Assistant Professor, Composition
Department of Music
Faculty of Fine Arts and Communication
MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to 19,000 full- and part-time students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement. In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through the Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence (CAFÉ).
MacEwan University’s Department of Music is seeking a high-profile composer and educator specializing in Jazz, Contemporary Popular and Classical Music to fill a new full-time continuing position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2018. The successful candidate will have a multiple skill-set that draws from the areas of composition, arranging, orchestration, film scoring, theory and music technology.
The Department of Music is situated within the Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications of MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta. In September 2017, the Department moved to Allard Hall, a state-of-the-art facility as part of MacEwan University’s main campus in downtown Edmonton. MacEwan Music has been part of city’s vibrant arts community since the early 1970s, and its Bachelor of Music degree builds on its reputation as one of the finest post-secondary music programs in Canada.
The preferred candidate will hold a minimum of a Master’s degree (doctorate preferred), must have teaching experience at the post-secondary level and a national and/or international profile as a composer.
Applicants will submit a letter of interest, current Curriculum Vitae, copies of current scores and recordings, and the names of three professional references. In addition, the candidate will submit a teaching dossier that includes a teaching philosophy, sample syllabi from courses taught, and teaching evaluations. Review of applications will commence February 1, 2018, and the competition will remain open until the successful candidate has been found.
Questions about this position may be addressed to Dr. William (Bill) Richards, Chair, Department of Music at firstname.lastname@example.org
How to Apply:
Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.
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This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.
MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
|Salary||Commensurate with education and experience|
|Closing Date||Open until a suitable candidate is found. First review of applicants will start in February 1, 2018|
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