Visiting Faculty in Voice

Oberlin College
Ohio, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 19, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College invites applications for a one-year visiting faculty position in Voice for the 2021–22 academic year.

*This is a three-quarter-time (0.75 FTE) position. The final FTE may potentially be adjusted upward, depending on the successful candidate’s interest and availability, and the teaching needs of the Division.

The Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, founded in 1865, is the nation’s oldest continuously operating conservatory, and the only major music school in the country linked with a preeminent liberal arts college. Students are enrolled in undergraduate programs leading to the Bachelor of Music in performance, composition, electronic and computer music, jazz, music history, and historical performance. The Conservatory also offers Performance and Artist Diplomas in performance areas, an Artist Diploma in Piano Technology, and a postgraduate program in Recording and Audio Production.

The Vocal Studies Division, which includes members of the Voice and Opera departments, Conducting and Ensembles Division, and Keyboard Studies Division, specializes in training undergraduate singers through private voice instruction, opera productions, choral ensembles, and vocal coaching. Previous graduates enjoy distinguished careers, winning major competitions and appearing regularly in the world’s most important venues. Interested students also have the opportunity to engage in Oberlin’s legacy of excellence in music education and social justice by taking classes in the Division of Pedagogy, Advocacy, and Community Engagement (PACE).

●Provide individual instruction for voice majors and teach related courses as necessary.

●Capacity to recruit, teach and mentor a diverse student body of the highest quality.

●Participate in departmental auditions, advising examinations and meetings as scheduled.


● Demonstrated ability and accomplishment as a dynamic studio teacher for all voice types.
●Significant professional, ongoing performance experience.

●Appropriate academic credentials and/or professional experience.

●Understanding of and commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging and the mission of Oberlin College.

Please see the Oberlin job site for full details.


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