in PDF format) stating their research and teaching interests along with a CV that includes contact information for three references to André Papillon, Dean, Faculty of Music This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


All materials must be received by December 15th, 2011


Valuing diversity, Université Laval encourages all qualified individuals to apply – particularly women, visible and ethnic minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities – but priority will be given to Canadians and Canadian permanent residents.

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