Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Music and Director
of Choral Activities
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The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification
research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality
undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located
in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8
miles from the Atlantic coast and is convenient to New Hampshire’s
lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000
students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90
undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University
actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified
individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and
cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and
The UNH Diversity Resource Guide with information and
programming available in the seacoast area, New Hampshire, and the
region can be found here: https://www.unh.edu/hr/diversity-resource-guide
The Department of Music at the University of New Hampshire is
seeking applicants for a benefits-eligible, full-time tenure track
Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities.
The University of New Hampshire actively creates and nurtures a
dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of
differing perspectives, identities, life experiences and cultural
backgrounds pursue goals with mutual respect and a shared spirit of
- Conduct and direct all choirs.
- Teach courses at all levels of the curriculum, including core
and upper level courses. Teach choral methods and other courses
dependent upon the qualifications of the candidate and departmental
- Actively recruit students for the music department. Maintain
and build relationships with public school and private voice
teachers in the region. Actively participate in NHMEA, ACDA and
other choral/vocal professional organizations.
- Serve as an innovative scholar, artist, and leader in choral
music, committed to increasing equity in, and access to, choral
music for all learners.
- Consistently program works by underrepresented composers and
living composers, supporting DEI goals of the Music
- Display a commitment to the principles of community,
creativity, and collaboration.
- Perform service to the department and university by serving on
committees and other activities.
Applicants should be prepared to provide the following at the
time of application:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- unofficial transcripts
- 1-2 page diversity statement
- Video documentation of both rehearsal and performance via a
document that provides links to online platforms such as YouTube,
Vimeo, or personal website
- Contact information for 3-5 references to provide confidential
letters of recommendation
Applications must be received no later than
January 31, 2022
- Appropriate Doctorate (or equivalent extensive professional
experience). ABD will be considered.
- Collegiate teaching experience preferred, as well as
demonstrated success leading pre-collegiate ensembles.
- Preferred experience with vocal ensemble repertoire and
techniques that lie outside traditional collegiate choral
- A commitment to sustain and advance the goals of the
institution’s diversity of students, faculty, and staff.
Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which
includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time
A background check will be required as a condition of
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The Department of Music’s mission is to advance the art of music
and its related disciplines, promoting opportunities for creative
and scholarly innovation, while preserving diverse repertories and
cultural traditions. The Department is dedicated to excellence in
teaching, research, creative expression, and service. In addition,
it strives to advance musical culture among residents of the state
and region, as well as within the UNH community. The 120 students
in the Department of Music maintain a balance between performance,
music education, and academics within a liberal arts tradition.
The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal
Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The
University System is committed to creating an environment that
values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus
communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals
who will help us achieve this mission. The University System
prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion,
sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status, genetic
information, and political orientation. Application by members of
all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent
upon eligibility to work in the U.S.