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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Voice - Furman University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Greenville, SC
Position: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Voice
Deadline: January 6, 2017
Posted: November 21, 2016

Job Description / Duties

Job Title
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Voice

Posting Number

Position Type

Full Time/Part Time
Full Time

Salary Grades - Exempt
Level 13 Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Pay Type

Work Unit

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

Furman University seeks applicants for a full-time position in studio voice beginning August 2017. Soprano and mezzo-soprano voice types are strongly encouraged to apply. This is a tenure-eligible position with rank and salary to be determined by the experience and qualifications of the candidate. Primary teaching responsibilities will include studio voice with additional teaching assignments in voice related courses such as lyric diction, vocal literature, vocal pedagogy or lyric theatre. The successful candidate will maintain an active performing career and regularly perform both on and off campus while participating in normal non-teaching departmental and university duties.

The department is interested in candidates who have demonstrated commitment to excellence by providing leadership in teaching, research or service toward building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.

Furman University, a private university founded in 1826 with an enrollment of 2,700 undergraduates, is one of the nation’s premier undergraduate liberal arts colleges. At the heart of our University is an outstanding academic program, with top-notch faculty whose chief priority is teaching undergraduate students. We also offer distinguished visual and performing arts programs, NCAA Division I athletics, and a campus community that values collaboration and fosters empathy for a diversity of ideas and perspectives.

Furman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including, but not limited to, gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view, and varied abilities.

Nestled into the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Greenville, South Carolina has combined stunning natural beauty and an unexpected contemporary cool to create one of America’s hottest emerging destinations and fastest growing cities. From a revitalized downtown ranked among “America’s Ten Best” by Forbes Magazine to downtown Greenville’s one-of-a-kind Liberty Bridge, quaint shops, boutiques, and fabulous restaurants to a world-class collection of museums, galleries, and theaters to some of the most beautiful lakes, rivers and mountains in the world, Greenville, South Carolina is everything they say it is and more. Within close reach of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic beaches, the area abounds with recreational and outdoor activities, and direct flights by major airlines from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport are just 35 minutes from the Furman campus.

Minimum Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be an outstanding performer with an earned doctorate or demonstrated professional equivalency.

Demonstrated successful teaching of all voice types at the college/university level.

Comprehensive knowledge of standard vocal literature and a record of student recruitment.

Work Environment
Typical classroom setting.

Posting Detail Information

Open Until Filled

Employment Period:
10 Month

Special Instructions to Applicants

PLEASE DO NOT SEND ADDITIONAL MATERIALS UNLESS THEY ARE REQUESTED. However, you may wish to prepare the following additional materials should they be requested:

•Online video recordings of the candidate’s teaching and performances
•Three confidential letters of recommendation
•A short statement describing how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might contribute to a liberal arts college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values.

Review of applications will begin Monday, January 2 and continue until position is filled. For more information please contact Dr. Grant Knox at

Contact Information

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For more information please contact Dr. Grant Knox at