Position in Violin

The Schulich School of Music of McGill University is Canada’s leading university-based program for the training of professional performers and composers, and for humanities-based and scientific research in music and sound. We seek individuals with an international profile in musical performance who will maintain a high level of professional activity and are able to teach and supervise advanced students in all university undergraduate, graduate and diploma programs through to the professional level.

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 appointment beginning August 1, 2018.

Duties: Studio performance instruction, as well as teaching and advising at the graduate and undergraduate levels, chamber music coaching, participation in departmental and Faculty committees and development of curriculum offerings at all levels. Continuation of an active performing / research career is essential.

Qualifications: Doctorate or equivalent professional experience with a significant international profile and a broad range of repertoire interests and knowledge as well as extensive teaching experience. Organizational and interpersonal skills will also be considered.

Applicants are invited to submit the following using the on-line application form to be found at http://www.mcgill.ca/music/positions:

  • a cover letter describing the candidate’s qualification for the position
  • a detailed curriculum vitae
  • supporting materials (i.e. audio and/or video recordings, website link)
  • the names and contact information of three referees

Further inquiries may be addressed to:

Dr. Stéphane Lemelin, Chair, Department of Performance
514.398.4542  or   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Those received by September 1, 2017 will be given full consideration. Selected candidates will be invited to teach a lesson and/or masterclass, present a short recital, and meet with members of the Search Committee.

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

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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