Visiting Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Studies

The University of Tampa
Tampa, FL
Type of Position: 
Application Deadline: 
Friday, April 7, 2023

The Music Department within the College of Arts and Letters at The University of Tampa seeks a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Studies. The primary responsibilities of this position are to conduct the Chamber Singers (UT’s premiere mixed, auditioned choir) and the select women’s choir Camerata. We seek a faculty member with a passion for teaching who will work to grow and maintain a high quality collegiate choral program, as well as participate in recruitment activities on and off campus. Additional responsibilities include teaching aural skills, choral conducting, and choral methods courses (depending on experience), as well as teaching general education courses such as Music Fundamentals and Music for Life (music appreciation) if necessary.


The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially-based private institution of more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students.  The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa's dynamic central business district, which is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area.  UT reflects this vibrancy; with 24 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 260 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and more than 100 countries, and "Top Tier" ranking in U.S. News & World Report.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in music
  • At least one degree (or degree concentration) in choral conducting
  • Demonstrated record of teaching experience at the college level


Preferred Qualifications

  • DMA in choral conducting
  • Evidence of and/or commitment to outreach and recruitment
  • Demonstrated success leading a choral program
  • Experience collaborating with colleagues in the instrumental and vocal programs


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.


For further details, and to apply, please visit our website at

Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, graduate degree transcripts, hyperlink/URL to a 15-minute video of your rehearsing a choir, hyperlink/URL to a video of your conducting a choral performance and contact information for three professional references.


The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, or any other non-job related criteria. The University of Tampa recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.


Compensation and Benefits: 

Commensurate with Experience

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