Sessional Instructor - Department of Music - Faculty of Arts (Winter 2018)

Competition Number: 
17SI17
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Friday, June 30, 2017
Date of Posting: 
March 24, 2017
Department: 
Department of Music - Faculty of Arts
Position: 
Sessional Instructor
Contract: 
Winter 2018

The Department of Music at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a sessional instructor to teach the following course during the Winter 2018 semester (January—April 2018). This appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

MUSIC 217: Aural Skills IV

This course continues the development of advanced musicianship skills introduced in Music 215 (Aural Skills III), focusing on the consolidation of listening and transcription, sight singing and improvisation in both individual and ensemble contexts; and the development of strategies for handling complex contemporary idioms.

Qualifications:
The successful applicant will have at least a Master’s degree in Music plus evidence of effective teaching in aural skills at the university level.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster in the academic unit.  

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and two recent letters of reference to:

Dr. Gregory Irvine, Acting Chair
Department of Music
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
girvine@upei.ca
902-566-0571

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Closing date for applications is June 30, 2017

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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