Assistant Professor of Music - Voice - Wheaton College-Illinois in Wheaton Illinois

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Wheaton College-Illinois

Wheaton, Illinois 60187

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Conservatory of Music at Wheaton College (Illinois) invites application for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in voice to begin August 2016.  Initial teaching responsibilities will include studio voice with possible assignments in vocal literature, class voice, vocal pedagogy, and/or opera workshop.

The successful candidate will be a Tenor, Baritone or Bass with a completed doctorate in music (or equivalent professional experience).  Candidates will evidence outstanding accomplishment, knowledge, and skill in performance, voice teaching and vocal health, and a comprehensive knowledge of standard vocal literature.  Priority will be given to candidates who can demonstrate evidence of strong interpersonal skills and collegiality, experience with successful recruitment strategies, and the ability to contribute to the liberal arts agenda of the college. 

Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant (  The College complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment.  Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.  Wheaton College is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

Individuals with interest in this position should send an initial letter and curriculum vitae to Voice Faculty Search, Conservatory of Music, 501 College Avenue, Wheaton, IL, 60187 or to email address,  In addition, please include a written response (300-600 words) to the Wheaton College Statement of Faith that describes your commitment to Christ, including your initial commitment, subsequent spiritual growth, and the expression of your faith in the life of the Church (  

Please do not send transcripts, letters of recommendation, credential files, or recordings unless requested. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Complete application forms will be mailed to promising candidates.

Fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, the Conservatory of Music employs 18 full-time and 35 part time music faculty.  Courses of study include the Bachelor of Music in performance, music history/literature, composition, pedagogy and elective studies in an outside field, as well as the Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Arts in music.  Wheaton College is located 25 miles west of Chicago affording a vibrant link to this world-class cultural center.

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Keyword Phrases

  • Tenor
  • class voice
  • Baritone
  • vocal pedagogy
  • Bass
  • opera workshop
  • vocal literature
  • studio voice
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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