Scholar of Popular Music, University of Guelph

Scholar of Popular Music
School of Fine Art and Music
University of Guelph, Canada

The School of Fine Art and Music (SOFAM) at the University of Guelph is searching for a scholar of popular music, to teach in the areas of popular music, musicianship and/or music theory. With four full-time faculty members and over 20 adjunct instructors, the Music program at the University of Guelph is an undergraduate program offering a BA Honours degree. This is a tenure-track position to start either 1 August 2017 or 1 January 2018.

Responsibilities will include teaching four courses per academic year and related service, including course coordination, program development, advising, recruitment, and other duties as required. This position includes management of the Applied Music program.

Qualifications: a completed PhD in Music (Theory, Musicology, or related field), evidence of scholarly research (such as publications), and a demonstrated excellence in teaching experience at the university level. Applicants will submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, along with any available teaching evaluations. These materials, as well as three current letters of recommendation, are to be sent to:

Professor Sally Hickson,
Director, School of Fine Art and Music,
University of Guelph,
Guelph, ON, N1G 1W2, Canada
E: shickson [at]

Screening of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. For more information on the School, please visit our website: Salary for this position is dependent on qualifications and experience in accordance with the terms of the Collective Agreement.