This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): Ann Arbor, MI
Position: Assistant Professor/ Clinical Track, Department of Musical Theatre; Voice
Deadline: January 16, 2023
Posted: November 18, 2022
Job Description / Duties
Duties: The appointee will be expected to teach one on one voice lessons and provide a studio class weekly for musical theatre students from first-year through fourth year; provide vocal technique to address the foundational skills required in today’s musical theatre industry with a focus given to underrepresented repertoire and cultural styles; demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence; partner with departmental colleagues to create an innovative curriculum for students who seek to explore a range of educational opportunities and career pathways; recruit and retain students of exceptional promise and develop and maintain a visible profile on the national and international level as a performer and pedagogue. The appointed faculty will be expected to: teach in-person instruction, attend and participate in on-campus Musical Theatre performances, participate in faculty governance, attend faculty and departmental meetings, and serve on faculty, department, and university committees as appropriate.
Qualifications / Required Skills
Tenor or baritone preferred; A thorough knowledge of vocal pedagogy and musical theatre repertoire from Golden Age to Pop, Rock, Rap, R&B, Folk and Country; demonstrated ability to empower, advocate for, and value a broad range of students of diverse identities and experiences, as shown through pedagogy, mentoring, and related activities. Established expertise in teaching by having served as a faculty member at institution(s) of higher learning, presented master classes and maintained private studios. A Master’s degree in the Fine Arts or equivalent experience is required.
To Apply: Materials are only being accepted via Interfolio. Required documents to be uploaded are: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of professional and teaching activity, and a list of at least five current references with contact information. The School of Music, Theatre & Dance situates diversity as a core value and is dedicated to promoting access, equity, and inclusion for all individuals. In your application, please include a statement that describes how your research, creative activities, teaching, and/or service in the past, present, and/or future will advance the School's commitments. To apply, please visit Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/117741. Please ensure you upload documents to the position for which you are applying and not to your personal Interfolio account.
To apply, please visit Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/117741.
ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC, THEATRE & DANCE. As a comprehensive performing arts school set in one of the world’s finest public institutions of higher education, the School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) is deeply engaged in the creation, practice, scholarship, and pedagogy of music, theatre, and dance. We aim to provide leadership, nationally and internationally, in all three fields. We assert and celebrate the value of the arts to the mission of the University of Michigan. SMTD is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion as means of achieving and sustaining excellence.