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Fall 2021 Faculty Positions

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The University of Delaware School of Music announces an Adjunct Voice
position (
soprano, mezzo-soprano, or contralto; part-time, non-tenure track)
to begin August 31, 2021.

The successful candidate will join a thriving music program and Voice Area with a proud and long-standing tradition of excellence in music education and performance. The School of Music is committed to providing transformative teaching, inclusive programming, and collaborative opportunities for its approximately 350 music majors. The desired candidate would primarily demonstrate excellence as an applied teacher of voice, a background with evidence-based voice pedagogy practices, and facility and experience as a solo performer. A master's degree in music is required.

The primary responsibilities of the position will be to teach weekly applied lessons for undergraduate students majoring in music education and voice performance, to supervise recitals, and to hold a weekly repertoire (studio) class. Other teaching duties may be assigned based on the qualifications of the candidate and the needs of the department, such as the teaching of Diction, Voice Literature, or Voice Pedagogy. Preference will be given to applicants with established technical methodologies, demonstrated success in addressing functional singing deficiencies, and those with experience in both classical and CCM pedagogical styles. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with the Voice Area faculty and ensemble directors in performance and recruiting. To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by March 29, 2021.

Candidates are invited to submit:

  • a cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • links to two applied lesson teaching videos
  • a teaching statement/philosophy
  • a sample course or applied lesson syllabus
  • contact information for three references (phone and email)
  • links to representative online video or audio recordings of solo performances

Application Materials should be submitted via email attachment (single PDF files are preferred) to:

Dr. Blake Smith – Voice Area Coordinator –

The University of Delaware celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, race, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, (dis)ability status, military status, and other DE protected classes. The University of Delaware does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment as required by Title IX. UD is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with (dis)abilities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact Marguerite Mahoney, Administrative Assistant, The University of Delaware strongly encourages applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.

Advertised: February 25, 2021

Applications close: March 29, 2021

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Fall 2021 Faculty Positions
  • School of Music
  • Amy E. du Pont Music Building
  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-2578