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Assistant Professor of Voice

Augusta University

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Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor of Voice

Job ID: 265565
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time

Job Summary

Job ID: 265565

Position #: 20010593

The Katherine Reese Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Augusta University seeks a faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor. The selected candidate will teach undergraduate applied voice, direct the AU Opera Ensemble; recruit students, and build and maintain a professional profile that reflects the career of a distinguished teacher/performer. The ideal candidate will have the potential for national distinction as a performer with experience singing on the concert and operatic stage. The faculty member will have the potential for or demonstrated successful experience teaching voice in a university setting; willingness to attract and retain quality undergraduate voice students. This position is considered on tenure track.


Teaching - 80%
Teach undergraduate applied voice and direct the AU Opera Ensemble, teach coursework in areas of interest and specialty as needed, including opera and song literature, diction, and vocal pedagogy, recruit and retain high caliber voice students; contribute to the enhancement of all facets of the vocal area including vocal studios, opera/musical theater program and choral ensembles.

Scholarship - 15%
Build and maintain a professional profile that reflects the career of a distinguished teach/performer

Service - 5%
Serve on committees as assigned and have a willingness to attract and retain quality undergraduate voice students

Required Qualifications

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) or equivalent professional experience is required.

Assistant Professor- Terminal degree (or nearing its completion), or its equivalent in training, ability, and/or experience.

Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:

- Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation;

- Evidence of ability as a teacher;

- Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;

- Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,

- Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.

Preferred Qualifications

Soprano or Mezzo-Soprano preferred

National distinction as a performer

Experience singing on the concert and operatic stage.

Demonstrated successful experience teaching voice in a university setting


This position is academic year based and typically works August through May, depending on dates outlined in offer letter and yearly contract.

The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0.

Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.

Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Guidelines:

College/Department Information

The Katherine Reese Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences forms the heart of the liberal arts mission of Augusta University. We foster critical thinking about complex questions of the human experience; cultivate skills in written, verbal, and creative expression; promote active citizenship and community engagement; and prepare graduates for diverse careers in quickly changing globalized environments. Our faculty and staff share a deep commitment to developing the intellectual potential of our students. We offer many undergraduate degrees as well as select graduate and minor programs that allow our students to gain the knowledge and skills that will transfer to career success. Explore opportunities for growth, including undergraduate research, study abroad, internships, and community service.

About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.


Augusta University -

Our Summerville Campus:

2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide a course by course educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

Applications must be received no later than December 31, 2023. Interested candidates must complete an online application at and upload a single PDF file containing the following: a letter of application, CV, transcripts for all degrees received, three (3) letters of recommendation, and the names and phone numbers of at least three (3) additional references. A video recording with 3-5 different selections must be sent to: Dr. Marcel Ramalho de Mello, Department of Music, Augusta University, 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912. For more information, contact Dr. Marcel Ramalho de Mello at 706-737-1453 or Applicant screenings will begin in early January and continue until the position is filled.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

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