Applications are invited for a tenure track position in Voice at the rank of Assistant Professor within the Department of Music at the University of Saskatchewan with a projected start date of July 1, 2024.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in applied voice and related subject areas. Additional teaching duties will be selected from some combination of the following (listed alphabetically): Diction, ensemble direction (e.g. music theatre ensemble, opera chamber ensemble), history (e.g. opera history, music theatre history), vocal literature, vocal pedagogy, and/or other area(s) commensurate with both the successful candidate’s qualifications and the department’s ongoing curricular needs. The position may also include graduate supervision, and the development of new undergraduate and/or graduate level courses.

The successful candidate will actively participate in ongoing research scholarly and artistic work (RSAW), provide leadership in the applied voice area including, but not limited to recruitment, and undertake administrative activities and responsibilities corresponding to rank. In keeping with the University of Saskatchewan strategic planning commitments, the Department welcomes all candidates especially those who demonstrate leadership with respect to Indigenization and/or a strong commitment to ongoing musical artistic practice, innovative teaching, scholarship, and outreach and community engagement.

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Qualifications: Doctorate (DMA or Ph.D.) in a relevant music field. ABD may be considered. Post-secondary teaching experience will be considered an asset. A developed or emerging performance profile is required.

Review of applications will begin on January 22, 2024. Applicants are encouraged to submit their complete application before January 20, 2024.

Applicants are invited to send a letter of introduction, curriculum vitae, an electronic (audio and/or video) representation of their work (web links preferred), and a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of courses taught and/or developed, masterclasses & workshops given), and other supporting materials. Applicants are encouraged to share a record of their student’s successes and examples of their own ability to recruit.

Candidates are to arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation sent electronically under a separate cover.

All materials are to be submitted electronically to:
music.department@usask.ca
Attention: Dean McNeill
Head, Department of Music
University of Saskatchewan
28 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Canada S7N 0X1