The Department of Music at Mount Allison University invites applications for a position in Music History. This is a full-time nine-month sessional appointment, beginning August 1, 2017, subject to budgetary approval. The appointment will be made at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor. Preference will be given to applicants with a doctorate in Music History/Musicology and an established record of successful teaching at the university level. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in the standard Music History sequence and an upper-level elective such as Introduction to Music in Canada. These courses will be offered to Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Arts (Music Major and Minor) students. The expected teaching load will be a total of five courses over the academic year. In addition, the successful applicant will be expected to undertake departmental service, including outreach, recruitment, and committee work.

Application materials should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and teaching portfolio. Three letters of reference should be sent directly by the referees. Applications should be sent to the address below. Electronic submissions are preferred.

Dr. Kevin Morse
Chair of the Search Committee
Department of Music, Mount Allison University
134 Main Street
Sackville, NB E4L 1A6
Phone: (506) 364-2378
Fax: (506) 364-2376
E-mail: kmorse -at -

Review of applications will begin on April 7, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Mount Allison University welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from qualified applicants of all genders, including aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Canadian and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship or residency status in their application.


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