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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, VOICE - TENURE-TRACK - The University of Southern Mississippi

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Hattiesburg, MS
Position: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, VOICE - TENURE-TRACK
Deadline: January 15, 2014
Posted: November 18, 2013

Job Description / Duties

The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position as an assistant professor of voice in the School of Music in the College of Arts and Letters.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Candidate will teach applied voice, recruit undergraduate and graduate voice majors and maintain an active performance schedule. Other duties may be assigned based upon the needs of the department and the candidate's interests and areas of expertise.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Candidate will teach applied voice. Classroom teaching assignments may include vocal pedagogy and diction, vocal literature, opera workshop or other classes as assigned. He/she must maintain an active performance schedule at national and international levels. Successful recruitment of undergraduate and graduate voice students is a critical component of this position.

Qualifications / Required Skills

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE:
1. Doctorate required
2. A strong commitment to teaching and the recruitment of outstanding students
3. Proven artistry and significant experience as a performer
4. Evidence of successful teaching

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1. A history of successful applied teaching at the collegiate level is preferred.
2. Tenor, baritone or bass voice is preferred.

Additional Information

Location: Hattiesburg campus
Start Date: Monday, August 18, 2014

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
To ensure full consideration, complete application materials should be uploaded to the Southern Miss website at https://jobs.usm.edu (job posting # 0002902). Review of applications shall begin January 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.

REQUIRED MATERIALS:
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum vitae
3. A list of courses taught and/or qualified to teach
4. Transcripts
5. Contact information for three (3) references
6. Reference list with contact information

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
To ensure full consideration, complete application materials should be uploaded to the Southern Miss website at https://jobs.usm.edu (job posting # 0002902). Review of applications shall begin January 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.

ADDITIONAL APPLICATION MATERIALS:
A CD or DVD recording, preferably of live performances; you may also provide links to YouTube clips for the committee to view (preferred). If mailing CDs or DVDs, please mail to

The University of Southern Mississippi
School of Music
ATTN: Administrative Assistant
118 College Drive #5081
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001

Note: A DVD with teaching samples will be requested from semi-finalists.

Salary: $50,000 annual

Contact Information

https://jobs.usm.edu (job posting # 0002902)

Employer Profile

UNIVERSITY/DEPARTMENTAL INFORMATION:
Excellence in teaching, research and artistic activity and service to the university are essential for gaining eligibility for tenure and promotion at The University of Southern Mississippi.

The School of Music offers a comprehensive music program of 475 majors. It has approximately 42 full-time faculty, 15 part-time faculty, 62 graduate assistants and eight professional staff. It sponsors more than 250 recitals, concerts, performances and lectures every year. Degrees offered include the PhD in music education, DMA in conducting or performance, MM, MME, BM, BME and BA.

Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-extensive university fulfilling its mission of being a leading university in engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities. The University of Southern Mississippi, which enrolls approximately 17,000 students each year, is the only dual-campus university in Mississippi with campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach. Five additional teaching and research sites are located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and in Meridian. Learn more at www.usm.edu.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

Employment Eligibility Requirements: All contracts of employment at The University of Southern Mississippi are subject to final approval by the Board of Trustees of the Institutions of Higher Learning for the state of Mississippi. Offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist passing the necessary background investigation(s). The type of background investigation varies by position and is intended to protect the assets, employees and students of The University of Southern Mississippi. All foreign nationals are subject to approval by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. Additionally, all employees at the university must possess a United States Social Security number.

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