Lecturer of Music

Job description

The Department of Music at Smith College invites applications for a a one-year, non-tenure track Lecturer position in Vocal Studies, to begin July 1, 2018.  We seek an active performer with experience teaching studio voice in a variety of vocal styles, from classical to contemporary, including popular music. Candidates must demonstrate a record of teaching and an ability, from both interpretive and technical perspectives, to work with a wide range of student abilities and interests. A Master’s degree in Music or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, is required by the time of appointment. Candidates from groups underrepresented in Music are encouraged to apply.


Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts.  A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges. The Smith College Department of Music features two choirs, a department-supported a cappella group, and many other performing ensembles. Further details about the Department of Music can be found at http://www.smith.edu/music/.  




Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/48914 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three sample recordings (at least one of which should be live and unedited), and two confidential letters of recommendation.  Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2018. 


Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is crucial to the mission of and vision for the College. We are committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in the application process for individuals with disabilities and encourage applicants to request any needed accommodation(s). We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures, including, but not limited to, those based on ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, and veteran status.




Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Women, underrepresented racial groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.




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Posted: 2/13/2018
Application Due: 3/15/2018
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