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Part-Time Academic (Applied Study in trumpet, percussion, organ and harp) - Fall 2023 & Winter 2024

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Position Information

Position Title Part-Time Academic (Applied Study in trumpet, percussion, organ and harp) - Fall 2023 & Winter 2024
Posting Number PTAP1992P
Department/Unit Fountain School of Performing Arts
Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities
Part-Time Academics are required to teach Applied Study in the trumpet, percussion, organ and harp from September 1, 2023, to April 30, 2024 (Fall and Winter Term). Duties include but are not limited to teaching weekly individual lessons and weekly group performance and/or ensemble sessions; grade submission as per approved guidelines; provision of a Method of Assessment; coordination of student ensemble requirements; adjudication at Mid-Term and Final Juries in their idiom, as well as third-year and graduation recitals. Small ensemble coaching may be assigned as needed. These positions report to the Director of the Fountain School of Performing Arts.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position
Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Music; significant professional experience in performance; proven successful pedagogical experience in the instructor’s instrument; excellent communication skills; computer literacy. Please apply online, with a copy of your curriculum vitae and a cover letter.
Salary Range/Pay Rate Per CUPE Collective Agreement
Additional Information
Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

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All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University.
Posting Detail Information

Term of appointment September 2023 - April 2024
Open Date 05/11/2022
Close Date 06/10/2023
Open Until Filled
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents