Associate Professor of Music

Boston University
Boston , Massachusetts, United States
30 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 9829/H2917

Job Description

Boston University's College of Fine Arts - School of Music seeks a voice teacher at the rank of Associate Professor to join the Voice Department. Preference is for a male voice, especially a tenor. The successful candidate will possess a substantive performance profile at a national level of achievement, evidence of student/alumni success at the college level, teaching experience in voice performance courses such as song literature, special topics, or vocal pedagogy, and administrative and leadership experience within an academic environment. This is a non-tenure track position.

The position requires vocal instruction of both male and female students in the undergraduate (BM) and graduate (MM, DMA) vocal performance programs as well as the Performance Diploma and Opera Institute certificate programs. The successful candidate will show evidence of collegial and professional working relationships within voice/choral/opera realms, and exhibit aptitude for and interest in the potential for eventually chairing the department of voice performance.

Anticipated date of appointment: July 1, 2018

Required Skills

Terminal degree or demonstrated professional equivalent required; previous teaching at the college level required.


Qualified applicants should submit:

  • Cover letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • List of at least three references who may be contacted
  • Three letters of recommendation sent directly from recommenders not listed as references.

Selected candidates will be asked to provide a video-recording of 30-40 minutes of performance, including repertoire in contrasting styles and languages.

Complete applications must be received no later than November 1, 2017. All materials should be sent via email to Beth Barefoot, Administrative Assistant-Voice Search,

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston , Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular