Western University

Don Wright Faculty of Music

Tenure-Track Appointment in Music Theory

Anticipated Faculty Vacancy:

The Department of Music Research and Composition, Don Wright Faculty of Music, Western University, invites applications for a Probationary (tenure-track) appointment in Music Theory at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2013.

Applicants should have a completed PhD with specialization in music theory at the time of appointment. We seek an outstanding scholar who demonstrates promise of sustained research activity. Candidates must show a high level of skill in teaching and will be expected to teach a wide range of undergraduate courses (including large-enrolment courses) and graduate courses, as well as supervise students in the MA and PhD programs. Service is expected on Faculty and University committees.

The Don Wright Faculty of Music, with approximately 600 undergraduate and 150 graduate students, is one of the largest music schools in Canada and supports programs in theory, history, composition, popular music studies, music education, and performance. The Department of Music Research and Composition enjoys a strong national and international reputation. For further information about the Don Wright Faculty of Music and the Department of Music Research and Composition, please visit our web site at: http://www.music.uwo.ca/ .

Candidates should send a letter of application that includes a statement of teaching and research interests, one writing sample, and a curriculum vitae (with complete contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses). Three confidential letters of reference should be sent under separate cover. All application materials should be sent to:

Dr. John Cuciurean, Chair
Department of Music Research and Composition
Don Wright Faculty of Music
Western University
1151 Richmond Street
London, ON
N6A 3K7

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Western University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

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