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LECTURER IN MUSIC (APPLIED VOICE) - Central Michigan University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Mount Pleasant, MI
Deadline: December 20, 2019
Posted: November 1, 2019

Job Description / Duties

Recruit and teach applied voice students at the undergraduate and graduate levels; Teach courses in vocal techniques, repertoire, and pedagogy; Assist with music theatre and opera productions; Teach in related areas subject to the candidate’s expertise and the needs of the School of Music; Assist in School of Music student recruitment and K-12 service initiatives.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Required: Master’s in voice performance, outstanding performance skills, successful applied voice teaching experience, and qualifications to coach music theatre/opera students and teach in related areas.

Preferred: Completed doctorate in voice performance; successful teaching experience at the college level; tenor voice.

Additional Information

You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position. See

The Search Committee will accept applications until finalists are selected. Online applications must include a cover letter that specifically addresses position qualifications and duties, a current vita, copies of undergraduate and graduate degree transcripts (upload as one document), and a one-page PDF document with active links to no more than three recent performance videos. Please supply contact information for three references who may be contacted to supply recommendations. Review will begin immediately and continue until finalists have been selected.

Address inquiries to:
Chair Voice Search Committee
School of Music
Central Michigan University
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859

Salary: Salary commensurate with rank and qualifications. Attractive benefits package.

Contact Information

Chair Voice Search Committee
School of Music
Central Michigan University
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859

Employer Profile

Founded more than 125 years ago to meet Michigan’s need for teachers and business leaders, Central Michigan University prepares students to become leaders and changemakers in their personal and professional lives.

We serve nearly 22,000 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. We offer approximately 300 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels — many of which are nationally ranked for excellence.

CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5 percent of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with students at the graduate and undergraduate levels in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.

Central is home to 18 men’s and women’s Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes are achieving great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing titles in Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.2.

CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. Residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. The city is a short drive from other major Michigan destinations including Grand Rapids and Detroit, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and more.

CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.

The School of Music is located in a state-of-the-art 119,000 square foot facility with a 500-seat concert hall housing a 61-rank Casavant organ, a 100-seat recital hall, MIDI technology labs, recording facilities, music resource center, and 79 practice rooms. The School of Music has 40 full- and part-time faculty and an enrollment of over 400 undergraduate and graduate majors and minors. Additional information is available at