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Feb 1 2023

Faculty Associate Professor, Music Education

University of Toronto – Faculty of Music Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of music education. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants must have earned a PhD or EdD degree in music education or a related area, with a clearly demonstrated exceptional record of excellence in research and teaching. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing departmental profile. Candidates will have an established international reputation and will be expected to sustain and lead innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to maintain an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence which can be demonstrated by a record of sustained high-impact contributions and publications in top-ranked and field-relevant journals, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, distinguished awards and accolades, and other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline, as well as strong endorsements from referees of high standing.

Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application (with required materials outlined below), as well as strong letters of reference.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate music education courses, as appropriate to the candidate’s areas of specialization; research supervision and mentoring of students at the masters and doctoral levels; service to the music education division, Faculty of Music and the University. We seek a colleague who will work collaboratively within the music education community and the Faculty of Music, and who will contribute in developing connections in the public, community, and cultural sectors within Toronto and beyond. A candidate who thinks critically and can imagine multiple futures for music educators will further our endeavor to produce rigorous and theoretically grounded research in music education, develop and foster a space of belonging for a diverse body of students and musical practices, think creatively about different musical and educational pathways, and guide students to the conceptual understanding and practical knowledge that will sustain their musical lives.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by visiting the following website:

Applicants must submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; a research statement outlining current and future research interests; one recent publication; and a teaching dossier to include a strong teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations. Candidates must demonstrate their commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion in a brief (up to one page) statement of contributions, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): research or teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.

Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each once an application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated, and signed) by the closing date.

When submitting your application, your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

For more information on the submission guidelines, please visit If you have any questions about this position, please contact

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by Monday, March 6, 2023 by 11:59pm ET.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact

Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Faculty.

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