The Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College invites
applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in
Voice, beginning with the 2022–23 academic year.
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, music history, historical performance, electronic and
computer music, and jazz studies. Graduate programs leading to the
Master of Music in conducting, Master of Music in historical
performance, and Master of Contemporary Chamber Music.
Performance and artist diplomas are also offered.
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 of all voice types;
- Significant professional, ongoing performance
- Appropriate academic credentials and/or professional
- Understanding of and commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion
and belonging and the mission of Oberlin College.
Oberlin College offers a competitive compensation package with
Review of applications will begin on Octoer 15, 2021 and continue
until position is filled.