The Department of Fine & Performing Arts (Music) of Southern University and A & M College is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music (Vocal) beginning Fall 2021. Mezzo-soprano or soprano preferred. This is a nine-month faculty position with an anticipated starting date of August 2, 2021. Candidates who are collegial team-players with enthusiasm for working within a growing department are encouraged to apply.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
1: Teach undergraduate voice students and general education music appreciation courses.
2: Teach multiple genres of vocal music.
3: Display strong accompaniment skills.
4: Participate in the assessment of juries and recital hearings.
5: Provide sound mentoring and advising of a diverse student population, inclusive of first-generation students.
6: Work with faculty colleagues to promote the voice program with an emphasis on recruitment and retention.
7: Participate in departmental faculty performances in collaboration with colleagues.
8: Maintain a strong regional, national, and international profile as a teacher and performer.
1: Terminal degree in vocal performance.
2: Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative and collegial fashion with faculty, staff, students, and administration.
3: Ability to work effectively with a variety of voice courses including vocal ensembles, vocal pedagogy, and voice class.
4: Ability to participate in departmental faculty performances, specifically in collaboration with colleagues.
To apply, please submit a Southern University employment application, a letter of interest, curriculum vita or resumé, names of three (3) references and recommendations and college transcript showing highest degree earned (an official transcript will be required of finalists).Finalists for the position will be required to provide three (3) letters of recommendation to:
Dr. Judy Guilbeaux-James, Interim Chair
Department of Fine and Performing Arts
Tourgee A. DeBose Hall Rm. 118
Southern University and A & M College
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
All documents should be submitted electronically via e-mail to:
The Deadline for applications is February 3, 2021.... Read More