Job Description

Assistant Professor Voice

Posting Numberreq10368
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeTenure/Tenure-Track
Hiring DepartmentMusic (459A)
Academic LocationCollege of Fine Arts
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary



Position: Assistant Professor of Music -Voice

RESPONSIBILITIES/POSITION SUMMARY: The University of New Mexico is seeking a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Voice. This Assistant Professor will serve as music faculty teaching applied voice lessons to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the numerous degrees offered by the Department. This faculty member will teach voice related courses in their area of expertise and/or assist the opera faculty in productions as needed. Beyond the calculable load, the candidate will contribute to School, College and University service, including recruiting undergraduate and graduate students, as well as maintain an active and visible national and regional performance schedule.

RANK & SALARY: Assistant Professor - This is a full time, tenure track position with benefits


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (1) Doctoral Degree in Voice Performance, Vocal Pedagogy, or other related music field; all degree requirements must be completed by August 1, 2020. (2) A minimum of 3 years of experience as a voice teacher in a university music program either as a graduate teaching assistant or as an instructor/lecturer/professor.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: (1) Demonstrated expertise as a vocal pedagogue, and record of excellence in teaching applied voice as evidenced by the application materials; (2) Background teaching other relevant voice, voice literature, and opera related courses (3) Excellent technical and expressive skills as a performer (4) Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, or Tenor preferred, (5) Professional performance career in opera, oratorio, recital, and choral music; (6) Continued commitment to scholarship, and/or performance activity; (7) Demonstrated success in recruiting at the Undergraduate and Graduate level; (8) A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equality, inclusion, and student success as well as working with broadly diverse communities evidenced by the application materials.

Application InstructionsAll materials must be submitted electronically and include: (1) Signed letter of application that addresses listed qualifications, the candidate’s experience as a voice teacher, work in higher education including recruiting, and background as a performer and scholar;(2) Curriculum vitae including a list of courses or subject areas previously taught or within the candidate’s ability to teach;(3) Hyperlinks to audio and/or video recordings of recent performances; (4) Hyperlinks to video recordings of the candidate teaching a female student and a male student; (5) Unofficial transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate study (official transcripts will be required of the candidate hired for the position);(6) Names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of 3-5 professional references;(7) Teaching statement that addresses the candidate’s pedagogical philosophy. This statement should also address how the candidate will mentor/advise underrepresented populations, and how the candidate will enrich a campus culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. Only complete applications will be considered.

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 11/4/2019. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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