Desautels Faculty of Music
Instructor – Probationary appointment – Piano/Musicianship Skills

Job Description:
Instructor I – Piano/Musicianship Skills

The Desautels Faculty of Music at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a probationary position in piano and musicianship skills at the rank of Instructor I, beginning July 1, 2020.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate piano students, concomitant masterclass and chamber music coaching, to coordinate and teach the full range of undergraduate musicianship skills courses, and to engage in a broad range of institutional and professional service. Other courses may be assigned depending upon the successful candidate’s secondary expertise.

The ideal candidate will hold a Doctorate in piano performance (ABD may be considered) with a successful performance record. They will have demonstrated success in teaching piano, piano pedagogy, piano repertoire, musicianship skills, and music theory at the postsecondary level.
Additional Information:
Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

Application Materials: 
Please send a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, samples of recent performances, and arrange for three (3) confidential letters of reference under separate cover to: 

Dr. Edward Jurkowski, Dean 
Chair, Piano/Musicianship Skills Search Committee 
Desautels Faculty of Music 
University of Manitoba 
150 Dafoe Road 
Winnipeg, Manitoba 
R3T 2N2 
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Position Number: 28275 

Closing date: 
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. 

About the Desautels Faculty of Music and the University of Manitoba: 
The Desautels Faculty of Music enrols approximately 240 students in a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in a collegial, supportive environment. It includes over 30 full-time faculty, as well as more than 20 sessional instructors drawn from Winnipeg's thriving professional music community. The Desautels Faculty of Music is housed in the Taché Arts Complex, a state-of-the-art facility, opened in 2015, that includes teaching and performance spaces in the heart of the university's campus. Western Canada's first university, the University of Manitoba is the only member of the U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities in the province. It is home to approximately 30,000 students, 5,000 academic staff, and 3,900 support staff. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. Winnipeg is the capital of Manitoba and its largest city, with a population of over 700,000 and a diversified economy. The city supports a diverse array of outstanding cultural and visual and performing arts institutions. 

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact U of M's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Facilitator, Valerie Williams at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 204-474-8371. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. 

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

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