University of Ottawa – School of Music

Professor in Violin

The School of Music, University of Ottawa, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in violin at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, effective July 1, 2013.

Candidates must hold a doctorate or equivalent professional experience in a broad range of repertoire, including contemporary music. The School of Music is seeking a candidate with a significant national or international performance profile and with extensive teaching experience. The successful candidate will be expected to instruct in both French and English. The candidate’s organizational and interpersonal skills will also be considered as part of the review process.

Responsibilities will include teaching individual violin lessons and chamber music at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The candidate will also actively participate in administrative committees at the School of Music and in the development of curriculum offerings. The candidate will be expected to continue his or her performing/research career. Salary is commensurate with qualification and experience in accordance with the Collective Agreement.

The University of Ottawa is the largest Canadian university to offer bilingual programs and ranks as one of the top 200 universities in the world. The School of Music offers two performance degrees (B.Mus. and M.Mus.), as well as a Graduate Certificate in Orchestral Studies. For more details on our programs, please visit:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV and a recording of recent performances showing a mixed selection of repertoire (CD or DVD), and should arrange to have three letters of recommendation from qualified referees sent directly to:

Professor Roxane Prevost
Director, School of Music
University of Ottawa
50 University Private
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada
Tel. (613 562-5733
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Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Those received by December 1st, 2012 will be given full consideration.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority. Equity is a University of Ottawa policy; qualified women, aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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