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Assistant Professor of Applied Voice (Soprano/Mezzo-Soprano) - University of Memphis

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Memphis, TN
Position: Assistant Professor of Applied Voice (Soprano/Mezzo-Soprano)
Deadline: October 20, 2014
Posted: September 18, 2014

Job Description / Duties

Duties will include teaching voice students (with particular focus upon soprano/mezzo-soprano) at the undergraduate and graduate levels and related courses that could include vocal pedagogy, diction for singers or Song Repertoire, as well as serving as a mentor for voice students. While serving as an active and collaborative member of the Vocal Arts Division the successful candidate would maintain a profile as a performing artist.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Earned doctorate in music, or a master’s degree in music with equivalent distinguished national/international accomplishments is required. A record of outstanding ability as performer and teacher is desired. The School is especially interested in soprano or mezzo-soprano applicants.

Additional Information

Candidates should go to: to submit an application. Additional items required at time of application include a cover letter, curriculum vita, unofficial transcript, and a list of five (5) references with contact information to include address, telephone number and e-mail address. Do not send CD or DVD recordings at this time. Additional materials may be requested at a later date. Review of applications will begin October 20, 2014 and may continue until a successful candidate is named, pending availability of funds.

Salary: Competitive and Negotiable

Contact Information

For information regarding this position, contact:
Susan Owen-Leinert, Chair Voice Search Committee

Employer Profile

The University of Memphis invites applications for the following nine-month, tenure track applied voice soprano or mezzo-soprano position in the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music beginning August 17, 2015.

The Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and has a full-time faculty of 40 with approximately 450 music majors. Degree programs include: Bachelor of Music in performance, music history, composition, music education, music business, recording technology, jazz and studio music performance, jazz and studio music composition/arranging; Master of Music in performance, musicology, Orff-Schulwerk, music education, pedagogy, jazz and studio music, composition and conducting; Doctor of Philosophy in musicology and music education; Doctor of Musical Arts in performance, composition, conducting and music theory. A graduate certificate, the Artist Diploma in Music, is also offered. The School of Music is housed in the College of Communication and Fine Arts.

The University of Memphis is a comprehensive metropolitan research university located in Memphis, Tennessee, one of the most musically active communities in the Mid-South. Current enrollment is approximately 21,000 students.