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Adjunct Faculty, Vocal Performance - Elmhurst University

This is a Temporary, Part-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): Elmhurst, IL
Position: Adjunct Faculty, Vocal Performance
Deadline: July 31, 2024
Posted: July 1, 2024

Job Description / Duties

Elmhurst University invites applications for two adjunct/non-tenure track faculty positions in the Music Department with background in vocal performance. Additional specialized background in diction, light opera, or musical theater is a plus. Main responsibilities include teaching weekly private voice lessons.

Evidence of outstanding teaching or teaching potential is essential. Candidates should have a commitment to creating an inclusive learning environments for a diverse student body.

The teaching load is 15-plus individual student lessons per semester with the possible addition of one class each semester based on the candidate’s background and expertise. Responsibilities for this adjunct faculty position may include course preparation including syllabus development, teaching, grading and being available to students who have questions or require extra help. This position performs other teaching-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Required Skills

- Master’s degree in vocal performance or pedagogy.
- Demonstrated commitment to working with a diverse student body and contributing positively to an inclusive campus community.
- Training or background in teaching at the undergraduate college level is preferred.

Additional Information

Applications for this position must be submitted online at the following link:


Contact Information

Please submit a letter of application, CV, unofficial graduate transcript (official transcripts will be requested at a later date), and three letters of recommendation including contact information for references. At least one of the letters of recommendation should address teaching.

Application Link:
Review of applications will begin July 15. Questions can be directed to Dr. James Hile, Music Department Chair at

Employer Profile

Elmhurst University is a leading four-year institution of higher education that seamlessly blends a liberal arts education and professional preparation to help students acquire knowledge and skills for enduring success. Founded in 1871, Elmhurst now offers more than 70 undergraduate programs of study, more than 20 graduate and certificate programs in flexible formats, and the Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with differing abilities. Elmhurst University ranks among the top 10 best regional colleges and universities in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the University’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst University is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.