Sessional Lecturer: EMU461H1 Music Education in a Cultural Perspective

University of Toronto

Date Posted: 06/10/2024

Req ID: 37839

Faculty/Division: Faculty of Music

Department: Faculty of Music

Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


Faculty of Music

University of Toronto

CUPE Local 3902 Unit 3 Job Posting

Posting Date: June 6, 2024

Course Number and Name: EMU461H1 Music Education in a Cultural Perspective

Course Description: A seminar exploring music’s social nature, with special attention to the ways culture influences music perception, cognition, and value, and the way musical practices in turn influence culture and social relations. Issues addressed include: music education as intercultural education; music, gender, and power; the educational implications of cultural relativity; music education as an agent of social reproduction and/or transformation; social relations impicit in various musical and instructional pracitices; and music education’s moral significance. Emphasis is placed on practical pedagogical applications of world music.

Class Schedule: Thursdays 10am-12pm in the Fall term

September to December 2024

Salary: $9,457.90

Estimated Course Enrollment: 10

TA support: No 

Qualifications: Graduate degree in music education. Extensive experience teaching issues of cognition, value, educational implication of cultural relativity. Demonstrated excellence teaching music education at the university level.

Duties: Define course objectives and materials; provide clear guidelines on course requirements and regulations; teach classes as scheduled; administer and evaluate student assignments; prepare and submit final grade in accordance with policy. Maintain reasonable hours of student consultation outside scheduled class hours.

Closing Date: June 28, 2024

A complete application includes your responses to the application form and a copy of your most current Curriculum Vitae; click here to apply.

Professor Robin Elliott

Acting Associate Dean, Academic & Student Affairs

Faculty of Music

University of Toronto

80 Queen’s Park

Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5

Closing Date: 06/28/2024, 11:59PM EDT

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement. 

It is understood that some announcements of vacancies are tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolment. Should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail. 

Preference in hiring is given to qualified individuals advanced to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II or Sessional Lecturer III in accordance with Article 14:12 of the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 collective agreement.

Please note: Undergraduate or graduate students and postdoctoral fellows of the University of Toronto are covered by the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 collective agreement rather than the Unit 3 collective agreement, and should not apply for positions posted under the Unit 3 collective agreement.

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