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Assistant/Associate Professor, Voice - John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair State University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Montclair, NJ
Position: Assistant/Associate Professor, Voice
Deadline: November 1, 2016
Posted: September 26, 2016

Job Description / Duties

The John J. Cali School of Music seeks a full-time, tenure-track faculty member in the area of Voice (mezzo soprano or tenor preferred, but all voice types considered). This position will be responsible for teaching graduate and undergraduate applied voice. Depending on credentials, other teaching responsibilities may include vocal literature, pedagogy, diction, opera, etc. The John J. Cali School of Music currently maintains an enrollment of approximately 450 music majors, including 160 voice majors in performance, music education, music therapy, music composition, and musical theater. The formation of new voice area curricula combined with significantly increased enrollment during the past four years, presents an exciting opportunity for the incumbent of this position to help in shaping the future of a voice program with a rich tradition of excellence.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Doctorate in music or equivalent professional experience, in addition to successful experience teaching at an advanced level. Candidates must show evidence of strong leadership in the area of voice or opera, and must possess a commitment to the teaching and recruitment of high-caliber students. Candidates must demonstrate substantial professional experience in the area of voice or opera. Exemplary musicianship, innovative pedagogical skills, and evidence of ongoing performance or scholarship are required. Send letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae, and names of three references to Montclair State University CDs, DVDs, and additional materials may be requested at a later date. Please do not send these materials until requested.

Additional Information

Review of applications will commence on October 14 and continue until the position is filled.


Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Contact Information

Dr. Robert Cart, Director
John J. Cali School of Music
Montclair State University

Employer Profile

Montclair State University’s John J. Cali School of Music nurtures creative exploration for students in performance, jazz, music education, composition, and music therapy. Students study with a world-class faculty drawn from the finest musicians and scholars in the New York metropolitan area and beyond. The Cali School takes full advantage of its proximity to the cultural riches of New York City.

The Cali School presents over 300 performances and masterclasses each year by students, faculty and guest artists. The members of the eminent Shanghai Quartet have been artists-in-residence since 2002. They teach, coach, read the works of student composers, and perform regularly on campus.

Students also have opportunities to perform off-campus. They have recently performed at NJPAC with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, at Lincoln Center, the Guggenheim Museum, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, and on tour in the U.S., Austria and Italy. Students may also study abroad through international exchange programs in Austria, Russia, Hungary, Norway and Italy.

The John J. Cali School of Music is committed to providing a creative and challenging environment in which our students have access to a high-quality, affordable education and excellent faculty who inspire and prepare them to serve the community as educators, performers , therapists, and scholars in the musical arts.

With a proud history and a vibrant future, Montclair State University is one of New Jersey’s most diverse and dynamic institutions of higher education.

Located 14 miles west of New York City on a 246-acre campus which boasts modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas, and early twentieth-century architecture, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus; a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level; and a talented and diverse faculty and student body.

The University’s six colleges and schools offer more than 300 undergraduate and graduate majors, minors, concentrations, and certificate programs, and with more than 120 student organizations and 17 varsity sports for men and women, Montclair State offers students the total college experience.