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Assistant Professor of Voice (Two Positions) - Northern Kentucky University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Highland Heights, KY
Position: Assistant Professor of Voice (Two Positions)
Deadline: November 22, 2013
Posted: October 1, 2013

Job Description / Duties

The Department of Music invites applications for two tenure track Assistant Professor of Voice positions beginning August 2014. The department seeks a tenor, baritone, or bass for the first position and a soprano, mezzo-soprano, or alto for the second position.

Responsibilities include: teach applied voice and other courses assigned by the chair relative to the candidate’s area of specialization, such as vocal pedagogy, opera workshop, diction, vocal literature; participate actively in student recruitment and performance; and serve on departmental and university committees. Depending upon credentials, either candidate may be eligible for the Tom and Christine Neyer Family Endowed Professorship of Music.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Master's degree and demonstrated record of professional accomplishment that predicts future national and/or international recognition required. Doctorate or ABD preferred. Candidate should have a proven record of effective voice teaching at the collegiate level, exhibit strong teaching skills, and show willingness to continue the development of her/his professional stature as a performer. Career goals should include work with professional ensembles and/or productions.

Additional Information

To find out more about the position and the endowment, visit Submit applications electronically at:

Videos and audio recordings will be requested at a later date. Application review will begin November 22, 2013, and continue until position is filled.


Contact Information

For questions, contact Dr. Randy Pennington, Chair, Vocal Search Committees. E-mail:

Employer Profile

Located seven miles from downtown Cincinnati in an area offering an outstanding quality of life, NKU is a nationally recognized metropolitan university committed to active engagement with the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati region of nearly two million people. Our institution is built on core values that emphasize multidimensional excellence, learner-centered education, civic engagement, multiculturalism, innovation, collegiality, and collaboration across disciplines and professional fields. For additional information on Northern Kentucky University visit NKU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to achieving a culturally diverse faculty and staff