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Assistant Professor of Voice (Music) - University of Missouri - Kansas City Conservatory

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): Kansas City, MO
Position: Assistant Professor of Voice (Music)
Deadline: November 13, 2023
Posted: October 30, 2023

Job Description / Duties

The Assistant Professor of Voice (Music) position is tenure-track, full-time, and benefits-eligible, beginning September 1, 2024. Duties are to teach undergraduate and graduate applied voice; teach coursework within the vocal curriculum according to the candidate’s expertise and the needs of the Vocal Studies Area with the potential to work collaboratively with other areas within the Music Division or within the larger Conservatory, including Dance and Theatre; recruit and retain high caliber undergraduate and graduate voice students; maintain an active professional profile that reflects the career of a successful teacher/performer/scholar; contribute to the enhancement of all facets of the Vocal Studies Area; collaborate musically and artistically, both within and outside of the university; contribute to the performance, academic, and service environments characteristic of a Conservatory within a university; enrich the cultural environment of the Kansas City metropolitan community; participate actively in the intellectual life of the Conservatory and university by serving on graduate and faculty committees, as well as engaging in other Conservatory activities.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The successful candidate must provide evidence of: (a) Successful and innovative experience teaching voice, preferably in a university setting; (b) Pedagogical skill in teaching varied vocal genres and styles to prepare students for successful and innovative music careers; (c) Significant professional experience as a performer/scholar; (d) Ability to recruit quality undergraduate and graduate voice students; (e) An earned terminal degree in vocal performance or vocal pedagogy, or equivalent professional experience. Preference given to tenors, though consideration will be given to any voice type.

Additional Information

The UMKC Conservatory seeks people who will help build the future of education and research in the performing arts. We seek faculty who demonstrate a growth mindset, with an understanding that learning is an ongoing process. We seek faculty who believe that art has the power to help us understand ourselves, each other, and our culture while empowering us to move that culture forward. Qualified candidates will engage in work that appeals to, and positively impacts, the global population. They will work strategically in ways that adapt to the opportunities in their regions, and work within frameworks that embrace transdisciplinary possibilities.

Salary: $55,000-$65,000

Contact Information

Application materials to be submitted online at Click on Academic Positions Job Opening, job ID number ­­­­­­49095.

Employer Profile

UMKC is the largest comprehensive, fully-accredited university in the Kansas City area with award-winning academic programs and faculty. Our university is committed to being a model urban university that is recognized for our partnerships with diverse communities to effectively foster a healthy, safe, more economically secure quality of life. It is part of the larger University of Missouri System, and the UMKC Conservatory is the designated performing arts campus. We are a vital partner in Kansas City’s rich cultural environment, providing the highest level of professional instruction and an extensive array of performances.