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Assistant Professor of Voice - Soprano, tenure-track - Vanderbilt University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): Nashville, TN
Position: Assistant Professor of Voice - Soprano, tenure-track
Deadline: December 1, 2023
Posted: October 10, 2023

Job Description / Duties

Position Description

The Vanderbilt University Blair School of Music invites nominations and applications for the position of “Soprano-Assistant Professor of Voice” beginning August 2024. This is a tenure-track position. Teaching duties include teaching private applied lessons, Voice Performance Class and Vocal Pedagogy. Additional duties include the expectation of collaboration and faculty governance consistent with a tenure-track university appointment such as serving on recital and university committees, recruiting, and engaging with other Blair School faculty in public performances.

Vanderbilt offers robust benefits including retirement and health/dental/life insurance options. 

About Vanderbilt and Blair On the Vanderbilt University campus in the heart of Nashville, TN, the Blair School of Music is a vibrant and fast-paced school at Vanderbilt University, focused on the personal and professional education of highly talented young musicians who demonstrate an exceptional capacity and motivation to shape our increasingly diverse and complex global century—through music, with music, and in music.

The school has 140 full and part-time faculty members and industry professionals who teach approximately 220 undergraduate music majors, 500 Blair Academy students (comprised of pre-college and adult students) and 2,000 non-music Vanderbilt majors. 

Vanderbilt is a private research university in Nashville, Tennessee. Situated in a nationally recognized arboretum, Vanderbilt offers 70 undergraduate majors and a full range of graduate and professional degrees across 10 schools and colleges, all on a beautiful campus, complete with athletic facilities and state-of-the-art laboratories. Vanderbilt is optimized to inspire and nurture cross-disciplinary research that fosters discoveries that have global impact.

The Blair School of Music is wholly dedicated to Commitment to an Inclusive Vanderbilt, the university’s cornerstone strategy for creating a more inclusive and diverse faculty. Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. 

Qualifications / Required Skills


Candidates should have an extensive record of artistic excellence in concert and/or opera performance, along with substantial teaching experience at the university level. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The candidate should bring an interest and experience in cross-disciplinary initiatives and a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds.

Contact Information

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Application Instructions
Applications should include: 

- Letter of intent 
- Curriculum Vitae
- Links to video recordings of performances given within the last 3 years
- Contact information for 4-5 external references (letters not required at this time, we will request directly for finalists)

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue through December 1, 2023. For any additional questions regarding the search, please contact Tyler Nelson: