Western Carolina Univ.

Teaching Job
Cullowhee, NC USA
Teaching Job
Deadline: 11/30/2020


Classical/OperaMusical TheatreProfessionalOtherVoicePaid


The School of Music at Western Carolina University seeks a voice teacher at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track). This is a 9-months per year appointment. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a candidate has been selected.

Responsibilities may include: (1) Teach voice to music majors, including recital preparation, and across a broad spectrum of majors (including vocal performance, music education, and commercial voice) and across a broad spectrum of musical styles (including traditional and contemporary repertoire); (2) Participate in weekly voice principals classes; (3) Teach courses that may include vocal pedagogy; class voice; lyric diction; opera/jazz/commercial small ensembles; and other courses as needed; (4) Serve as academic advisor for voice students; (5) Pursue peer-reviewed scholarship which may include solo and collaborative music performance, publications, pedagogical research, and guest lecturing; (6) Serve on departmental recital adjudication panels and juries; (7) Take an active part in recruitment, including auditions, festivals, and outreach activities; (8) Take part in planning and organizing enrichment activities such as visiting artists, master classes, vocal competitions, recording sessions etc.; (9) Take part in planning and organizing major performances related to the voice area, including choral masterwork concerts, opera/jazz/commercial voice studio performances, etc.; (10) Serve on school, college, and university committees as assigned; (11) Commit to Western Carolina University’s and the School of Music’s diversity and inclusion efforts, including a commitment to performing works by diverse composers.

Minimum Qualifications

MM or demonstrated professional equivalent

Experience teaching voice majors at the college level in a variety of vocal techniques (Classical/CCM).

Demonstrated achievements as a performing artist, voice teacher, and/or scholar.

Applicants must apply online. Hard copy materials will not be accepted for consideration.

Interested applicants must include the following attachments: letter of application; curriculum vita; unofficial transcripts from highest earned degree; and a list of three professional references (including full contact information).

For more info, go to http://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/14594

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