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[Commlist] Tenure Track Position in Music Industries
Mon Mar 22 20:51:02 GMT 2021
The School of Creative Industries at Ryerson University is looking to
hire a Music Industries specialist. If you are passionate about music
and have a scholarly career trajectory, we want to talk to you. We are
committed to the values of equity, diversity and inclusion, and wish to
reflect Toronto's diverse music scene. We especially welcome candidates
from Black, Indigenous and racialized communities. Click
view the job posting. Applications are due Wednesday, April 21st.
Posted: March 18, 2021
Deadline to Apply: Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Tenure Track Position in Music Industries
Located in downtown Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse
city in Canada and on the <http://www.ryerson.ca/
<http://www.ryerson.ca/>> territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee
and the Wendat Peoples, the School of Creative
<https://www.ryerson.ca/creativeindustries/>> in the Faculty of
Communication and Design<https://www.ryerson.ca/fcad/
<https://www.ryerson.ca/fcad/>> at Ryerson
University<http://www.ryerson.ca/ <http://www.ryerson.ca/>> welcomes
applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant
Professor effective July 1, 2021 subject to final budgetary approval.
The successful candidate will teach in the School of Creative Industries
and will be one of the first faculty hired to support the new
<https://www.ryerson.ca/music/>> program. As the first program of its
kind in Canada, Professional Music is designed to inspire talent,
enhance creativity and equip emerging artists and entrepreneurs with the
skills and experience needed to excel in the modern music industry.
The Assistant Professor, Music Industries will be expected to bring
expertise related to music industries and markets, music culture and
consumption, audience analytics, music entrepreneurship and innovation,
and diversity. Their professional and/or Scholarly Research and Creative
(SRC) practice will contribute to answering questions about areas such
as: the future of music business and creativity models, work, dynamic
labour changes affecting careers in music (ie. artists, producers,
record labels, publishers, artist managers, bookers, venue managers,
etc); the role of digital music platforms and formats, management and
urban planning of music venues and cultural scenes, marketing and
branding of music, festival organization and live music experiences, and
others. The position is housed within the School of Creative Industries
and the faculty member will be expected to teach courses in both
Professional Music and Creative Industries.
The successful candidate will engage in a combination of teaching,
scholarly research or creative activity and service duties while
maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and collegial work environment
across all activities with the Professional Music program. The position
will include teaching undergraduate courses, supervision of students’
independent studies and curriculum development. The successful candidate
will further pursue a strong, innovative research program or creative
activity that is externally funded and that produces cutting-edge, high
Successful candidates shall normally have a PhD; however equivalent
credentials may also be considered. In addition, the successful
candidate must present evidence of:
* Innovation and thought leadership for Canada’s music industry.
* Record of (or clear potential for) contributing to the field in
a leadership capacity through Scholarly Research & Creativity (SRC),
with potential for impactful research and external funding.
* Minimum of 3 years’ experience working within the music sector
at a local, national and/or international level.
* Teaching experience and effectiveness, as demonstrated by past
post-secondary teaching experiences, student evaluations or other
* Commitment to our values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as
it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly research or creative
activities, including a demonstrated ability to make learning accessible
and inclusive for a diverse student population.
* An ability and willingness to contribute to the life of the
School of Creative Industries and the University through collegial service.
Our committee recognizes that scholars have varying career paths and
that career interruptions can be part of an excellent academic record.
Candidates are encouraged to provide any relevant information about
their experience and/or career interruptions.
This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty
Association (RFA) (www.rfanet.ca
The RFA collective agreement can be viewed
and a summary of RFA benefits can be found
Serving a highly diverse student population of over 45,000, with 100+
<https://www.ryerson.ca/graduate/programs/>> programs built on the
integration of theoretical and practical learning and distinguished by a
professionally focussed curriculum with a strong emphasis on excellence
in teaching, research and creative activities,
is a vibrant, urban university known for its culture of innovation,
entrepreneurship, community engagement and city-building through its
Our school, Creative Industries offers an undergraduate program to 700
students of diverse backgrounds. The first program of its kind in North
America, we cultivate students to become leaders in the discovery of
creativity, business, and culture. Our interdisciplinary program
develops entrepreneurial skills to innovate creative industries such as
media, design, entertainment, arts and culture. Our students enter the
workforce with empathy, creative confidence and diverse perspectives.Our
faculty prides itself on the excellence of its research, the quality of
its teaching and community engagement. We are interested in candidates
who will contribute to our existing strengths in research/creativity
activity and teaching through academic, professional and diverse lived
experiences and perspectives.
Working at Ryerson
At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative
path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. At
Ryerson and within our department/school, we firmly believe that equity,
diversity and inclusion are integral to this path; our current academic
outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.
Dedicated to a people first culture, Ryerson is proud to have been
selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater
Toronto’s Top Employer. We invite you to explore the range of
available to faculty and their family, including access to our diverse
faculty and staff
Visit us on Twitter:
<https://twitter.com/ryersoneci?lang=en>> and our LinkedIn company
Ryerson is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. To
find out more about legal and policy obligations please visit the
<https://www.ryerson.ca/accessibility/>> and Human
Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to
upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist
us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In
addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in
Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been
historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations,
Métis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America,
Black-identified persons, other racialized persons, persons with
disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their application online via the Faculty
<https://hr.cf.ryerson.ca/ams/faculty/>> (click on “Start Application
Process” to begin) by April 21, 2021. The application must contain the
* a letter of application*;
* a curriculum vitae;
* a statement of research interests;
* a sample of your scholarly research or creative activities;
* evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness; and
* names and contact information of three referees.
* A diversity statement, i.e. evidence of commitment to EDI that
demonstrates an understanding of EDI principles and evidence of
application of those EDI principles, or clearly defined plans of how EDI
principles will be applied in research and teaching.
* The letter of application should include identification of at least
four particular courses that the applicant has the expertise and
knowledge to teach within Creative Industries (CRI100, CRI200, CRI700,
CRI810) and the Music Program (CRI670, CRI620, RPM401, RPM402).
Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply;
however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be
given priority, in accordance with Canadian immigration regulations.
Candidates must therefore indicate in their application if they are a
permanent resident or citizen of Canada.
Any confidential inquiries about the opportunity can be directed to the
DHC Chair Chris Gibbs at (cgibbs /at/ ryerson.ca)
<mailto:(cgibbs /at/ ryerson.ca)><mailto:(cgibbs /at/ ryerson.ca)
<mailto:(cgibbs /at/ ryerson.ca)>>
Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about working at
Ryerson University are welcome to contact Tracey King, Indigenous Human
Resources Lead at (t26king /at/ ryerson.ca) <mailto:(t26king /at/ ryerson.ca)>.
Black identified candidates who wish to learn more about working at
Ryerson University are welcome to contact Shurla Charles-Forbes, Black
Faculty & Staff Community
at (bfscn /at/ ryerson.ca) <mailto:(bfscn /at/ ryerson.ca)><mailto:(bfscn /at/ ryerson.ca)
<mailto:(bfscn /at/ ryerson.ca)>>.
For any confidential accommodation needs in order to participate in the
recruitment and selection process and/or inquiries regarding accessing
the Faculty Recruitment Portal, please contact Alanna Neshevich, HR
Advisor at (alanna.neshevich /at/ ryerson.ca)
<mailto:(alanna.neshevich /at/ ryerson.ca)><mailto:(alanna.neshevich /at/ ryerson.ca)
<mailto:(alanna.neshevich /at/ ryerson.ca)>>.
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