Assistant Professor of Voice (Soprano or Mezzo-Soprano)

Greensboro, NC
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Number 001992

Functional Title Assistant Professor of Voice (Soprano or Mezzo-Soprano)

Position Type Tenure Stream

Position Summary

The UNCG School of Music, part of the UNCG College of Visual and Performing Arts, seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Voice, soprano or mezzo-soprano preferred. The candidate must be able to show evidence of successful performance and university or college level instruction, as well as the ability to attract outstanding students of singing. The UNCG School of Music places a high value on collegial relationship, and as such, a strong interpersonal skill set is highly anticipated. Fluency in a foreign language is also desirable.

Teach studio voice to undergraduate performance and music education majors, as well as master's and doctoral students in performance degrees. Teaching diction, pedagogy and/or song literature classes may also be required.

The UNCG School of Music seeks applications from candidates who will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate cultural diversity and who are committed to advancing inclusion and equity. The UNCG College of Visual and Performing Arts, a member of NASM since 1938, is the only institution in North Carolina offering comprehensive degrees in music and music education from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Over 70 faculty members teach a music student body of c. 600 majors. For years, the School's alumni have distinguished themselves in important professional positions throughout the world while its justly renowned student ensembles continue to perform frequently in prestigious state, regional, and international settings. Since 1999, the School of Music has occupied a new state-of-the-art building that affords students and faculty an outstanding environment for all aspects of music study and performance.
Greensboro, equidistant between Atlanta and Washington, DC, between the mountains and the seashore, has recently been designated an All-American City. Greensboro is extremely arts-oriented and, along with its sister cities in the "Triad" (Winston-Salem and High Point), provides a vital cultural stimulus to the entire Piedmont region and state of North Carolina.
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to equality of employment opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status. Moreover, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to recruiting and advancing women and minorities at all faculty/staff levels.

Minimum Qualifications

- Doctoral Degree in Voice or equivalent professional experience
- College or university level teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications

- Fluency in a second language

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are required to submit all materials electronically. Please provide:

1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Links to three (3) video recordings of performances given within the past three years, demonstrating a variety of repertoire (opera, oratorio, art song)
4. Unofficial Transcripts

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts to provide Letters of Recommendation, in the References section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur as soon as the applicant successfully submits the application and receives a confirmation number from the UNCGjobsearch system.

Recruitment Range Commensurate with experience

Org #-Department Music Performance - 12611

Job Open Date 10/19/2017

For Best Consideration Date 12/15/2017

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Permanent

FLSA Exempt

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Audio or Video Link 1
  4. Audio or Video Link 2
  5. Audio or Video Link 3
  6. Unofficial Transcript(s)
Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

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    1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
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