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Assistant Professor-Music - University of Alabama at Birmingham

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): Birmingham, AL
Position: Assistant Professor-Music
Deadline: January 31, 2023
Posted: October 21, 2022

Job Description / Duties

The Department of Music in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham invites applications for an assistant professor. This is a non-tenure earning, nine-month appointment that will begin in Fall 2023. Primary responsibility will be to teach applied voice to undergraduate music and musical theatre majors and graduate music education students, serve as stage director for full opera productions, and teach Opera Workshop and other courses as needed. Candidates with significant professional experience in musical theatre performance are especially encouraged to apply.

Qualifications / Required Skills

A Master’s degree in music is required along with evidence of effective voice studio teaching in both classical and musical theatre genres. The faculty in the Department of Music are a mutually supportive community. Evidence of professional and collegial collaboration with colleagues is an important qualification for this position.

Preferred Qualifications
Doctorate in Music or significant professional experience in musical theatre performance.

Additional Information

EEO Statement
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.

A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

Contact Information

Special Instructions Summary
Applications should be submitted at Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for three professional references. Finalists will be asked to submit links to recordings (video preferred, audio accepted) of the candidate singing three pieces in varying styles, with indications of the dates of the performances and video documentation of teaching. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Brian Kittredge, Search Committee Chair at

Employer Profile

University and Department
With over 22,000 students and 2,200 full-time faculty members, UAB ranks in the top 20 public universities for federal research funding and is a major teaching-research university in the state. UAB ranks in the top ten nationally for student diversity, with over one hundred countries represented on campus. Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama and offers a vibrant cultural community with a wide array of recreational opportunities.

The Department of Music, with 18 regular and 25 part-time faculty, offers the BA degree with concentrations in applied music, music technology, and music education and the MA degree in Music Education. There are currently some 125 music majors and minors with a demonstrated history of strong growth and anticipation for continued expansion. The Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. Classes are taught and performances given in modern facilities including the Alys Robinson Stephens Center for the Performing Arts which features a critically acclaimed 1,342 seat Jemison concert hall, the Sirote proscenium theater, the Odess experimental theater and the Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall. The Stephens Center is the site for many of the Music Department’s concerts and recitals and is the home of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. The Hulsey Center is the home of the Department of Music and houses all faculty offices and studios, practice rooms, classrooms, and the 235-seat Hulsey Recital Hall.

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) treasures the rich diversity of our student body and is committed to their success. Members of the CAS community are expected to reflect our values for inclusive excellence in both our work and learning environment as well as in our efforts to serve and engage the community.