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Assistant Professor of Voice - Stetson University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): Deland, FL
Position: Assistant Professor of Voice
Deadline: December 1, 2022
Posted: November 7, 2022

Job Description / Duties

The Stetson University School of Music invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Voice. This is a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning in August 2023. Stetson applied voice faculty members also teach courses in voice-related areas, maintain a performing portfolio, recruit undergraduate students, and provide other essential service to the university.

The position involves teaching undergraduate voice students (majors, minors, participants) and conducting weekly studio classes; additional teaching responsibilities may be assigned according to the candidate’s strengths in a secondary area and/or the needs of the school (e.g., diction, literature, general education, etc.). This position requires a consistent and active artistic professional profile in both teaching and performance. Essential responsibilities include collaboration in a vibrant voice, opera, and choral environment. Further responsibilities include academic advising, recruiting, mentoring and assisting students in developing professional goals beyond Stetson, and providing service to the university community.

Candidates should demonstrate a passion for the highest quality of teaching, combined with the ability to perform at a high artistic level. For more information on our expectations in teaching, scholarship/creative activity, our tenure policies, and our support for faculty development, please see the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs website:

Qualifications / Required Skills

A master’s degree is required and a doctoral degree in performance or ABD status is highly desired; however, significant professional performing and teaching experience may be acceptable in lieu of the doctoral degree. Experience teaching undergraduate voice students is required. A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and excellent musicianship skills are essential to the position.

Additional Information

Stetson’s School of Music ( is an exclusively undergraduate program known for its excellence, depth, and long-standing reputation for the quality of its education. The school offers BM, BME, and BA degrees, with majors in performance, music education, music theory, composition, and outside-field areas. A faculty of 45 serves approximately 229 music majors and minors. The school has its own dean and holds full membership in the National Association of Schools of Music. Recent graduates of the School of Music are found on the stages of the world’s great opera houses (including the Metropolitan Opera, La Scala, and Covent Garden). They hold leadership positions in major symphony orchestras, they are faculty members of the most prestigious colleges and universities throughout the nation, and they gain admission to distinguished graduate programs in the United States and Europe. The School of Music is proud of the consistent placement of its graduates in public school music education programs in Florida and throughout the nation.

DeLand is a picturesque residential community of 32,000 located 20 miles west of Daytona Beach and 35 miles northeast of Orlando. The area offers extensive cultural as well as recreational activities.

Salary is competitive.

August 10, 2023

Applicants should submit a letter of application and a detailed curriculum vitae electronically to The Search Committee requests that the candidate include in the cover a statement related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, emphasizing skills and experiences that demonstrate mentoring and engagement with underrepresented student populations. Additional materials will be requested at a later stage. Initial materials screening will begin on December 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Stetson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that affirms cultural diversity and inclusion as a core value of academic excellence at Stetson University. We are committed to achieving equal access in education, employment, and participation through the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds, and to meaningful academic and intellectual transformation in curriculum, research, and service. We are dedicated to actions and policies that foster a community in which individuals with various identities, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints work together to create opportunities for engagement through rewarding and fulfilling careers and personal experiences in a culturally and racially diverse society and a globalized world. We strongly encourage members of historically under-represented and economically-disadvantaged groups and women to apply for employment. Stetson University is an EEO, ADA, ADEA, and GINA employer.

Salary: Salary is competitive.

Contact Information

Please direct inquiries and nominations to Andrew Larson, Voice Search Committee Chair, at

Employer Profile

Founded in 1883, Stetson University ( is a private, selective university comprised of a rich array of liberal arts and professional academic programs. Collectively, Stetson’s faculty works with nearly 4,000 students in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. The University’s historic main campus, located in DeLand, enrolls more than 2,600 students in undergraduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Business Administration, and the School of Music. Stetson University College of Law, Florida’s first law school, moved from the main campus to Gulfport in 1954, and, with the addition of the Tampa Law Center, serves approximately 1,000 students working full-time or part-time toward J.D. or LL.M. degrees. Graduate programs offered include Business, Accounting, Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Creative Writing. Florida’s oldest private institution of higher learning, Stetson has regularly been ranked among the best regional universities in the Southeast and was the first private college in Florida to be granted a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

Stetson University provides an inspiring education that engages students with rigorous academic and creative study grounded in liberal learning and promotes civic values of personal and social responsibility. Working closely with faculty and with one another, students cultivate abilities to explore issues deeply, think critically, reason empirically, speak persuasively, and connect ideas creatively. Firmly committed to inclusive excellence, our vibrant community of teacher-scholars nurtures the potential of individual students to lead lives of significance and prepares each to meet the challenges of shaping the future—locally, nationally, and globally.