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Assistant/Associate Professor of Voice (Vocal Pedagogy Emphasis) - University of North Texas - College of Music

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): Denton, TX
Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Voice (Vocal Pedagogy Emphasis)
Deadline: January 1, 2024
Posted: October 4, 2023

Job Description / Duties

Teaching: Recruit, retain, and teach an outstanding enrollment of undergraduate and graduate classical voice students. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in vocal pedagogy, as well as teach studio voice lessons to voice majors and other music majors. Assist students doing a “related field” in vocal pedagogy at the master’s and doctoral level. Advise students and participate fully in faculty activities.

Research/creative activities: Foster and maintain an established national/international profile primarily as a researcher in the field of vocal pedagogy/voice science. Publish original research in peer-reviewed journals, books, etc. Present research at peer-reviewed conferences.

Service: Participate fully in academic and professional activities, including service assignments in the Division of Vocal Studies, in the College of Music, across the campus, and in the profession.

Other: duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Minimum Qualifications:
Earned doctorate or comparable terminal degree in voice pedagogy/science, performance, or a related field. Evidence of emerging career (publications in peer-reviewed research journals, conference appearances) as an excellent and promising researcher in vocal pedagogy. Excellence as a teacher/recruiter/mentor. Success in teaching both studio voice and vocal pedagogy at the college/university level. High standards of professional ethics and collegiality. The successful candidate will be expected to relocate to the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.

Preferred Qualifications:
Extensive record of peer-reviewed, published research in vocal pedagogy. Professional singing performance activity. Baritone, Bass, or Tenor.

Additional Information

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Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

EEO Statement:
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Salary: Salary to commensurate with experience

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Employer Profile

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. The UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton and Frisco, the University of North Texas at Dallas and UNT Dallas College of Law, and the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region. We are growing with the North Texas region, employing more than 14,000 employees, educating a record 49,000+ students across our system, and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

We are one team comprised of individuals who are committed to excellence, curiosity and innovation. We are transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We champion a people-first values-based culture where We Care about each other and those we serve. We believe that we are Better Together because we foster an inclusive environment of respect, belonging, and access for all. We demonstrate Courageous Integrity through setting exceptional standards and acting in the best interest of our communities. We are encouraged to Be Curious about opportunities for learning, creating, discovering, and innovating, and are encouraged to learn from failure. Show Your Fire by joining our team and exhibiting your passion and pride in your work as part of our UNT System team.

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The Division of Vocal Studies Overview:
Faculty and students of the Division of Vocal Studies regularly perform in opera, concert, and recital both on campus and across the dynamic Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, with its thriving musical culture. Alumni and faculty in the Division of Vocal Studies include Grammy winners and soloists with the world’s leading opera companies and orchestras, such as The Metropolitan Opera, Covent Garden, Paris Opera, San Francisco Opera, Boston Symphony, New York Philharmonic, etc. Current students and recent graduates regularly win acceptance into top young artist programs and apprenticeships.

The Division of Vocal Studies has nine full-time faculty, five adjunct faculty, and eight graduate teaching fellows. There are over 80 students pursuing the Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in vocal performance. Additionally, the Division of Vocal Studies serves over 100 music majors with voice as their concentration who are pursuing degrees in Music Education, Music Composition, Music History, Music Theory, and Jazz Studies. Secondary lessons are available for music majors with other concentrations, as well as other majors across campus. Faculty of the Division of Vocal Studies teach courses in Vocal Pedagogy, Diction, Vocal Literature, Collaborative Piano, and Class Voice.

UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba.