Music, Theatre, & Dance - Voice (Affiliate Professor) - College of Liberal Arts & Science

Allendale MI
Sep 26, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Grand Valley State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for a full-time Affiliate Professor (Voice) in the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance beginning in August 6, 2018.

Required Qualifications and Education:
The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to effectively teach at the university level in the areas of individual vocal studio instruction. They will be team-oriented and willing to collaborate in faculty performances and have the capacity to recruit undergraduate vocal students. Completion of an earned D.M., D.M.A. or Ph.D. in music, or an earned terminal degree in a related music discipline, is required by August 31, 2018.

Primary duties will include the teaching and mentoring of university level voice students and performance with various faculty ensembles and may include a secondary teaching area dependent upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and interests and the needs of the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance. Possible secondary teaching areas may include music appreciation and literature or fundamental music theory courses. Affiliate Faculty positions are renewable one-year appointments which after two years may be renewed as revolving three year contracts, depending on satisfactory performance and continued teaching needs of the department.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience, with full university benefits, including health insurance, life insurance, and tuition reduction for spouse and dependents.

Department/Division:  Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance/College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Campus: Allendale

Application Deadline Date:  November 1, 2017

How To Apply:  Interested applicants should apply online at and click “Apply now”. Please include (1) a letter of interest addressing how the candidate meets the qualification requirements as outlined above; (2) a detailed curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of the candidate’s teaching philosophy; and (4) contact information for three professional references.  The online application system will allow you to attach these documents electronically. If you need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.  Candidates who advance in the search may be required to submit audio files of a recent performance of representative repertoire.