Tenure-Track Positions in the Schulich School of Music of McGill University

The Schulich School of Music is Canada’s largest and leading University based program for the training of professional composers and performers, and for humanities-based and scientific-technological research in music and sound. McGill’s Schulich School is also home to CIRMMT, the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology, a global leader for innovation in music cognition, creative media, broadband transmission, and scientific-engineering applications for music. We seek individuals with an international profile in musical creation, performance or research, who will maintain a high-level of professional activity in the field and are able to teach and supervise students in all university degree and diploma programs through to the doctoral level.

Department of Music Research—Theory Area

  • Review of applications begins immediately. Those received by Mar. 30, 2010 will be given full consideration
  • Interviews to be scheduled early Spring 2010.
  • Appointment starts August 2010 (initial 3-year tenure-track appointment)

Applications are invited for a tenure-track appointment in Music Theory at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We are open to all areas of research specialization. The successful applicant will have superior musicianship and be comfortable teaching the full range of core undergraduate classes, as well as undergraduate and graduate offerings in his or her own area of specialization.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent by hard copy to the School’s mailing address (see below), to the attention of:

Professor Lloyd Whitesell – Chair, Department of Music Research
Tel: 514.398.4540/Fax: 514.398.1540 / Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Department of Performance—Organ & Church Music Area
  • Review/Consideration of applications begins June 1, 2010
  • Interviews to be scheduled early in Autumn 2010.
  • Appointment starts August 2011 (initial 3-year tenure-track appointment)

Applications are invited for a tenure-track appointment in Organ and Church Music as the University Organist at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We are seeking a candidate with significant international performance profile, extensive teaching experience at the university level and exceptional organizational skills. The candidate should be knowledgeable about historical performance practice and have a keen interest in contemporary music. Duties will include teaching undergraduate and graduate organ majors, coordination of the Organ and Church Music Area as well as supervision of the maintenance of the organs on campus.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae along with a statement of professional and teaching interests, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent by hard copy to the School’s mailing address (see below), to the attention of:

Professor André J. Roy – Chair, Department of Performance
Tel : 514.398.4542/Fax : 514.398.1540 / Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Salaries for both positions are negotiable, according to qualifications and experience. Positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

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 other who may contribute to further diversification

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