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Open Rank, Tenure-Track Position (Studio Voice and Opera) in Music - Bucknell University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Other
State/Province: Lewisburg, PA
Position: Open Rank, Tenure-Track Position (Studio Voice and Opera) in Music
Deadline: October 11, 2014
Posted: September 11, 2014

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The Department of Music at Bucknell University seeks applications for a tenure track, open rank position in Studio Voice and Opera. The appointment may be made at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor depending upon the appointee's previous experience. The teaching load for the position is the equivalent of five courses per year, with studio voice and direction of the opera company comprising approximately four-fifths of that load. Additional teaching opportunities would depend upon the needs of the department and the expertise of the appointee. The successful candidate will pursue an active scholarly agenda having solo vocal performance as a principle focus. The department is committed to diversity and inclusiveness; materials candidates submit should include discussion or evidence of their experience in these areas.

Candidates are expected to have a doctorate or Master's degree and ABD in vocal performance or vocal pedagogy, as well as successful college-level teaching experience in studio voice and experience with opera direction.

Start date: August 2015

Applications must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three (3) recent letters of recommendation. Additional materials will be requested at a later date.


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ABOUT BUCKNELL Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that also offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an appealing Victorian-style town ranked as one of America's best small towns. The Lewisburg area offers a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, small-town charm, and appealing amenities such as restaurants, art galleries, an art deco theater, museums, and boutiques. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.

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