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Visiting Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor of Voice - Georgia Southern University

This is a Temporary, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province: STATESBORO, GA
Position: Visiting Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor of Voice
Deadline: February 29, 2020
Posted: February 18, 2020

Job Description / Duties

The Department of Music at Georgia Southern University seeks a Visiting Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor of Voice for the 2020-2021 academic year. This position is located primarily on the Statesboro campus.

At Georgia Southern, visiting instructors/visiting assistant professors normally teach fifteen credit hours per semester and hold regular office hours. All visiting positions are non-tenure track. The appointment is for Fall 2020 – Spring 2021 with the possibility of a one-year extension pending funding and satisfactory performance. The extension year would be a terminal year, without exceptions.

Position Description. Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Music, the Visiting Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor of Voice requires 1) teaching applied voice lessons (undergraduate and graduate), voice studio, and/or other related courses (which may include class voice, diction, opera theatre, pedagogy, and vocal literature); 2) actively recruiting potential music majors; 3) attending area and department meetings; 4) serving on juries; and 5) other teaching duties as assigned by the Chair, based on the candidate’s strengths and departmental needs. This position is an academic (9/10 month) year, non-tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualifications / Required Skills


Required Qualifications:
• Earned master’s degree in Vocal Performance or a closely related field by August 1, 2020 (for visiting instructor rank) or earned doctoral degree in Vocal Performance or a closely related field by August 1, 2020 (for visiting assistant professor rank)
• Evidence of successful voice teaching in a variety of styles
• Strong technical and musical skills as a performer
• Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives
• Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development
• Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution

Preferred Qualifications:
• College-level teaching experience
• Experience directing opera or teaching voice pedagogy

Additional Information

Screening of applications will begin as they are received and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2020. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least five (5) professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications should be sent to:

Dr. Allen Henderson, Search Chair, Search #12028
Georgia Southern University
Electronic mail: ahenderson@georgiasouthern.edu
Telephone: 912-478-0144

More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or http://cah.georgiasouthern.edu/Music. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. Georgia is an open records state. Georgia Southern University is an AA/EO institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.

Contact Information

Dr. Allen Henderson, Search Chair, Search #12028
Georgia Southern University
Electronic mail: ahenderson@georgiasouthern.edu
Telephone: 912-478-0144

More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or http://cah.georgiasouthern.edu/Music. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. Georgia is an open records state. Georgia Southern University is an AA/EO institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.

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