Applications are invited for a one-year limited-term position in Trumpet/Jazz (July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025) at the rank of Assistant Professor within the Department of Music at the University of Saskatchewan.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and potentially graduate-level courses in applied classical trumpet, as well as courses in the jazz area commensurate with departmental needs, and the candidate’s strengths, as selected from the following (listed alphabetically): composition; jazz arranging; jazz ensemble (director); jazz history; jazz improvisation; and jazz pedagogy. The successful candidate may also teach other courses outside of the trumpet and jazz areas that are commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and the curricular needs of the department. The successful candidate will also undertake administrative activities corresponding to rank.

In keeping with the University of Saskatchewan strategic planning commitments, the Department welcomes all candidates especially those who demonstrate leadership with respect to Indigenization and/or a strong commitment to ongoing musical artistic practice, innovative teaching, scholarship, and outreach and
community engagement.

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Qualifications: Master’s of music degree required along with evidence of significant professional performance experience. Previous teaching experience will be considered an asset.

Review of applications will begin on January 22, 2024. Applicants are encouraged to submit their completed application before January 20, 2024.

Applicants are invited to send a letter of introduction, curriculum vitae, an electronic (audio and/or video) representation of their work (web links preferred), and, a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of courses taught and/or developed) and other supporting materials. Candidates are to arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation sent electronically under a separate cover.

All materials are to be submitted electronically to:
music.department@usask.ca
Attention: Dean McNeill
Head, Department of Music
University of Saskatchewan
28 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK. S7N 0X1