The Department of Fine and Performing Arts (Music) is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music (Vocal). This is a nine-month faculty position. Candidates who are collegial team-players with enthusiasm and a vision to work within a growing department are encouraged to apply. In this position, the successful candidate will help sustain and promote the voice program with an emphasis on recruitment and retention. They will also demonstrate the ability to work effectively with the department's vocal ensembles, vocal pedagogy, voice class, Music Appreciation, and participate in the departmental faculty performances, specifically in collaboration with colleagues. The faculty member in this position will be expected to maintain a strong regional, national, and international profile as a teacher and performer.
Applicants must hold an earned Ph.D or D.M.A with an emphasis in voice. Superior level performing skills and demonstrated teaching ability are expected. Strong departmental citizenship and a collegial attitude among colleagues, students, and staff is expected of all faculty. The should also demonstrate proficient verbal and written communicaton skills.
Criminal background check and reference verification is required.
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:
For more info, go to https://www.sus.edu/news/assistant-professor-of-vocal-music