The University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Music, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Music Theory at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2015. This position is subject to the approval of the Board of Governors.

While a completed PhD is preferred, applicants who are ABD and nearing completion of their dissertation will also be considered. The University aspires to hire individuals who have demonstrated excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in the core undergraduate music theory sequence, as well as upper-level undergraduate and graduate theory seminars. Teaching duties in other areas of the Music Department may be assigned depending upon the candidate’s secondary proficiencies. Active contribution to the Department of Music and the Faculty of Fine Arts is expected.

The Faculty of Fine Arts, housed in the Centre for the Arts with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, offers degree programs in Music, Art, Drama and New Media within the liberal arts education context and focuses on excellence in teaching and research/creative activity. For more information about the University of Lethbridge and our Music programs, please visit our websites at:

Applicants should submit a letter of interest describing all areas of teaching expertise and professional activity, along with a current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and samples of recent research. Please have three letters of reference from qualified referees sent directly to the Dean of Fine Arts by the closing date. Any electronic documents, images, audio, or video must be submitted on a disc or be available online throughout the period of the search.

Applications must be received by the closing date of January 31, 2015.

Address applications by email, fax, or regular mail to:

Dr. Edward Jurkowski, Dean
Faculty of Fine Arts
The University of Lethbridge
4401 University Drive
Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4
Tel: (403) 3292342
Fax: (403) 3827127
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The University is an equal opportunity employer. The position is open to all qualified applicants, although preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University is an inclusive and equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified women and men including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons.

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