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Visiting Assistant Professor of Applied Vocal Music - Albion College

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): Albion , MI
Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Applied Vocal Music
Deadline: May 31, 2023
Posted: March 28, 2023

Job Description / Duties

Music who will embrace teaching a diverse student body within the academic environment of a liberal arts setting. We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports equity, diversity, and belonging. Workload to include the following: Teach studio voice to majors and non-majors in a variety of styles, including classical, music theater, and contemporary commercial music; coordinate voice area; assign students to adjunct voice instructors; supervise work of coach/accompanists. Work with department and admissions staff to recruit students for the voice major and studio voice. Contribute to the liberal arts mission of the college by teaching courses for majors/non-majors on topics such as honors courses, first-year seminars, diction and/or vocal literature, musical theater literature, courses on music of under-represented communities based on the candidate’s background and individual research interests, and other courses as needed. Maintenance of an active performance/scholarship agenda will be expected for possible conversion to a tenure-track. This is a nine-month teaching position (August-May) with employment beginning August 2023.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Albion College is an anti-racist institution. We are particularly interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports diversity, equity, and inclusion. The successful candidate will actively promote diversity, belonging, and equity through critical and compassionate communication and strategic outreach efforts to people who identify as historically marginalized, e.g., historically under-represented, first-generation, undocumented, and DACA/LGBTQ students.

Additional Information

Benefits: This position is eligible for full benefits including health/dental/vision insurance, retirement, tuition remission, and campus amenities including free on-site fitness facilities, free parking, and access to campus events/performances.
FLSA Classification: Salaried/Exempt/Teacher

Status: Full-time

Duration: Nine months per year (August -May)

This position is a visiting position with possible conversion to tenure-track.

Contact Information

Interested candidates should submit an online application including cover letter, resume, DEI statement, and videos of solo performance and teaching (10- 30 min. each) and contact information for at least three professional references. The performance video should include at least three works of contrasting musical styles. Please include a DEI statement explaining how you foster diversity, equity, and inclusion in your classroom and on campus through your teaching, research, and/or service. All applications materials should be uploaded to the Interfolio link at: Review of applications will begin immediately upon receipt on a rolling basis and the position will remain open until filled. Please address any questions about this position to Dr. Clayton Parr, Chair of Vocal Search Committee, Department of Music. Email:

Employer Profile

At Albion College, we strive to be a place where students from all backgrounds can feel like one community. We believe that innovation can only come through different perspectives. We believe that every individual student has the potential to make an impact. And we believe that we need to go beyond diversity, equity and inclusion to true belonging.