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Limited-Term Appointment (50%) in Musicology, at the rank of Lecturer/Assistant Professor

Dalhousie University

The Fountain School of Performing Arts (FSPA) at Dalhousie University invites applications for a ten-month (50% FTE) limited-term appointment in Musicology, at the rank of Lecturer/Assistant Professor, commencing August 1, 2019. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate’s duties may include, but are not limited to teaching of four classes, from an elective class open to non-majors to an upper level seminar for our MA students. Specifically: MUSC 2355.03 History of Western Music 1750-present, MUSC 3221.03 Form and Analysis, PERF 1001.03 Writing About Music and MUSC 4663/5366 Topics in Musicology (Stravinsky and the Ballet). These classes are already scheduled and detailed information is available on Dalhousie Academic Timetable. The candidate will also be expected to contribute to administrative service within the Fountain School of Performing Arts.

The minimum qualifications required for this position are a Masters degree in Musicology, an active research profile, and evidence of effective teaching at the post- secondary level. Applications will include a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests and philosophies, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (formal course evaluations). To apply, please go to:

Please arrange to have three confidential letters of reference forwarded separately from the referees to Dr. Jacqueline Warwick, Director, Fountain School of Performing Arts, at

The deadline for applications is June 20, 2019.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit