University of Saskatchewan, Music
TERM POSITION IN CHORAL/MUSIC EDUCATION
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Position:||Non-Tenure Track Faculty, Temporary|
The Music Department at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a ten-month term position in Choral/Music Education at the rank of Assistant Professor (salary $86,844), effective September 1, 2015. This in-scope position carries with it comprehensive benefits plus a relocation package. Qualifications and experience: doctorate in relevant academic field preferred (ABD considered) at the time of appointment and evidence of post-secondary teaching experience.
Duties include conducting the University of Saskatchewan Greystone Singers and University Chorus as well as teaching classes in music education and music including Choral Literature and Choral Pedagogy. The successful candidate is required to participate in administrative functions commensurate with the rank of Assistant Professor and will be assigned such duties by the Head of the Department of Music.
With a present complement of nine full-time faculty members and twenty-two sessional instructors, the Department of Music offers a B.Mus. (Performance and Individualized, and Music Education (including Honours) streams), a B.A. (Major in Music), as well as graduate degrees in close affiliation with three Colleges: Arts and Science, Education, and Graduate Studies and Research. It has an established record of national and international interdisciplinary activities including a number of academic pursuits, performing ensembles, and a variety of outreach and engagement activities. For more information about the Department of Music visit http://www.usask.ca/music/.
The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community, and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of about 22,000. The university is one of Canada's leading research-intensive universities.
Applicants are invited to send a letter of introduction, curriculum vitae, a video representative of their choral conducting, a statement of teaching philosophy, and other supportive materials. Candidates are to arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted under separate cover to:
Head, Department of Music
University of Saskatchewan
College of Arts and Science
28 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7N OX1
Application Deadline: The position will remain open until filled. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit all materials before November 15, 2014.
The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
|Primary Category:||Music and Music History