The Department of Music at Smith College invites applications
for a three-year, non-tenure track Core Lecturer position in Vocal
Performance Studies, to begin July 1, 2022. We seek an active
performer with experience teaching studio voice in a variety of
vocal styles, from classical to contemporary, including popular
music. From both interpretive and technical perspectives,
candidates must demonstrate a successful record of teaching
students with a wide range of abilities and interests. The
responsibilities of this position include teaching weekly lessons
to 18 voice students each semester, coordinating voice studios with
other performance instructors, performing with colleagues as part
of the artistic programming of the department, and contributing to
the administration of the department and the college through
committee service and other activities. This non-tenure track
faculty position is renewable every three years, subject to the
needs of the College and job performance reviews. A Master's degree
in Music, or an equivalent combination of education and experience,
is required by the time of appointment. Candidates from groups
underrepresented in Music are encouraged to apply.
Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women's
college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching
and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding
scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and
through student-faculty research projects. The College is a member
of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt.
Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five
Colleges. The Smith College Department of Music features two choirs
and many other performing ensembles. Further details about the
Department of Music can be found at http:/
/ www.smith.edu/ music/.
Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff,
and curriculum is crucial to the mission and vision of the College.
We are committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation
in the application process for individuals with disabilities and
encourage applicants to request any needed accommodation(s). We
value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and
cultures, including, but not limited to, those based on ability,
age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race,
religion, sexual orientation, and veteran status.
Smith College is an EO / AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Women,
underrepresented racial groups, veterans and individuals with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/95603 with
a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three sample recordings (at least
one of which should be live and unedited), a diversity/inclusion
statement and two confidential letters of recommendation. Review of
applications will begin on October 22, 2021.