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Assistant Professor - Voice - The State University of New York at Fredonia

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Fredonia, NY
Position: Assisant Professor - Voice
Deadline: February 1, 2022
Posted: January 4, 2022

Job Description / Duties

The School of Music at the State University of New York at Fredonia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor whose duties will include studio voice teaching and other voice related coursework depending on skills and experience. The appointment begins August 2022. The Fredonia School of Music is a thriving program with approximately 600 undergraduate and graduate students. The curriculum prepares students for careers in music performance, music education, musical theater, sound recording, composition, jazz, and music therapy. All voice types are encouraged to apply. Preference may be given to candidates with voice types that complement the current voice faculty.

Reporting to the Director of the School of Music, the successful candidate will:
Serve the voice area in studio vocal instruction, and voice related courses in the candidate's specialty.
Be aware of, understand, and follow all university policies.
Contribute to curriculum development and refinement.
Provide academic advisement to students.
Participate in committees and provide service to the department, college, university, and profession.
Be active as a recruiter for the Voice Area.
Pursue professionally significant activities appropriate to his or her field of specialization.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Master’s degree in Music from an accredited institution plus a minimum three years' professional performance experience.
Demonstrated distinction in, and continued commitment to performance activity.
Demonstrated commitment and ability to work with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and constituents in support of campus and department mission.
A record of excellence in teaching applied voice at the collegiate level.
Demonstrated commitment to the university, division, and profession.
Commitment to community engagement.
Strong organizational skills.

Experience teaching voice related courses. Priority may be given to candidates with experience in Vocal Pedagogy and/or Voice Science
Doctorate in Music from an accredited institution.

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The State University of New York at Fredonia is one of the crown jewels in the 64-campus State University of New York system. Founded in 1826, Fredonia is a highly ranked comprehensive, selective, public, residential, liberal arts university that enrolls approximately 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 80+ majors and 50+ minors. Fredonia is consistently ranked as a top public university for academics, value, and social mobility. Fredonia is known for its strong academic programs, professional, award-winning faculty, a welcoming, inclusive atmosphere, and a strong focus on student success.

The 256-acre campus, known for beautiful green spaces and attractive architecture, is located one mile from the shore of Lake Erie in beautiful Western New York with ready access to fishing, swimming, and lakefront attractions. Fredonia is centrally located between several large metropolitan areas. It is one hour south of Buffalo and Niagara Falls, 45 minutes north of Erie, PA, and just 2 ½ hours from Pittsburgh, Cleveland, or Toronto.

Fredonia is a safe village community with beautiful Victorian homes situated in the heart of Western New York wine country. The location affords residents all four authentic weather seasons; warm and sunshine-filled, yet comfortable spring and summer, vibrant colors across rolling hills with the changing leaves of autumn, and the picturesque landscapes and accompanying outdoor activities of winter.

SUNY provides a competitive salary and benefits package.

Fredonia's faculty and staff focus on ensuring that all students will achieve the Institutional Learning Goals:

SKILLED Develop Intellectual and Applied Skills, Literacies and Knowledge
CONNECTED Engage Community and Diversity: Local Stewardship, Global Citizenship
CREATIVE Demonstrate Scholarship, Artistry, and Innovation
RESPONSIBLE Activate Sustainability, Ethics, Leadership, and Professionalism