Assistant Professor of Voice

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Assistant Professor of Voice


Glenn Korff School of Music-1032

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The Glenn Korff School of Music in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine & Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a professional, comprehensive arts institution devoted to the advancement of music and dance, the preparation of the next generation of arts professionals, and service to the arts professions/institutions in the region, state, nation, and world. The Music/Dance Faculty consists of an outstanding array of internationally acclaimed artists and scholars who care deeply about their students (more than 400 students are enrolled currently) and who work in close collaboration to serve the mission of the Glenn Korff School of Music.

Degree programs include the BA, BM, BME, MM, and DMA with emphases in performance, composition, conducting, or jazz studies, along with the Ph.D. in Music Education, Piano Pedagogy, or Vocal Pedagogy. The endowments of the Glenn Korff School of Music and the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts support outstanding opportunities and travel for students, faculty members, and ensembles on an annual basis.

Located in the very heart of the United States, in one of America’s safest and most livable cities, Lincoln, Nebraska was recently named a “top college-town in America," the state flagship University’s proximity to local and regional offerings and airports makes the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s accessibility a true asset and advantage. The University is growing in size, scope, and diversity and is supported by a strong public-school system.

The downtown Lincoln arts campus is alive with performances and musical collaborations with college and professional orchestras, university instrumental ensembles, and local arts organizations. Performances are held in the attached 800-seat recital hall, the attached 2300-seat concert hall (recently named one of the finest college concert spaces in the country) plus a large host of nearby outstanding concert spaces, venues, and acoustically-alive sanctuaries.

The Glenn Korff School of Music in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Voice.

Duties and responsibilities:
Teaching: Teach applied voice, recruit and maintain a studio of outstanding graduate and undergraduate students (voice performance and music education), supervise graduate theses, dissertations, and recitals; teach courses in diction, repertoire, pedagogy, and other courses as determined by the needs of the School of Music.

Research/Creative Activities: Develop and maintain national/global profile in voice performance and/or pedagogy.

Service: Serve on faculty committees (School, College, and University), serve in professional organizations (NATS, College Music Society, etc.) and work in a collaborative and collegial fashion with faculty, staff, students, and administration.

Other: Perform additional duties as assigned by the Director of the Glenn Korff School of Music.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See:

Minimum Required Qualifications:

•Doctoral degree completed by the first day of employment, i.e., Monday, August 16, 2021.
•Collegiate teaching experience
•Evidence of recruiting ability

Preferred Qualifications:

•Commercial Contemporary Music teaching/performing experience
•Experience in the mentoring and advising of first-generation students and a diverse student body.

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How to Apply:

Click “Apply for this Job,” complete the information form, and submit the following documents:

•letter of interest addressing qualifications specific to this job description
•curriculum vitae
•names and contact information of three references

Do not submit recordings at this time. Semifinalists will be invited to upload digital video recordings of teaching demonstrations and rehearsals to a secure website for review by the search committee. (Finalists will be invited to campus for interviews and teaching demonstrations in Spring 2021 pending COVID regulations.)

The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and the Glenn Korff School of Music believe that diversity is important. We envision a faculty that will serve an increasingly diverse student body. To that end, we seek a diverse pool of candidates.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact:

Shelby Foged
[email protected]

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Faculty Tenure/Tenure Leading

Job Type:

9 Month

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Posted: 10/22/2020
Application Due: 4/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time