Visiting Assistant Professor of Music (Artist/Teacher of Voice)

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 12, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Music (Artist/Teacher of Voice) Requisition 202100027F Rank Visiting Assistant Professor FLSA status Exempt Hiring Salary

Highly competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Position Category Position Type Interim Full Time College College of Arts & Media Department School of Music Open Date 03/12/2021 Quicklink
Contact Name Christopher Michel Title

Chair, Visiting Artist/Teacher of Voice Search Committee,
School of Music, Sam Houston State University, Box 2208, Huntsville, TX 77341-2208

Contact Phone 936-294-1379 Contact Email
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

Duties: Teach undergraduate and graduate applied voice, actively recruit and maintain a thriving studio, maintain an active professional profile on a national level and assist with the organization and production of vocal area events. Teach other related subjects (Vocal Pedagogy, Diction, etc.) based on qualifications and departmental needs.

Educational Requirements for the Position

DMA (Doctor of Musical Arts) required. ( DMA must be completed by start date of employment)

Experience Required for the Position

All applicants will be considered, but particular interest will be given to those with a successful record of teaching of all voice types at the university level.

Other Requirements for the Position

All School of Music faculty members are expected to maintain a record of performances, service, and creative productivity that indicates continuing growth of national and international visibility. The applicant must work collegially and be committed to undergraduate education with a vision to grow an established graduate program

Special Instructions Summary

Submit application, letter of interest, vita, university transcripts, three current letters of recommendation, contact information for three additional references, and a list of URL’s of recent recordings including repertoire information and performance date to

Other supporting materials may be requested at a later date. Questions regarding the search may be directed to: Christopher Michel, Chair – Vocal Search Committee, School of Music, Sam Houston State University, PO Box 2208, Huntsville, TX 77341-2208

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • SHSU Website
    • SHSU Employee
    • Other
  2. If your response to the question above was 'Other' please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * What is your highest level of education?
    • High School/GED
    • At least 30 undergraduate credit hours, but have not obtained an Associates degree
    • Associates degree
    • At least 90 undergraduate credit hours, but have not obtained a Bachelors degree
    • Bachelors degree
    • At least 18 graduate credit hours, but have not obtained a Masters degree
    • Masters degree
    • Ph.D.
Candidate Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Media Presentation
  4. Transcripts
  5. Reference Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3

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