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Assistant Professor of Voice - Tenure Track - University of Southern Mississippi

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Hattiesburg, MS
Position: Assistant Professor of Voice - Tenure Track
Deadline: January 22, 2021
Posted: December 14, 2020

Job Description / Duties

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Teach undergraduate, master's and doctoral voice students
Recruit talented students to the voice studio
Teach vocal pedagogy courses
Actively pursue a creative activity agenda that includes significant performances as a concert artist, stage artist, recitalist and clinician
Assist with stage productions as needed
Serve the university in shared governance, recruitment and retention, and curriculum development
Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Minimum Qualifications
· Terminal degree in vocal performance or a related field, [ABD considered for initial appointment at the Instructor level].

· Demonstrated ability as a performer and pedagogue of the highest level in classical and musical theater vocal styles

· Demonstrated potential of recruiting and mentoring talented young singers

Preferred Qualifications
· Proven track record as a recruiter and mentor of talented young singers

· Previous college teaching experience.

Additional Information

Job Summary
The School of Music at Southern Miss seeks a voice faculty member who is equally conversant and experienced in classical and CCM vocal styles. The successful candidate will demonstrate a high level of artistry in their own performance of classical and musical theater genres, exhibit the ability to effectively communicate sound pedagogical strategies in both classical and musical theater voice techniques, and have a proven track record as a recruiter and mentor of talented young singers.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Contact Information

Dr. Michael Miles

Employer Profile

The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites in central and southern Mississippi, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 130 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and sport venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 40 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of approximately 15,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 36 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 24 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.