The School of Music in
the College of Music and Performing Arts at Belmont University is seeking applications for
a tenure-track faculty position in Commercial Voice at the rank of Assistant or
Associate Professor, beginning August 1, 2022. Belmont's School of Music is a
premier comprehensive music unit, nationally recognized for distinctive
programs and committed to high standards of artistic scholarship and
performance while championing innovation and stylistic diversity. The School of Music is seeking applications for
a faculty position in Commercial Voice beginning August 1, 2022
primary job responsibilities for this position include providing instruction in
undergraduate and graduate commercial applied voice and related courses in
performance and style and other courses as needed; direction of vocal ensemble
in the commercial genre may be included based on candidate’s background and
area of expertise. An annual teaching load would include a combination of applied
lessons and academic courses equaling a 24-hour teaching workload. Additional
primary responsibilities include academic advising, maintaining
scholarly/creative endeavors, student recruitment, and performing department,
college, and university service.
- Complete 24 workload hours, or equivalent, per academic year.
- Advise and mentor students in research and other class-related projects.
- Engage in activities to support the mission and vision of Belmont University and the college in which you teach.
- Participate in departmental and university committee work.
- Engage in scholarly activity and professional development.
- Advise students in course selection and degree completion.
- Participate in a local church and the community.
- Abide by all relevant university and/or department procedures and policies.
- Manage online grading system.
- Timely submission of book orders, if textbooks required.
- Maintain regular office hours.
- The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.
all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program
with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is
particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to
work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and
topical courses in this program. For additional information about the
position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to https://jobs.belmont.edu.
An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy,
and a Response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, Values, and “Five Ways of Being” must
be attached to complete the online application.
application process, applicants will be asked to attach a response to Belmont University’s
Mission, Vision, Values, and “Five Ways of Being” articulating how the
candidate’s knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to
contribute to a Christ-centered, student-focused university of learning, service
and give a brief statement of teaching philosophy.
two miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont University consists of
nearly 8,800 students who come from every
state and 33 countries. Consistently recognized by U.S. News & World
Report for innovation and commitment to undergraduate teaching, Belmont brings
together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a
Christ-centered and student-focused community of learning and service. As a
campus that aims to Let Hope Abound, the University is committed to producing
graduates who are Hope Inspiring, Character Forming, Future Shaping, Community
Engaging and Bridge Building people. With
more than 115 areas of undergraduate study, 41 master’s programs and five
doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand
an individual's horizon. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer committed to
fostering a diverse learning community of committed Christians from all racial
and ethnic backgrounds. Consistent with applicable civil rights law, the
University seeks employees of Christian faith who are committed to the mission
of the University. Belmont’s Office of Human Resources will conduct ongoing
evaluations of the means by which candidates for employment are sought, to the
end that the pool of candidates will include qualified women, minorities,
veterans and disabled individuals.
The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a
background check satisfactory to the University.