Sessional Instructor, School of Music

Brandon University is seeking a sessional instructor in the School of Music to teach one-on-one applied instruction in the following instrumental areas from September 8th to December 22, 2021 (Fall term) and from January 5 to April 26, 2022 (Winter term).

Instrumental Area                                                                                                   Term

Applied Piano (Jazz & Contemporary Popular Music)                        Fall & Winter

Fall Term:  September 8, 2021 to December 22, 2021(applied juries held on December 9 & 10, 2021)

Winter Term: January 5, 2022 to April 26, 2022 (applied juries held on April 11 & 12, 2022)

Qualifications: Master’s degree in music is required, relevant teaching experience preferred.  Preference may be given to applicants who are available to teach in both terms.

Salary:  $1042 per student for each term of instruction/ $2084 per student for full year

Application deadline: August 18, 2021 or until position is filled

Delivery: The normal mode of course delivery is in-person; however, given the uncertainties inherent in the current pandemic, applicants should also be prepared to teach in an online synchronous format.

Applications should include a letter of application, a statement of citizenship or Canadian immigration status, a current curriculum vitae, and the names of three references.  Address applications to:  Greg Gatien, Dean, School of Music, Brandon University.  E-mail applications to Bobbi White at

We thank all applicants for their interest in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit.  All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply.  Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority.  Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment.  This starts with the hiring process.  If you require an accommodation during any phase of the evaluation process, please indicate it in your cover letter.  All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential.  To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.