Assistant/Associate Professor of Applied Voice

Anderson University, South Carolina
South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 14, 2021
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The South Carolina School of the Arts at Anderson University invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor of Music in Applied Voice. The nine month position is available for August 2021 as Professional Path, with potential for Tenure Track appointment.  Anderson University is a comprehensive, liberal arts institution affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Candidates with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning are encouraged to apply.  Both rank and salary are commensurate with experience.

Expectations include gifted teaching, dynamic musical leadership, setting ambitious goals for students, and recruiting vocal music students.  Specific responsibilities include instructor of applied voice students and director of the Opera Workshop. The position includes additional graduate and undergraduate teaching responsibilities as determined by qualifications, institutional needs, and preference.

Qualifications: Significant professional experience in vocal performance and expertise in vocal pedagogy within diverse genres of classical music, contemporary commercial music, musical theatre and worship music. Candidates should demonstrate strong musicianship and a successful record of teaching at the collegiate level. Tenor, baritone or bass voice is preferred. A doctorate or nearly completed doctoral degree in music is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate the servanthood and collegiality necessary to build a vibrant voice studio within the South Carolina School of the Arts.

The South Carolina School of the Arts

The South Carolina School of the Arts at Anderson University is a nationally recognized school that offers robust training for professional visual, musical and theatrical artists who are serious about both their art and Christian faith.  We mentor students to develop their craft to its fullest potential so they may thrive professionally and serve others through the arts.  We believe that intense transformative mentorship inspires the current generation of student artists. Alumni are employed in the nation’s musical and theatrical centers and across the world.

The South Carolina School of the Arts offers Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education and Master of Music degrees with majors and concentrations in graphic design, painting and drawing, ceramics, art education, musical theatre, theatrical design, acting and directing, dance, commercial music, worship leadership, music education, and performance.  Each of the three departments within the South Carolina School of the Arts are fully accredited by their respective national accrediting agencies (NASM, NASAD, and NAST). 

The Department of Music

  • Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music
  • David Perry, Chair,
  • Current Music Major Enrollment: 150
  • Curriculum: 
Bachelor of Arts in Music
Bachelor of Music Education - Vocal/Choral or Instrumental
Bachelor of Music in Performance
Bachelor of Music in Worship Leadership
Bachelor of Music in Commercial Music
Master of Music in Music Education

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Potential candidates should email a letter of application, curriculum vita/resume, and contact information for three references to Dr. David Perry, Chair of the Department of Music:

About our Commitment to Diversity

Anderson University is committed to developing a diverse campus and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and biblical unity. Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs. In order to fulfill its purpose, the University may legally discriminate on the basis of religion in employment. The University has been granted exemption from certain regulations promulgated under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 which conflict with the University's religious tenets.

Please direct inquiries about our commitment to diversity to Dr. L. Dianne King, Associate Vice President for Student Development/Dean of Student Success/ Title IX Coordinator, Thrift Library Office 203, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621, (864) 231-2026, or to the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education at

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