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    Western University: Trombone Job Posting

    The Department of Music Performance Studies, Don Wright Faculty of Music, Western University, invites applications for a full-time, probationary (tenure-track) appointment in Trombone at the rank of Assistant Professor. The salary will be commensurate with the successful applicantís qualifications and experience. The anticipated start date will be July 1, 2022.

    An earned doctorate or professional equivalent is required. The successful candidate will have an established and ongoing career of performance in trombone. In addition, the candidate will demonstrate strong pedagogical skills relevant to students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching duties will primarily include applied trombone instruction, but may also include other courses at the undergraduate, masterís or doctoral level. Additional teaching assignments will be determined by the candidateís expertise and could include (but not be limited to) topics such as jazz studies, improvisation practices, pedagogy, early music performance, topics related to current music industry practice and technology, performance arts health and wellness, or other performance topics outside the western classical idiom. The successful candidate will be expected to recruit outstanding students nationally and internationally. Service and administrative duties will also be expected at the department, faculty, and university levels.

    The Don Wright Faculty of Music, with approximately 440 undergraduate and 160 graduate students, is one of the largest music schools in Canada and supports a wide range of studies in performance, music education, composition, history and theory, and popular music. The Department of Music Performance Studies enjoys a strong reputation for excellence and houses one of the largest, most comprehensive and well-balanced programs of its type in the country, offering a Bachelor of Music with Honors in Performance degree, a Master of Music in Performance, and a Doctoral of Musical Arts. For further information about the Don Wright Faculty of Music, please visit our website at .

    Candidates should submit a comprehensive curriculum vitae and a letter of application that addresses creative/scholarly work, teaching, studio recruitment, and commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Online links to audio and/or video samples of recent performances and a video sample of applied lesson teaching (at least 15 minutes) are also required.

    Please ensure the form available at also completed and included in your application submission. Three confidential letters of reference should be forwarded under separate cover. All application materials must be sent electronically to:
    Dr. Sophie Louise Chantal Roland, Chair
    Department of Music Performance Studies
    Don Wright Faculty of Music
    Talbot College, Room 210
    Western University
    1151 Richmond Street
    London, Ontario, N6A 3K7

    The deadline date to apply is March 2, 2022.

    Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Western challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff and students to commit to the highest global standards. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities.

    Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Westernís COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

    Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

    In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

    Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Julia Lazarito at or (519) 661-4008.
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