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Associate Professor or Professor School of Music – Faculty of Fine Arts

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The UVic School of Music is dedicated to experiential learning and training for musicians and music scholars, turning passion into profession. The School is home to 45 performers, composers, educators, theorists, musicologists, and professional staff, as well as 190 undergraduate majors and 40 graduate students. We offer Bachelor of Music degrees in composition, music education, performance, musicology and sound studies, and musical arts along with a combined degree in Music and Computer Science. The School offers graduate degrees in composition, performance, musicology and sound studies, and music technology. We are strongly committed to both excellence and equity and to increasing the diversity of approaches and perspectives in teaching, research, and creative output.

The School of Music invites applications from talented scholars for the position of Director of the School of Music as an Associate Professor or Professor with tenure, to commence 1 July 2020.

Reporting to the Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts, the Director of the School is responsible for providing strategic and administrative leadership to the School’s programs. As a member of the Faculty’s senior leadership team, the Director works in collaboration with the other Chairs, academic leaders, senior administrators and staff, donors and alumni as well as other key stakeholders to implement and advance the University’s Strategic Framework and objectives.