Washburn Univ.

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Washburn University's Department of Music invites applications for Assistant Professor in Applied Voice to begin August 1, 2022. This is a nine-month tenure track appointment. A completed doctorate is necessary for tenure-track appointments. This is one of three open tenure-track positions in the Department.

The selected candidate for this position will have a demonstrated commitment to pursuing teaching excellence at Washburn University, including a dedication to developing inclusive teaching practices that engage students from diverse backgrounds.

Required Qualifications:

Doctorate in Music; ABD applicants will be considered with completion of the doctorate by May 2023.

Experience teaching applied voice at the college level.

Demonstrated commitment to developing inclusive teaching practices that engage students from diverse backgrounds.


Teach applied voice.

Fulfill teaching expectations associated with a tenure-track appointment. Teach 12-hours per semester (either in-person or online) or a full workload as outlined in the faculty handbook. Teach and develop courses consistent with candidates' training and interests for majors and non-majors as assigned and dependent upon department needs.

Assist musical theatre faculty, students, and productions.

Recruitment and retention of music students.

Serve as coordinator for the Washburn Voice Division.

Fulfill scholarly and creative expectations associated with the tenure-track appointment.

Maintain a public profile as a teacher and performer for the length of the appointment.

Work with the Director of Choirs or appropriate staff to develop community youth programs.

Fulfill service expectations associated with a tenure-track appointment by engaging in service activities in the Department, university, and profession.

Please send the materials listed below to facultytalent@washburn.edu and use the position title "Assistant Professor in Applied Voice " in the subject line.

Cover letter articulating applicant's application for the position, including a commitment to developing inclusive pedagogies that engage students from diverse backgrounds


Link(s) to rehearsal/lesson and performance videos within the past five years (15-20 minutes recommended)

Copies of transcripts

Contact information for three professional references

Application review will begin on February 15, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire. Official transcripts are required once hired.

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