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Tenure Track Asst. Prof., Director of Vocal Studies - University of Missouri-St. Louis

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): St. Louis, MO
Position: Tenure Track Asst. Prof., Director of Vocal Studies
Deadline: March 31, 2024
Posted: March 7, 2024

Job Description / Duties

We currently seek a new colleague to join our talented, dynamic, and dedicated faculty in the position of Applied Voice Instructor and Director of Vocal Studies. In this role, you may teach Applied Voice, Opera/Music Theatre Workshop, Diction, and other courses that align with your expertise. In addition, you will be expected to pursue research or creative works in vocal performance as well as actively participate in student recruitment and professional service and outreach.

Qualifications / Required Skills

• Doctorate (or ABD) in Vocal Performance, Vocal Pedagogy, or related discipline
• Demonstrated record as a vocal soloist
• Demonstrate record of pedagogic excellence
Preferred qualifications:
• Collegiate teaching experience
• Experience teaching diverse styles and genres
• Experience supporting the success of students from a wide variety of diverse backgrounds

Additional Information

Appointment: Nine-month academic appointment in the Department of Music, College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to commence August 15, 2024
Application Materials:
• A cover letter addressing your interest in the position and how your experience addresses the qualifications listed above. Please also describe how your experiences and expertise align with the UM System Values Statement (below).
• A curriculum vitae
• A statement describing your research interests or creative works
• Three references and work samples will be requested of shortlisted candidates

All applications must be submitted on the UMSL HR Careers portal ( Please combine all application materials into a single PDF and upload to the portal. The review process will begin on March 22, 2024. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview via video conference in early April. Finalists will be invited for a campus visit.

Salary: Salary commensurate with experience

Contact Information

To Apply: UMSL HR Careers (
Questions: Dr. James Henry, Director of Choral Studies,

Employer Profile

The mission of the Music Department at the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) is to inspire and deliver a well-rounded education for performers, composers, scholars, teachers, and the university community with instruction necessary for success in a variety of music careers, entrepreneurship, and life-long learning. Our Music Department is committed to teaching, research/creativity, and public service. In addition to its role of advancing knowledge as part of a comprehensive research university, the Music Department advances the University’s land grant tradition by enhancing the cultural life of the St. Louis metropolitan area, providing high quality and accessible educational experiences in music. We serve music majors in BA, BME, BM and MEd (Music Emphasis) degree programs and are a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).