This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: College/University
Teach applied voice (experience with classical and music theatre pedagogy required); coach and prepare student recitalists in classical and music theatre style; direct opera theatre program; provide academic advising to music majors; participate in faculty governance; and recruit voice students. Additional responsibilities may be assigned according to the candidate’s abilities and the needs of the institution. Keyboard proficiency will be considered a definite asset and choral experience considered helpful.
The successful candidate will be an experienced musician and teacher with a commitment to liberal arts education. An earned doctorate in music or ABD status, along with evidence of successful teaching and creative activity/research in vocal performance, music theatre, and opera, are necessary.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.
Applications should also include the following videos: recent personal performances (maximum of 15 minutes), a video of applied lessons demonstrating classical and music theatre pedagogy, and video footage of productions directed. Please submit videos as a YouTube link.
Salary: The position salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Submit all materials as a PDF file to:
Dr. Jon Secrest
Chair, Voice Search Committee
Ouachita Baptist University, Division of Music
Ouachita Baptist University is private, liberal arts, church-related institution with approximately 1,500 students. The University is located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, half way between Texarkana, Texas and Little Rock, Arkansas on Interstate 30. Faculty members are expected to share the institution’s commitment to both academic and Christian excellence. The University is dedicated to the principle of academic freedom. For further information: www.obu.edu