Assistant Professor of Music – Voice

The University of Mobile invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Music (Voice).  Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience.  The candidate will exemplify a strong Christian faith and exhibit a commitment to the University’s mission and core values.  The assistant professor will be expected to:

  1. Teach applied voice to undergraduate and graduate students with an emphasis on classical and crossover style, including musical theatre and contemporary commercial music (CCM);
  2. Teach other undergraduate and graduate courses in the Alabama School of the Arts,  beginning Fall 2023; possible areas of instruction include: diction, pedagogy, song literature;
  3. Stage direct one to two operas per year, in addition to producing a MT / Opera scenes program.
  4. Potential to serve as the Director of Opera, working with the voice faculty to select and cast appropriate operatic repertoire.
  5. Participate in weekly departmental graduate and undergraduate voice masterclasses;
  6. Perform in university concerts and programs, and in outside engagements in the community;
  7. Advise and mentor students;
  8. Serve on University committees;
  9. Post and keep office hours each academic period;
  10. Attend all University faculty meetings and required workshops;
  11. Attend all department and college/school faculty meetings;
  12. Assist with the recruitment, registration, and orientation of students;
  13. Submit syllabi, credit hour forms, textbook orders, and grades according to scheduled due dates;
  14. Attend and support University activities when possible;
  15. Attend mandated University activities, including but not limited to, commencement ceremonies;
  16. Accept additional responsibilities as assigned by the Dean of the Alabama School of the Arts and/or the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Required Education/Experience: A doctoral degree in music from a regionally accredited institution is required. Evidence of success as a stage director, performing artist and applied teacher at the collegiate level required. Candidates should have an ongoing commitment to teaching and performing. A review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application Materials Required: Letter of interest, completed University of Mobile Employment Application (found at ), current vita with references listed, and unofficial transcripts of all graduate work and undergraduate work must be submitted before candidate is considered.  Official transcripts can be sent later when position is offered.  Application materials should be sent to Dr. Kathryn Hedlund, Director of Vocal Studies, Alabama School of the Arts, University of Mobile, 5735 College Parkway, Mobile, AL 36613-2842.  Electronic submissions are preferred and may be sent to

The University of Mobile is a Southern Baptist-affiliated liberal arts university with an enrollment of approximately 1,500 students.  Candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to the mission of the Christian university and to the integration of faith and discipline.  More information may be found on the University website at .

The University of Mobile is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of the University of Mobile may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404)-679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (

The University holds membership with and is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248, 703-437-0700).

 The University of Mobile does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or age in the administration or application of its educational programs and policies, admissions policies, employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and university-administered programs.