Employment Opportunities


Responsibilities: The University of Missouri School of Music seeks an Assistant Teaching Professor of Voice for the 2018-19 academic year. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track, annually renewable position. Duties include teaching individual applied lessons to undergraduate and graduate music majors, leading a weekly studio class, and vocal classes as needed (pedagogy, diction, etc). The successful candidate will fully participate in voice-area responsibilities and provide service to the School and the University, in keeping with expectations for faculty at the assistant teaching professor rank. 

Qualifications: Required qualifications include an MM in vocal performance and evidence of successful voice teaching at an advanced level. Experience beyond the master’s degree is desired, such as progress toward completion of the DMA in vocal performance, or professional performing experience as a vocal soloist.

Rank/Salary/Benefits/Start Date: Assistant Teaching Professor (full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-track position). Entry-level salary. Full benefits package provided. Appointment begins August 15, 2018.

Application: Please apply on line at:  http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic. Job opening # 25901. Use the online application and be prepared to upload your CV, cover letter, and a list with name and contact information for 3 references.  Applicants may contact the Chair of the Search Committee (tharpst@missouri.edu) with any questions about the job duties.  Contact Human Resource Services (muhrs@missouri.edu) for any questions about the application process. No other materials should be submitted at this time. Review of applications will begin March 31, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Music at the University of Missouri (MU): The MU School of Music comprises 39 full-time faculty members and 250 music majors, and offers a full range of bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music and music education.  MU is the oldest state university west of the Mississippi River and the flagship campus of the University of Missouri System. It is a Doctoral/Research Extensive institution, AAU member, and has a student body of over 32,000 students. MU is located in Columbia, a community of over 110,000 in mid-Missouri and a center of academic, cultural, medical, and business activity. Additional information about the School of Music is available at http://music.missouri.edu/.

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.  The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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