Full-time Faculty, Voice - Berklee College of Music in Boston Massachusetts

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Berklee College of Music

Boston, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Berklee College of music invites nominations and applications for a full-time faculty member in the Voice Department. The ideal candidate will demonstrate significant professional accomplishment, knowledge, and skill in vocal performance in a variety of contemporary styles. They will be committed to excellence in voice teaching with an acute awareness of vocal health and wellness, and enjoy working in a campus climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. This is a nine-month, full-time, non-tenure-track position with initial appointment to begin September 1st, 2016. Ranking and compensation is commensurate with professional experience, competencies, and qualifications.


  • Teach applied voice in both individual private lessons and group vocal ensembles/labs in a variety of contemporary styles
  • Guide students in the development of efficient vocal technique - serving as a mentor and role model
  • Develop customized student strategies for maintaining vocal health and wellness, including physical and vocal warm-ups, and other targeted preventative measures
  • Advise students, carry out scholarly and creative activity, and provide service to the Voice Department, College, community, and profession
  • Contribute to curriculum development and review
  • Serve on Department, Division, and/or College committees as assigned
  • Contribute to Voice Department-sponsored special events
  • Assist the Department in recruitment and retention of students
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Department Chair(s)


  • A minimum of 5-years effective teaching experience and curriculum development at the college level
  • A record of significant professional performing experience and/or recordings as a vocalist
  • Evidence of current performing and professional development
  • Expertise and/or comprehensive knowledge of several different contemporary musical styles
  • Piano accompanying skills sufficient to support vocal instruction are required
  • Demonstrated interest in voice science and contemporary vocal pedagogy
  • Strong command of technology and PA systems to support teaching and learning
  • Aptitude for embracing cultural diversity in individuals, teaching perspectives, and curriculum
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to excel within a team-oriented departmental culture
  • Masters of Music or equivalent professional experience required


Berklee College of Music is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

Keyword Phrases

  • Full-time Faculty, Voice
  • Learning lab for the music of today
  • Cultivating the musicianship of all students
  • Holistic and constantly evolving diversity
  • Music (vocal)
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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