Faculty Vacancy in Voice

Oberlin College and Conservatory
Ohio, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Aug 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

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 experience;
  •  Appropriate academic credentials and/or professional experience;
  • Understanding of and commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging and the mission of Oberlin College.

Oberlin College offers a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits. 

Review of applications will begin on Octoer 15, 2021 and continue until position is filled.


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