This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: College/University
The Chapman University Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music is seeking applicants for a tenure track Associate Professor in the College of Performing Arts beginning in the 2014-15 academic year.
Primary duties and responsibilities include: 1. Serve as applied vocal area director; coordinate adjunct voice faculty including studio assignments; coordinate activities for the vocal department including student advising, Conservatory auditions and recruitment. 2. Teach applied voice and vocal pedagogy; other possible teaching responsibilities could include diction and song literature. 3. Assume an active leadership role in the recruitment of voice students. 4. Work in collaboration with the Dean, including the College administrative team members, and with the Conservatory Chair. 5. Contribute to the academic/artistic/creative community by participating in appropriate Conservatory, College and University committees, and other University service activities as assigned.
1. Doctorate degree in performance, pedagogy or related field required. 2. Extensive vocal teaching experience at the university level is expected. 3. A demonstrated history of program building and recruitment from high school and community college programs. 4. The candidate will need to demonstrate creative and/or scholarly activities commensurate with his or her level of experience in order to secure tenure. 5. Thorough knowledge and understanding of the preparation of college-level undergraduates and high school vocalists is essential.
Chapman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to providing career opportunities to all people, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.
Online Job posting: http://web.chapman.edu/jobs/job.aspx?id=580
Submission deadline is January 10, 2014. Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, at least three current letters of recommendation including contact information (phone and email). Additional materials such as teaching and performance CDs and DVDs may be requested at a later date. Do not send these materials until requested.
Electronic submissions are preferred. Materials should be directed to Katie Silberman at firstname.lastname@example.org
or to Search Committee – Director of Vocal Studies, Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music, Chapman University, One University Drive, Orange, California 92866. General inquiries may be directed to Dr. Peter Atherton, Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music, at email@example.com.
Chapman University, located in the heart of Orange County, California, offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Ranked in the top tier of western universities by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained national recognition with its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching. The Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music is part of the College of Performing Arts and consists of 19 full-time faculty members and approximately 58 adjunct instructors, many of whom are established professionals in Los Angeles and Orange counties. With a reputation for both academic and performance excellence, the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music has a student population of approximately 200 music majors and 60 music minors, with many non-majors also participating in its programs. More information about the College of Performing Arts and the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music is available at http://www.chapman.edu/music.