Music - Temporary Instructor

Bradley University is seeking an individual to teach class piano and applied piano to music majors and non-majors. This is a full time non-tenure track faculty position that begins August 19, 2013. 

Bradley offers a four-semester sequence to majors and also offers beginning class instruction to the general student.  Depending on the successful candidate’s experience they may also teach piano pedagogy and/or accompanying to piano majors.

A Masters of Music, preferably in a piano-related field of study is required.  Previous teaching experience at the University level is desirable.  We seek a candidate who has a love for teaching, and a dedication to the successful education of our students and a professional approach to every aspect of the position.

The Department of Music is comprised of over 90 music majors with nearly 350 students in band, choir, and orchestra.  Led by 11 full-time and 18 adjunct faculty, majors are offered in Music Education, Music Performance, Composition, Music Business and Music with another major or as a Minor. 

Bradley University is a distinctive, medium-size, comprehensive private institution of higher learning. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois. With approximately 5,000 undergraduate and 800 graduate students, Bradley offers the opportunities and choices of a larger university (with over 130 programs in five colleges, plus a graduate school) and the quality, personal attention, and challenge of a small private college. Bradley is rich in tradition and full of promise to become one of the nation's best comprehensive universities. For additional information about the University visit

Qualified applicants should submit letter/email of application addressing the qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, and a sample syllabus (if available).  Musical skills are very important and a video or audio recording of a recent performance should also be submitted along with complete contact information for three professional references to:

Dr. David Vroman, Chairperson

Department of Music

Bradley University

Peoria, IL 61625


Fax: 309-677-3871


Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.