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Assistant Professor of Music-Voice - Lawrence University Conservatory of Music

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Appleton, WI
Position: Assistant Professor of Music-Voice
Deadline: October 31, 2018
Posted: August 7, 2018

Job Description / Duties

Studio teaching of voice and related activities including recital and opera preparation and performing. Classroom teaching could include vocal pedagogy and diction. Additional responsibilities include all service related activities associated with a tenure-track position, including student advising, recruiting, committee assignments, and other forms of institutional service.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Soprano. Professional performance experience preferred. Ability to bring students to the highest levels of artistic and musical mastery in a nurturing, student-centered environment. The ideal candidate is a collaborative colleague who is adept at developing Western classical technique and other modes of singing in current career fields. Appropriate terminal degree or equivalent experience. Although this is a Conservatory appointment, strong support of the ideals and goals of a broad liberal arts education is expected, including teaching in Lawrence’s flagship Freshman Studies program on a rotating basis.

Additional Information


Should include cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, statement on diversity, recordings of recent live performances, and any additional material that demonstrates your qualifications for the position. We would like all documents submitted digitally as either Word documents or PDF files, and all video submitted as links to external sites.


We encourage applications from individuals who will help us create a more inclusive Lawrence by: (1) further diversifying the faculty and/or; (2) demonstrating experience with successful diversity-related initiatives, creative activity or research; and (3) showing interest in developing inclusive pedagogy to address the needs of a diverse student body. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds.

Salary: Tenure-track. Assistant Professor. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contact Information

Applications should be submitted though Lawrence’s online application system:

Please submit letters of recommendation and additional supporting documents to

Any additional questions can be directed to: Copeland Woodruff, Chair of the Search Committee, or Brian Pertl, Dean, Lawrence Conservatory of Music,

Employer Profile

Serving approximately 350 music majors, the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music, founded in 1874, is a distinguished undergraduate program offering preparation for professional careers in music within the intellectual environment of a liberal arts college. The Conservatory has an enviable reputation for producing outstanding musician-scholars, and our robust double degree program attracts fine musicians who have strong interests in a multitude of academic areas. Lawrence is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and the diversity of viewpoints and approaches that the faculty represents. We are seeking applicants who will thrive in this stimulating musical and academic environment.