Assistant Professor of Music/Coordinator of Vocal Studies

Purdue University Fort Wayne
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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Assistant Professor of Music/Coordinator of Vocal Studies

Requisition ID: 22936

Job Summary

Purdue University Fort Wayne, College of Visual and Performing Arts, in the School of Music is searching for an Assistant Professor of Music/Coordinator of Vocal Studies full-time tenure-track position to begin August 2023.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Exceptional benefits package.

QUALIFICATIONS: Completed doctoral degree in vocal performance and/or pedagogy; ABD considered. Teaching experience and a demonstrated commitment to teaching required.


Applied studio teaching and coordination of vocal area. Other duties determined by experience and strengths of successful candidate may include voice class, opera workshop, vocal literature, vocal pedagogy, or diction. Recruit and maintain a vibrant and visible voice studio. Develop regional and national visibility through vocal performances or research. Participate in performance with faculty colleagues as appropriate. Serve on departmental, college, and university committees. Other duties assigned by the Director of the School of Music. Teaching equivalent of 9 credit hours per semester with 3 credit hours released time for research/creative endeavor.

The University

Purdue University Fort Wayne is a comprehensive, metropolitan university that enrolls approximately 10,000 students. The College of Visual and Performing Arts, headed by a dean, consists of the Department of Art and Design, Department of Theatre, and School of Music. The School of Music is staffed by 23 full-time and 45 part-time faculty members. It enrolls 300 students in curricula leading to the Bachelor of Music Education, Bachelor of Music in Performance, Bachelor of Music in Music Technology, Bachelor of Science in Music and an Outside Field, Bachelor of Science in Music Industry, Bachelor of Science in Popular Music, Bachelor of Science in Music Therapy, and Master of Music Therapy degrees. The School of Music is housed in the beautiful Rhinehart Music Center featuring state of the art performance and rehearsal facilities and also in the Sweetwater Music Center on the campus of this music industry leader. Faculty members enjoy collaborative relationships with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Fort Wayne Children's Choir, Fort Wayne Community Band, and Voices of Unity, community partners in residence. The university and its music degrees have been fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and the American Music Therapy Association.

The Department

The School of Music is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including research, teaching and service/engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. The position is contingent upon available funding and a satisfactory background check. All candidates invited for a campus interview will be expected to perform a 20-25 minute recital, teach sample voice lessons, and give a 45-60 minute instructional student presentation.

Application Process

Send letter of interest; curriculum vitae with professional references; a 1-2 page teaching philosophy; evidence of teaching effectiveness; 15-20 minutes of recordings of recent performance(s) to: https: // Faculty/7720100/ Questions about this position should be directed to Dr. William Sauerland, Search Committee Chair.

Purdue University Fort Wayne is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Jan 22, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne

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