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Assistant Professor Full-Time Limited-Term in Arts

Western University

The Faculty of Education, Western University, invites applications for one full-time Limited-Term appointment in the Arts at the rank of Assistant Professor. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The anticipated start date of the appointment is July 1, 2021, or an earlier date may be negotiated. This is a one-year appointment with a possibility of renewal.

Applicants must have:
- a Ph.D. in Education (or equivalent) with a preferred focus on Music and the performing arts;
- relevant experience in ECE, K-12 Education, Tertiary Education, and/or other education settings;
- a strong track record of relevant publications;
- demonstrated excellence in curricular, practice/field-based experience in Music (Vocal and/Instrumental) and/or performing arts.

The successful applicant will work entirely within the Teacher Education program and will contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of music and arts related programs at the undergraduate level. We have a very close working relationship with the Faculty of Music, and collaborate on programming. Teaching duties will include the development and delivery of relevant courses in the teacher education program, the operation of an annual musical/theatre production and fulfill scholarship expectations defined with the Teacher Education office.

Western’s Faculty of Education has been at the leading edge of education in Canada since 1962 and offers educational opportunities at the baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral levels. Believing today’s children are tomorrow’s leaders, the Faculty strives to strengthen the field of education to help ensure every child has the opportunity to flourish. Western’s Faculty of Education collaborates with more than 500 partners in 23 countries, and attracts top faculty members from around the world. The Faculty has conducted numerous provincial, national and international studies that were the first or largest of their kind and is home to five dedicated research centres – the Canadian Research Centre on Inclusive Education, the Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women and Children, the Centre for School Mental Health, the Interdisciplinary Centre for Research in Curriculum as a Social Practice, and the Mary J. Wright Research and Education Centre at Merrymount. Western’s Faculty of Education is also home to the Child and Youth Development Clinic. With more than 37,000 alumni residing in Canada and in 35 countries around the world, Western’s Faculty of Education graduates have gone on to have influential careers and become leaders on a global scale. More information on the Faculty of Education can be obtained at

With annual research funding exceeding $220 million, and an international reputation for success, Western ranks as one of Canada's top research-intensive universities. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western also provides an exceptional employment experience, offering competitive salaries, a wide range of employment opportunities and one of Canada's most beautiful campuses.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application describing their teaching experience, their scholarly interests and achievements, and their potential contributions to the Faculty; their curriculum vitae; an exemplary sample of their scholarly writing; and the names and addresses of three referees to:

Dr. Donna Kotsopoulos, Dean
Faculty of Education
Western University
1137 Western Road
London, ON N6G 1G7

Please ensure that the form available at is completed and included in your application submission.

We also welcome email inquiries and submissions to be sent to

Review of applications will begin after May 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
This position is subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Evangeline Castillo by email at