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Assistant Professor of Voice - University of North Dakota

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Grand Forks, ND
Position: Assistant Professor of Voice
Deadline: March 28, 2022
Posted: February 24, 2022

Job Description / Duties

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful candidate will receive a contract that allocates 60% effort to instruction, 30% to research/creative activity, and 10% to service. All faculty are expected to contribute service within the department, college, university, and community and to participate in the department’s recruitment and outreach initiatives. UND and the College of Arts & Sciences value diverse perspectives and seek applicants who are committed to helping students from underrepresented backgrounds succeed.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Required Competencies

Excellent written and oral communication skills, including evidence of the ability to teach, inspire, and mentor students
Effective interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, staff, and students
Ability to work with and engage diverse students and colleagues within and outside the Department of Music
Ability to adapt to current methods of teaching, including online delivery
Minimum Requirements

DMA in Music completed by August 15, 2022.
Successful completion of criminal history records check.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification upon hire. Successful candidate will be required to provide an official transcript from their highest educational institution prior to start date.

Preferred Requirements:

Tenor, baritone, or bass voice specialty.
Experience teaching music at the collegiate level.
Experience in classical and musical theatre styles.
Demonstrated experience of performing at a high level.
Demonstrated experience with recruiting efforts.
Experience in music direction for a musical.
Piano proficiency.

Additional Information

Work Schedule/Start Date

Position is full-time, benefitted and exempt. Initial contract extends from August 16, 2022 to May 15, 2023. Summer teaching may be available but is neither guaranteed nor required.
To Apply

To assure full consideration, applications must be received by March 28, 2022 and include the following materials:

Letter of application
Curriculum Vitae
Three letters of recommendation
Contact information for five current references
Unofficial copies of academic transcripts
Short video recording of demonstrated teaching in classical and musical theatre styles
Sample recording of performance in classical and musical theatre styles

Salary: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Contact Information

To apply:

Questions can be directed to the Department Chair, Scott Sandberg, at

Employer Profile

The mission of the University of North Dakota Department of Music is to inspire our students and community through education, performance, scholarship, and human relationships in music. The professional and liberal arts degrees of the Department of Music provide rigorous courses of study that cultivate the highest degree of artistry, innovative teaching, professionalism, and critical inquiry. The University of North Dakota is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

Established in 1883, UND is the oldest research university in North Dakota. It is the state’s flagship university and is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as having high research activity. Founded with a strong liberal arts foundation, UND has grown into a prominent scientific research university and was recently ranked among the top 100 public and top 25 most innovative universities in the country by U.S. News and World Report and is widely regarded as among the top universities in the American Northern Plains region. UND offers degrees in more than 225 fields of study with nearly 14,000 students. It is the home of the state’s only School of Law. The School of Medicine has major initiatives in rural and public health, and Aerospace is home to one of the first and largest unmanned aerial vehicle programs in the world.

UND is located in Grand Forks, North Dakota, a vibrant college town of over 57,000 people located on the border of North Dakota and Minnesota. Grand Forks boasts high-quality medical facilities, a very low crime rate, many fine restaurants, acclaimed public and private schools, and annual events throughout the year. Ranked as one of the top 5 Best Small College Towns, and America’s Best Hockey Town, Grand Forks offers stellar quality of life without the metropolitan hassles.