The Department of Music Research at McGill University's Schulich School of Music invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Music Theory at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting August 1, 2022. Applications at the rank of Associate Professor may be considered for exceptional candidates.
We seek to appoint an individual with a national/international profile in music theory. We are open to all areas of research specialization, especially those that complement the interests of current faculty. The successful applicant will have superior musicianship skills and be comfortable teaching the full range of core undergraduate theory classes, as well as undergraduate and graduate offerings in the candidate’s own area(s) of specialization.
Applicants should submit the following items using McGill’s platform, Workday (see
http://www.mcgill.ca/music/about-us/employment for instructions and links to apply):
• Cover letter describing the candidate’s qualifications for the position, including a statement on
the commitment to increasing and supporting diversity within the university community
• Curriculum vitae
• Statement of research interests
• One sample of scholarly writing
In addition, applicants should have three confidential letters of reference (PDF format) emailed to
email@example.com by their referees. Filenames should start with the applicant’s last
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Those received by January 24, 2022 will be given full consideration. Selected candidates will be invited to an interview that will include a public lecture, teaching demonstration, and meetings with the Dean, colleagues, students, and members of the search committee.
See original job posting: https://www.mcgill.ca/music/files/music/assistant_professor_of_music_theory.pdf
Further inquiries may be addressed to Prof. Gary Scavone, Chair, Department of Music Research:
The position is subject to final budgetary approval.
McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.