The School of Music seeks to fill a renewable four-month teaching-term appointment in brass (trumpet) at the rank of Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor, starting 01 September 2020. Duties will include applied instruction in trumpet; chamber music and/or jazz combo coaching; career skills (Mus 6700/3741). Additional teaching responsibilities as needed by the School, in keeping with the qualifications of the successful candidate, may be required. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Memorial University is home to Atlantic Canada’s largest and most comprehensive school of music. At the undergraduate level the School offers Bachelor of Music programs in performance, musicologies, composition and music education to 150 students. At the graduate level the School offers M.Mus. programs (conducting, performance, performance/pedagogy) and M.A./Ph.D. programs in ethnomusicology to more than 50 students from across the globe. The School’s faculty of 25 performers and scholars enjoy international reputations in their fields and are active partners across the province’s vibrant musical, artistic and cultural communities. For further information regarding the School of Music, please refer to our website

Qualifications for the position include a doctorate (completed or ABD) or a master’s degree plus commensurate professional experience. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence as a performer and a record of successful teaching. Salary for this position is dependent on qualifications and experience in accordance with the terms of the Collective Agreement.

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s – a safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. 

To apply, candidates must digitally submit the following:
i.    Letter of application
ii.    Full curriculum vitae
iii.    Audio or video recordings, of recent performances
iv.    Evidence of successful teaching
v.    Names and contact information of three referees
vi.    Academic transcript for the last degree earned

Additional materials may be requested by the search committee at a later date. 
Please send all applications digitally to the Search Committee through the Dean, Dr. Ian Sutherland, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Closing date June 9, 2020.

Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified persons, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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