The Schulich School of Music is the largest and most renowned university-based professional training program in Canada, and an international leader in music creation and performance, and for 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).

Department of Performance — Piano Area

The Department of Performance invites applications for a tenure track position in Piano at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning in the academic year 2011-2012.


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.


Doctorate or equivalent professional international recognition is expected with a broad range of repertoire interests and knowledge as well as previous advanced level teaching at post-secondary institutions. Involvement in the current piano and musical scene, organizational and interpersonal skills will also be considered.

Application deadline:

-Review of applications begins immediately. Those received by November 15, 2010 will be given full consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

-Interviews to be scheduled in Winter 2011.

-Appointment starts August 2011 (initial 3-year tenure track appointment)

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 (including referees contact information) sent to: McGill University, Jean Lesage, Chair, Department of Performance, Schulich School of Music, 555 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, QC H3A 1E3, Canada. Phone: (514) 398-4542 Fax: (514) 398-1540 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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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