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University of Rochester Assistant Professor - Artist-Teacher of Jazz Voice - 234958 in Rochester, New York

Assistant Professor - Artist-Teacher of Jazz Voice

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Eastman School Music

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 ESM Jazz & Contemporary Media


The Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester invites nominations and applications for a new, full-time position as Artist-Teacher of Jazz Voice , beginning on 1 July 2023. The selected candidate will have an initial part-time appointment, beginning in summer 2022, to develop the new Jazz Voice track within the undergraduate Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media.

The successful candidate will have a strong reputation on the national or international level as both a performing artist and teacher. They may hold advanced degrees and/or equivalent professional experience. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teach private lessons to jazz voice majors;

  • Direct jazz vocal small groups;

  • Direct the jazz vocal ensemble;

  • Teach Jazz Styles and Analysis for Jazz Voice.

  • Depending on the candidate’s unique expertise, other responsibilities may include teaching jazz history, jazz theory, improvisation, technology/production skills, or other areas of specialty.

Review of applications begins on 11 March 2022 . To receive full consideration, please email a letter of application, curriculum vitae, documentation of your students’ professional achievements (if applicable), and up to three recordings of performances (send audio recordings via mp3 and video recordings via mp4 formats as attachments, or provide a video link [YouTube]) to ; please indicate Jazz Voice Search , followed by Your Name , in the subject line of your email. Please also arrange for three current confidential letters of recommendation from prominent performers/teachers to be sent to the same address.

The Eastman School of Music seeks to create a musical community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. Eastman has a long commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and strives for continuous improvement in this area. Our diverse alumni have occupied some of the most esteemed positions in the music world, and programs and partnerships like Eastman Pathways, ROCmusic, and the Gateways Music Festival greatly enrich the academic and musical life of our community. We encourage applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and demonstrates a commitment to issues of diversity, inclusion, access, and equity in higher education. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourage applications from groups underrepresented in higher education to consider making Eastman School of Music their musical and professional home.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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