Sessional Instructor - Department of Music (Fall 2020)

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Department of Music
Sessional Instuctor
Fall 2020

The Department of Music of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Prince Edward Island has openings for sessional instructors to teach the following courses in 2020 – 2021. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

This course briefly reviews the basic rudiments of music theory and introduces the principles of diatonic harmony.

(This course is offered during the fall 2020 semester)


This course introduces the elements of chromatic harmony and modulation.

(This course is offered during the fall 2020 semester)



Ideal candidates will have at least a Master’s in Music (Doctorate preferred) plus evidence of effective teaching in music theory at the university level.

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

Please note: This course may be delivered in person or on-line as required in response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, two recent letters of reference, and statements of teaching philosophy and methodology to:

Dr. Karem J. Simon, Chair

Department of Music

University of Prince Edward Island

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, 2020

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.