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Assistant Professor of Music, Voice-Area Coordinator - Ripon College

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: Ripon, WI
Position: Assistant Professor of Music, Voice-Area Coordinator
Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: September 7, 2018

Job Description / Duties

The Ripon College Department of Music invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2019. We seek candidates to lead a growing voice area within a music curriculum focused on music education. The teaching load centers on studio voice lessons and Group Voice Class, with additional courses in diction, vocal pedagogy, music history, and world music. This position requires a moderate level of piano proficiency. Successful candidates will demonstrate the desire and ability to contribute to the institution’s distinctive Catalyst curriculum (https://www.ripon.edu/catalyst/). In particular, we seek candidates who demonstrate a strong commitment to promoting diversity, equality, and inclusion. Preferably, this faculty member will contribute a Catalyst course focusing on intercultural competence through the lens of music. Additionally, this position includes coordinating the Chamber Music and Jazz at Ripon performing arts series, supervision of student recitals, coaching musical theater productions, and the potential to develop an opera scenes program.

Interested applicants should submit the following as a single .pdf to voicesearch@ripon.edu: an application letter, curriculum vitae, and a 1-page statement addressing methods or experiences that foster a diversity of ideas and promote an inclusive environment in the classroom and institution as a whole. Additionally, applicants should send a link to a video recording of 10–15 minutes of vocal performance demonstrating contrasting styles. Please include titles and composers.

Letters of recommendation and official transcripts may be requested at a later date.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Ripon College is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, to provide a diverse and inclusive culture to best support our students, athletes, faculty and staff, and adheres to non-discriminatory policies in employment and student enrollment. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

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Qualifications / Required Skills

A doctoral degree in Vocal Performance/Pedagogy or a closely related field is required. A.B.D. candidates will be considered with the expectation that the degree be completed within the first year of employment.

Contact Information

Contact Dr. John C. Hughes, hughesj@ripon.edu, search committee chair, with any inquiries.

Employer Profile

Ripon College is recognized nationally for its quality liberal arts and sciences undergraduate education. It is a member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest and competes in Division III athletics as part of the Midwest Conference. The College is uniquely focused on a personal approach to education, close student-faculty relationships, small classes, robust co-curriculars and a comprehensive liberal arts and sciences curriculum.

The Chronicle of Higher Education consistently recognizes Ripon College as a “Great College to Work For.” In its most recent survey of employees of colleges and universities around the country, Ripon was applauded in four categories: Healthy Faculty-Administration Relations, Collaborative Governance, Work/Life Balance, and Connection to Institution and Pride.

Ripon College is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, to provide a diverse and inclusive culture to best support our students, athletes, faculty and staff, and adheres to non-discriminatory policies in employment and student enrollment. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

We are proud to offer comprehensive benefit packages to our faculty and staff.

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