Clarke University
  • Music
  • Dubuque, IA, USA
  • Part Time

At Clarke University, everything we do is focused on making an impact on students so they can positively impact the world. For students, it means a place where more than facts are studied it means new ways of thinking are explored. For faculty and staff, it means more than just coming to work every day it means truly collaborating across the university to put student success first. It also means living and working in a thriving city named one of the "most livable" small cities in the country and one of "Best Green Places" in the country.

Clarke University is currently seeking qualified candidates for a half-time Instructor of Music & Collaborative Pianist beginning August 2021. This position is a 9-month, renewable contract.

As Clarke University provides students with a variety of musical experiences, facility with classical and musical theatre repertoire is desirable. Preference will be given to candidates with potential for accompanying not only collegiate choirs, but also instrumental and vocal recitals for students and faculty. A Master of Music degree, preferably in collaborative piano or piano performance, is required for hiring at the instructor level. As an Instructor of Music, you will contribute to applied piano lessons for music majors and beginning keyboard skills courses in the curriculum.

Applications require a cover letter, two letters of recommendation, unofficial transcripts, curriculum vitae, and a document including performance video links of solo performance and/or accompanying. All documents should be uploaded to Confidential letters of recommendation can be emailed to

Priority review of submissions will begin Tuesday, July 6 and continue until the position is filled.

As an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools in Music (NASM), Clarke boasts a growing and vibrant music program. Undergraduate majors include Music and Music Education. Activities and events in the music department provide a rich musical environment for the university as well as the local community.

Clarke University is committed to fostering a welcoming campus community that celebrates the unique contributions of each person and promotes an inclusive learning environment. Clarke University does not discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.

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