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Assistant Professor, Voice - Samford University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Birmingham, AL
Position: Assistant Professor, Voice
Deadline: February 1, 2014
Posted: January 7, 2014

Job Description / Duties

Samford University invites bass, baritone, or tenor applicants for a full-time, tenure-track appointment to teach applied voice in the Division of Music, School of the Arts. There will be additional teaching assignments according to the school’s needs and the candidate’s strengths.

Qualifications / Required Skills

An earned doctorate in music with demonstrated success in university teaching and a concentration in vocal pedagogy, vocal literature, or diction, is preferred. Experience both in teaching and performance is essential. The candidate must be supportive of the university’s Christian mission.

Additional Information

The position will be available Aug. 1, 2014. Applications must be completed by Feb. 1, 2014. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Email or Hard Copy - Submit a letter of application, complete curriculum vitae, samples of performance (DVDs, web links, recordings etc.), appropriate samples of scholarship, and at least three letters of recommendation.

Samford University is an Equal Opportunity Institution that complies with applicable law prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or national or ethnic origin.

Salary: Salary based on expertise and experience.

Contact Information

Voice Instructor Search Committee
Randall Richardson, chair
Division of Music, School of the Arts
Samford University
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham AL 35229

Employer Profile

Samford University is the largest independent university in Alabama, with approximately 3,000 undergraduate and 1,800 graduate students pursuing degrees in 10 schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health.. The Division of Music, accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music since 1956, offers the following degrees: bachelor of music (performance, church music, theory-composition), bachelor of music education (vocal-choral, instrumental), bachelor of arts in music, bachelor of science in music, master of music (church music, piano performance and pedagogy, vocal performance in 2014), and master of music education (vocal-choral, instrumental). For further information, visit

Samford University is located in Homewood, Ala., a suburb five miles south of downtown Birmingham. The metropolitan area has a population of about one million. Its vibrant arts community includes the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Opera Birmingham, Alabama Ballet, Birmingham Museum of Art, several theater companies, and numerous choral ensembles. The School of the Arts enjoys partnerships with many of these entities.