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Assistant Professor of Voice-Tenure Track - Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): New Brunswick, NJ
Position: Assistant Professor of Voice-Tenure Track
Deadline: November 15, 2022
Posted: October 12, 2022

Job Description / Duties

The Department of Music at the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, invites experienced Artist/Teachers to apply for a tenure-track faculty position in Voice at the rank of Assistant Professor. A tenor is preferred, but all voice types will be considered. Applicants must possess a significant national and international performing record and successful teaching experience. Also required is a demonstrated commitment to: equity, diversity, and inclusion; effective applied instruction; mentoring students in their professional development; and recruitment of high-caliber voice students. Voice artists who are experienced with both classical music and musical theater, jazz, or other contemporary styles are especially encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will maintain a high degree of visibility in the profession. Teaching responsibilities include studio voice for undergraduate performance and music education majors as well as master’s and doctoral students in performance degrees. Courses in diction, pedagogy or song literature may also be part of the candidate’s teaching responsibilities, depending on their strengths and expertise. Participation on departmental, school, and/or university committees is expected.

Qualifications / Required Skills

A doctoral degree in voice performance or comparable professional experience is required. Preference will be given to applicants with university teaching experience (undergraduate through graduate and professional-level singers). Broad knowledge of both classical vocal repertoire and contemporary styles and genres is preferred. Fluency in Italian, French, or German is desirable. The music department places a high value on collegial relationships, and as such, strong interpersonal skills are expected.

Additional Information

For a full position description and to apply, visit
For questions, email Alexis White at

Candidates should submit:

  • A cover letter that includes a teaching philosophy highlighting a commitment to sustaining an inclusive and equitable learning environment for all students.
  • A current curriculum vitae.
  • Names and contact information for three professional references.
  • Links to 3 video recordings of performances given in the last 3 years showing a variety of repertoire, language, and musical genre.

Selected candidates will be asked, at a later time, to submit links to two, 20-minute videos teaching both a soprano or mezzo and a countertenor, tenor, baritone, or bass, preferably one undergraduate and one graduate student.

Salary: Commensurate With Experience

Contact Information

For questions, email Alexis White at

Employer Profile

Housed in one of the leading public research universities on the East Coast, The Department of Music at Mason Gross School of the Arts includes approximately 450 students and 100 total faculty, offering bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees (DMA and PhD) as well as an artist diploma across a comprehensive range of areas in performance, composition, conducting, jazz studies, music education, music theory, and musicology. Students perform, teach, refine their skills, and forge new paths in the arts through their scholastic and creative endeavors, engaging with faculty who are among the world’s leaders in their respective fields, including several who are drawn from the nearby New York Philharmonic and Philadelphia Orchestra. Students benefit from proximity to these two cultural hubs, with ensembles regularly performing in such venues as the Blue Note Jazz Club, Lincoln Center, and Carnegie Hall.