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Three-Year Visiting Assistant Professor (Voice) - Mount Allison University

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Sackville, NB
Position: Three-Year Visiting Assistant Professor (Voice)
Deadline: November 30, 2021
Posted: October 27, 2021

Job Description / Duties

The Department of Music at Mount Allison University invites applications for a position in Voice Performance. This is a three-year full-time limited term appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2025, subject to budgetary approval.

Teaching responsibilities will include weekly studio instruction in voice in the Bachelor of Music program, overseeing student performance preparation, and hearing performance juries associated with these students. Other responsibilities may include teaching courses in Diction, Vocal Pedagogy, Opera History, or other courses in the successful candidate’s fields of expertise. In addition, the successful applicant will be expected to maintain an active performance or research profile and undertake departmental service including outreach, recruitment, and committee work. Lessons and courses will be taught on the campus of Mount Allison University.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Preference will be given to applicants with a completed Doctorate in Voice Performance, an established record as a performer, and successful teaching experience at the university level. The minimum requirement is a Master of Music degree.

Additional Information

Mount Allison acknowledges, honours, and respects that the land named Sackville, NB is part of the unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People who are the historic inhabitants, custodians, and dwellers on the land where our University is built and confirms its commitment to strengthening relationships with all Indigenous people.

Mount Allison is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual and gender identities. We seek candidates with qualifications and knowledge to contribute specifically to the further diversification of our campus community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Contact Information

Application materials should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a document with links to video recordings of recent solo performances (please indicate dates of recordings). Three letters of reference should be sent directly by the referees. Finalists may be requested to submit additional materials at a later date (such as a teaching portfolio or a video of studio instruction). Applications should be sent to the address below. Electronic submissions are preferred.

Canadian citizens and permanent residents should clearly indicate their citizenship or residency status in their cover letter or CV.

Dr. Stephen Runge
Chair of the Search Committee
Department of Music
Mount Allison University
134 Main Street
Sackville, NB E4L 1A6

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Employer Profile

Mount Allison University has been ranked Canada’s #1 undergraduate university by Maclean’s magazine more times than any other university. Tracing its roots to 1839, Mount Allison University is a primarily undergraduate liberal arts and sciences university. Mount Allison’s beautiful and historically rich campus is nestled on the Tantramar marshes in the heart of Sackville, New Brunswick.