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

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Sessional Opening
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Department of Music - Faculty of Arts
Sessional Opening
Fall 2018

The Department of Music at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a sessional instructor to teach the following course in the Fall 2018 semester (September – December 2018). This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

MUSIC 4220 Global Musics
This course explores traditional and contemporary musics from various world cultures—both the actual sounds of diverse musical traditions and the uses of and beliefs about music within those traditions. Part of each class involves listening to/performing music from various cultures. Students have the opportunity to investigate a specific musical culture in some depth.

The successful applicant will have at least a Master’s degree in Music (Doctorate preferred), a background in ethnomusicology, and evidence of effective teaching at the university/college 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, a current curriculum vitae, and two recent letters of reference to:

Dr. Andrew 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, 2018

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.