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TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE:  July 2021-June 2023 (2 years)

MUSC 191/6.0 Theory and Analysis I
MUSC 397/3.0 or MUSC 398 or 399/3.0

and/or Private Composition Lessons MUSC-351, -354, -451, – 454

DAN SCHOOL OF DRAMA AND MUSIC

Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3N6

Posting date: 8 March, 2021
Closing date: 19 April, 2021

The DAN School of Drama and Music at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching MUSC-191, Theory and Analysis I, a core first-year Theory course for Bachelor of Music students that is also open to any qualified undergraduate student at Queen’s. In addition, the successful applicant will be assigned the instruction of either MUSC-397, Introduction to MIDI Orchestration, or one of our upper-year seminars in counterpoint: MUSC-398, Modal Counterpoint, or MUSC-399, Tonal Counterpoint, depending on the applicant’s past experience. Assignment of private acoustic composition students is also possible (MUSC-351, -354, -451-, 454).

MUSC-191 has an expected enrolment of approximately 50 students and includes 3 hours of weekly tutorials, for which the instructor is remunerated above the course stipend, in addition to the 3 hours of lectures. MUSC-397, -398, and -399 are all seminar style courses with the enrollment capped at 24 students.

Due to the novel Coronavirus situation, in fall of 2021, it is possible that the DAN School may deliver some courses remotely but it is anticipated that individual lessons will be presented in person. 

Candidates should have a M.A. or M.Mus, DMA or Ph.D, and teaching experience at the University level in theory and composition.  This is a two-year term appointment with benefits for the period July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2023, with classes in session from September 1 to April 30 each year.   

The Dan School offers a comprehensive and cutting-edge undergraduate education in drama, music and music theatre and a certificate program in entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity.  Our faculty and our programs foster collaboration among our students in ways that extend the range of their skills and help to develop their imaginations and entrepreneurial abilities. Launched just a few years ago, our graduate program in Arts Leadership is thriving. The performance home of the Dan School is the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, a beautiful first-class facility on the shore of Lake Ontario, which contains a magnificent concert hall, a black box studio, a rehearsal hall, a recital hall, as well as range of studios, practice rooms, and classrooms.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please contact: Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager, peterk@queensu.ca.

The academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/queens-qufa-collective-agreement.

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

Applications should include a letter of intent that includes links to recent compositions, performances and/or publications, a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a teaching dossier, etc. 

Please email* applications and supporting letters to:

Dr. Craig Walker, Director

DAN School of Drama and Music

c/o Ms. Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager

Address for applications: peterk@queensu.ca  

*Please use the Subject line: AD REF #2, Candidate Name

Applications will be received until 19 April, 2021.  Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval.  Additional information about the DAN School of Drama and Music can be found at https://sdm.queensu.ca/.


COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:

MUSC 191/6.0 Theory and Analysis I Diatonic voice-leading and harmony, principles of form and small structures (binary, ternary) through part-writing and analysis.
NOTE Students having received 80% or higher on a conservatory advanced rudiments exam may enroll in the course with permission of the School.
LEARNING HOURS 240 (72L;24T;144P)
PREREQUISITE (Registration in a MUTH or MUSC Specialization Plan) or a grade of A- in MUSC 104/3.0 or permission of the School.

MUSC-191, Theory and Analysis is a core first-year Theory course for Bachelor of Music students that is also open to any qualified undergraduate student at Queen’s. In addition, the successful applicant will be assigned the instruction of one of:

MUSC 397/3.0 Introduction to MIDI Orchestration
This course provides foundational knowledge in MIDI Orchestration and Digital Audio Workstation software. Students demonstrate their understanding of the technology by creating compositions in a variety of genres and styles. The final project introduces students to writing music to support a short video.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (48L;72P)
PREREQUISITE Level 3 in BMus or Level 3 and (3.0 from MAPP311/3.0 or MUSC255/3.0 or MUSC396/3.0) or permission of the School.
EXCLUSIONS MUSC 475/3.0 (Topic: Intro. To MIDI Orchestration)

MUSC 398/3.0 Modal Counterpoint Study, through rule-based writing, of 16th century modal counterpoint, from two-part species exercises to free counterpoint in Renaissance style.
LEARNING HOURS 114 (36L;78P)
PREREQUISITE MUSC 293/3.0 or permission of the School.

MUSC 399/3.0 Tonal Counterpoint Study, through composition, of the contrapuntal procedures of the 18th century, with an emphasis on J.S. Bach’s two-part inventions and fugues. LEARNING HOURS 114 (36L;78P) PREREQUISITE MUSC 293/3.0 or permission of the School.

And

Private composition lessons: MUSC 351/3.0, 354/6.0, 451/3.0, 454/6.0 Acoustic Composition

Guidance in the development of the student as a composer for instruments and voice.

NOTE Students must submit a portfolio of compositions to the Music Office by the last day of classes in the Winter Term. Admission is determined through evaluation of portfolios by a Faculty jury. Submission of a portfolio does not guarantee admission.

TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE:  July 2021 to June 2023 (2 year) 

Music Theatre Ensemble Director (MUTH -160, -260, -360, -460)

and Applied Voice Instructor (Private Lessons)

DAN SCHOOL OF DRAMA AND MUSIC

Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3N6

Posting date: 8 March, 2021
Closing date: 19 April, 2021

The DAN School of Drama and Music at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following courses: MUTH X60, Music Theatre Ensemble (Musical Theatre/ Opera/ Experimental Opera), and MUSC X20, X21, X24, Applied Music Voice Lessons (individualized private lessons). Both courses are on-campus, mixed-level courses. MUTH X60, four levels taught as one class, has an expected enrolment of 20-30 students. 

Due to the novel Coronavirus situation, in fall of 2021, it is possible that the DAN School may deliver some courses remotely but it is anticipated that individual lessons will be presented in person. 

Candidates should have a M.A., M.Mus., DMA, or Ph.D. degree, and related teaching experience at the University level in voice, opera, musical theatre, and/or music theatre. Applicants with expertise in musical theatre and non-traditional forms of music theatre are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will also exhibit strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions and commitment to pedagogical excellence. This is a two-year term appointment with benefits for the period July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2023 with classes in session from September 1 to April 30 each year. 

The Dan School offers a comprehensive and cutting-edge undergraduate education in drama, music and music theatre and a certificate program in entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity.  Our faculty and our programs foster collaboration among our students in ways that extend the range of their skills and help to develop their imaginations and entrepreneurial abilities. Launched just a few years ago, our graduate program in Arts Leadership is thriving. The performance home of the Dan School is the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, a beautiful first-class facility on the shore of Lake Ontario, which contains a magnificent concert hall, a black box studio, a rehearsal hall, a recital hall, as well as range of studios, practice rooms, and classrooms.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please contact: Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager, peterk@queensu.ca.

The academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/queens-qufa-collective-agreement.

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

Applications should include a letter of intent that includes links to recent performances, complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a teaching dossier, etc. 

Please email* applications and supporting letters to:

Dr. Craig Walker, Director

DAN School of Drama and Music

Queen’s University, Kingston Ontario Canada K7L 3N6

c/o Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager

Applications should be sent to: peterk@queensu.ca

*Please use the Subject line: AD REF #1, Candidate Name

 Applications will be received until 19 April, 2021.  Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval.  Additional information about the DAN School of Drama and Music can be found at https://sdm.queensu.ca/.

COURSES:

MUTH X60/1.5 Music Theatre Ensemble

Performance experience for qualified musicians in a staged vocal ensemble. Topics include musical theatre, opera, or other

ensemble formats combining voice and drama.

NOTE Students will be registered into the course number that matches their current level of study. (i.e: if a student is in

third year they will be registered in MUTH 360).

LEARNING HOURS 168 (72Pc;24G;72P)

PREREQUISITE Permission of the School upon audition.

Private voice lessons in any of the following:

MUSC x20/6.0 Applied Study I to IV (Performance)

A first year study of the student’s applied subject (instrument or voice) in the performance concentration.

NOTE Open only to students who have demonstrated a considerably higher level of performance ability than the minimum required for B.Mus. admission.

LEARNING HOURS 263 (24Pc;23I;216P)

PREREQUISITE Permission of the School.

COREQUISITE MUSC 125/6.0.

EXCLUSIONS MUSC 121/6.0

MUSC x21/6.0 Applied Study I to IV

The first year of study of the student’s chief practical subject (instrument or voice).

NOTE Accompanist fee – wind, brass, string, and voice students.

LEARNING HOURS 263 (24Pc;23I;216P)

EXCLUSION(S) MUSC 120/6.0; MUSC 125/6.0

MUSC x24/6.0 Applied Music I to IV

Private instrumental or vocal instruction for non-B.Mus. students. Auditions required.

NOTE In addition to the regular tuition fee, students are charged an additional fee ($1600 in 2020-21, but subject to change to cover the cost of private music lessons.)

NOTE Accompanist fee – wind, brass, string, and voice students.

NOTE Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre. Learning Hours may vary.

LEARNING HOURS 263 (24Pc;23I;216P)

RECOMMENDATION At least i) Royal Conservatory Grade IX (or equivalent) for pianists; or ii) Grade VIII piano and Grade VIII organ (or equivalent) for organists; or iii) Grade VIII (or equivalent) for all other instrumentalists and vocalists.

PREREQUISITE Permission of the School.Manager

TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE:  September 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022

Keyboard Musicianship
MUSC 129/3.0 Keyboard Skills and/or MUSC 229/3.0 Keyboard Lab

DAN SCHOOL OF DRAMA AND MUSIC

Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3N6

Posting date: 8 March, 2021
Closing date: 19 April, 2021

The DAN School of Drama and Music at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching MUSC 129/3.0 Keyboard Skills and/or MUSC 229/3.0 Keyboard Lab.

Due to the novel Coronavirus situation, in fall of 2021, it is possible that the DAN School may deliver some courses remotely but it is anticipated that individual lessons will be presented in person. 

These are introductory courses taught in our keyboard harmony lab which has a capacity of 12 students. It is anticipated that multiple sections of each course will be offered to accommodate the numbers of students requiring one of these courses as part of our Bachelor of Music degree requirements, although both of these courses are open to any qualified undergraduate student at Queen’s as an elective. 

Candidates should have an M.Mus, D.M.A. or Ph.D, in keyboard performance and teaching experience at the University level in keyboard musicianship and improvisation.  This is a term appointment with for the period of September 1, 2021 to April 30, 2022, with classes in session from September 2021 to April 2022.

The Dan School offers a comprehensive and cutting-edge undergraduate education in drama, music and music theatre and a certificate program in entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity.  Our faculty and our programs foster collaboration among our students in ways that extend the range of their skills and help to develop their imaginations and entrepreneurial abilities. Launched just a few years ago, our graduate program in Arts Leadership is thriving. The performance home of the Dan School is the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, a beautiful first-class facility on the shore of Lake Ontario, which contains a magnificent concert hall, a black box studio, a rehearsal hall, a recital hall, as well as range of studios, practice rooms, and classrooms.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please contact: Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager, peterk@queensu.ca.

The academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement  between the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/queens-qufa-collective-agreement.

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

Applications should include a letter of intent, a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration, such as links to performances, a teaching dossier, etc. 

Please email* applications and supporting letters to:

Dr. Craig Walker, Director

DAN School of Drama and Music

c/o Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager peterk@queensu.ca  

*Please use the Subject line: AD REF #5, Candidate Name

Applications will be received until 19 April, 2021. Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval.  Additional information about the DAN School of Drama and Music can be found at https://sdm.queensu.ca/.

 Course Descriptions:

MUSC 129/3.0 Keyboard Skills
A fundamental keyboard skills course designed for non-keyboard majors.

NOTE Course content will support and coordinate with the traditional diatonic harmonic material covered in MUSC 191 but will also include other styles. Successful completion of the course will require a working fluency at the keyboard in sight-reading, melodic and harmonic analysis as well as transcription. Activities will include harmonization, transposition and improvisation.
NOTE Students require previous rudiments and piano experience to take this course.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (24Lb;96P)

RECOMMENDATION MUSC 191/6.0.

PREREQUISITE Registration in a MUTH or MUSC Specialization Plan or permission of the School.

MUSC 229/3.0 Keyboard Lab

A comprehensive keyboard musicianship course in a laboratory format specifically designed for keyboard majors and others receiving advanced placement. Course content will include practical instrument-specific activities for pianists.
NOTE Course content will support and coordinate with the traditional diatonic harmonic material covered in MUSC 191 but will also include other styles. Successful completion of the course will require a working fluency at the keyboard in sight-reading, melodic and harmonic analysis as well as transcription. Activities will include harmonization, transposition and improvisation.
RECOMMENDATION MUSC 292/3.0 and MUSC 293/3.0.

LEARNING HOURS 120 (24Lb;96P)

PREREQUISITE MUSC 129/3.0 or Permission of the School.

TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE:  July 2021 – June 2023 (2 years)

Classical Saxophone Applied Music Instructor

[Ability to Contribute to Jazz Studies Instruction an Asset]

DAN SCHOOL OF DRAMA AND MUSIC

Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3N6

Posting date: 15 March, 2021
Closing date: 19 April, 2021

The DAN School of Drama and Music at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in MUSC X20, X21, X24, X25 Applied Music Classical Saxophone Lessons (individualized private lessons).

Due to the novel Coronavirus situation, in fall of 2021, there is a possibility that the DAN School may be delivering some courses remotely but it is anticipated that individual lessons will be presented in person.

Candidates should have a M.A., M.Mus., DMA, or Ph.D. degree, and related teaching experience at the University level in saxophone. Additionally, applicants with expertise in Jazz Studies are particularly encouraged to apply with the potential to teach or co-teach MUSC-253, Introduction to Jazz Improvisation, and MUSC-358, Jazz and Popular Music Arranging and/or direct or co-direct our Jazz Ensemble (MUSC-X12). The successful candidate will also exhibit strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions and commitment to pedagogical excellence.

This is a two-year term appointment with benefits for the period July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2023 with classes in session from September 1 to April 30 each year. There is potential for this position to continue beyond the initial two-year appointment.

The Dan School offers a comprehensive and cutting-edge undergraduate education in drama, music and music theatre and a certificate program in entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity.  Our faculty and our programs foster collaboration among our students in ways that extend the range of their skills and help to develop their imaginations and entrepreneurial abilities. Launched just a few years ago, our graduate program in Arts Leadership is thriving. The performance home of the Dan School is the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, a beautiful first-class facility on the shore of Lake Ontario, which contains a magnificent concert hall, a black box studio, a rehearsal hall, a recital hall, as well as range of studios, practice rooms, and classrooms.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please contact: Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager, peterk@queensu.ca.

The academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/queens-qufa-collective-agreement.

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

Applications should include a letter of intent that includes links to recent performances, complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a teaching dossier, etc. 

Please email* applications and supporting letters to:

Dr. Craig Walker, Director

DAN School of Drama and Music

c/o Ms. Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager peterk@queensu.ca  
* Subject: AD REF#3, Candidate Name

Applications will be received until April 19, 2021. Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval.  Additional information about the DAN School of Drama and Music can be found at https://sdm.queensu.ca/.

 


Course Descriptions:
 

MUSC X20/6.0 Applied Study I to IV (Performance)

A study of the student’s applied subject (instrument or voice) in the performance concentration.

NOTE Open only to students who have demonstrated a considerably higher level of performance ability than the

minimum required for B.Mus. admission.

LEARNING HOURS 263 (24Pc;23I;216P)

PREREQUISITE Permission of the School.

COREQUISITE MUSC 125/6.0.

EXCLUSIONS MUSC 121/6.0

MUSC X24/6.0 Applied Music I to IV

Private instrumental or vocal instruction for non-B.Mus. students. Auditions required.

NOTE In addition to the regular tuition fee, students are charged an additional fee ($1600 in 2020-21, but subject to change to cover the cost of private music lessons.)

NOTE Accompanist fee – wind, brass, string, and voice students.

NOTE Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre. Learning Hours may vary.

LEARNING HOURS 263 (24Pc;23I;216P)

RECOMMENDATION At least i) Royal Conservatory Grade IX (or equivalent) for pianists; or ii) Grade VIII piano and Grade VIII

organ (or equivalent) for organists; or iii) Grade VIII (or equivalent) for all other instrumentalists and vocalists.

PREREQUISITE Permission of the School.

MUSC X21/6.0 Applied Study I to IV

The study of the student’s chief practical subject (instrument or voice).

NOTE Accompanist fee – wind, brass, string, and voice students.

LEARNING HOURS 263 (24Pc;23I;216P)

EXCLUSION(S) MUSC 120/6.0; MUSC 125/6.0

MUSC X25/6.0 Applied Study I to IV(Performance Recital)

Students will perform in a public recital in accordance with the guidelines established by the Dan School of Music.

NOTE Accompanist fee – wind, brass, string, and voice students.

COREQUISITE MUSC 120/6.0.

EXCLUSION(S) MUSC 121/6.0

MUSC 112, 212, 312, 412 /1.5 MED Ensembles: Jazz Ensemble
Mid-size ensemble experience for qualified performers. Topics vary. Course includes weekly rehearsals of a wider variety of repertoire, and a minimum of one concert per term for all students. Credit attained only with regular attendance, active participation, and ample preparation. NOTE Students will be registered into the course number that matches their current level of study. (i.e: if a student is in third year they will be registered in MUSC 312). LEARNING HOURS 168 (72Pc;96P) PREREQUISITE Permission of the School upon audition.

MUSC 253/3.0 Introduction to Jazz Improvisation

An introduction to the skills required to improvise in the jazz style. Students will develop their ability to improvise by analyzing, listening and performing repertoire from the Swing and Bebop eras.

PREREQUISITE Level 2 or above and registration in a MUSC Specialization or MUTH Plan or permission of the School.

MUSC 358/3.0 Jazz and Popular Music Arranging

Notation, symbols and format of popular music, jazz and music theatre. Scoring and arranging for small jazz groups, studio bands, rock bands, and commercial orchestra.

LEARNING HOURS 114 (36L;78P)

PREREQUISITE MUSC 293/3.0 or permission of the School.

TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE:  September 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022

MUSC 255/6.0 Electroacoustic Music Composition
and Private Electroacoustic Composition Lessons (MUSC-352, -355, -452, -455)

 

DAN SCHOOL OF DRAMA AND MUSIC

Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3N6

 

Posting date: March 15, 2021
Closing date: April 19, 2021

The DAN School of Drama and Music at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching MUSC 255/6.0 Electroacoustic Music Composition, and private electroacoustic composition lessons (MUSC-352, -355, -452, -455).

Due to the novel Coronavirus situation, in fall of 2021, the DAN School expects to be delivering some courses remotely but it is anticipated that individual lessons will be presented in person.

MUSC 255 is a two-term on-campus lecture course. This position is to instruct the second section that we are offering of this course and it is envisioned that both instructors will work together to optimize teaching and studio resources. Each section has an expected enrolment of approximately 30 students. The course offers an introduction to histories of electroacoustic music and sound art, with emphasis on exercises focusing on studio technique and composition assignments which extend to consideration of concepts of sound installation and live improvisational performance as well as fixed-media works. The candidate will also teach up to six students in third- and fourth-year electroacoustic composition students who receive weekly or bi-weekly private lessons throughout both terms.

Candidates should have a M.A., M.Mus., M.Sc., D.M.A. or Ph.D, and teaching experience at the University level in music technologies and studio practices for electroacoustic composition.  This is a term appointment with for the period of September 1, 2021 to April 30, 2022, with classes in session from September 1 to April 30 each year. There is potential for this position to continue beyond the initial one-year appointment.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please contact: Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager, peterk@queensu.ca.

The academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/queens-qufa-collective-agreement.

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

Applications should include a letter of intent that includes links to recent performances, complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a teaching dossier, etc. 

Please email applications and supporting letters to:

 

Dr. Craig Walker, Director

DAN School of Drama and Music

c/o Ms. Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager peterk@queensu.ca  
Subject: AD REF#10, Candidate Name

Applications will be received until April 19, 2021. Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval.  Additional information about the DAN School of Drama and Music can be found at https://sdm.queensu.ca/.

Course Description:

 

MUSC 255/6.0 Electroacoustic Music Composition

Basic techniques of electroacoustic music composition, including recording, sound editing, synthesis, MIDI, sequencers and synthesizer voicing. Emphasis is also placed on the history and aesthetics of electroacoustic music through listening, discussion and analysis.

RECOMMENDATION Experience in music composition is encouraged but not a prerequisite.

 

TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE:  January 1, 2022 – April 30, 2022

DRAM 448/3.0 Theatre Administration

DAN SCHOOL OF DRAMA AND MUSIC

Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3N6

 

Posting date: 5 April, 2021
Closing date: 1 June, 2021

The DAN School of Drama and Music at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching DRAM 448/3.0 Theatre Administration.

Due to the novel Coronavirus situation, there is a possibility that some courses may be  the DAN School expects to be delivering courses remotely but we expect that by January most courses will be delivered in person.

This is an on-campus, fourth-year lecture/seminar course with an expected enrolment of 20-25 undergraduate students and possibly as many as 5 graduate students from our MA in Arts Leadership program. Undergraduate students will have taken some courses in production, but not necessarily any previous administration-related courses.  The DRAM 348 code mentioned below is the code previously assigned to this course.   Candidates should have a M.A. or M.B.A. or Ph.D or equivalent experience, and teaching experience at the University level. This is a term appointment with for the period January 1, 2022 to April 30, 2022, with classes in session from January 1 to April 30, 2022

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please contact: Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager, peterk@queensu.ca.

The academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/queens-qufa-collective-agreement.

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a letter of intent, teaching dossier, etc. 

 

Please email* applications and supporting letters to:

Dr. Craig Walker, Director

DAN School of Drama and Music

c/o Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager

DSDM.Jobs@Queensu.ca       

*Please use the Subject line: AD REF #8, Candidate Name

Applications will be received until 1 June 2021.  Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval.  Additional information about the DAN School of Drama and Music can be found at https://sdm.queensu.ca/.


Course Description:

DRAM 448/3.0 Theatre Administration

This course examines a range of administrative and collaborative skills necessary for producing theatre works. Among the areas that will be defined and discussed are marketing, budgeting, fundraising, staffing, and production management, as applied to a variety of types of organizational contexts (commercial, non-profit, university, and community).

LEARNING HOURS 120 (36S;84P) EQUIVALENCY DRAM 348/3.0. PREREQUISITE Level 4 and registration in a COCA, DRAM, MAPP, MUSC, MUTH, or STSC Plan.

 

TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE:  January 1, 2022 – April 30, 2022

DRAM 242/3.0 Introduction to Theatre Production

DAN SCHOOL OF DRAMA AND MUSIC

Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3N6

 

Posting date: 5 April, 2021
Closing date: 30 April, 2021


The DAN School of Drama and Music at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching DRAM 242/3.0 Introduction to Theatre Production.

Due to the novel Coronavirus situation, in winter of 2022, there is a possibility that the DAN School may be delivering some courses remotely but it is anticipated that most courses will be presented in person.

This is an on-campus, introductory lecture and lab course with an expected enrolment of ~40 students.

Candidates should have a university degree or the equivalent, or at least 5 years of equivalent professional experience, and related teaching experience at the post-secondary level. This is a term appointment with for the period of January 1, 2022 to April 30, 2022, with classes in session from January 1 to April 30, 2022.

The Dan School offers a comprehensive and cutting-edge undergraduate education in drama, music and music theatre and a certificate program in entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity.  Our faculty and our programs foster collaboration among our students in ways that extend the range of their skills and help to develop their imaginations and entrepreneurial abilities. Launched just a few years ago, our graduate program in Arts Leadership is thriving. The performance home of the Dan School is the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, a beautiful first-class facility on the shore of Lake Ontario, which contains a magnificent concert hall, a black box studio, a rehearsal hall, a recital hall, as well as range of studios, practice rooms, and classrooms.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please contact: Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager, peterk@queensu.ca.

The academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/queens-qufa-collective-agreement.

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a letter of intent, teaching dossier, a design portfolio, website links, etc.

Please email* applications and ask referees to email* supporting letters to:

Dr. Craig Walker, Director

DAN School of Drama and Music

c/o Ms. Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager.    DSDM.Jobs@queensu.ca  

* Subject: AD REF#7, Candidate Name

Applications will be received until 30 April, 2021. Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval.  Additional information about the DAN School of Drama and Music can be found at https://sdm.queensu.ca/.

 Course Description:


DRAM 242/3.0 Introduction to Theatre Production

A theoretical and practical introduction to theatre production including various elements of design construction, costume, properties, lighting and sound systems and equipment.

NOTE Preference will be given to students registered in a DRAM Plan or who require this course for their plan.

NOTE Costume construction Fee $25.

LEARNING HOURS 120 (18S;18Pc;84P)

PREREQUISITE A grade of B- in DRAM 240/3.0 or FILM 250/6.0.

TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE:  September 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021

DRAM 240/3.0 Introduction to Theatre Space

DAN SCHOOL OF DRAMA AND MUSIC

Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3N6

Posting date: 5 April, 2021
Closing date: 30 April, 2021

The DAN School of Drama and Music at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching DRAM 240/3.0 Introduction to Theatre Space.

Due to the novel Coronavirus situation, in fall of 2021, there is a possibility that the DAN School may be delivering some courses remotely but it is anticipated that individual lessons will be presented in person.

This is an on-campus, introductory seminar course with an expected enrolment of ~60 students. Candidates should have a university degree or college diploma in theatre production or the equivalent, and related teaching experience at the University level in Theatre Space and Stage Production. This is a term appointment with for the period of September 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021, with classes in session from September 1 to December 31, 2021.

Persons interested in this teaching opportunity may also be interested in the job of Production Manager which will be posted on our website by the end of May.

The Dan School offers a comprehensive and cutting-edge undergraduate education in drama, music and music theatre and a certificate program in entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity.  Our faculty and our programs foster collaboration among our students in ways that extend the range of their skills and help to develop their imaginations and entrepreneurial abilities. Launched just a few years ago, our graduate program in Arts Leadership is thriving. The performance home of the Dan School is the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, a beautiful first-class facility on the shore of Lake Ontario, which contains a magnificent concert hall, a black box studio, a rehearsal hall, a recital hall, as well as range of studios, practice rooms, and classrooms.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please contact: Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager, peterk@queensu.ca.

The academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/queens-qufa-collective-agreement.

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a letter of intent, teaching dossier, links to websites, etc. 


Please email* applications and ask referees to email* supporting letters to:

Dr. Craig Walker, Director

DAN School of Drama and Music

c/o Ms. Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager,   DSDM.Jobs@queensu.ca 
* Subject: AD REF#6, Candidate Name

Applications will be received until April 30, 2021. Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval.  Additional information about the DAN School of Drama and Music can be found at https://sdm.queensu.ca/.

 Course Description:

DRAM 240/3.0 Introduction to Theatre Space

A theoretical and practical introduction to technical production including various elements of theatre space, design and construction, groundplans, and stage management.

NOTE Preference will be given to students registered in a DRAM Plan who require this course for their plan.

NOTE Design Program Fee $25.

NOTE Students in DRAM Major and Medial Plans are strongly encouraged to take DRAM 246/1.5 in their second year concurrently with DRAM 240/3.0.

LEARNING HOURS 120 (18S;18Pc;84P)

PREREQUISITE Level 2 or above and registration in a COCA, DRAM, MAPP, MUSC, MUTH, or STSC Plan.

 TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE: January 1, 2022 – April 30, 2022

MUSC 335/3.0 Music Education in the Community 

DAN SCHOOL OF DRAMA AND MUSIC 

Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3N6 

Posting date: April 14, 2021

Closing date: 01 June 2021

The DAN School of Drama and Music at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching MUSC 335/3.0 Music Education in the Community. 

This is third-year lecture/seminar course with an expected enrolment of up to 25 students. This course is open to upper years students (3rd and 4th year students) in Arts and Science with formal or informal music backgrounds. Students include Music majors (in B.Mus, BMT, or B.A. plans) as well as students in other areas (e.g., Psychology, Life Science, Drama, ConEd) with a music background who have an interest in the ways that music education is enacted in various local and global communities across the lifespan. The course examines types of community program, their structures, aims and outcomes from both the facilitators’ and participants’ perspective. The class meets twice a week for 1.5 hours each time. Previous assessments used in the course have included responses from the readings, independent research about a topic community music, professional portfolios as community musicians, and/or sample community programming. 

The ideal candidate should have a PhD in Music Education or relevant discipline as well as professional or research experience in any type of community music education. Prior teaching experience at the University level in (education, community music or music education) and/or experience developing or delivering instruction in blended and/or online formats is considered an asset. This is a term appointment for the period of January 1, 2022 to April 30, 2022, with exact class times still to be scheduled. 

The Dan School offers a comprehensive and cutting-edge undergraduate education in drama, music and music theatre and a certificate program in entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity. Our faculty and our programs foster collaboration among our students in ways that extend the range of their skills and help to develop their imaginations and entrepreneurial abilities. Launched just a few years ago, our graduate program in Arts Leadership is thriving. The performance home of the Dan School is the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, a beautiful first-class facility on the shore of Lake Ontario, which contains a magnificent concert hall, a black box studio, a rehearsal hall, a recital hall, as well as range of studios, practice rooms, and classrooms. Funds to support guest speakers are also available. 

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. 

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please contact: Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager, peterk@queensu.ca. 

The academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement  between the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/queens-qufa-collective-agreement. 

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete. 

Applications should include a letter of intent/cover letter, a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a teaching dossier, etc. Please arrange to have applications and supporting letters sent directly to: 

Dr. Craig Walker, Director 

DAN School of Drama and Music 

c/o Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager DSDM.Jobs@queensu.ca

Subject: Candidate Name, Application REF#11 

Applications will be received until June 1, 2021. Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval. Additional information about the DAN School of Drama and Music can be found at https://sdm.queensu.ca/. 

Course Description: 

MUSC 335/3.0 Music Education in the Community 

This course examines formal, informal and non-formal structures that support music teaching and learning in the community across the lifespan. 

NOTE Non-Music students should note that a significant music background is required to be successful in this course. 

LEARNING HOURS 120 (36G;24O;60P) 

PREREQUISITE Level 3 or above and registration in a MUTH or MUSC Plan or permission of the School. 

 TEACHING POSITION AVAILABLE: January 1 – April 30, 2022

MUSC 104/3.0 Music Fundamentals 

DAN SCHOOL OF DRAMA AND MUSIC 

Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3N6 

Posting date: 14 April 2021

Closing date: 01 June 2021

The DAN School of Drama and Music at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching MUSC 104/3.0 Music Fundamentals. 

It is anticipated that this will be an on-campus course. Enrolment is capped at 200 students and the course is designed as a three-hour lecture, presented weekly on the same evening. The lecture hall is equipped with a video lecture capture system that enables the online posting of lectures such that students who miss a class can watch it at a later time. Testing is scheduled at the end of some classes as well as a final exam scheduled in the Examination period. TAs are provided for assisting with proctoring and grading. The ability to animate the subject matter with class singing and performances is highly encouraged. This course can be used as a core course for the Bachelor of Arts degree with a Major, Medial or Minor concentration and is a prerequisite for many other courses in Music. 

Candidates should have a M.A., M.Mus., DMA, or Ph.D. degree, and related teaching experience at the University level in music, ideally in a large class setting. The successful candidate will also exhibit strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions and commitment to pedagogical excellence. This is a term appointment for the period of January 1, 2022 to April 30, 2022, with exact class times still to be scheduled. There is potential for this position to be renewed. 

The Dan School offers a comprehensive and cutting-edge undergraduate education in drama, music and music theatre and a certificate program in entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity. Our faculty and our programs foster collaboration among our students in ways that extend the range of their skills and help to develop their imaginations and entrepreneurial abilities. Launched just a few years ago, our graduate program in Arts Leadership is thriving. The performance home of the Dan School is the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, a beautiful first-class facility on the shore of Lake Ontario, which contains a magnificent concert hall, a black box studio, a rehearsal hall, a recital hall, as well as range of studios, practice rooms, and classrooms. 

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. 

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please contact: Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager, peterk@queensu.ca. 

The academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/queens-qufa-collective-agreement. 

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete. 

Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a letter of intent, teaching dossier, etc. 

Please arrange to have applications and supporting letters sent directly to: 

Dr. Craig Walker, Director 

DAN School of Drama and Music 

c/o Katherine Peter, Academic Program Manager DSDM.Jobs@queensu.ca

Subject: Candidate Name, Recruitment #4 

Applications will be received until June 1, 2021. Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval. Additional information about the DAN School of Drama and Music can be found at https://sdm.queensu.ca/. 

Course Description: 

MUSC 104/3.0 Music Fundamentals 

An introduction to musical notation, ear training, theory and analysis. 

NOTE Students who hold Royal Conservatory Advanced Rudiments or higher should consult with the School for appropriate course placement. May not be taken for credit by students in the B.Mus. Plan. 

NOTE Also offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online. Learning Hours may vary. 

LEARNING HOURS 123 (36L;3G;36O;48P) 

EXCLUSIONS MUSC P52/3.0. 

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