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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: October 31, 2019
Posted: September 27, 2019

Job Description / Duties

The Department of Performance invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in Voice (baritone or bass preferred; all voice types will be considered) at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, for an initial 3-year appointment beginning August 1, 2020.

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. The ability to develop and sustain a level of professional activities in performance and/or research commensurate with the University’s expectations for tenure is required. 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 recruit, teach, mentor and supervise a diverse student body. The ability to balance teaching with the pursuit of an active career as performer and/or researcher is essential. Organizational and interpersonal skills will also be considered.

Additional Information

Applicants are invited to submit the following using the on-line application form to be found at
- Cover letter describing the candidate’s qualification for the position, including a statement on teaching and learning philosophy and on commitment to increase and support diversity
- Detailed curriculum vitae
- Supporting materials (i.e. audio and/or video recordings, website link)
- The names and contact information of three referees

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Those received by October 31, 2019 will be given full consideration. Selected candidates will be invited to teach sample lessons and/or masterclass, give a short recital or research presentation and meet with members of the Search Committee.

Salary will be negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Salary: to be discussed

Contact Information

Further inquiries may be addressed to:
Dr. 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.