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Assistant Professor of Applied Voice and Commercial Music (3723) - Idaho State University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): Pocatello, ID
Position: Assistant Professor of Applied Voice and Commercial Music (3723)
Deadline: June 26, 2023
Posted: January 27, 2023

Job Description / Duties

Assistant Professor of Applied Voice and Commercial Music (3723)
Pocatello - Main

Institution Information

Idaho State University, established in 1901, is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution, with a culture built on trust, compassion, stability, and hope. ISU serves over 12,000 students in Pocatello, Meridian, Twin Falls, and Idaho Falls. Students and faculty at ISU are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions. We are proud to offer exceptional academics nestled in the grand, natural beauty of the West. We invite you to apply to be a part of our University community!

Job Description

The successful candidate will have applied teaching duties in voice, preferably with experience in both classical and commercial genres. All voice types are invited to apply. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to be able to teach undergraduate courses in commercial music, which could include: studio recording, mixing, music production, sound for visual media and video games, composition, songwriting, commercial music theory and harmony, applied jazz lessons, and leading small/large ensembles.

Participation in departmental, college, university, and professional service is expected, while pursuing and maintaining an active record of creative scholarship/research. The candidate will aid in recruitment, retention and advisement of Department of Music students and work collaboratively within the School of Performing Arts as a performer and educator.

The music department is housed within the ISU College of Arts and Letters. As a college, we pride ourselves on being a community of scholars who make meaningful, professional contributions to our disciplines, departments, university, and community. This includes being passionate about providing outstanding learning opportunities for our students, many of whom are first-generation college students from Idaho. We also pride ourselves on our commitment to working supportively and collaboratively with other members of the department to achieve university goals to meet our collective mission. Our goal in the College of Arts and Letters is to work together in putting students first, and we expect all our faculty to embrace this core value.

Minimum Qualifications

• MFA or other doctoral/terminal degree in a field appropriate to meet qualifications and responsibilities
• Ability to teach and perform classical and commercial applied voice
• Evidence of professional work as a classical and commercial vocalist

Preferred Qualifications

• Evidence of artist-level performance ability of classical and popular music styles
• Experience recording original popular/commercial music and/or arrangements for albums, movies, or other published media
• Songwriting, compositional and arranging skills
• Abilities on additional instrument(s), particularly rhythm section instruments
• Recording, mixing, mastering, production skills
• Record of and/or demonstrated potential for leadership through commercial music research and creation in academic or industry settings
• Evidence of strong industry relationships

Additional Information

You must submit the following to be fully considered for this position:

• CV/resume
• Cover letter
• Diversity, equity, and inclusion in education statement
• Copies of unofficial transcripts
• List of five (5) professional references, including current contact information.

This position will remain open until it is filled; however, priority consideration will be given to applications received prior to February 18, 2023. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include comprehensive health, dental, and vision; life insurance; disability plan; employee assistance program (EAP); excellent retirement options and company contribution; and generous paid time off/sick leave accrual. All offers of employment are conditional pending the successful completion of a background investigation, provided by HireRight.

Posting Number: req1858
Type: Working 9 months per year
Position: Faculty Tenure Track
Division: Office Of Academic Affairs

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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