Assistant Professor of Music – Voice

Oakland University
Rochester Hills, MI
Posted On:
October 18, 2017


Job Description Summary: 
The School of Music, Theatre and Dance invites applicants for an Assistant Professor of Music—Voice (Mezzo Soprano) beginning August 15, 2018. Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate applied voice; teach undergraduate and graduate diction; advising and helping graduating students pursue their career objectives. Successful candidates will have had college level experience teaching the subjects listed above, and will have a proven success record of teaching both classical and musical theatre styles. Experience and interest in other areas such as song repertoire and other voice related subjects are a plus. In addition, the successful candidate will have had an active performing career and demonstrate potential for continued success as a performer. Finally, an enthusiastic commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate students, a positive collaborative approach to working with fellow artists, and the ability to support students’ transition into the professional world are important considerations. 

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral research institution located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 132 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing. 

More information about the School of Music, Theatre and Dance can be found at 


Minimum Qualifications: DMA in Voice, Mezzo Soprano

How to Apply

Apply online: Special Instructions to Applicants: To apply, upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial acceptable), and a teaching statement. Questions may be directed to John-Paul White Chair, Voice Search Committee: To receive full consideration all materials should be received by December 1, 2017. PLEASE NOTE : 3 references are required. You will post references with contact information in this online application. Your references will be automatically contacted. To receive full consideration, reference letters and all supporting materials should be received by December 1, 2017.