Full Time Tenure-Track
Assistant Professor of Music - Vocal Faculty
Department of Music


The Department of Music invites applications for a full-time tenure-track soprano, mezzo soprano, or alto assistant professor with an earned doctorate in music to begin August 2016. Teaching duties include teaching private voice to undergraduate voice majors, minors and graduate students in the Master of Arts in Applied Music Pedagogy Program. Duties may also include teaching vocal pedagogy and vocal repertoire, diction, and other courses to meet departmental need. Candidates will evidence outstanding accomplishment, knowledge, and skill in performance, voice teaching and vocal health, and a comprehensive knowledge of standard vocal literature.  Previous university teaching experience is highly desirable, as is a demonstrated interest in voice science/Vocology. Service to the department, university, community, and profession is expected.


Interested applicants should send

  • an initial letter
  • curriculum vitae,
  • three letters of recommendation specific to the position
  • graduate transcripts,
  • web links to video or audio of unedited recent performances
  • a statement of personal teaching philosophy.

Send to: Voice Search Committee music@neiu.edu
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Northeastern Illinois University is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music.


Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as well as other qualified individuals. Northeastern Illinois University positions are contingent upon the University's receipt of its State of Illinois appropriation.