Lecturer in Opera

University of California Los Angeles

Part-Time Lecturer in Opera/Vocal Coaching

Job #JPF05446
  • Herb Alpert School of Music - MUSIC

Recruitment Period

Open April 14th, 2020 through Monday, Jun 15, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


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 coachings of graduate and undergraduate students. Candidates should have experience coaching (at minimum) 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. Additionally, applicants should have an established regional, national, and/or international reputation as a coach and rehearsal pianist. Experience with administrative duties in opera production and a post-baccalaureate degree is preferred.

The application deadline is June 15, 2020, with an anticipated appointment date of July 1, 2020. Applications should include a letter stating interest in the position and a philosophy of teaching, comprehensive resume or curriculum vitae, online audio and/or video links representing the applicant’s playing (if applicable), and names and contact information for at least three professional references.

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 and Affirmative Action Policy. http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • 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 (Optional)
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Online Audio and/or Video Links (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)