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Assistant/Associate Professor of Music (Soprano or Mezzo-Soprano) - Goshen College

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Goshen, IN
Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Music (Soprano or Mezzo-Soprano)
Deadline: January 20, 2020
Posted: November 8, 2019

Job Description / Duties

Goshen College invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor of Music (Mezzo Soprano or Soprano) to teach applied voice and be a dynamic and energetic director of the campus treble choir, Voices of the Earth, which specializes in world music; assist with opera/musical productions as needed; teaching courses in other areas such as music education, depending on the candidate's qualifications and departmental needs, in a liberal arts setting. Other responsibilities include: perform on faculty recitals, lead weekly voice masterclass, lead periodic choir tours; commitment to professional growth in the vocal arts; forge strong community ties; develop and maintain a regional and national profile within the profession, serve on committees, and advise students. The position carries with it the possibility for promotion and tenure.

The department offers several concentrations within the music major program of study: Generalist BA in Music, Music Education, Music for Social Change, Music & Worship, and Piano Pedagogy, with a curriculum that focuses on growth in musicianship and artistry. The department has recently begun a new minor in Musical Theater in collaboration with the Department of Theater.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Doctorate or ABD in Vocal Performance or Pedagogy and/or Choral Conducting preferred, masters required
Strong vocal performer and teacher, ability to lead a treble choir, and interest in world music

Additional Information

How to apply for this position
Required materials may be attached to the Faculty Information Form or sent electronically to

Complete the online Faculty Information Form at
and send:
1. Letter of application detailing expertise and qualifications for this position
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Video portfolio that includes rehearsal and performance excerpts of conducting and performance tracks of singing (30 minutes total). YouTube links acceptable as well
4. Three professional letters of reference
Review of applications will begin January 20, 2020, and continue until the position is filled. With a commitment to building a diverse faculty and staff, minority persons are encouraged to apply.

Contact Information

Send materials to:
Human Resources
Goshen College
1700 S. Main Street
Goshen, IN 46526-4795

Telephone: (574) 535-7111
Fax: (574) 535-7319