Job Center > Assistant or Associate Professor in Voice - McGill University

Assistant or Associate Professor in Voice - McGill University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Montreal, QC
Position: Assistant or Associate Professor in Voice
Deadline: January 9, 2019
Posted: November 12, 2018

Job Description / Duties

The Department of Performance invites applications for a tenure track position in Voice (baritone or bass preferred; all voice types are encouraged to apply) at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, for an initial 3-year appointment beginning August 1, 2019.


Duties will include teaching private studio voice lessons and may include teaching other related courses, such as vocal pedagogy, lyric diction or vocal history/literature courses at the graduate or undergraduate level, as appropriate to the candidate’s areas of strength and specialization. Active participation in administrative and service duties associated with a university professorship is expected.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Doctorate or equivalent professional experience with a significant international profile and a
broad range of repertoire interests and knowledge as well as demonstrated record of teaching excellence at the
young artist level. Knowledge of the current trends in the profession and the ability to articulate a forward-looking
vision of singers’ training will be a strong asset. Ability to teach, mentor and supervise a diverse student body.
Organizational and interpersonal skills will also be considered.

Additional Information

Interested persons are invited to submit their application using our on-line application form to be found at

The following supporting documents are required:

- A cover letter and curriculum vitae.
- Supporting materials, including audio and/or video recordings, website link.
- The names and contact information of three referees. For Tier 2 nominees at the rank of Assistant Professor who are within three years of their PhD, one referee must be the PhD supervisor.

Selected candidates will be invited to teach lessons and/or a master class, give a short recital or research presentation, and meet with members of the search committee.

Contact Information

Further inquiries may be addressed to: Prof. Stéphane Lemelin, Chair, Department of Performance 514.398.4542 or

Employer Profile

The Schulich School of Music of McGill University is Canada’s leading university-based program for the training of professional performers and composers, and for humanities-based and scientific research in music and sound. We seek individuals with an international profile in musical performance who will maintain a high level of professional activity and are able to teach and supervise advanced students in all university undergraduate, graduate and diploma programs through to the professional level. Montreal offers a vibrant multicultural living environment and is consistently rated among the best student cities in the world.