Tenure-Track Position, Composition, School of Music
Brandon University is a national leader in providing high quality education to over 3,000 full- and part-time students in arts, sciences, education, music, and health studies. Based in southwestern Manitoba, Brandon University also offers pre-professional and Masters programs, as well as innovative and award-winning outreach programs in a personalized learning environment. The School of Music is one of Canada’s foremost institutions for musical instruction. With a world-class faculty dedicated to the individualized training of its students and the highest levels of artistic excellence, the School of Music maintains a faculty/student ratio of 7:1 to ensure the highest quality and standards of musical education possible.
Brandon University’s School of Music invites applications for a tenure-track position in Composition (subject to budgetary approval). The successful candidate will teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses in composition, and other courses depending on the successful candidate’s areas of expertise and interest as well as the needs of the School of Music. In addition, the successful candidate will have deep knowledge of and engagement with Indigenous musical practices, and a keen interest in engaging Indigenous and non-Indigenous students and community members through musical, artistic, and pedagogical endeavours. Also, the successful candidate will provide leadership in curriculum and program development, maintain an active research/creative profile, and contribute collegially to the academic life of the institution and their field.
Rank and Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualifications: A doctoral degree in Composition or equivalent non-traditional career path is preferred; ABD candidates will be considered. Post-secondary teaching experience is an asset, as is potential for developing a national/ international profile as a composer.
Start Date: July 1, 2020
Deadline for Applications: April 21, 2020 or until the position is filled
To receive full consideration, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae (including a list of works), links to audio and/ or video recordings/ resources which represent your creative/scholarly activities, and the names and contact information of three referees to:
Greg Gatien, Dean, School of Music, Brandon University, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 6A9.
We thank all applicants for their interest in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Short listed candidates will be expected to provide copies of credentials at time of interview.
Brandon University has campuses located on Treaty 1 and Treaty 2 territories. These campuses are in Manitoba, on the traditional homelands of the Dakota, Anishinabek, Métis, Cree, Anishininew, and Dené peoples. Brandon University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
DATE ISSUED: MARCH 10, 2020