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Instructor of Voice (Mezzo-Soprano or Soprano preferred) - University of Oklahoma School of Music

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): Norman, OK
Position: Instructor of Voice (Mezzo-Soprano or Soprano preferred)
Deadline: May 15, 2023
Posted: April 13, 2023

Job Description / Duties

Rank: Full-Time Instructor of Voice, non-tenure track
The University of Oklahoma School of Music is seeking a Mezzo-Soprano or Soprano to fill a full-time Instructor of Voice position beginning Fall Semester 2023. This is a nine-month appointment at the rank of Instructor, with the possibility of renewal on a yearly basis.

Job Description
Job duties include teaching a full studio of undergraduate and graduate voice majors and holding a weekly Studio Class. Applicant must also be willing to teach other courses as needed by the Voice Area, serve and chair Master of Music committees, and serve on Voice Area and/or School of Music committees. A proven track record of successful recruiting and a desire to recruit collaboratively with the Voice, Opera and Choral areas is preferred.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Required and Desired Qualifications
A Master of Music degree is required, and Doctor of Musical Arts and/or equivalent performance experience is preferred. Applicant must display proof of excellence in singing and evidence of collegiate and/or university teaching experience. Applicant must also be enthusiastic about collaborating with an excellent team of voice professors, coaches, opera directors, choral conductors, and music education professors among the broader collegium of the School of Music and university faculty, staff, and students.

Additional Information

Application Instructions
Interested applicants should submit a 1) Cover Letter, 2) current CV or Resume, 3) recent (within 5 years) audio and/or video of their singing, 4) a video of their teaching (30 minute minimum, two students of differing voice types), and 5) a list of at least three references including their phone and email addresses. Please email materials to Daryl Nagode at Any questions or inquiries can be sent to Voice Search Chair Prof. Mark McCrory at

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin April 17 and continue until position is filled.

Contact Information

Prof. Mark McCrory, Voice Search Chair
Voice Area Chair and Vocal Arts Division Head
University of Oklahoma School of Music

Employer Profile

If you are passionate about the art and craft of music, we share that passion. Established in 1908, the OU School of Music has been helping students pursue their musical and academic dreams for more than a century. Combining a world-class faculty and staff, state of the art facilities, and a comprehensive array of inspiring performance and academic opportunities, we invite you to join us as we aspire to create the musical future.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement
The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving an equitable, diverse, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person’s unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission.