1+ months

Lecturer in Voice and Opera

Lexington, KY 40507
Apply Now
Apply on the Company Site
Job Title Lecturer in Voice and Opera
Requisition Number FE02634
Working Title
Department Name 8X231: Opera
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education

A Master’s degree in music is required (doctorate or ABD preferred)

Required Related Experience

Evidence of effective voice studio teaching in classical and musical theatre genres as demonstrated by a record of students’ success. A minimum of two years teaching experience working with developing and advanced voices in an applied studio setting is required. Candidates with significant professional international/national performance experience in opera, concert, and musical theatre performance, as well as evidence of working in a professional academic setting, will also be strongly considered. The faculty in the School of Music are a mutually supportive community; the ability to collaborate professionally and collegially with colleagues is an important component of this position.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The University of Kentucky is seeking a Lecturer in Voice, to begin in Fall 2021. Primary responsibility will be to teach weekly applied voice to undergraduate and graduate performance and music education majors, as well as musical theatre certificate students; conduct weekly studio classes; instruct in song, opera literature, and music theatre repertoire, and engage in recruitment activities. Candidates will also be expected to participate in annual School of Music admissions auditions and end-of-semester jury exams, and collaborate with the voice faculty to provide an appropriate, well-rounded, and individualized performance curriculum. Possible secondary responsibilities in class voice, opera production, and/or other areas may be considered, depending on candidate’s expertise. Candidates with significant international/national professional experience in opera and musical theatre performance are especially encouraged to apply. All voice types considered – Tenor, Baritone or Bass preferred. All applicants should provide evidence of a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity, as well as excellence in teaching diverse student populations, including first‐generation college students.

The School of Music has 53 full-time faculty, with an enrollment of over 400 students. The School of Music offers baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in music performance, music education, musicology/ethnomusicology, and theory/composition, as well as a master’s degree in music therapy. The School is a member of the National Association of Schools of Music. More information can be found at http://finearts.uky.edu/music.

When prompted in the employment system, applicants will submit the following materials: cover letter, curriculum vitae, and video link(s) of recent performances (upload under Specific Request 1). Please also include the names and contact information for three additional references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit reference letters within the employment system. Applicants should be prepared to submit video(s) of teaching individual lessons of treble and TBB voices. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2021-05-13 Expires: 2021-08-13

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

  • Salary Questions

    Find out how your paycheck compares by industry, function, location, and more.

    Check Right Now

  • Tips for ABLE Grads

    From creating the perfect resume to nailing the interview, this article is a must-read before you start your Job Hunt.

    Get Started Now

  • Set Up Your Job Alerts

    Be alerted when a job is posted that fits your professional criteria.

    Set Up Your Alerts Right Now

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Lecturer in Voice and Opera

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast