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UCLA Music 2021-22 Part-Time Lecturer in Opera/Vocal Coaching

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer

Application Window

Open July 1st, 2021 through Thursday, Mar 31, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The UCLA Department of Music invites applications for a part-time lecturer position in opera/vocal coaching. Salary commensurate with applicant qualifications and experience; percentage of appointment commensurate with studio size.

Responsibilities will include individual and ensemble coaching of graduate and undergraduate students. Candidates should have experience coaching (at minimum) German, Italian, English and French languages and diction, with expertise and knowledge of the operatic repertoire of all eras. Extensive experience in preparing and performing new works is required. Additionally, applicants should have an established regional, national, and/or international reputation as a coach and rehearsal pianist.

The application deadline is August 31, 2021 for Fall quarter, November 30, 2021 for Winter quarter and February 28, 2022 for Spring quarter. The anticipated appointment date of October 1st, 2021 for Fall quarter, January 1, 2022 for Winter quarter and April 1, 2022 for Spring quarter. Applications should include a letter stating interest in the position and a philosophy of teaching, comprehensive resume or curriculum vitae, online video links representing the applicant’s playing, and names and contact information for at least three professional references.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    -Experience coaching German, Italian, and French languages and diction, with expertise and knowledge of the operatic repertoire of all eras.

    -Extensive experience in preparing and performing new works is required.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - State interest in position.

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional - Online Audio and/or Video Links

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Contact information only required for a minimum of 3 individuals.

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Campus Information

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA