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Section Head, Voice - Department of Music
Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications

MacEwan University’s Department of Music is seeking a vocalist and educator specializing in Jazz and Contemporary Popular Music to fill a 11-month Full-time Limited-Term Appointment position as Instructor and Section Head, Voice, August 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. The successful candidate will have a significant profile as a performer and must be a highly experienced educator with a demonstrated record of teaching at the post-secondary level, including private studio and classroom teaching, and ensemble directing. Experience in administration at the department level is an asset. As an instructor, duties include private lesson instruction, classroom teaching (master class), and ensemble directing. As Section Head, Voice, duties include supervising the voice-area instructors and overseeing courses and course outlines, adjudicating auditions and juried recitals, organizing concerts and other events associated with the Voice area, and participating in the governance of the Department (Department Council and Faculty Council meetings, other light duties).

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 the 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.

Applicants will submit a letter of interest and a current Curriculum Vitae, and the names of three professional references. Review of applications will commence May 1, 2019.

Questions about this position may be addressed to Dr. William (Bill) Richards, Chair, Department of Music at richardsw@macewan.ca

Review of applications will begin May 1, 2019.

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.

Category Full-time Limited-term Appointment
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date Until suitable candidate is found
Competition No. 19.03.023
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