University of Toronto

Faculty of Music

Assistant / Associate Professor of Music Education

Assistant / Associate Professor - Music Education  -  1201411
Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Music
Department: Faculty of Music
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Oct 29, 2012, 2:29:16 PM
Job Closing: Nov 30, 2012 Open Until Filled


The Faculty of Music, University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in Music Education. This appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and will begin July 1, 2013.

Applicants must be scholar-teachers in music education with demonstrated excellence in working with students at the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as experience in music teaching at the school or community level. Candidates must have a completed doctorate in music education.

We are looking for a music educator with a professional background and professional interest in cultural and global studies in music education.  The successful candidate will complement the existing expertise of our music education faculty and have a demonstrated focus on traditional and emerging contexts of teaching and learning in school and community.  Possible areas of interest include global musics, technology in music education, differentiated instruction, inclusiveness-oriented instruction or music creation.  In addition to demonstrated excellence in teaching and musicianship, the candidate must show evidence of scholarly and professional publication and dissemination of research appropriate to the field of music education.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong professional dimension with the ability to facilitate current and future connections between our students and schools and to community music teaching and learning.  Responsibilities and expectations will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, supervising graduate students, actively pursuing a program of research and publication, and contributing to university and professional committees and associations.

The University of Toronto is located in the heart of one of the world's greatest cities, and the Faculty of Music plays a vital part in its active musical and educational life. The Division of Music Education supports a broad perspective on music education as it appears in school and society.  The Faculty of Music is an academic division of Canada's largest research university in the culturally rich and diverse city of Toronto. It offers undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees in music education, performance including jazz and opera, ethnomusicology, composition, and musicology/theory and offers a collaborative program with the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below.  Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), and a statement outlining current and future research interests (additional documents as required).  If you have questions regarding this position, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  All application materials should be submitted online.

The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.  Submission guidelines can be found at:

Applicants should also arrange to have (at least) three referees to send letters directly to the department via e-mail atThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the closing date of November 30, 2012. This search will remain open until filled.

NOTE:  For submission of classroom teaching on DVD, please send to the address:  Office of The Dean, (Music Education Search), Faculty of Music, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen's Park Crescent, Room 237, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario  M5S 2C5.

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