Sessional Instructor - Department of Music - Faculty of Arts (Winter 2017)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Date of Posting: 
March 23, 2016
Department of Music - Faculty of Arts
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2017

The Department of Music at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a sessional instructor to teach the following courses during the Winter 2017 semester (January—May 2017). This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

MUSIC 124: Perspectives in Music and Culture I

This course provides a topical exploration of Western Art music and other musical traditions through a variety of cultural, historical, and theoretical lenses. Students examine the complex relationships that exist among music and concepts of identity, power, ideology and belief, conflict and crisis, technology, commerce, and visual culture. Topics vary each year.

Application Instructions:

Successful applicants will have at least a Master’s degree in Music plus evidence of effective teaching in the relevant area at the university level. The offering of this course is conditional pending final enrolment numbers. Please note, priority will be given to qualified individuals on the UPEI sessional roster of the academic unit.  Applicants should submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, and two recent letters of reference to:

Dr. Andrew M. Zinck, Chair
Department of Music
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE  C1A 4P3

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, 2016 or until a suitable candidate is found.

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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