This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: College/University
The Department of Music seeks a dynamic faculty member with a commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education, with excellent teaching and recruiting skills, to serve as Assistant Professor of Vocal Studies and Director of Opera. This is a tenure-track position beginning Fall 2018.
The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate applied voice to students majoring in music whose primary instrument is voice. The successful candidate may also teach advanced undergraduate courses in the instructor's area of specialization with consideration for departmental needs.
Tenor, Baritone, or Bass
DMA in vocal performance preferred, or equivalent professional experience and proven artistry as a performer. ABD may also be considered.
Demonstrated excellence teaching undergraduate applied voice.
Record of creative activity (performance) and/or scholarship
Experience in operatic stage directing preferred.
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Expertise in operatic direction preferred.
Professional singing experience preferred.
Successful teaching experiences at the college level.
Necessary skills in lyric diction.
Teach undergraduate applied voice, including teaching and coaching vocal performance in scene study, solo, and audition techniques.
Conduct, coordinate, and administer the Flora L. Thornton Opera Program.
Direct the annual opera production.
Collaborate with faculty on the Heidelberg Summer Music Program
Pepperdine University was established in 1937 by Mr. George Pepperdine, a Christian businessman, who stressed the desirability of a complete education built on a Christian value system. The institution is committed to the ideals of the founder. Successful candidates must demonstrate an active commitment to Pepperdine's Christian mission and heritage. Located near Los Angeles in Southern California, Pepperdine University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute through their teaching, research and service to the diversity and excellence of the University and our surrounding community.
Pepperdine University is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law. Pepperdine is religiously affiliated with the Churches of Christ. It is the purpose of Pepperdine to pursue the very highest employment and academic standards within a context that celebrates and extends the spiritual and ethical ideals of the Christian faith. While students, faculty, staff and members of the Board of Regents represent many religious backgrounds, Pepperdine reserves the right to seek, hire, and promote persons who support the goals and mission of the institution, including the right to prefer co-religionists who are active members in a Church of Christ congregation.