Tenure-track Faculty Position: Vocal Coach


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Baylor University announces a faculty opening for Vocal Coach.

Appointment date: August 2022.

Responsibilities: Coach vocal students on operatic, recital, and audition repertoire; teach diction or other related voice courses; assist the Musical Director for Baylor Opera Theatre, preparing productions as needed; serve as Musical Director of the Baylor Opera Theatre outreach production, attending and supervising all opera outreach performances; other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Extensive knowledge of and ability to teach English, French, Italian, and German diction in a classroom setting; excellent keyboard skills required; must work well in a collaborative environment; master’s degree required, but doctorate or equivalent professional experience preferred; coaching experience in a professional opera company (as a staff member or an apprentice artist) or in a university opera program preferred; ability and/or experience in coaching recital repertoire required.

Rank and Salary: Tenure-track position; appointment at Assistant Professor rank; salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Procedure: Screening of applicants will begin on January 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit electronically a letter of application; curriculum vitae; three current letters of recommendation; a list of additional references; complete academic transcripts, and an audio or video recording of recent performances of song or operatic repertoire via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/97841).

Please direct inquiries to: Dr. Deborah Williamson (Deborah_Williamson@baylor.edu), Chair of the Vocal Coach Search Committee.

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.


To apply for this job email your details to deborah_williamson@baylor.edu