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Assistant Professor- Applied Voice - Missouri Western State University

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Saint Joseph, MO
Position: Assistant Professor- Applied Voice
Deadline: February 8, 2018
Posted: January 9, 2018

Job Description / Duties

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR- APPLIED VOICE - (tenure-track position) to begin August 2018. Primary responsibilities include applied voice instruction, classroom teaching, and active recruiting of music majors and performers. REQUIRED: Doctorate in Music with emphasis in voice performance, vocal pedagogy, or vocal music education; significant professional experience as a vocalist; demonstrated success teaching applied voice at the college level; and piano skills sufficient to conduct lessons without an accompanist. PREFERRED: Performance experience in classical musical and musical theatre (or another contemporary commercial genre); pedagogical methodology incorporating classical and contemporary commercial vocal styles, especially musical theatre; and experience teaching any of the following courses: Opera/Musical Theatre Workshop, Class Voice, Vocal Methods, Vocal Pedagogy, Vocal Literature, Singers’ Diction, Elementary/Secondary Music Methods, and/or other specialized courses. The successful candidate should possess a strong commitment to teaching, advising and mentoring undergraduate students in an open-enrollment institution committed to applied learning, while remaining dedicated to sustained creative and scholarly activity. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. An appointment is not final until all documents are provided. Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, vita, unofficial transcripts, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information only for at least three professional references electronically to: Optional documentation may be submitted, as well: links to video/audio recordings of performances demonstrating musical theatre and classical styles, evidence of successful teaching (i.e. syllabi, teaching evaluations, and/or links to video samples of teaching). For full consideration, please submit all materials by February 8, 2018. Review will continue until filled. EOE

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