The Canadian University Music Society (MusCan) is a bilingual and scholarly society dedicated to stimulating musical research, performance, composition and pedagogy in Canadian post-secondary institutions. To this end, we support the following activities:

  • sponsorship of an annual conference of music scholars, composers and performers, usually held in conjunction with the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences (FedCan);
  • in collaboration with the SOCAN Foundation, sponsorship of awards for students and distinguished scholars of music in Canada, as well as for student presentations at the annual conference;
  • sponsorship of cash prizes for students compositions;
  • publication of a biannual peer-reviewed journal, Intersections: A Canadian Journal of Music,  distributed in print and electronically;
  • support for post-secondary music programs across the country through the Standing Committee of Institutional Members (SCIM) ;
  • distribution of news of interest via this web site and a biannual electronic bulletin.

Position in Organ and Church Music

The Schulich School of Music of McGill University is Canada’s leading university-based program for the training of professional performers and composers, and for humanities-based and scientific research in music and sound. We seek individuals with an international profile in musical performance who will maintain a high level of professional activity and are able to teach and supervise advanced students in all university undergraduate, graduate and diploma programs through to the professional level.

The Department of Performance invites applications for one (1) full-time tenure-track position in Organ and Church Music at the rank of Full Professor.

Rank and Salary: Rank shall be determined by the qualification of the successful applicant and salary shall be commensurate with the rank. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Academic Duties: The academic duties will consist of teachingresearch and service to the University. Accordingly, the individual will be expected to maintain a high level of international professional activity while teaching and supervising students in all university undergraduate, graduate and diploma programs through to the professional level. This will include studio performance instruction, teaching and advising at the graduate and undergraduate levels, general coordination of the Organ and Church Music area activities, fulfilling duties as University Organist, supervision of the organs on campus, participation in committees, and development of curriculum offerings at all levels. The individual will also be expected to continue an active research career and contribute significantly to the advancement of humanities-based and scientific research in music and sound for which the School is noted.

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Academic Posting in the Faculty of HumanitiesSchool of the Arts

Contractually Limited Appointment, Assistant Professor of Music

The School of the Arts seeks to fill a one-year Contractually Limited Appointment for an Assistant Professor of Music with strengths in Music Education and ensemble conducting experience, either choral or instrumental. The successful applicant will be qualified to teach introductory courses in the history of music as well as upper level courses in methods, education, and/or musicology, and ensemble(s) related to their field of expertise, from the following: Concert Band, Jazz Band, Chamber Orchestra, Flute, Choir, and Women’s Choir. Preference will be given to candidates who hold a PhD or are near completion and who have teaching experience.