Faculty Position Announcement: Adjunct Lecturer in Jazz Voice

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
Department of Jazz Studies

Adjunct Lecturer in Jazz Voice

Appointment:  beginning August 2013

Provide instruction equivalent to no more than 0.67 FTE, including individual vocal instruction to undergraduate and graduate jazz studies voice majors and/or courses related to vocal jazz.

Master’s degree in music preferred; equivalent professional experience will be given equal consideration. Experience teaching college-level vocal jazz courses is expected, as well as demonstrated ability to interact effectively with students and faculty in related disciplines. Established reputation as a jazz vocalist including both live performance and recordings. Ability to teach and demonstrate vocal technique in contemporary jazz voice repertoire, standards, and the Great American Songbook, as well as other contemporary styles. Ability to diagnose and correct physiological and technical issues that affect young singers. Ability to effectively and efficiently rehearse and direct a vocal jazz ensemble and conduct the ensemble in highly artistic performances. Ability to create original, contemporary arrangements for vocal ensemble (or solo singer with backup vocals) is also highly valued.

Salary and Rank
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The rank will be Adjunct Lecturer (non-tenure track). One-year appointment with possibility of a multiple-year appointment.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae and a list of references electronically. Please also include links to representative recordings via dropbox, youtube, or another file-sharing service. Send all materials by email to:

Helena Walsh
Jazz Studies Department Assistant

The committee will begin reviewing applications October 15, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.

To learn more about Jazz at Indiana University, visit music.indiana.edu/jazz

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