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Assistant Professor: Voice (soprano/mezzo-soprano preferred) - Sunderman Conservatory of Music at Gettysburg College

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Gettysburg, PA
Position: Assistant Professor: Voice (soprano/mezzo-soprano preferred)
Deadline: February 13, 2015
Posted: February 2, 2015

Job Description / Duties

The Sunderman Conservatory of Music at Gettysburg College requests applications for a Coordinator of Vocal Studies: Assistant Professor of Music, tenure-track.

We seek a coordinator of vocal studies with a strong record of teaching and performance whose primary responsibilities include teaching applied voice for music majors/minors and directing opera workshop. Additional teaching responsibilities may include vocal literature, vocal pedagogy, diction, chamber music, and other assignments commensurate with the candidate's strengths and institutional needs. As coordinator of vocal studies, the successful candidate will collaborate with vocal and choral faculty/staff to assign studio placements, organize and lead weekly voice studio classes, and audition non-major and minor voice students. As an active performer, the successful candidate is expected to provide an exemplary artistic model through solo and/or collaborative performance on and off campus. Academic advising and participation in college governance and music admissions activities (i.e., recruiting and auditioning students) is expected of all faculty. Candidates may learn more about how we attract strong musicians and scholars who thrive in the stimulating environment of a liberal arts college by visiting our website:

Qualifications / Required Skills

Evidence of significant performance and collegiate teaching. Doctoral degree in performance preferred; MM with equivalent experience and expertise considered.

Additional Information

Application Process: Review of applications will begin February 13, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, links to online recordings of recent performances, contact information for at least three references, and a one-page statement of philosophy of undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting. Letters of recommendation and official transcripts will be requested later in the application process. Mail materials in hard copy to Voice Search Committee c/o Shelley Stoner, Administrative Assistant, Sunderman Conservatory, Gettysburg College, Campus Box 403, 300 North Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325.

Starting date: August 2015

Salary: Commensurate with background and experience.

Contact Information

Brent Talbot
Voice Search Co-chair
Sunderman Conservatory at Gettysburg College
300 N Washington ST #403
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Employer Profile

Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of 2,600 students. Gettysburg College celebrates diversity and welcomes applications from members of any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy. The College assures equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or disability.