School of Music/Music Theory

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 Music Theory (area of research open) at the rank of Assistant Professor (subject to budgetary approval).
The successful candidate will teach undergraduate core music theory courses, undergraduate aural and keyboard skills courses, upper years courses in music theory, as well as graduate level theory coursework. Other teaching may be assigned in areas relevant to the successful candidate’s interests and expertise.

Rank and Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

A PhD in Music Theory is preferred; ABD candidates will be considered. Successful experience teaching core music theory courses at the post-secondary level is an asset.
Start Date: August 1, 2020 (flexible) Deadline for Applications: May 12, 2020 or until the position is filled.

To receive full consideration, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae (including a list of relevant scholarly contributions), one sample of scholarship, and the names and contact information of three referees to:

Greg Gatien,
Dean, School of Music,
Brandon University,
Brandon, Manitoba,
R7A 6A9.
Email: music@brandonu.ca

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.

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