McGill University

Schulich School of Music

École de musique Schulich

Department of Performance – Professor of Violin

The Schulich School of Music is Canada’s largest and most renowned university-based professional training program, and an international leader in music creation and performance and in research in music and sound.  A Faculty of McGill University, one of the top research-intensive universities in the world, the Schulich School is also home to the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (CIRMMT).

The Department of Performance invites applications for a tenure track position in violin at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, for an initial 3-year tenure track appointment beginning in August 2013.

Duties: Studio performance instruction, teaching and advising at the graduate and undergraduate levels, chamber music coaching, committee work and development of curriculum offerings at all levels. Continuation of an active performing / research career is assumed.

Qualifications: Doctorate or equivalent professional international recognition is expected with a broad range of repertoire interests and knowledge – including music of the present day. The Schulich School of Music is seeking a candidate with significant international performance profile and extensive teaching experience. Organizational and interpersonal skills will also be considered.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Those received by November 15th, 2012 will be given full consideration.

Applicants should submit a CV, a recording of recent performances showing a mixed selection of repertoire (CD or DVD), and should arrange to have three letters of reference on letterhead (including referees’ contact information) sent to:

Professor Jean Lesage

Chair, Department of Performance

Schulich School of Music of McGill University

555 Sherbrooke St. West,

Montreal, QC H3A 1E3, Canada.

Phone: (514) 398-4542 Fax: (514) 398-1540

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The position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary commensurate with qualification and experience.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and others who may contribute to further diversification.


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