Brandon University is a national leader in providing high quality education to over 3,000 full- and part-time students in arts, sciences, education, music, and health studies.
Based in southwestern Manitoba, Brandon University also offers pre-professional and Masters programs, as well as innovative and award-winning outreach programs in a personalized learning environment.

The School of Music is one of Canada’s foremost institutions for musical instruction. With a world-class faculty dedicated to the individualized training of its students and the highest levels of artistic excellence, the School of Music maintains a faculty/student ratio of 7:1 to ensure the highest quality and standards of musical education possible.

Brandon University’s School of Music invites applications for a one-year term position in saxophone and jazz studies at the rank of assistant professor or lecturer depending on qualifications and experience. Responsibilities will include teaching studio lessons and directing small ensembles.

Other responsibilities may include delivering undergraduate/graduate courses in jazz pedagogy, aural skills, big band, jazz history and topics relevant to the successful candidate's interests and expertise.

Qualifications: A Master’s degree in Music is required. A doctorate (or comparable professional experience) is preferred. Rank and Salary: commensurate with qualifications and experience Start Date: July 1, 2020 Deadline for Applications: February 21 or until the position is filled Please send a letter of application, including a CV, representative high quality video or audio recordings, and the names and contact information of three references to Chair, Search Committee, School of Music, Brandon University, Brandon, Manitoba, R7A 6A9. (email:

We thank all applicants for their interest in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Short listed candidates will be expected to provide copies of credentials at time of interview.

Brandon University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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