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Assistant Professor of Music, non-tenure track, Vocal Performance - Boston University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Boston, MA
Position: Assistant Professor of Music, non-tenure track, Vocal Performance
Deadline: December 1, 2019
Posted: August 29, 2019

Job Description / Duties

The School of Music at Boston University’s College of Fine Arts seeks a voice teacher at the rank of Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) to join the Department of Vocal Performance. This position involves vocal instruction to both male and female students in the undergraduate (BM) and graduate (MM, DMA) vocal performance and musical theatre programs, as well as the Performance Diploma and Opera Institute certificate programs. This is a non-tenure track position.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The successful candidate will possess a substantive performance profile at a national level of achievement, evidence of student/alumni success at the college level, teaching experience in voice performance courses such as song literature, musical theatre performance, special topics, or vocal pedagogy, and administrative and leadership experience within an academic environment. Terminal degree or demonstrated professional equivalent required; previous teaching at the college level required. The successful candidate will show evidence of collegial and professional working relationships within the voice/choral/opera realms.

Qualified applications should submit:
• Cover letter of application
• Curriculum vitae
• At least three letters of recommendation, sent directly from the recommenders
Selected candidates will be asked to provide a video recording of 30-40 minutes of performance, including repertoire in contrasting styles and languages.

Additional Information

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sec, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Contact Information

All applications should be sent via email to, and must be received no later than December 1, 2019.

Employer Profile

Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition dedicated to inclusion and social justice. We were the first American university to award a Ph.D. to a woman, and we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as one of the university’s graduates. The College of Fine Arts includes diversity as one of its core strategic goals. The voice department is committed to increasing the participation of dedicated students who demonstrate gifts in a diverse range of areas. We place a high value on the pursuit of excellence in the arts by underrepresented groups at BU and beyond.