Assistant Professor, Music (Voice)

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Assistant Professor, Music (Voice)

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

College Of Liberal Arts Faculty

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Corpus Christi, Texas

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The College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music (Voice: Soprano or Mezzo-soprano) to begin fall 2020. The primary responsibility will be to teach applied voice lessons for both music majors and some non-majors. Secondary responsibilities may include teaching vocal pedagogy, diction, and/or vocal literature, depending upon the candidate's strengths and departmental needs. The successful candidate will be expected to work within a team-oriented departmental culture, and to undertake other duties according to the needs of the department.

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. The Department of Music is a rapidly expanding unit of the School of the Arts, Media & Communication within the College of Liberal Arts. The Performing Arts Center, opened in April 2005, features a concert hall with flexible acoustics designed by Jaffe-Holden Acoustics, and is the principal performance venue of the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra and the Corpus Christi Chorale, as well as student and faculty performances.

Required Qualifications:

  • A completed doctorate in vocal performance and/or vocal pedagogy. ABD will be considered; degree must be conferred at the time of appointment.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach applied voice.
  • Evidence of ability to be a successful teacher, scholar, performer, and congenial colleague.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Other desirable secondary areas include vocal pedagogy, diction for singers, and/or vocal literature.
  • Basic piano proficiency.
  • Demonstrated success in recruiting and retaining students.


All required documentation must be submitted to be considered for the position.

A completed application will include:
1. Letter of application addressing qualifications listed.
2. Curriculum vitae.
3. A document with links to recent audio or video recordings.
4. Copies of unofficial transcripts for graduate coursework.
5. Three professional references including name, address, title, telephone number, and email address.

The top finalists will be asked to submit a link to a recent unedited video of a voice lesson under their direction.

The deadline for applications is Friday, December 13, 2019.

Please direct any inquiries to Elisa Thompson, Administrative Assistant, 361-825-5523 or email elisa.thompson

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Posted: 10/17/2019
Application Due: 12/17/2019
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