The Faculty of Music, University of Toronto, invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream position in Music Theory. This appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and will begin July 1, 2011.

Candidates specializing in any area of music theory will be considered. The committee especially encourages applications that complement our existing strengths in tonal and post-tonal theory and analysis. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, perception and cognition; analysis of world, popular, or jazz musics; performance studies; and interdisciplinary approaches. Responsibilities will include research and publication, undergraduate and graduate teaching, dissertation advising, and university service. A completed Ph.D. is required. Evidence of excellence in teaching and professional achievements is required.

The University of Toronto is located in the heart of one of the world’s great cities, and the Faculty of Music plays a vital part in its cultural life. With an enrolment of over 700 students, the Faculty of Music offers undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees in composition, ethnomusicology, music education, musicology/theory, and performance (including jazz and opera). The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a regular presence on campus, and be strongly committed to the academic activities of the Faculty of Music. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We encourage interested applicants to submit their application by clicking the “Apply Online” link on the U of T academic employment opportunities website.  Note: The online application system is limited to five uploaded attachments (2MB each), so please feel free to attach multiple files (letter of intent, CV and statement, for example) as one document. Applications should include a letter of intent (including a statement of research and teaching interests), CV, and samples of scholarly work. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted directly to: Office of the Dean, Music Theory Search Committee, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C5. The deadline for applications is December 15, 2010.



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