The University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Music, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Piano at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2016. This position is subject to the approval of the Board of Governors.

A completed doctorate is preferred. Applicants who are ABD and/or nearing completion of their degree or those with commensurate professional experience will also be considered. “Commensurate professional experience” refers to a substantial career as an international performing artist with an equal reputation as a pedagogue at the post-secondary level. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in Piano Studio. Teaching duties in other areas of the Music Department will be assigned depending upon the candidate’s secondary proficiencies. The University aspires to hire individuals who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and research/performance/ creative activities. Active contribution to the Department of Music and the Faculty of Fine Arts is expected.

The Faculty of Fine Arts, housed in the Centre for the Arts with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, offers degree programs in Music, Art, Drama and New Media within the liberal arts education context and focuses on excellence in teaching and research/creative activity. For more information about the Music Department, the University of Lethbridge, or the city of Lethbridge, please visit our websites at:

Applicants should submit a letter of interest describing all areas of teaching expertise and professional activity, along with a current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and audio and/or video samples of recent performances. Please have three confidential letters of reference from qualified referees sent directly to the Dean of Fine Arts by the closing date. Any electronic documents, images, audio, or video must be submitted on a disc or be available online throughout the period of the search. Please note that we are unfortunately unable to accept zip files.

Applications must be received by the closing date of February 26, 2016.

Address applications by email or regular mail to:

Dr. Edward Jurkowski, Dean
Faculty of Fine Arts
The University of Lethbridge
4401 University Drive
Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4
Tel: (403) 329-2126
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The University is an equal opportunity employer. The position is open to all qualified applicants, although preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University is an inclusive and equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified women and men including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons.

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