The Department of Music within the Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications at MacEwan University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Performance area (voice), commencing on July 1, 2024.

The successful candidate will have a significant national profile as a vocalist, with a demonstrable record of performances, live and recorded, and will have proven experience and mastery in a broad range of styles. Primary responsibilities will include classroom teaching in the candidate’s area(s) of expertise, and vocal masterclasses, ensemble directing, and private lesson instruction. As Section Head, Voice, duties include the management and supervision of the voice-area sessional faculty, student advising, recruiting, overseeing courses, curricular development and planning, adjudicating auditions and juried recitals, and organizing concerts and other events associated with the voice area. Secondary areas of teaching will be considered based on the successful candidate’s teaching expertise, scholarly or research interests and creative activity, and departmental needs.

The successful candidate must possess an earned doctorate or comparable terminal degree in contemporary vocal pedagogy, performance or a related field. Evidence of an emerging career as a scholarly researcher through peer-reviewed published research will be considered an asset.

Applicants will submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, a digital portfolio (links to current recordings and other relevant works), a teaching dossier including teaching philosophy and course syllabi, a statement of research interests, and the names of three professional references.

This position offers a full benefit package and will commence July 1, 2024. Review of applications will commence December 15, 2023, and the competition will remain open until the successful candidate has been found.

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Raymond Baril, Chair, Department of Music, at

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