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Assistant Professor of Voice - The Butler School of Music at The University of Texas at Austin

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): Austin, TX
Position: Assistant Professor of Voice
Deadline: November 14, 2022
Posted: October 26, 2022

Job Description / Duties

Teach individual lessons to undergraduate and graduate voice students. Teach voice pedagogy and diction at the graduate level; supervise recitals, special projects, and DMA documents and treatises; organize weekly studio classes; and promote a studio culture that supports educational diversity. Recruit, develop, and retain a voice studio of the highest quality via local, regional, national, and international outreach and performing. Liaise and collaborate with ensemble colleagues in opera, choral, and chamber music. Engage in leadership and service activities within the division, the Butler School of Music, and the University.

Qualifications / Required Skills

DMA required, but outstanding professional experience will be considered. Demonstrated commitment to preparing young musicians for twenty-first- century teaching and performing careers via high professional standards, superb pedagogical skills, advocacy and outreach, and active mentoring. A record of excellence as a performer, balanced with evidence of dedication to teaching. Demonstrated experience teaching or working with diverse populations and/or underrepresented repertoires is especially encouraged; examples might include mentoring activities, research interests, committee service, courses taught, and recruitment and retention activities. A record of excellence as a performer, balanced with evidence of dedication to teaching. A nationally prominent profile, including visibility as a performer and presenter at professional meetings. A candidate with significant experience with and an established record of successful teaching, recruitment, and retention at a university or conservatory is preferred. It is expected that the successful candidate will establish permanent residence in Austin, Texas.

Additional Information


Review of applications begins November 14, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.

Applications should include:

• cover letter, which should include a description of the candidate’s contributions and skills related to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion
• curriculum vitae
• a document with links to video excerpts of at least three separate live performances
• complete contact information for three professional references

Please do not submit additional supporting materials unless requested by the search committee.
All documents must be uploaded via UT’s online application system:
Inquiries only may be directed to:

Salary: salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contact Information

Employer Profile

The Butler School of Music is committed to cultivating an inclusive, equitable, and welcoming community and to increasing the diversity of its faculty, students, and curricula. The UT voice studios consistently provide opportunities and experiences pursuant to the overarching mission of the Butler School to incorporate non-western European and American canonic repertoires into the curriculum. We welcome applicants who can help achieve these objectives.

The University of Texas at Austin ranks among the finest universities in the country. The Butler School of Music, comprising some 80 faculty and approximately 620 music students, has an outstanding reputation for its performance and academic programs. Degree plans range from the bachelors to the doctoral level. The Austin area, known for its beauty and comfortable lifestyle, also provides many cultural advantages through its numerous arts organizations and is home to a very active and creative music scene.

UT Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.