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Artist/Teacher of Voice, Assistant Professor, Tenure Track - University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Whitewater, WI
Position: Artist/Teacher of Voice, Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Deadline: December 10, 2014
Posted: October 9, 2014

Job Description / Duties

Teach studio voice, diction for singers (incorporating IPA), vocal literature, and other courses depending on the needs of the department and the candidate’s expertise. Participation in departmental activities is expected, including performance in recitals, recruiting, and committee assignments.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate or equivalent performing and teaching experience (ABD considered). Demonstrated artistry in vocal performance. Record of successful studio teaching at the undergraduate level and ability to teach courses in vocal literature and foreign language diction. Strong commitment to recruitment. Piano skills suitable for studio and classroom teaching. An understanding of the needs of undergraduate music performance and music education majors.

Preferred Qualifications: Soprano, Mezzo, or Contralto; ability to teach opera scenes workshop and a vocal pedagogy course.

Additional Information

Submit a letter of application, complete vita, list of references, and three current letters of recommendation. Please send all materials electronically to Finalists will be asked to provide additional supporting materials. Review of completed applications will begin on December 10, 2014. The position will remain open until filled. Names of applicants may be disclosed unless applicants request otherwise. Names of finalists will be released. Date of Appointment: August 19, 2015

Salary: competitive and commensurate with experience

Contact Information

Dr. Robert Gehrenbeck, Chair, Voice Search Committee, Department of Music, University of Wisconsin–Whitewater,, 262-472-5629. Music Department phone: 262-472-1310; fax: 262-472 2808.

Employer Profile

The Department of Music, with over 160 music majors, 75 minors, and 32 full- or part-time faculty, is a division of the College of Arts and Communication, and is a fully accredited member of NASM. The Department offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music degrees with emphases in Music Education, Performance, and Theory/Composition.

The College of Arts and Communication serves a diverse population of students and embraces the principles and practices of Inclusive Excellence that are reflected in the University of Wisconsin System’s commitment to diversity and educational opportunity. We actively seek candidates who possess the interest and ability to work with students from diverse socio-economic, educational, and ethnic backgrounds.

The University of Wisconsin–Whitewater is a comprehensive university in the well-respected University of Wisconsin system. Established in 1868, the University has approximately 12,000 students enrolled in 50 undergraduate and 13 graduate degree programs. Located in southeastern Wisconsin near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance of the metropolitan areas of Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago. UW–Whitewater’s core values include: commitment to the pursuit of knowledge and understanding; development of the individual; personal and professional integrity; commitment to serve; and commitment to develop a sense of community, respect for diversity, and global perspectives. The University strives to create and maintain a positive and inviting environment for multicultural students, students with disabilities, and nontraditional students. See for more information.

UW–Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans. A criminal background check will be conducted as a contingency to employment. For UWW campus safety information, crime statistics, and annual security report, see or call the office of the Dean of Students: 262-472-1533 for a paper copy.