The Fountain School of Performing Arts (FSPA) at Dalhousie University invites applications for a ten-month (75% FTE) limited-term appointment in Voice (Chorus), at the rank of Lecturer/Assistant Professor, commencing September 1, 2021. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate’s duties may include but are not limited to leading the Dalhousie Chorus; leading a small voice ensemble (Ora); teaching aural skills to music majors and teaching voice clinic for acting students. These classes are already scheduled, and detailed information is available on Dalhousie Academic Timetable. The candidate will also be expected to contribute to administrative service within the Fountain School of Performing Art serving as a member of the creative team and contributing to School discussions.

The qualifications required for this position are Bachelor’s degree in Music and extensive professional experience in choral conducting and choral theatre; evidence of commitment to new music and multi-disciplinary performance; professional experience of successful collaboration with artists from equity-deserving groups; aptitude for teaching aural skills and working with untrained singers; evidence of effective teaching at the post-secondary level and demonstrated commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility. The ability to work collegially with others is essential. 

Applications are to be submitted via PeopleAdmin and will include a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests and philosophies, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (formal course evaluations). 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

The deadline for applications is August 10, 2021.

Please apply for this position directly via PeopleAdmin. The posting can be found at https://dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/6940