Adjunct Faculty/Music Theory/Ear Training

Job description

The Position

Lewis University’s Department of Music seeks an adjunct music theory and ear training instructor beginning January 2019.  The instructor will teach courses in the traditional freshman/sophomore music theory rotation and actively engage in recruiting. Salary is competitive to other adjunct positions in area, and additional classroom teaching opportunities may become available. 

The adjunct faculty will be responsible for teaching one or more classes; be available to hold office hours and meet with other faculty members, department chairs or directors when necessary; and serve as a model of professionalism and act as a resource for students within the teaching-learning environment.

For more information about the Department of Music at Lewis University, visit

Lewis University

Located 25 miles southwest of Chicago, Lewis University is an innovative and forward-thinking Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University has been nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. In addition to our main campus in Romeoville, Illinois, we have a growing number of fully on-line programs and locations in Oak Brook, Tinley Park and Albuquerque, NM.

For additional information on Lewis as an institution, please see our website at


Masters degree is required. Strong technology skills and college teaching experience preferred. Strong commitment to teaching and recruitment.  

Application Process

For full consideration, interested applicants can view a full description of this position and apply online at

Inspired by the University’s Mission values of Wisdom, Knowledge, Justice, Fidelity and Association, the Lewis Community declares that we are a Sanctified Zone where people are committed to working to end racism, bias and prejudice by valuing diversity in a safe and nurturing environment. Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, serves a diverse community and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion on our campus as an equal opportunity employer.

We invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We are fully dedicated to providing opportunities for development of the whole person. To demonstrate this commitment, Lewis University wishes to build a culturally diverse workforce which strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. 




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Job No:
Posted: 11/6/2018
Application Due: 1/5/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Salary commensurate with skills and experience.